Cancun, Q.R. — With a growing number of visitors to Cancun, the ambassador of Brazil to Mexico says there is a need to strengthen bonds noting that Mexico has become an important growing market for Brazil.
Wanja Campos da Nóbrega, the Ambassador of Brazil in Mexico, has been living in and touring Cancun and other parts of the state of Quintana Roo for the past eight months in an attempt to increase alliances with Mexico.
The Brazilian Ambassador recently met with the Director General of Tourism of Benito Juárez, Jane García who says that Brazilian tourism is up 28 percent over 2016.
Garcia explained that last year, not only did the state record more than 166,000 Brazilian visitors, they also recorded more than 12,000 Brazilian residents in the state of Quintana Roo.
The tourism minister said that the reason for the visit was to make alliances with the idea of strengthening relations between the two countries. She also indicated that the ambassador, who has been in Mexico for 8 months, has been touring different parts of the republic to learn more about the country and become known among the members of the tourism-related bodies.
She highlighted that during 2017, 166,000 Brazilians visited or entered through the Cancun International Airport, which represents an increase of 28 percent compared to the previous year. She also noted that the state has about 12,000 Brazilians as residents.
She said Brazil is an important market for Mexico tourism, adding that the average Brazilian vacations in the state for seven to 14 days. Wanja Campos da Nóbrega expressed her support for the state with Brazil and will continue to work bringing Brazilian visitors to Mexico.