Mexico, Jun. 13 (Notimex).- Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey will be venues of the FIFA World Cup 2026, so they are ready to receive thousands of tourists who, in addition to the sporting event, will be able to enjoy the wide tourist offer of the country, highlighted the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur, for its acronym in Spanish).
In a statement, the federal agency said that the World Cup venues are a small sample of what Mexico can offer in tourism. Its richness and history give a wide variety of unique experiences in its multiple destinations.
He stressed that the color, magic and surrealism of Mexico, attract thousands of tourists from all segments: sun and beach, romance, adventure, nature, medicine, wellness, LGBT, cruises, culture, gastronomy, luxury and high impact events such as the next FIFA World Cup 2026.
For the third time, Mexico will open its doors to soccer fans on the planet and it will be the first time that a World Cup is played with 48 teams, in a tournament that will consist of 80 matches.
He explained that 10 meetings will take place in Mexico, which will be distributed in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, the three host cities.
The country makes history by becoming the first country to organize three World Cups, after those made in 1970 and 1986, which demonstrates FIFA's confidence in the infrastructure, logistics and quality of service of the country to grant them the maximum just sports at an international level, commented the federal agency.
He said that according to a study conducted by FIFA, host countries can anticipate profits of 14.3 billion dollars.
Chosen in 2015 by the New York Times as the best city to visit, Mexico City, with a total of 170 museums and 43 galleries, is the second city with more museums in the world, just below London, England.
For its part, Guadalajara is the second largest city in the country. Known as the land of tequila and mariachi, it is rich in history and traditions.
Meanwhile, Monterrey stands out for its mountainous landscapes such as Cerro de la Silla, Cerro de las Mitras and La Sierra Madre, as well as its thermal springs, numerous museums and historical monuments.