As part of the activities that framed the great ‘Fiesta Amigos Mazatlan 2013’, on October 31 took place the pinnacle event of the festival, delivering awards “Golden Deers” which seeks to recognize the efforts and support of the tour operators which generated higher volume of tourists to Mazatlan.
With the presence of the Governor of the State of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez, Mazatlan Mayor Alejandro Higuera, the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, members of the Association of Hotels and Tourism Companies of Mazatlan and domestic and foreign tour operators were awarded eight Golden Deers to those operators who throughout the year 2013 favored the port of Mazatlan with its promotion. The winners were:
- Delta Airlines – Airline Top USA 2013
- Sun Country – Top USA Airline 2013
- Expedia – Online Travel Agency USA 2013
- Best Day – Internet Travel Agency Mexico 2013
- Estur – Tour Operator Mexico 2013
- Intermeeting – Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) 2013
- Mark Rogers – Travel Writer USA 2013
- Guillermo Bernal Valdez who was named “Friend of Mazatlan 2013”
The ‘Fiesta Amigos’ of Mazatlan is a friendly effort that has been held for 19 years and that has an incalculable value in the field of business relations and friendship between hoteliers and tour operators in Mexico and abroad that it throughout the year are distinguished by promoting Mazatlan and consequently carry potential increased flow of visitors.