Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Local Development and Tourism

Tourism Policy Review of Mexico

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Published on January 13, 2017


The Mexico Tourism Policy Review provides an assessment of tourism-related policies, programmes and plans to support sustainable tourism development in Mexico. Policy recommendations focus on priority areas to help strengthen Mexico's tourism sector and take advantage of opportunities with strong potential for economic growth, investment and development, notably in the following areas: policy-making environment and governance arrangements; transport, mobility and connectivity for visitor travel; inclusive tourism growth, destination development and product and regional diversification; and investment and SME financing.


Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations
Profile and performance of tourism in Mexico
Towards an integrated approach to tourism policy in Mexico
Connecting tourists with destinations in Mexico
Inclusive tourism development in Mexico
Financing tourism development in Mexico
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The Executive Summary is available in English and Spanish.

The Assessment and Recommendations are available in English, French and Spanish.



The publication was launched by the Secretary General, Angel Gurria in Mexico on 13 January 2017.

From left to right: 
Lamia Kamal-Chaoui, Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs,
Local Development and Tourism
Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico
Angel Gurria, Secretary General of OECD
   Video of the launch on 13 January 2017


Read the Speech delivered by the OECD Secretary General (English and Spanish)

Read the Communiqué from the Presidency of Mexico (Spanish)

Read the OECD Press Release (English and Spanish)

Read the Speech delivered by Mr. Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, Secretary of Tourism (Spanish)

Read the Speech delivered by Mr. Juan Pablo Castañón, President of Business Coordinating Council (Spanish)