McAllen Day in Mexico City

by Office of Communications | Feb 29, 2024

McAllen, TX – – Today McAllen City Commissioners District 2, Joaquin "J.J." Zamora, and District 4, Rodolfo "Rudy" Castillo and a McAllen Delegation led by City Manager Roel "Roy" Rodriguez, P.E. hosted "McAllen Day" in Mexico City, in collaboration with McAllen Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Elizabeth Suarez, and Chairman of the Board, Jim Darling.

During "McAllen Day", Director of Aviation Jeremy Santoscoy, P.E., highlighted the newest daily non-stop McAllen (MFE) - Felipe Ángeles International Airport (NLU) in partnership with Aeromexico. This promotional event aimed to present tourism, hospitality, retail, and events options to Mexico's travel industry and specialized media. The attendees learned about the destination and all the year-round festivals they can enjoy.

"Visiting Mexico promoting McAllen and the endless opportunities we offer visitors is essential to support our newest non-stop McAllen-Mexico. In McAllen, we understand the importance of Mexico's market and the strong relationships we have developed over the years, not only for business but also because we are friends and family," Commissioner District 4, Rodolfo "Rudy" Castillo said.

The City of McAllen continues to elevate its presence in Mexico opening up cultural, educational, social, and business opportunities with international partners looking to visit or do business in a thriving community representing Mexico's and the United States' bicultural values.

We have a long history of working together with our Mexican partners, which certainly has contributed to successful partnerships, like the one we have with Aeromexico," said Roel "Roy" Rodriguez, P.E. "McAllen Day is just a taste of what our visitors can experience in our beautiful City, and now with a daily non-stop flight we are closer than ever."

McAllen Chamber of Commerce has been instrumental in developing international business and welcoming visitors from Mexico and Latin America. "The McAllen Chamber of Commerce looks forward to continuing to build on our existing partnerships in Mexico, creating new business opportunities and welcoming visitors to enjoy the diverse retail, dinning, cultural and entertainment options McAllen has to offer. The new Aeromexico non-stop flight from Mexico City provides the connectivity needed to make travel to McAllen as convenient as possible.” said President & CEO, Elizabeth Suarez.


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