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Motor Fest 2011 Starts in Acapulco

By: Patrick Ellis | Real Acapulco News - 22 April, 2011

(Acapulco, AN 22 April) Acapulco has broadened it tourism offerings as a preferred destination, and during this Holy Week has opened its doors to Motor Fest 2011, an auto show of the most famous makes, as well as concerts and family activities in the Diamond Zone. Auto manufacturers who participate in the show include Audi, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Mercedes Benz, Ford, Peugeot, Renault, Volkswagen, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Subaru, BMW, Smart, Mastretta and Volvo. There is also a separate show for motorcycles, speed boats and marine motors.

Both Mayor Manuel Añorve Baños and Governor Ángel Aguirre Rivero were on hand for the opening ceremonies. The organizers of the event praised how the city had greeted them with open arms, and expressed their wish that Motor Fest 2012 would return to Acapulco.

In his remarks, Mayor Añorve explained that the municipal and state governments are working together to diversify the range of tourism services and activities that Acapulco offers, and an event such as this one is proof of the wisdom of that intiative. The governor added that the event should find in Acapulco all the most favorable circumstances, aid and support, in hopes that they will return year after year.

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