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Get out the suntan lotion.

The Governor of Quintana Roo has announced some encouraging numbers that the first hotel reservations have started coming in for Cancun.

After the announcement by Governor Carlos Joaquín González that the state would reopen to tourism on June 8th, travelers are slowly beginning to book hotel rooms.

“Currently we are up between 40 and 50 points in hotel reservations already, which is encouraging,” said González in a televised press conference. 

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González reintereated that tourism activity could resume internally on June 1st and open to guests by June 8th once sanitation protocols are complete.

He added that the Mexican Caribbean will be announced as a safe destination in regards to sanitary measures in coronavirus prevention.

cancun strip of resorts on beach

The Governor continues to urge people to reinforce their prevention, hygiene and social distancing measures, since when economic activities are resumed, “we are going to confront the coronavirus outside of house.”

“It is important that you know we are going to live with the coronavirus. We must be prepared and maintain prevention measures,” explained the governor.

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González announced that progress is being made so that as of June 1, the state can start to return to a new normal and return to the economic activities that families need.

He said that the state has centers set up for coronavirus patients, adding that it will be the color of the traffic light system that is the final determining factor for the state’s return to economic activities.

In another press conference on May 20th, Governor Carlos Joaquín said that tourism is an essential activity and that there is no other of greater importance in Quintana Roo “and we are going to fight for it to be considered that way.”

cancun hotels on the beach

Governor Carlos Joaquin explained that through a certification platform, more than 1,983 companies have registered, 1,651 are now in compliance and 332 are still in validation, which represents an expressed interest of the sector to comply with the measures and protocols of safety and hygiene.

Governor Carlos Joaquin says tourists could start arriving for June 10
Governor Carlos Joaquin says tourists could start arriving for June 10

“Once we are able to start receiving tourists between June 8th and June 10th the recovery of almost 80,000 tourism jobs lost will begin to recover,” added the Governor. 

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