Some popular Mexican tourist destinations – including Cancun and Tulum – are planning to reopen in early June for international travelers, according to a report.
The Quintana Roo Tourism Development Council is planning an advertising campaign in late May to revive tourism in the wake of the corona virus epidemic. Riviera Maya News reports.
Tourism Council Director Dario Flotta Ocampo said all members of the industry will be informed of new sanitation and hygiene protocols for tourism.
The plan to welcome visitors back to the state of Quintana Roo – which includes Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen – is in line with the resumption of air travel to the region.
Southwest, Delta and Air Canada are some of the airlines that announced the resumption of flights to Cancun International Airport in early June.
The anticipated influx of airlines has prompted some hotels to open online bookings, with more than 150 of them forced to close due to infection.
Attractions in the region, including theme parks, will be reopened.
But tourism, first of all, is expected to focus on weddings and conferences, Okambo said.
Mexico and the U.S. The boundary is closed for all essential travel from March 21, and the order was extended for another 30 days on April 20, According to The New York Times.
More than 47,000 cases of COVID-19 in Mexico and at least 5,000 deaths as of Sunday, According to a calculation Presented by Johns Hopkins University Researchers.
The country is not the only country targeting jump-start tourism, and Greece recently announced a slow opening to visitors on July 1.