Los Cabos hurricane season: overcoming the passage of Hurricane "Genevieve"

24/08/2020

The Mexican resort of Los Cabos is going from strength to strength for the recovery of tourism under the new normality after overcoming the passage of Hurricane "Genevieve", said the authorities.

 AP News Hurricane Newton slams Mexico's Los Cabos resorts. Archive file. Photo: AP
AP News Hurricane Newton slams Mexico's Los Cabos resorts. Archive file. Photo: AP

"This destination is open to receive national and international tourists, with the certainty that there is recreation for everyone," declared Armida Castro Guzmán, mayor of Los Cabos, a town in the state of Baja California Sur.

In Los Cabos, which recently received the "Platinum" distinction from the Mexican Institute of Normalization and Certification for its five beaches, it has started the cleaning of the effects of "Genevieve", the cyclone that had them on alert last week.

The mayor said that after the passage of "Genevieve" and at the same time as the cleaning, has resumed the gradual recovery of activities with the challenge that involves the coronavirus.

Under the rules of the new normality, the tourist destinations of the country can operate their beaches, their hotels and their restaurants with an average occupation of 30%, besides maintaining sanitary measures to stop the pandemic.

"We call for unity to recover the tourist activity of Los Cabos," the leader said, stressing that "in the environment of the pandemic there is a limit of 30% occupancy in hotels, restaurants, and beaches.

The tourist must be certain that the authorities and the providers of tourist services "are applying the respective measures for a pleasant stay and return for the visitors," said the municipal president.

To strengthen tourism it is important to have air connectivity in Los Cabos, which will soon have direct flights from the city of Guadalajara, and internationally from New York.

She emphasized that Los Cabos is a destination "for all Mexicans" and said that international visitors should be certain that "we are with the doors open" and that everything is developed "under the new normality to provide a safe stay and a pleasant return".

From the arrival to the airport, the stay in the hotels, the transfers to restaurants, the visit to the beaches, there are preventive measures and of supervision to guarantee the use of mask and antibacterial gel, indicated the governor of Los Cabos.