The violence unleashed in Quintana Roo is a threat to tourism, which worries and preoccupies the authorities, who focus on working on a model of security for tourist destinations, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, declared Wednesday March 15 in Merida
Regarding Yucatan state, the secretary did not respond if its closeness to Quintana Roo could affect it, but he did say that the Yucatan entity is emerging as a state with high tourism potential, especially for its security. “The numbers in Yucatan are very good.”
The federal official arrived Wednesday in Merida to deliver to the government of the State the facsimile of the original of the National Constitution.
At the end of the ceremony at an impromptu press conference asking him about the violence in Quintana Roo, he affirmed “we are obviously worried and preoccupied, developing and working with the governments of the States, in this case with Quintana Roo, we are working on a model of security for tourist destinations.”
The secretary indicated that the fundamental objective is to generate institutions capable of fighting crime, but at the same time they are aware that they have to take care and maintain the tranquility of the visitors.
In the case of Yucatan he considered that this entity has its own dynamics. “We are interested and that is a subject in which we are concerned, we are interested in consolidating security in all the tourist destinations in the country.”
In terms of tourism, the secretary said, “Yucatan is a potential state, is a state that has a fortunately an increasingly diversified economy, one of its strengths, in addition to its beauty is also its level of security.”
De la Madrid Cordero said that the levels of hotel occupancy in Yucatan are getting higher, there are more flights and air connectivity to Merida, and his agency will work to take advantage of the Maya World.
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