Given the high demand for tourism related services that will trigger in Campeche with the arrival of three international cruises and investment opportunities in the Special Economic Zones (ZEE) of Seybaplaya and Ciudad del Carmen, the state governor, Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas, offered full support of its administration to the local businessmen so that their staff can be trained, in order to grow professionally and be competitive.
According to information from the state administration, as of 2019 the shipping companies Carlton Yacht Collection, Ponant Yacht Cruises & Expeditions and Victory Cruise Lines will arrive to the state of Campeche.
Besides the arrival of these shipping companies, the SEZs will boost the economy of Campeche, as the settlement of the first two anchor companies that will propitiate investments of more than 90 million US dollars and generate 800 jobs, has been completed.
The governor emphasized that he is also working with the federal government on unprecedented investments in the ports of Ciudad del Carmen and Seybaplaya to promote major energy, industrial and tourism projects.
“This is a great moment for Campeche, a state that is progressing little by little to take concrete steps and move from low-paid jobs to well-paid, high-level jobs, and international certifications that demand permanent training,” he said.
The arrival of the luxury cruises of the Ritz-Carlton and Ponant companies to the port of Seybaplaya have an approximate cost of 7,700 dollars per person, and are cataloged as the safest ships in the world.
These cruisers will bring between 290 to 315 passengers with high acquisition power to Campeche, which will represent a important economic impact for the state.
Meanwhile, the Ritz-Carlton cruising company has presence in 30 countries and will depart on December 18 from Cozumel, on the 21st it will arrive in Seybaplaya. to visit the port of Progreso one day later and then it will head to Florida, United States.
And the Victory Cruise Lines shipping company was the first to announce a total of 14 arrivals to Campeche.
In recent days, the state executive informed that during the next three years 100 million pesos will be used for the tourist promotion of the state.
The Secretary of Economic Development, José Domingo Berzunza, recently highlighted that work has been done on tax incentives and non-fiscal incentives, as well as on public and private financing programs.
Finally, he stressed that Campeche is the first state that starts with an identification of potential investments in this important area of influence.
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