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SEFOTUR finalized the delivery of grants to tourism cooperatives in the adventure and nature segment

by Magali Alvarez
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Service providers from the six tourist regions benefited from the delivery of tools and equipment to carry out their activities and improve the quality of their services to tourists visiting the state.

47 Tourism Cooperative Societies and Tourist Guides received a total of 540 life jackets, 316 sweaters, 14 portable radios, 13 ropes and 15 rappel harnesses, 15 safety carabiners, 15 head lamps and 45 helmets for speleology, among others.

Tizimín, Yucatán, September 5th, 2023. Yesterday morning, the last delivery of support from the State Government, through the Secretariat of Tourism Development of Yucatan (SEFOTUR) was made to Tourism Cooperatives of the Adventure and Nature segment for service providers in the Capital Mundo Maya and Puerto Maya regions.

These deliveries are part of the “Decentralization of Tourism” Plan, implemented by the Governor of the State, Mauricio Vila Dosal, which to date has resulted favorably in the increase of visitors and new investments for the interior of the State, bringing more and better benefits to Yucatecan families.

On this occasion, the head of Sefotur, Michelle Fridman Hirsch delivered to the Cooperatives belonging to the Capital Mundo Maya and Puerto Maya regions, Cenote Pueblo Fantasma; Cenote Xcanché; Gruta Cocoyol; Gruta Nohoch Aktún; Punta Nichilí San Felipe; Cenote Oscuro; Cenote Santa Cruz; Cenotes de San Manuel and Laguna Nachi Cocom de Popolnah, received 170 life jackets, 4 portable radios, 56 jerseys, 20 helmets for speleology, as well as caps, removable pants, head lamps, binoculars and dynamic ropes of 60 meters each, among others.

In addition to this support, since the beginning of this administration, also as part of the Tourism Decentralization Plan, different actions have been carried out in the areas to strengthen the tourist offer of the State, among them the necessary studies to carry out the files that were presented for applications to Magical Towns, installation of tourist information modules together with ICYSA; the management for the realization of the murals, 47 courses and trainings to 734 guides and tourist service providers, 73 Certifications of Quality and Good Sanitary Practices Yucatan; as well as the realization of 34 cards of tourist experiences and 24 cards of gastronomic experiences included in the campaign of 365 flavors in Yucatan, among several more, carried out with the support of the City Councils and the private initiative, in the localities of Tizimín, San Felipe, Río Yucatán and the city of San Felipe, among others.

For the delivery of the equipment and tools, Secretary Fridman was accompanied by C. Pedro Francisco Couoh Suaste and Lic. Francisco Esperón, Municipal President and Director of Tourism of Tizimín, respectively, as well as Lic. Jorge Aarón Lerma Nava, Undersecretary of Sustainable Tourism Development of SEFOTUR Yucatán.

In July, the delivery of support to tourism cooperatives in this segment located in different regions of Yucatán began, with the aim of providing service providers with the necessary tools and equipment to carry out their activities and provide greater safety for visitors.

A total of 47 Tourism Cooperative Societies and Nature and Adventure Tourism Guides from the six tourist regions of the state: Mayan Port and Mayan World Capital; Yucatan Riviera, Puuc Route and Mayan Villages; Merida – Cultural and Gastronomic Capital and, Cenotes and Haciendas, received a total of 316 caps, 15 safety carabiners, 15 harnesses and 13 rappel ropes of 60 meters each; They also received 15 head lamps, 45 caving helmets, 10 binoculars, 14 portable radios, 540 life jackets for cenotes of different sizes, 14 removable pants, 80 liters of paint for boats or caches, and 316 sweaters.

The material, tools and equipment provided directly benefited 23 municipalities: Celestún, Hunucmá, Progreso, Telchac Puerto, Sinanché, Dzilam de Bravo, Umán, Abalá, Sacalum, Tecoh, Cuzamá, Tekal de Venegas, Maxcanú, Opichén, Muna, Tekax, Yaxcabá, Chemax, Temozón, X-Can, San Felipe, Tizimín and Mérida.

With actions like these, SEFOTUR remains committed to improving and strengthening Yucatán’s tourism offerings, highlighting the state as a destination committed to the safety, tranquility and enjoyment of visitors, as well as to service providers who offer quality experiences and receive greater benefits for their work and commitment.

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