In Mazatlán there seems to be no concern about the coronavirus and this morning the cruise ships Ossterdam and Norwegian Joy arrived with just over 8,000 passengers and crew. There were quick medical-sanitary measures so that tourists could go down to enjoy the city and port, one of the best beach destinations in the Mexican Pacific.
Cruise passengers leave a significant economic spill by consuming various products, from buying clothes, souvenirs to food. Yesterday, the “Panorama” cruise ship did not arrive due to a technical failure, but the large ships will continue to arrive throughout the year.
Local authorities have said that various international health and epidemiology protocols are followed to detect any suspected case that endangers people’s health and to act in accordance with the corresponding regulations.
Norwegian Joy arrived at six in the morning from Cabo San Lucas, with 4,101 passengers and 1,760 crew; according to his itinerary, he will continue his march at five in the afternoon towards Puerto Vallarta.
Later the Oosterdam arrived from Puerto Vallarta, with 1,488 passengers and 774 crew, and will leave after four to Cabo San Lucas.
Also annouced is Royal Princes Cruise return to Mazatlán on the 17th and is Coronavirus free
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of the United States, rescinded all restrictions on the Royal Princess Cruise Ship, thanks to the results of the disease test that was carried out on a crew member and two disembarked guests were negative.
According to a bulletin issued by the Princess shipping company on the updates of the ship in reference, it highlights that it is currently docked in the Port of Los Angeles, California, where it will set sail for its next trip on Saturday, March 14.
In this sense, the Secretary of Tourism Óscar Pérez, commented on the importance of having the favorable reconfirmation of this cruise, which was scheduled to arrive in Mazatlán yesterday, but because it was under review by International Health, he had to suspend until further notice, as disclosed by the same shipping company.
On Tuesday she would be here with 3,200 passengers, but as she was in the aforementioned investigation, she had to cancel until further notice, fortunately, she will be on the sea route again, and will arrive in Mazatlán on March 17, added the head of the Sectur.
He added that Sectur will continue to coordinate with the Shipping Companies, who constantly monitor the global health environment, the FCCA, API and International Health to comply with the necessary health recommendations.
Source: sel, reaccion informativa, rasnoticias
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