Cruise ship will arrive in Mazatlan with more than 5,000 tourists


Despite the port being at a red traffic light, the resumption of operations of the vessels continues

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- This August 24, 5,000 tourists who will come aboard the Carnival cruise ship will arrive in Mazatlán, which will mark the return of vessels of this type to Mazatlán, something that has not happened for more than a year, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

And although Sinaloa is in red at the epidemiological traffic light, the arrival of tourist cruises to the port continues, said Luis Eusebio Terán Tirado.

The head of the Municipal Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism and Fisheries said that the health protocols that they will bring are being prepared and that the passengers are going to get off the boat to enjoy the tourist attractions.

“All the people who come on cruise ships are vaccinated, with their certificate,” he clarified.

He also pointed out that tour operators and public transport will be allowed to offer their services only at 50 percent of their capacity.

In this cruise that will arrive on August 24, no minors travel, only adults.

For his part, the secretary of the Mazatlán Chamber of Commerce, Guillermo Romero Rodríguez, explained that the health security protocol that cruise passengers will implement upon arrival at the port of Mazatlán will be in a “capsule” formation, that is, it will be prohibited. that a crew member leaves the group to make tours on their own.

The arrival of cruise ships to Mazatlán means a spill of approximately 5 million pesos for the city.


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