Why? Mazatlan Sedectur would certify vacation homes to avoid fraud against tourists


The director Ricardo Velarde Cárdenas, expressed that several fraudulent situations have been detected, therefore, it is intended to protect the tourist.

The port of Mazatlan shows a 25 percent growth in the arrival of tourists, of which 30 percent comes through vacation rentals, declared Ricardo Velarde Cárdenas, head of the Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism and Fishing. 

Unfortunately, there was an increase in costs, which could be generating a perception that the destination is more expensive than other beaches such as Puerto Vallarta, which would influence comments that Mazatlan is more expensive, the municipal official refuted. 

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“At the moment, we want to give them a seal or distinctive as a municipality so that tourism can make reservations on reliable sites.”

However, the Sedectur is working so that the thirty percent of tourists who, for various reasons, prefer to get a vacation rental, have the certainty that they are resorting to a certified or reliable lodging center; because they have detected fraudulent pages.

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He indicated that the intention is to give vacation centers a seal or distinction as a municipality or part of the state so that tourism can make reservations at reliable sites and situations that threaten the economy of visitors can be prevented.

Source: lineadirectaportal.com

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