The arrival of cruise ships to Topolobampo has stopped since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
MAZATLAN. – For just over a year, the port of Topolobampo has not received tourist cruises due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Secretary of Tourism is seeking to reactivate this sector.
Secretary María del Rosario Torres Noriega expressed that on instructions from the Governor of Sinaloa, Rubén Rocha Moya, they will seek to give all the impetus to this issue.
He commented that next week he will hold a meeting with the president of Ahome, Gerardo Vargas Landeros, to find solutions and make the port of Topolobampo more productive.
“We have put the port of Topolobampo on the table, so that the arrival of cruise ships occupied by shipping companies and cruise ships is reactivated, so that the arrival of cruise ships is more attractive, although it will not happen overnight,” Torres-Noriega said.
He also explained that the regional cruise “Sea of Cortez” is a reality and there are very important advances in this project, although he did not specify when it will be operating, although he anticipated that there is a lot of interest in the northwestern states of the country such as Nayarit, Sonora, Sinaloa and both Baja California.
“We had a meeting with local businessmen who are in a process that has a boat called Monarca and they have a very important project, they are Mazatlan businessmen, but the routes have to be seen well,” he said.
He also said that a gastronomic fair is being planned with all the states that will be part of the route of this regional cruise.
They work hand in hand with Ken Salazar
After the visit of the United States ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, the head of Sectur said that work continues to change the perception of Sinaloa.
“If we had a problem with the “Warning” in Mazatlán, we would not be the venue for the most important convention in Florida and the Caribbean, so there is great confidence in Mazatlán, the governor has his security table every day,” Torres said. Norway.