Sectur personnel are trained to provide better service to tourists during a solar eclipse in Mazatlán

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They plan to offer packages for visitors who wish to appreciate this astronomical phenomenon in Mazatlán

Mazatlán, Sin.- It will be in April of next year when one of the most anticipated natural phenomena will be appreciated: the total eclipse of the sun, and staff from the Ministry of Tourism received an informative talk so that they would know more about what can be done before this astronomical event.

Daniel Hernández Cárdenas, member of the Mazatlán Astronomical Society, presented to the Sectur staff an instructive review of the phenomenon through different cultures and eras until modernity, explaining the processes that derive from the effect that the moon produces by covering the sun.

He said, it will be a great opportunity to observe the lunar satellite that will completely cover the solar disk, which will temporarily (around 4 minutes and 16 seconds) cause darkness in the region and Mazatlán will be the ideal place to enjoy it, which has made thousands of people interested in astronomy and tourists are preparing to come.

The recommendations that Hernández Cárdenas gave to the attendees were based on care to avoid any incident, mainly in the eyes, and that they also become transmitters of this information.

For her part, the Secretary of Tourism, Estrella Palacios Domínguez, commented that they are working to promote this event with the different segments specialized in handling and dealing with tourists so that they are prepared for whatever is required, such as the sale of packages. tourist.

She added that it is a natural phenomenon that, in addition to attracting thousands of people, will put Mazatlán and Sinaloa in the eyes of the world and this must be taken advantage of to give a better face, emphasized the head of Sectur.

Mazatlán will be one of the places where you can best enjoy the total solar eclipse, on Monday, April 8, 2024, a cosmic event that captures the curiosity and amazement of people around the world, due to its beauty.

Source: Linea Directa