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Governor declares Maya Ka’an a Rural Community Zone for tourism

Costa Maya, Q.R. — A 900,000 hectare area between two southern municipalities is now considered tourism potential. On Thursday, Governor Mara Lezama provided a declaration that includes the heart of the Mayan region as a tourist region.

The declaration was announced in the historic center of Tihosuco. There, Lezama reported that the Declaration of Maya Ka’an as a rural community with tourism potential which will provide progress in paying out the historical debt owed to the left behind regions.

Lezama announced this declaration of the Maya Ka’an area located in Felipe Carrillo Puerto and José María Morelos, with a total area of 909,643 hectares, which, according to the INEGI, has a combined population of 105,923 residents.

The objective, she said, is to promote ecotourism and nature-friendly adventure tourism with community, cultural and social experiences that monitor sustainability. She said this latest project is added to the state’s others which include the Maya Train, Tulum Airport and Vigía Chico beach access points among others.