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Holbox anticipates receiving tourist for mid-June

Holbox, Q.R. — Tourist activity in Holbox will tentatively restart on June 15 when general tourism activity is reactivated said the Secretary General of City Council, Salvador Vargas Rosas.

He reports that the reactivation with include all the necessary precautions, including medical tests to visitors, to take care of tourists and residents, pointing out that the reopening of the island will depend on the go-ahead from federal and state authorities.

He says in the event of a contagion, hotels, restaurants and other tourist service providers must follow the recommendations of health authorities, adding that those who arrive on the island will undergo medical tests to determine their state of health.

“For our part, they will always have our hospitality, but tourists that arrive must be in the best health conditions to prevent outbreaks of coronavirus on the island.”

He also said that other primary activities, such as agriculture and fishing, have been gradually reopened.

“We have producers from San Ángel, Solferino and Kantunilkin that have commercialized their products in various municipalities of the state as well as in Yucatan and Veracruz.”

He said that these producers have commercialized, mainly papaya maradol and vegetables, which has allowed economic relief for at least 200 producers in the area and thus, recover the production costs of their crops.