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New tourist facility inaugurated for Chiquilá

Chiquilá, Q.R. — A new tourist facility has been inaugurated for the port city of Chiquilá with an investment of 17.5 million peso.

The inauguration was held Thursday by la Secretaría estatal de Turismo (Sedetur) Marisol Vanegas Pérez, who reports that the new facility, named Yum Balam Tourist Parador, will help support tourism.

The project was developed so that “with the development of the Yum Balam Tourist Parador, it is intended that it will support tourism activities and the development and comprehensive urban image in tourist destinations and communities that make up the tourist circuits.”

The project was an investment including both state and federal funding in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas. The new facility is located in front of the access to the Chiquilá quay where ferries connect to the island of Holbox.

It is outfitted with an interpretation and tourist services center, health facility and craft services among others, and was constructed through a coordinated agreement from the Sustainable Tourism Regional Development Program and Magic Towns (Prodermágico) of the Tourism Secretariat.