Governor announces the third stage of Malecon Mahahual

More good news for Mahahual. The third stage of the malecon improvements are due to start soon. I translated the article below from http://www.infomovilnews.com, a website that provides news from Mexico.

This article shows the emphasis being placed on Mahahual and Costa Maya for tourism growth in the future, by the Mexican government. Remember this article is translated intact from Spanish, so it is a little different from the news you read in the USA or Canada.

Also construction on the new water park is being started this month, so that will also provide more tourists to Mahahual.

Mahahual ligbhthouse and crusie ship pier in background.

Governor announces the third stage of Malecon Mahahual

* Render the result to the efforts of Governor SECTUR will allocate 20 million pesos for the work this year

* The chief executive of the State notes that the investment was obtained thanks to the backing of President Enrique Peña Nieto, to continue promoting tourism projects that keep Quintana Roo as the first tourist destination in Latin America

* Fernando Carrillo Escamilla, secretary of Sintra, said the project includes improvement of intersections, work marking and signage, landscaping, street furniture, street lighting, sidewalks, pedestrian walkway and fittings

* Raul Andrade Angulo, Undersecretary of Planning and Development of the State Secretary of Tourism, noted that the third stage of Mahahual Malecon bring greater dynamism to the cruise port and will provide better conditions of stay tourism.

CHETUMAL, Quintana Roo, on September 29. – Through the efforts of Governor Roberto Borge Angulo, the Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR) allocated 20 million pesos to build the third stage of the Malecón in Mahahual, before the end of this year, work will cover 580 linear meters, with an average width of six meters, street lighting, street furniture, pedestrian walkway, landscaping and signage.

‘Those works will stay comfortable as tourism, estimated at 400 thousand visitors arriving via cruise ship and you will find a modern Mahahual, at the height of their recreational needs of the Governor said.

The Chief Executive noted that investment is the result of negotiations with the federal authorities of Tourism, with the support of President Enrique Peña Nieto, who has spared no support to continue promoting tourism projects that keep Quintana Roo as the first tourist destination Latin America.

He stressed that his administration has prioritized the construction and modernization of urban infrastructure in Cozumel and Mahahual, major points for the reception cruise to ensure better conditions and expanding expectations for economic benefit for service providers.

-For Achieve this support was crucial celebrating “Mexico Tourism Tianguis 2014” in Cancun, because it was an opportunity to spread the Grand Costa Maya as one of the realities of tourism in the south of the state, with great potential for development, today are concretized with the construction of the third stage of the Malecón in Mahahual I stress it.

The Governor stressed that Mahahual is among the most important Caribbean cruise routes and receives an average of eight vessels each month. In this place also reaches national and international tourism road.

Escamilla Fernando Carrillo, head of Sintra, said the levee project includes improving intersections, horizontal and vertical signage, landscaping, street furniture, street lighting, sidewalks and fittings and pedestrian walkway.

‘The benefits to this third stage of the Malecon in Mahahual will be reflected directly to service providers; who will offer better conditions for the destination, with a pedestrian pathway in which tourism travels in comfort and safety I stress.

Meanwhile, Raul Andrade Angulo,
Undersecretary of Planning and Development of the State Secretary of Tourism, said that the third stage of Mahahual Malecon bring greater dynamism to the cruise port, while providing the best conditions of stay for domestic tourism and international visiting this resort.

Finally, said the chief executive’s instructions are precise and aimed at further improving the tourism infrastructure throughout the state to maintain hegemony in tourism in Latin America.

View from start of malecon to cruise ships.

View from start of malecon to cruise ships.

Mahahual after the cruise ships leave.

Mahahual after the cruise ships leave.

Iphone from Xcalak Dec 2013 to Playa May 2014 038

This is another step in making a Mahahual a world-wide tourist destination. I myself am glad I am there to witness this and be a part of Mahahual’s growth and future.

So if you are interested in living or retiring in Mahahual in the near future, you may want to make plans now before everybody else discovers how great a place Mahahual is, and beats you to it.

Thanks for reading,
Stewart Rogers USA-South Carolina.

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