Peñasco reopens doors to national and foreign tourism to revive economy

+ This past weekend, 4317 people visited Puerto Peñasco, according to data from the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau
+ On Wednesday, June 24th, the emblematic Malecon boardwalk reopens gradually to residents and visitors, under strict health protocols as approved by members of the Health & Safety Advisory Board

Puerto Peñasco has been gradually reviving its economy since May 18th under its strategic “Peñasco se Activa” plan. The progressive plan is already in Phase IV, as authorized by the Municipal Health & Safety Advisory Board last week

Mayor Ernesto Kiko Munro explained the city reopened its doors to tourists on June 16th, managing to revive approximately 10,000 direct jobs according to statistics from the Office of Economic Development.

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This past weekend, data from the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OVC) reported the arrival of 4317 visitors, all of whom had prior reservations at certified lodging facilities (or through their respective HOAs at condominium complexes).

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The Mayor added the reopening of the city’s emblematic Malecon area on June 24th would revive an additional 800 direct jobs in the restaurant, folk art, and fish market industries.  “The economic reactivation plan is on track,” stated the mayor, “by opening this must-see stop for visitors, which is an area that represents the identity for those in Puerto Peñasco and their families.”

For ongoing information as to health protocols, as well as for an updated list of Certified facilities for accommodations, visit: puertopenasco.gob.mx   or   cometorockypoint.com

The next proposed dates for further reopening of entry to Puerto Peñasco are July 1st and July 15th. Beaches currently remain closed, though the beach concession area in front of hotels & resorts is open. Pools at hotels & resorts are open. Restaurants are open at 40% capacity. Sport fishing and boat tours are available, under strict protocols and with limited capacity.

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