The Quintana Roo governor reported that Mexico beaches will reopen soon. Places like Tulum, Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, and Mayan Ruins, are a few famous ones among others that will go back to business post-pandemic. Resorts and hotels around the Mexico beaches are also reopening to welcome visitors with limited capacity.
Mexico and the US restricted all non-essential travel along the border on March 21 to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The rule will remain so until June 22. From July, travelers can fly to Mexico. However, passenger flying will now have to go through health screenings, temperature checks, and more.
Airlines between the US and Mexico to start
Airlines companies are gradually allowing flights to open up for international routes. American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have resumed international travel for different parts of Mexico. You can now book flights to Cancun, Los Cabos, Mexico City, and more. Delta Airlines plans to get back to selected routes from Atlanta to Mexico City and Cancun.
Hotels and resorts to welcome guests
Quintana Roo hotels will soon operate with safety measures. A string of competitors is stressing on deep cleaning in order to maintain safety. They are implementing disposable menus, mobile check-ins, maintain a lower number of guests, sterilize luggage, change food displays to reduce self-service. This was reported by Bill Linehan, the president of Premier Worldwide Marketing for Karisma Hotels and Resorts, a string of luxury Caribbean and Mexico resorts with 13 in the Cancun region. He also reported that they are now welcoming back guests.
The famous Sunset World Group’s Sunset Royal hotel located in Cancun is also restarting from June 13. The employees will go through a temperature check and will adhere to COVID-19 protocols. For example, they have to use their personal protective gear, install sterilizers at hotel entrances, and more.
According to the Labor Department of Mexico, the country lost more than 346,748 jobs since March. This comes after the fall of the economy due to coronavirus and measures of social distancing. The biggest employment loss happened in Quintana Room, which recorded more than 64,000 job losses.