When are Hotels and beaches to open again ?

by captain Russ, Monday, June 08, 2020, 21:01 (34 days ago)

I have been looking daily at the beautiful beach (Playa Palmar) in Ixtap from the web cam on the Barcelo resort. So sad to see an empty beach and at night very few lights coming from the Hotels and Condos. Does anyone know when things are going to re-open?
I can only imagine the financial hurt that everyone are feeling down there. My wife and I have been coming for the last 20 years and sure hope we will be able to spend another month in paradise this coming winter -- Let's all hope for a Vaccine!

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When are Hotels and beaches to open again ?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 09:32 (34 days ago) @ captain Russ

I have been looking daily at the beautiful beach (Playa Palmar) in Ixtap from the web cam on the Barcelo resort. So sad to see an empty beach and at night very few lights coming from the Hotels and Condos. Does anyone know when things are going to re-open?
I can only imagine the financial hurt that everyone are feeling down there. My wife and I have been coming for the last 20 years and sure hope we will be able to spend another month in paradise this coming winter -- Let's all hope for a Vaccine!

Can't say when the beaches re-open, but Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa hotels are already re-opening. Some are operating, some are getting ready to re-open in a few days. Hotel personnel are training to attend people and to do their chores practicing safe hygiene measures required by this virus. There will be no buffet meals in the foreseeable future.

Troncones declared it will re-open on the 15th of this month, so there's another option. Restaurants will operate at half capacity. No word from La Barra de Potosí. They're zipped up tighter than J-Lo's jeans. :-o

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When are Hotels and beaches to open again ?

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 10:47 (34 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

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When are Hotels and beaches to open again ?

by Pam in NJ ⌂ @, Morristown, NJ, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 19:03 (32 days ago) @ Talley Ho

I will not be reopening Casa de la Costa until mid July, at the earliest. I think that may be too soon.

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Jaiba Feliz

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 12:47 (34 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Is it open yet? They have space to used 50% of their seating and still feed a number of people like us!!

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Jaiba Feliz

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 12:49 (34 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Is it open yet? They have space to used 50% of their seating and still feed a number of people like us!!

Last I heard they were doing deliveries only. I miss pozole!

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Jaiba Feliz

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:10 (34 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

That, and they have the absolute best Huevos Rancheros in this town!!

Training of Hotel Workers

by Elena S @, Tacoma WA USA, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:59 (34 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

I’ll be so happy if I see housekeepers and bathroom attendants wearing masks and gloves; especially when emptying bathroom waste baskets. And changing the plastic waste basket liners too. Until Zihuatanejo gets a sewer system that can handle toilet paper the workers need to be protected from our germs.

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Training of Hotel Workers

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:13 (33 days ago) @ Elena S

I’ll be so happy if I see housekeepers and bathroom attendants wearing masks and gloves; especially when emptying bathroom waste baskets. And changing the plastic waste basket liners too. Until Zihuatanejo gets a sewer system that can handle toilet paper the workers need to be protected from our germs.

We are told our wastewater treatment plant can handle toilet paper. But lots of us simply don't believe that's where paper of any kind should go so we use a wastebasket. Cultural differences.

When are Hotels and beaches to open again ?

by Mexalberta @, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 11:29 (34 days ago) @ captain Russ

We agree a vaccine is directly related to our Mexican vacation.

No vaccine, no travel, no economy.

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What if?

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 11:46 (34 days ago) @ Mexalberta

What if there is no vaccine? A number of very serious illnesses have no vaccine no matter how hard researchers try. HIV, malaria and Dengue to name just a couple.

Will you quit traveling and only stay home if there is not vaccine developed for Covid 19? :stirpot:

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What if?

by mexicoman @, Zihuatanejo, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 12:09 (34 days ago) @ Talley Ho

To your first two maladies there many places one can vacation without mosquitoes; and HIV? That is definitely not contracted by airborne or surface transmission.

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What if?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 12:46 (34 days ago) @ mexicoman

To your first two maladies there many places one can vacation without mosquitoes; and HIV? That is definitely not contracted by airborne or surface transmission.

THE POINT BEING when AIDS/HIV was still the latest big killer mystery disease, folks adapted and practiced safe sex. We all moved on. We didn't hide indoors (or in bunkers behind barbed wire fences like the Coward-in-Chief) or become monks and nuns. We put on our big boy and big girl pants and got on with LIVING.

No mosquitos? Where? No place tropical or very pretty. Las Vegas? Ha! The city that shouldn't exist. A monument to an unsustainable lifestyle based on vices.
:stirpot:

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What if?

by mexicoman @, Zihuatanejo, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:17 (34 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

To your first two maladies there many places one can vacation without mosquitoes; and HIV? That is definitely not contracted by airborne or surface transmission.


THE POINT BEING when AIDS/HIV was still the latest big killer mystery disease, folks adapted and practiced safe sex. We all moved on. We didn't hide indoors (or in bunkers behind barbed wire fences like the Coward-in-Chief) or become monks and nuns. We put on our big boy and big girl pants and got on with LIVING.

No mosquitos? Where? No place tropical or very pretty. Las Vegas? Ha! The city that shouldn't exist. A monument to an unsustainable lifestyle based on vices.
:stirpot:

We lived in SF from '74 to '94. I don't believe I need your advice on HIV or how some people were able to put it behind them. The terror in the city was palpable. Maybe you just put on your big boy condom and moved on. Many people didn't. Speaking of SF - houses there don't have screens - no mosquitoes. The larvae can't survive the 50 degree temps at night. Can we agree that SF is a beautiful city?

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What if?

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:21 (34 days ago) @ mexicoman

We had loads of mosquitoes in Santa Cruz.

San Francisco is a beautiful city indeed.

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What if?

by mexicoman @, Zihuatanejo, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:54 (34 days ago) @ Talley Ho

SF is unique. It sits on the tip of a peninsula that juts out into the SF Bay. It is bounded on 3 sides by cold water. The Pacific Ocean and SF Bay. The cold water prevents the land mass from warming even in summer. So there are always cood nights. The only break in the coastal range of mountains from Seattle to LA is the Golden Gate. The fog bank lives off the CA coast on the Pacific. When the temps warm the fog is sucked in off the ocean through the Golden Gate across SF - cool summer days. When it warms in the morning it is pushed back out into the Pacific. It's like a big grey tongue moving in and out all summer. The result is no mosquitoes. The great qutoe from Mark Twain is "the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." A bit of an exageration but you get the point.

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What if?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:05 (34 days ago) @ mexicoman

SF is unique. It sits on the tip of a peninsula that juts out into the SF Bay. It is bounded on 3 sides by cold water. The Pacific Ocean and SF Bay. The cold water prevents the land mass from warming even in summer. So there are always cood nights. The only break in the coastal range of mountains from Seattle to LA is the Golden Gate. The fog bank lives off the CA coast on the Pacific. When the temps warm the fog is sucked in off the ocean through the Golden Gate across SF - cool summer days. When it warms in the morning it is pushed back out into the Pacific. It's like a big grey tongue moving in and out all summer. The result is no mosquitoes. The great qutoe from Mark Twain is "the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." A bit of an exageration but you get the point.

Great! You'll need to change your handle to SFman and you're good to go. Enjoy!

Most folks don't let mosquitos scare them away from their favorite vacation destination.

What a weird turn this conversation has taken. :loco:

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What if?

by mexicoman @, Zihuatanejo, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 15:00 (33 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

SF is unique. It sits on the tip of a peninsula that juts out into the SF Bay. It is bounded on 3 sides by cold water. The Pacific Ocean and SF Bay. The cold water prevents the land mass from warming even in summer. So there are always cood nights. The only break in the coastal range of mountains from Seattle to LA is the Golden Gate. The fog bank lives off the CA coast on the Pacific. When the temps warm the fog is sucked in off the ocean through the Golden Gate across SF - cool summer days. When it warms in the morning it is pushed back out into the Pacific. It's like a big grey tongue moving in and out all summer. The result is no mosquitoes. The great qutoe from Mark Twain is "the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." A bit of an exageration but you get the point.


Great! You'll need to change your handle to SFman and you're good to go. Enjoy!

Most folks don't let mosquitos scare them away from their favorite vacation destination.

What a weird turn this conversation has taken. :loco:

Sorry to disappoint, we have been permanent residents of Mexico for 9 years.
A year and a half in Zihua. No more SFMan. We do feel very comfortable here with the global pandemic. The remoteness and difficulty getting here is a definite plus. Sorry for my rave about the microclimate of SF I was just talking about beautiful vacation spots without mosquito borne illnesses.

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What if?

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 15:01 (33 days ago) @ mexicoman

:megusta:

What if?

by Paulf @, Mount Sterling, Ky 40353, Thursday, June 11, 2020, 09:26 (32 days ago) @ mexicoman

In summer of 1973, I was stationed at a radar site at Point Arena and a fog bank hung over that little town On top of the mountain would be 85 and in town where I lived would be around 65. On the 4th of July I was washing my car and needed a heavy long sleeve shirt it was so cold. We went to a picnic with friends to a ranch at the top of one of the hills- it was in the 80's. We all most burnt up for we were dressed for point Arena- go 20 miles North or South and it was on the average in the summer at least 15 degrees different.

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by rojo, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 16:00 (33 days ago) @ mexicoman

Canadian mosquitoes must be different. I was working in 15 to 20 below and had a machine come in to clear a site for me. When the trees and ground was disturbed, there were thousands of mossies. The next day there were still a few looking for me. They seemed very hungry.

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by Ernie Gorrie ⌂ @, Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:02 (31 days ago) @ mexicoman

Many people didn't. Speaking of SF - houses there don't have screens - no mosquitoes. The larvae can't survive the 50 degree temps at night. Can we agree that SF is a beautiful city?

No offence intended to your mosquitos, but they must be pretty wimpy.

We have plenty of sturdy and thriving mosquitos in Canada. The worst experiences I had with mosquitos was in the Yukon Territory, some 3,000 km north of San Francisco.

There were so many, made tasty by human blood, that hummingbirds came up from Mexico to feed on them.

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www.dreaminmexico.com

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by Mexalberta @, Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:19 (31 days ago) @ Ernie Gorrie

we have swarms in our mountains.
and they are relentless.

What if?

by Mexalberta @, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:14 (34 days ago) @ Talley Ho

What if there is no vaccine? A number of very serious illnesses have no vaccine no matter how hard researchers try. HIV, malaria and Dengue to name just a couple.

Will you quit traveling and only stay home if there is not vaccine developed for Covid 19? :stirpot:

Not a HIV candidate but everyone is a Covid candidate

We live in a beautiful place that will also have no tourists.
Could stay home until there is a vaccine.

we are 4.6 million and 300 active cases.

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What if?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:58 (34 days ago) @ Mexalberta

What if there is no vaccine? A number of very serious illnesses have no vaccine no matter how hard researchers try. HIV, malaria and Dengue to name just a couple.

Will you quit traveling and only stay home if there is not vaccine developed for Covid 19? :stirpot:


Not a HIV candidate but everyone is a Covid candidate

We live in a beautiful place that will also have no tourists.
Could stay home until there is a vaccine.

we are 4.6 million and 300 active cases.

There's that false equivalence again! With a heavy dose of FEAR. While the rest of the world gets on with living and dying, you can "play it safe" and hide out in your home. I believe most folks are opting to get on with living. We wear masks, practice safe distancing, use common sense, eat right and exercise to be strong and have a healthy immune system. Europeans and Mexicans will have to do without all the cheek kissing and hugging, but I think we can handle it. The world is still a beautiful place and life is too damn short to spend in hiding.
Suerte y saludos.

Cancún just opened back up and is receiving flights and tourists.

What if?

by Mexalberta @, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 16:07 (33 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

What if there is no vaccine? A number of very serious illnesses have no vaccine no matter how hard researchers try. HIV, malaria and Dengue to name just a couple.

Will you quit traveling and only stay home if there is not vaccine developed for Covid 19? :stirpot:


Not a HIV candidate but everyone is a Covid candidate

We live in a beautiful place that will also have no tourists.
Could stay home until there is a vaccine.

we are 4.6 million and 300 active cases.


There's that false equivalence again! With a heavy dose of FEAR. While the rest of the world gets on with living and dying, you can "play it safe" and hide out in your home. I believe most folks are opting to get on with living. We wear masks, practica safe distancing, use common sense, eat right and exercise to be strong and have a healthy immune system. Europeans and Mexicans will have to do without all the cheek kissing and hugging, but I think we can handle it. The world is still a beautiful place and life is too damn short to spend in hiding.
Suerte y saludos.

Cancún just opened back up and is receiving flights and tourists.

No one said we were hiding. Logic, prevails.
We go to the mountains and enjoy our beauty.
WE are not afraid just sensible , haven't lived this long by being stupid, this is not the time to start.
The availability of quality health facilities will be a requirement for travel to Mexico.That is why Cancun can open without a vaccine.

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What if?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 18:14 (33 days ago) @ Mexalberta

What if there is no vaccine? A number of very serious illnesses have no vaccine no matter how hard researchers try. HIV, malaria and Dengue to name just a couple.

Will you quit traveling and only stay home if there is not vaccine developed for Covid 19? :stirpot:


Not a HIV candidate but everyone is a Covid candidate

We live in a beautiful place that will also have no tourists.
Could stay home until there is a vaccine.

we are 4.6 million and 300 active cases.


There's that false equivalence again! With a heavy dose of FEAR. While the rest of the world gets on with living and dying, you can "play it safe" and hide out in your home. I believe most folks are opting to get on with living. We wear masks, practica safe distancing, use common sense, eat right and exercise to be strong and have a healthy immune system. Europeans and Mexicans will have to do without all the cheek kissing and hugging, but I think we can handle it. The world is still a beautiful place and life is too damn short to spend in hiding.
Suerte y saludos.

Cancún just opened back up and is receiving flights and tourists.


No one said we were hiding. Logic, prevails.
We go to the mountains and enjoy our beauty.
WE are not afraid just sensible , haven't lived this long by being stupid, this is not the time to start.
The availability of quality health facilities will be a requirement for travel to Mexico.That is why Cancun can open without a vaccine.

It is? So all this has to do with good hospitals? Odd that never mattered to our visitors before. But of course, it didn't matter to them back when the government was disappearing locals or when dengue arrived to the region or when the narcos took over. I think tourists just make this stuff up. One day it's the whales, the next it's the butterflies. One day it's the hotels, the next it's the flights. One day it's the happy hour, the next it's the food. One day it's hospitals, the next it's police. Ahhh, the whims of tourists. Amazing anyone would try to cater to them. That's what I like about Zihuatanejo. Don't have to sell it. If you really want to come here, you will. The rest is all small talk. ;-)
Saludos.

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What if?

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 19:05 (33 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

:megusta:

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by Charlybby, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 20:33 (32 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Well put Rob!! We love Zihua sooo much, one big reason to get back to Canada, was to start on our permanente. Also, get our home ready to sell. Missing our Zihua, friends & of course the people! Including restaurant & bar staff, vendors ( centro & beaches)!! Can't wait to book our flight on October!! :kingtut: B-) :vivamexico:

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by Saskbrian @, Ixtapa, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 09:01 (33 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

:megusta:

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What if?

by Saskbrian @, Ixtapa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 13:43 (34 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Very well said. Besides that, I feel a lot safer here than I would going back to Canada.

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Please do us a solid...

by Bonnie @, wherever you go, there you are..., Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:05 (34 days ago) @ Saskbrian

and repost in a month or two as to your assessment of your safety in Zih. While we are all hoping and praying for every ones sake that you are correct, with the evidence out there, it seems a long shot at best. Thanks and be well.

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What if?

by Timmac @, Steilacoom, WA, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:07 (34 days ago) @ Talley Ho

What if there is no vaccine? A number of very serious illnesses have no vaccine no matter how hard researchers try. HIV, malaria and Dengue to name just a couple.

Will you quit traveling and only stay home if there is not vaccine developed for Covid 19? :stirpot:

Well, HIV Has effective treatment, and requires specific activities to be exposed. Malaria has specific treatment and even prophylactic treatment (one of the drugs used is Trump’s favorite). Since dengue is mosquito borne, using a repellent can dramatically lower the odds of getting it. Additionally, there is a vaccine foe dengue, but is only recommended for those that have had dengue before.

Until there is a vaccine or an effective treatment many, including us, will be very cautious about traveling, especially to areas where medical care is more basic.

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by islandgirl @, Cowichan Valley, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:21 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Not just the vaccine, but returning travelers are still required to isolate for 2 weeks. Lots of people don't have those additional 2 weeks to take off, so that may be a bit of a deterrent to travel as well.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:30 (33 days ago) @ islandgirl

You are speaking about Canadians? The US and Mexico don't require that.

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by islandgirl @, Cowichan Valley, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 14:38 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

yep

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by mosesk @, Ojai, CA, USA, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 19:17 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

You are speaking about Canadians? The US and Mexico don't require that.

As an aside, I had scheduled an appointment with eye surgeon while I was in Zihua.
When I went for appt this afternoon, I was asked if I had been out of the country.
Foolishly (but with integrity) I said YES.
I was denied the appointment and had to re-schedule, which at first was going to be the end of July, but with a bit of whimpering is now June 23.
This is in Ventura, California

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by KinCT @, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 08:48 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

As of this morning 20 US states still require visitors to self-quarantine, Most for 14 days. We had planned to be in Maine this month. But that quarantine makes that impossible.

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by mosesk @, Ojai, CA, USA, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 08:53 (33 days ago) @ KinCT

As of this morning 20 US states still require visitors to self-quarantine, Most for 14 days. We had planned to be in Maine this month. But that quarantine makes that impossible.

do you have a link for that or more information on how it is implemented or enforced?

Thank you

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by KinCT @, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 19:56 (32 days ago) @ mosesk

Sorry, I didn't make note of the particular site, but there are lots. I just googled the phrase

states with coronavirus travel restrictions

I did it again just now and came up with 4 less states still quarantining, and the quarantines have exceptions, Also, things are changing daily as governers react to the pressure to lighten up.

Keith

When are Hotels and beaches to open again ?

by Ironwood @, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 12:18 (34 days ago) @ Mexalberta

We agree a vaccine is directly related to our Mexican vacation.

No vaccine, no travel, no economy.

The numbers are much higher in Alberta than in Zihua, unless Zihua's haven't yet peaked.

Here are some interesting stats. of the age breakdown of British Columbia's (pop. 5.1 million) 2659 confirmed COVID-19 cases:

Less than 10 1%
10-19 2%
20-29 11%
30-39 17%
40-49 15%
50-59 19%
60-69 12%
70-79 9%
80-89 8%
89+ 5%
The majority of cases are in the 30-59 age group, highest in the 50-59 age group.

British Columbia does not provide an age breakdown of its 167 COVID-19 deaths, (6.3% of confirmed cases)

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Opening Dates

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 15:03 (33 days ago) @ captain Russ

Opening Dates - Google translation

by FrozenNoMás @, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 17:20 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

“The Secretary of Administration and Finance of the government of Guerrero, Tulio Pérez Calvo, indicated that due to agreements with the federal government, for the moment tourist activity in Guerrero will not resume on June 15, meanwhile, the tourism sector must be certified because it will be requirement for when applying the "New Normal".

This Tuesday, Pérez Calvo on behalf of the Governor, Héctor Astudillo Flores, reported that they held a meeting with the Secretary of the Interior of Mexico, Olga Sánchez Cordero, the Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués and the Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, where it was determined by the Health official, that it would be inconvenient and irresponsible to carry out an action of that magnitude because there could be more infections.

The state official said that he is looking for a way to return, but at the moment it is impossible to make such a decision, because the Covid-19 traffic light remains red, unlike the state of Quintana Roo, which has a different color and there It is already looking for a way to gradually return.

Tulio Pérez Calvo, said that while Covid-19 statistics are decreasing and a resumption of activities in tourism can be projected, he invited hoteliers, restaurateurs, and even tourist guides to become certified to obtain the Guerrero Punto Limpio recognition, through a Free online course, which talks about protocols to follow and how to react to various coronavirus-related situations, information found on the guerreropuntolimpiocovid19.com page, which will be next Thursday, June 11.

Finally, he reiterated that it is not possible to reopen hotels, restaurants and beaches for tourism, because that could harm New Normal activity.“

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When are Hotels and beaches to open; Opening Dates

by jaui @, Zihuatanejo, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 17:21 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

This just in:

https://www.meganoticias.mx/ixtapa-zihuatanejo/noticia/guerrero-no-reiniciara-actividades-turisticas-el-15-de-junio/153876

:megusta:

Excellent up-to-date information, thanks T. Ho for the link.

On a few local news programs today, 6-09-2020, they also commented on the "verdict", in effect, quoting the key points made in the article, one of them being---->

........." Subsecretario de Salud, Hugo López-Gatell, donde se determinó por el funcionario de Salud, que sería inconveniente e irresponsable llevar a cabo una acción de esa magnitud porque podría haber más contagios."..

Regardless, since mention has been made that there is no ban on travelling, some people will, in effect, choose to take the risk that determination implies, & take their trips.

We hope that those persons will not get infected if they exercise the corresponding precautions recomendadas por el Gobierno de México, & wish them safe & happy travels.

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jaui

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Risks

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 18:26 (33 days ago) @ jaui

This just in:

https://www.meganoticias.mx/ixtapa-zihuatanejo/noticia/guerrero-no-reiniciara-actividades-turisticas-el-15-de-junio/153876


:megusta:

Excellent up-to-date information, thanks T. Ho for the link.

On a few local news programs today, 6-09-2020, they also commented on the "verdict", in effect, quoting the key points made in the article, one of them being---->

........." Subsecretario de Salud, Hugo López-Gatell, donde se determinó por el funcionario de Salud, que sería inconveniente e irresponsable llevar a cabo una acción de esa magnitud porque podría haber más contagios."..

Regardless, since mention has been made that there is no ban on travelling, some people will, in effect, choose to take the risk that determination implies, & take their trips.

We hope that those persons will not get infected if they exercise the corresponding precautions recomendadas por el Gobierno de México, & wish them safe & happy travels.

The risk isn't that tourists will get infected here, it's that they will bring their infections with them. Same as always. This is nothing new for folks who live in any tourist destination.

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Opening Dates

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 18:23 (33 days ago) @ Talley Ho

This just in:

https://www.meganoticias.mx/ixtapa-zihuatanejo/noticia/guerrero-no-reiniciara-actividades-turisticas-el-15-de-junio/153876

Unfortunately for the state government, the people in this part of the state feel quite differently. Our state government has always had a hard time even noticing Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa and our region of the state, much less looking out for our interests. They see only Acapulco, a mess politicians created that is out of control with over 2 million people, most of them poorly educated and impoverished, just the way neoliberal politicians like their constituents.

The governor of Guerrero tested positive today for Covid-19, which may explain this latest acontecimiento. Looks like Acapulco is going to get a lot poorer.

Opening Dates

by peter knows better, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 13:49 (33 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Best to check with your insurance. Most Canadian and American Companies clearly state they will not cover you for COVID if you left the country after April 1.

Checked out all the Cancun cams, saw a pool cleaner, that's about it.

Don't know where all those tourists are hiding .

Opening Dates

by Mexalberta @, Thursday, June 11, 2020, 13:49 (32 days ago) @ peter knows better

our annual Travel Insurance was to expire in Jan 2021
Our company has extended it for three additional months, but their is a note that no Covid related illness are covered.

Opening Dates

by Quadra Paul @, Thursday, June 11, 2020, 19:07 (31 days ago) @ Mexalberta

Travel Insurance is a scam. Read the fine print before you buy, and then read it again! I bought travel insurance twice and both times, when I made a claim they found a way to weasel out of it.

Opening Dates

by Paulf @, Mount Sterling, Ky 40353, Thursday, June 11, 2020, 22:16 (31 days ago) @ Quadra Paul

We have filled 3 claims with the first 2 claims being taken care in a short time. We are trying to get reimbursed for our Jan/Feb trip where we filed a claim for Kathie seeing a doctor. They keep coming back for more documentation when they have it but d not reading the credit card statement- it had our Insurance payment, Reservation for 2020 and our fees for 1 of our flights with United using air miles. Now the hang up is when we got the policy we were not sure on the r/t dates for Chicago. Sometime later called to correct the dates with the Rep not correcting our travel dates. I explained I have no documentation because the update was done over the phone and was told the dates would be corrected- now wait and see. Because of age and on Social Security, we always purchase travel insurance when traveling out side of the US now.