The new schedule entered into force gradually from Friday, September 23, so the authorities will officially inform establishments in the area of the agreed measure.
Tulum, Quintana Roo.- Entrepreneurs and the city council of Tulum, Quintana Roo, have agreed to implement a new schedule for nighttime recreational activities in the coastal area of this tourist center, so now bars and loud music in the popular hotel tour must end at 12 noon
During Thursday’s meeting, the Tulum City Council was supported by a majority of tourism entrepreneurs to implement a new calendar of nighttime recreational activities in the coastal area.
The new schedule will see alcohol sales in the coastal area stop at midnight as well as loud music. The city wants to take back its image and preserve Tulum as Wonders of the Caribbean.
The mayor of Tulum, Marciano Dzul Caamal, together with the treasurer Diego Castañón Trejo, led the meeting in which businesses and tourism service providers supported the measure to once again become a peaceful wonder of the Caribbean.
The businessmen of Tulum have shown that they favor the tranquility and safety of the destination with the agreement reached with the city council to restrict hours and parties in the coastal area, an initiative that came into effect last weekend, said Diego Castañón Trejo, municipal treasurer.
They reported that the new alcohol and noise sales schedule will be implemented slowly. Businesses in the coastal zone were informed of the new changes on Friday. Tulum City Hall authorities will continue to inform and remind businesses in the coastal area of the new agreed timeline, while the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection will fulfill it.
The businessmen also agreed to monitor the noise, ensuring it does not exceed 65 decibels. During the meeting, the businessmen felt that entrepreneurs should go the way of Tulum and not try to manipulate Tulum to their liking.
Here are the details of the new schedule:
- Music at its maximum volumewithout exceeding 65 decibels; sale of alcoholic beverages and food (00:00 hours)
- Total closure and lights off (01:00 hours)
The Government of Quintana Roowith the Tulum authorities and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) , share the following recommendations in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic regarding good practices for meetings and events at national and international level. internationally in the tourism sector.
Diego Castañón Trejo said that the new measures taken by Mayor Duzl Caamal meet the demands of the sector and will be a way to bring order to tourist areas.
He said Duzl Caamal was taking “a big step” in partnering with private initiative to achieve transformation. Carla Andrade Piedras, director of the Tulum Hotel Association, called the change “great news” that will solve many problems.
“Without a doubt, it benefits the destination. Historically, Tulum was created for honeymooners, people looking to relax, rest, and for adventure tourism. It was not a party destination,” she said, adding that the new measures will add order and ensure other guests are not disturbed.
When asked if there would be penalties if a business failed to comply with the guidelines, he said they would be fined or, if necessary, closures would be enforced.
He ruled out canceling events in the coastal area, “whether they do it with an order with the sale of alcohol and music levels. It’s nothing more than doing it with an order and that the decibels do not rise because there are adjoining hotels which deserve respect and tranquility.
Source: debate.com.mx, lajornadamaya.mx, tulum.gob.mx