Published On: Wed, Oct 31st, 2018

Tulum seeks to be ratified as the best archaeological site in the state of Quintana Roo

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With the purpose of consolidating the archaeological zones of Tulum and Cobá, as well as cenotes and caverns with paleontological elements, authorities from Quintana Roo’s ninth municipality and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), agreed to establish an effective communications dynamic to identify the main problems of these sites and establish strategies for their conservation, informed the municipal president, Víctor Mas Tah.

The mayor, who held a working meeting with Adriana Velázquez Morlett, delegate of INAH in Quintana Roo, said that there is willingness of both parties to work and seek solutions on issues such as access to the ruins, the operation of Cobá, cenote water contamination, environmental care, and how to invigorate the economy of the nearby rural communities.

“We seek that the archaeological zone of Tulum and Coba, are considered as the best qualified destinations with the support and collaboration of the municipal, state and federal authorities, as well as the business sector, tourist guides and other tourist services providers”.

Velázquez Morlett recalled that there is provision of the municipal administration to work with the federal authorities, with the purpose of ratifying Tulum as the best archaeological zone of Quintana Roo, which is visited by thousands of tourists annually.

The INAH delegate stressed that during the first 10 months of the year, 1,700,000 visitors have been received in Tulum and 600,000 in Cobá and the year 2018 will close with two million 400 thousand domestic and foreign tourists, therefore, maintenance and conservation works are being carried out for the start of the high season on December. ”

RMT Newsroom with information from lajornadamaya.mx



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