Astoria boat will depart from Puerto Peñasco and show wonders of Mar de Cortés
Hermosillo, Sonora.- List is the Astoria vessel to sail from Puerto Peñasco this Thursday, January 9, on the first cruise that will show the wonders of the Sea of Cortez to international and national cruise passengers, said Luis Núñez Noriega.
The general coordinator of the Commission for the Promotion of Tourism in Sonora (Cofetur), explained that having this type of cruise ship, which has as its port of origin to Sonora and take a tour called “The Treasures of the Sea of Cortez”, contributes greatly measure to promote and publicize the natural wonders of the state worldwide.
“This shows the commitment of Governor Claudia Pavlovich to continue supporting the tourism sector, so we will continue with the necessary actions to keep the destinations and attractions of Sonora on the national and international map,” he said.
Núñez Noriega reported that this cruise has a capacity for 500 passengers, in addition to the more than 200 crew members of the same cruise company “Cruise and Maritime Voyages”, so a great boost and important spill is expected to the tourist sector of Puerto Peñasco and from Guaymas, in Sonora.
“It will be a very interesting tour that will take the Astoria cruise: it leaves from Puerto Peñasco, with itinerary in Topolobampo, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas, La Paz, Loreto, Santa Rosalía, returns to Guaymas and then ends in Puerto Peñasco again, by which is a great opportunity for ports to offer their products to tourists, ”he explained.
The coordinator of the Cofetur, informed that the preparations in Guaymas and Puerto Peñasco were intense, since the Sonora Program with Actitur was trained to provide service providers to best serve visitors who will know the Sonoran destinations.
“We were working closely with the Convention and Visitor Offices of both municipalities, with service providers, hoteliers and municipalities to provide the best service to cruise passengers, we want them to know our treasures, but also encourage them to return again to Sonora, ”he said.
The state official reiterated the commitment to continue promoting and working on promotional strategies and activities whose main objective is to attract domestic and foreign tourists to Sonora.
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