San Miguel de Allende approves reopening of hotels at 40% of their capacity


In order to reopen the establishment and all personnel, they must have the municipal “Health First” certification, which is free and compulsory.

Alfonso Galindo

The city council of the municipality of San Miguel de Allende approved the ‘Protocols for the Reopening of Hotels’, which will reopen to 40% of its capacity as of July 15, highlighting that said action does not signify the entry into force of phase 1.

Such decision was unanimously agreed upon with the objective that the municipality can recover strongly and in the best conditions, said President Luis Alberto Villarreal García.

Alfonso Galindo

It will be from Tuesday, June 30, that the hotels will be able to open their reservations, and until July 15, they will begin to host 40% of their capacity; as long as the establishment and all personnel have the municipal “Health First” certification, which is free and compulsory.

The municipal government will create a special group to speed up visits to this certification process. Registration is through the official website,

In short, the municipal government will seek that with these actions for the gradual, responsible and orderly economic reactivation of the sector, San Miguel de Allende is the first tourist destination without a beach, in Latin America, with worldwide recognition from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) as reliable and secure.

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The Secretary of Tourism of the State of Guanajuato promised to open 200 places to quickly release its guarantee “Guanajuato Sano” , aimed at tourism service providers to become certified as a safe establishment and is available on the page

Mayor Villarreal García acknowledged that it is worrying that the number of infections in San Miguel de Allende increases and called on service providers: “Today more than ever, we value the meaning of this freedom, in these new conditions that will come into force; that we take care of ourselves so that we take care of others. That with new habits we restart a new opportunity ”.

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Alfonso Galindo touring hotel openings

Likewise, before the suspension order not to modify the ecological preservation area of ​​”El charco del ingenio”, by the magistrate of the First Chamber of the Administrative Court of the State of Guanajuato, the municipal president, Luis Alberto Villarreal García submitted to vote to leave the protected natural area at 392 and not at 396 hectares.

To this measure, Villarreal García said, “we all voted – members of the building – in conscience, to give it a greater buffer space, but unfortunately that did not like either – the associations that sought suspension. I say this publicly, this government promotes sustainability. I gladly accept it -the measure- although it seems to me a legal aberration the resolution … but I respect it, “he concluded.


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