The work had an investment of 25 million pesos and generated 220 sources of employment
Entrepreneurs from the tourism sector continue to bet on Yucatan and an example of this is the opening of the Unknown Boutique Hotel that this night was inaugurated by Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal, which contributes to the generation of new jobs and that the activity in the state continues to advance towards a strong recovery.
Accompanied by the president of the Harif Fund Board of Directors, Joseph Rodrik, and the Mayor of Mérida, Alejandro Ruz Castro, Vila Dosal cut the ribbon that marked the start of operations of this hotel, located in the Santiago neighborhood of this city. that comes to expand the offer of places to spend the night in the Yucatecan capital.
In this framework, Joseph Rodrik indicated that despite the pandemic and the fact that many investors have withdrawn due to the situation, the group he represents has decided to make an investment of approximately 25 million pesos with which 220 sources of employment were created, between direct and indirect, both in its construction and operation.
“Our annual objective is to generate an economic income of 20 million pesos directly and to generate the city about 75 million pesos indirectly,” said the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Harif Fund.
In the presence of the secretary of State Tourism Development (Sefotur), Michelle Fridman, the governor recognized the courage and tenacity of many businessmen who have survived the pandemic and the adverse situation that it has brought with them, but who, despite it, investors continue to trust the state to create new projects.
In his speech, Mayor Alejandro Ruz Castro mentioned that today more than ever the competition between cities to recover their tourist vocation is very strong, so Mérida is pleased that businessmen distinguish our city by investing in it.
In that sense, he mentioned that Mérida is a municipality in constant growth in infrastructure that in recent decades has represented tourism investment opportunities despite the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic.
It should be noted that this new boutique hotel was built on the property that an old neighborhood occupied, where the previous infrastructure was used and updated, to give it a better general image with inspiration taken from the Magic Town of Izamal.
All the equipment and decoration was made by local artisans and companies, triggering local employment in various areas to offer 18 rooms of 5 categories, restaurant-bar and spa. The theme that guides the hotel is taken from the Mayan culture.
During the ribbon-cutting and inauguration ceremony, the Director of Operations Unknown Hotel, Alejandro Gabriel Rabinovich Noé, and the president of the Business Coordinating Council, Fernando Ponce Díaz, were also present.