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Second Mexico Mega-Resort Project Suspended over Environmental Issues

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Mexico has suspended a mega-resort project known as the “New” Cancun until investors can focus their actions in accordance with the country’s legal environmental standards, say government officials. The proposed development rests on 2,200 hectares in Tomatlan, the state of Jalisco, Cancun and was already controversial with many since the land was purchased with State Pension funds at a price tag of $89 million.

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The” New” Cancun, suspended

The definition of a project called the “New Cancun” in the South Coast of Jalisco, will depend on the choices they make as investors focus their actions in accordance with legal guidelines Environmental and what investors decide based on trends in international tourism market.

So said the planning director of the Secretariat of Tourism of Jalisco (Setujal), Victor Mijangos Castellanos, who stated that this project, as others who have in the portfolio of the South Coast, must meet the requirements of a sustainable approach in what will be its environmental impact.

In its view, asserted that the change of six years should not be grounds for objections, if is the continuing interest of investors in advance to finalize the project based on their business plan, after complying with all environmental requirements. He said that currently, there is no known definite final design.

The so-called” New” Cancun is a purpose of a thousand 200 hectares development in Tomatlan and was already a controversial investment of $ 89 million (approximately 187 million thousand weights) of the resources of the State Pension for the purchase of land.

The governor-elect Aristotle Sandoval has been questioned as to give support to his inauguration as president. He mentioned that currently in this region of the state also have been developed in a study by the National Fund for Tourism Development (Fonatur), has consider four projects that can trigger new economic alternatives within a sustainable approach.

Such projects are a Spa in Cabo Corrientes, a yacht club in the dam Cajon de Peña, a resort with a crocodile farm in La Manzanilla and a natural park in Barra de Navidad. Promotional activities Mijangos Castellanos led a signing of an agreement to promote between entrepreneurs also called Costalegre with Sandy’s restaurant chain with the intention of promoting the influx of boutique hotels in this tourist route of great natural wealth Jalisco.
This agreement adds another already has already applied to the Great Jewelry Center Plaza Tapatia.

The official said that the annual South Coast takes in an average half a million visitors from all segments of society who go to their main account an extension of 300 kilometers from Cihuatlán to Cabo Corrientes.
Escrow director Costalegre, Ricardo Zavala, said that it expects a good turnout this season resort with the influx of visitors from the metropolitan area and El Bajio natural markets of this region.

The Costalegre is divided into several subregions: Cabo Corrientes, Bahia de Chamela, Costa Majahuas, Costa Careyes, Tenacatita Bay and Christmas Bay. It is located in the municipalities of Cihuatlán, La Huerta, Tomatlán and Cabo Corrientes. Has a hosting capacity of three thousand rooms

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