Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – More than 2,000 new hotel rooms were added to the Riviera Maya region in 2015.
The Bank of National Foreign Trade are currently signing more loans to ensure funding for local entrepreneurs. The funding not only ensures new developments, but also the generation of employment for the state.
Finance director of Tourism Investment Projects of the National Foreign Trade Bank (Bancomext), Gerardo Gonzalez Corona, said that the Riviera Maya is one of the most important growth opportunities for tourist attractions, so funding is set aside to strengthen and increase its hotel infrastructure.
“For sun and beach tourism, the Riviera Maya is a very important destination for us. We have roughly 40 percent of our portfolio here.”
He said the policies of the federation is that the bank’s resources are for providing entrepreneurs with the intention to create jobs, resources and regional and state development, across the coastline of Quintana Roo, including Cozumel.
Projectors for the region are hoping that if growth and development continue, that by 2017, there will be an additional 4,000 new accommodation rooms in the state of Quintana Roo.