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Governor welcomes new American consular, holds first meeting

Chetumal, Q.R. — The governor of Quintana Roo welcomed the new American Consular for the Yucatan Peninsula, while taking the opportunity to hold their first meeting.

Governor Carlos Joaquín held a bilateral meeting with Courtney Beale, the newly appointed Consulado General of the United States for the Yucatan Peninsula.

During their meeting, the governor expressed his interest of strengthening tourist activity with the promotion of Quintana Roo in traditional markets in the United States that have previously been neglected.

Beale, in turn, highlighted the interest and importance that Quintana Roo has for American tourism, for which she expressed her desire to maintain a close relationship with the Quintana Roo and its local governments.

Their meeting also included the exchanging of infrastructure plans for the state as well as social programs to promote social development. Beale noted that American businessmen have recognized the efforts of the state government to ensure the security of their investments and of tourists.

Photo: Government Quintana Roo

Carlos Joaquín acknowledged the importance of the North American tourism market for the state, expressing his willingness to maintain close communication to promote investments that generate more employment for Quintana Roo.

The meeting was attended by Francisco López Mena, Secretary of Government, Marisol Vanegas Pérez, Secretary of Tourism and Darío Flota Ocampo, General Director of the Tourist Promotion Council of Quintana Roo.