Cancun, Q.R. — The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has given the go-ahead for another mega hotel project for the city of Cancun.
The authorization is for the construction of the mega 3,000-room hotel Grand Island. The hotel is set for Kilometer 16.5 the hotel zone of Cancun with an investment of 10 billion peso by company BVG World.
According to the Environmental Impact Statement, “Based on ecological ordering, the proposed project is in line with its environmental policies and the Ecological Planning Policy for Sustainable Use, making the project on the proposed land viable from the environmental point of view,” even though the project is located in the vicinity of the Nichupté Mangrove Protected Natural Area.
The project consists of the development of a hotel in two stages, the first consisting of the construction and opening of 2,000 rooms with their respective common areas, swimming pools, amenities, service areas and parking.
The second stage contemplates the same for 1,000 more rooms, which will also have its common areas, pool, amenities and service areas. The entire project is estimated to be complete in 39 months.