Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

July 21, 2024
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Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

Inaugurating a direct New York-Tulum JetBlue flight, boosting tourism and the local economy in Quintana Roo.
Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

TULUM, Mexico – In a significant milestone for tourism in Quintana Roo, Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa today inaugurated the direct JetBlue flight between New York and Tulum, operating at the new Tulum International Airport “Felipe Carrillo Puerto.” This development strengthens Quintana Roo’s position as a world-class tourist destination, offering a daily connection between these two vibrant cities.

The JetBlue Airbus A320 landed with 168 passengers eager to explore Tulum’s natural and cultural wonders. Bernardo Cueto Riestra, Secretary of Tourism of Quintana Roo, emphasized that this new air route is a vital tool for economic development and the well-being of local families, aligning with the New Agreement for the Well-Being and Development of Quintana Roo promoted by the Governor.

“The inauguration of this direct flight marks the beginning of a new era for tourism in Quintana Roo. Our goal is to facilitate access to the most beautiful destinations in our state, promoting economic growth and sustainable development,” said Cueto Riestra.

Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

The opening of Tulum International Airport is a crucial step in Quintana Roo’s efforts to improve its tourism infrastructure and attract more international visitors. This new connection makes Tulum more accessible than ever, allowing tourists to discover pristine beaches, ancient Mayan ruins, and vibrant local culture.

Cueto Riestra highlighted that the daily flight frequency will provide a convenient and direct connection between New York and Tulum, boosting tourism and benefiting the local economy. “Establishing this daily flight reinforces our position as a world-class tourist destination and demonstrates our ability to adapt and grow in a competitive global market. We are excited to welcome international tourists and continue building on Tulum’s success and popularity,” he added.

Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

The new air route is part of initiatives to strengthen Quintana Roo’s tourism infrastructure and enhance visitors’ experiences. This daily connection is expected to significantly boost tourism, providing travelers a more accessible and comfortable way to explore Quintana Roo’s natural and cultural beauties.

Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa has been key in promoting Quintana Roo as a top-tier tourist destination. Her administration has implemented various strategies to attract investments and improve tourism infrastructure, including airport modernization and the creation of new air routes.

The flight’s inauguration ceremony was attended by local officials, representatives of JetBlue, and community members, who celebrated this important achievement for Tulum. The direct flight between New York and Tulum not only facilitates access to this dream destination but also symbolizes Quintana Roo’s commitment to sustainable development and the well-being of its residents.

Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

Tourism is one of Quintana Roo’s main sources of income, and the opening of this new air route is a significant step towards the state’s economic diversification and growth. Travelers from New York can now enjoy direct and hassle-free access to white sandy beaches, crystal-clear cenotes, and the region’s rich history.

The new flight also offers residents of Tulum and Quintana Roo a unique opportunity to explore New York, one of the world’s most iconic cities. The daily connection opens doors to new cultural and economic experiences for both destinations, fostering mutual exchange that will benefit local communities.

JetBlue, known for its high-quality customer service and comfortable aircraft, is enthusiastic about this new route. The airline is committed to providing an exceptional travel experience with onboard entertainment options, cozy seating, and friendly service. Passengers can expect a pleasant and convenient flight between New York and Tulum.

Tulum and New York Now More Connected Than Ever

Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa and Secretary of Tourism Bernardo Cueto Riestra continue to work on new initiatives to promote tourism and improve the state’s infrastructure. These initiatives include expanding air routes, modernizing tourist facilities, and implementing programs highlighting Quintana Roo’s cultural and natural richness.

The inauguration of the direct flight between New York and Tulum is just the beginning of a series of planned improvements for the state’s tourism sector. Quintana Roo is firmly positioning itself as a leader in sustainable tourism, offering unique and memorable experiences for visitors worldwide. The daily connection between these two vibrant destinations promises a bright future for tourism in the region, boosting the local economy and strengthening Quintana Roo’s position on the global stage.

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