Zihuatanejo celebrates that it is already a Magical Town
Published by Isaac Castillo | El Sol de Acapulco on July 25, 2023
In a joyous event, Zihuatanejo, a beautiful destination on the Mexican coast, has been officially declared a Magical Town. The authorities proudly unveiled the plaque that now places this charming place on the prestigious catalog of magical towns in the country.
The celebrations took place against the stunning backdrop of Playa Principal and Paseo del Pescador, attracting a diverse crowd of thousands, including both tourists and residents. The atmosphere was filled with artistic and cultural programs, kicking off at the coastal alleys near the pier and the Archaeological Museum of the Costa Grande, leading all the way to the municipal field.
The momentous event was led by Jorge Sánchez Allec, the municipal president, and attended by prominent figures like Santos Ramírez Cuevas, the Secretary of Tourism, Pedro Castelán, the Director of OCV, and other distinguished representatives from the tourism sector. With pride and enthusiasm, they received the official badge and unveiled the commemorative plaque, symbolizing the city’s new status.
Santos Ramírez Cuevas, the Secretary of Tourism in Guerrero, expressed his delight at this long-awaited designation. Zihuatanejo has strived for years to achieve this recognition, and finally, their efforts have paid off. The city has garnered attention and admiration at the state, national, and international levels for its standout features, particularly the Paseo del Pescador and the Callejoneadas Costeñas.
The Secretary emphasized that it’s not just a title but an acknowledgment of the city’s unique and special attributes that have made it a standout destination. This achievement has been made possible through the joint efforts and commitments made by the municipal government and the state government to enhance infrastructure and promote tourism.
One notable aspect of this recognition is that Zihuatanejo becomes the first town with a beach in the entire state of Guerrero to receive the coveted Magical Town designation. This prestigious title brings with it new responsibilities, as the authorities and the general population now have the duty to work together to maintain and uphold the standards that led to this distinction.
Zihuatanejo is now officially part of the elite group of Magical Towns in Mexico. The city’s unique charm, along with its coastal wonders like Paseo del Pescador and Callejoneadas Costeñas, have finally been recognized and celebrated on a national level. This achievement reflects the dedication and collaboration of local and state authorities, and it opens up exciting opportunities for further growth and development of tourism in this enchanting coastal gem.
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