Trips prohibit FEN affect domestic tourism
The chairman of the board of Talara and administrative manager of the tour company Contact Tours SAC, Leyter Arízaga Saavedra warned that the travel ban and promotional tour due to El Niño Phenomenon (FEN) critically affect the way tourism and the economy of Talareños.
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In this situation, he maintains that support the decision taken by the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) and will face the action taken by the Local Education Management Units (UGELs) in some regions of the country, banning tours and school trips within and outside the homeland as a preventive measure before the FEN.
He pointed agree with Canatur that the ban without technical support for field trips and promotional hurt by 50% the national economy and the development of tourism activities, so expect to take place a reconsideration of the issue .
Leyter said Arízaga agree with the Supreme Decree No. 045-2015-PCM , published on July 5, 2015, when the Government declared a state of emergency in some districts and provinces of the departments of Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque , La Libertad, Cajamarca, Amazonas, San Martín, Ancash, Lima, Ica, Arequipa, Cusco, Puno and Junin, of imminent danger to the rainy period 2015-2016 and possible occurrence of FEN.
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He concluded by referring to the absence of any change to Supreme Decree No. 045-2015-PCM, expects the mayors of Talara, Lobitos, La Brea-Negritos, El Alto, organs and Mancora meet with the heads of the areas of tourism their communities and the Piura region, to carry out some actions to promote tourism during the rainy season.
It should be noted that supreme decree grants a period of sixty days for the mayors and regional authorities implement prevention works in their localities, but does not have to limit, prohibit or restrict private activities such as tourism sector.