Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cabo update for Hurricane Odile

We received this update courtesy of http://www.snellrealestate.com

A I R L I N E  &  A I R P O R T   I N F O

    Commercial airline flights resumed October 8th
    By October 15th, 30 flights are expected to be in operation per day and the number of flights is expected to grow based on demand from travelers. Non-stop flights include:
    October 10:  Atlanta (Delta), San Francisco (United)
    October 15:  Orange County (Southwest)
    October 18: Dallas, Chicago (American), Denver (Southwest), Charlotte (US Air)
    October 23: San Francisco (Virgin)
    October 26: Los Angeles (United), Calgary & Vancouver (WestJet)
    October 31: Dallas, San Diego (Spirit)
    November 1: Denver (Frontier, United)
    December 13: Newark (United)
    Full flight itineraries are expected to return beginning early December.



​I N F R A S T R U C T U R E  &  T O U R I S M

    -As of today, electricity, telephone, internet and potable water supplies have been restored in Los Cabos and Baja California Sur.
    -CFE restored 7,971 damaged power poles, 1,353 damaged transformers, 534 damaged transmission towers and power to 292,000 residents in only 17 days.  A truly notable effort.
   - The Mexican government has made the recovery of Los Cabos, Mexico's third most popular tourism destination, a top priority.
    -Los Cabos welcomes approximately 2 million visitors per year.
    -Cabo welcomed four cruise ships this past weekend from Princess, Holland  America, and the Norwegian cruise lines.
    -Ten more cruise ships are expected to arrive in October with an estimated 18,000 passengers.
    -Los Cabos activities and tours are up and running: fishing fleets, water activities, tours and land activities and more!



G O L F   C O U R S E S:

Area golf courses are moving forward, as well. See below for a status update on local golf courses.

    Cabo del Sol - November 15 - estimated
    Cabo del Sol Ocean - October 1 (Holes 10-15.) Complete course Nov 1 - estimated
    Cabo Real - open
    Chileno Bay - October 31 - estimated
    Club Campestre San Jose - open
    Cabo San Lucas Country Club - October 4
    Diamante Dunes - November 1
    El Dorado - TBD
    Palmilla - December 15 - estimated
    Puerto Los Cabos - open
    Punta Sur - November 27 - estimated
    Querencia - open



H O T E L S:

"The news that has encouraged us the most is that the investments are not going to stop in Los Cabos; rather, hoteliers and owners who may have considered hotel renovations in 2015 are taking this as an opportunity to handle any remodeling now. This will not only allows Los Cabos time to recover but several of our hotels will now be "upgraded" in terms of facilities, landscaping and services. This will further solidify Los Cabos' position as one of the top international and national tourist destinations," said Renato Mendonca, President of the Los Cabos Hotel Association.

Just some of the open Hotels are Bahia Hotel and Beach Club, Hotel California (Todos Santons), Pueblo Bonito Rose, Casa Dorada, Riu Palace, Hacienda Encantada and more. Some others set to open are:

    Tropicana Inn - October 15
    Royal Solaris Los Cabos - November 1
    Sheraton Hacienda Del Mar Resort & Spa - November 1
    Barcelo Grand Faro at Los Cabos - November 3
    Secrets Puerto Los Cabos - november 15
    Secrets Marquis Los Cabos - November 15
    The One&Only Palmilla - December 15
    Esperanza - An Auberge Resort - December 15
    Cabo Azul Resort & Spa - January 2015
    ME by Melia Cabo - February 2015