75% hotel occupancy and more than 85% occupancy of beaches registered La Guaira during this Christmas holiday, informed José Alejandro Terán, governor of the state of La Guaira, on January 3.
” The tourism that is coming down to the main coast is mainly beach, so that the occupation of awnings and services is 85%, especially for visitors who come from Caracas, the Guarenas-Guatire axis and the La Victoria- axis – Maracay”, indicated the Governor of La Guaira, in his social networks. of families who travel by public transport, as well as those from the end of Caruao who come in their own vehicle.
” We hope that this figure will increase in the coming days, as we prepare for the festivity of Los Reyes Magos, one of the most important and massive traditions on our coast”, Governor Terán posted.
Beach protection at Christmas
” 2,500 security officials are deployed in La Guaira to guarantee attention on beaches, avenues and the city during this first week of January 2023, where there is a greater influx of vacationers to the beaches”, informed the secretary of Citizen Security of the Government of La Guaira, Andrés Goncalves.
He explained that some 7 thousand vehicles have been mobilized between January 2 and 3, destined for the eastern beaches of La Guaira, for which they activated counterflow channels and control points in the when parishes of the main coast.
More than 20 shelter points have also been set up along the entire avenue Soublette and the entrance to the Caracas-La Guaira highway, by the Zone Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces.
” To date, no loss of life has been recorded on beaches and resorts, only skid of motorcycles in the avenues, minor damage. The Motorized Brigades of the state police, Civil Protection and Beach Guardians are activated, as well as ambulances as soon as possible to deal with any situation,” said Goncalves.
The Secretary of Citizen Security of La Guaira, He urged the use of seat belts, as well as respecting traffic signals such as traffic lights and pedestrian crossings.
At 3:00 pm the Return Device began on the beaches and avenues of La Guaira, where the security forces, beach carriers and tour operators participated in the counterflow and traffic mobility channels.
” Counterflow points are activated at the entrance of Naiguatá, the Pariata sector in Maiquetía and at the El Trébol distributor that connects with the Caracas-La Guaira highway to the center of the state, with the aim of expediting traffic safely”, explained Andrés Goncalves.
The beach route started from the central beach such as Camurí Chico and Paseo de Macuto, with short trips to the Gato Negro city station, on Avenida Sucre in Caracas; a route of the Sitssa line was also activated from the Terminal Terrestre of La Guaira, which operates until 7:00 pm.
” We paid two dollars to park the car on the beach. They told us that the The beach is open until 5 pm and that we should take precautions when leaving, so that soda pop doesn’t catch us,” explains Jose Miguel Rodriguez, a bather at the Camurí Chico spa, Macuto parish.
Also prevention devices were activated with the use of the breathalyzer, speed control on highways, in addition to the verification of the use of seat belts and investigations in public transport, to guarantee a safe return from La Guaira.
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