In San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, being vaccinated against COVID-19 and having how to prove it means a discount that can range from 10 to 50% in hotels and restaurants.
There are 300 restaurants and 180 hotels integrated into the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry (Canirac), the National Chamber of Commerce (Canaco), and the Hoteliers Association, who through the campaign “Have you been vaccinated?” seek to recover tourism that decreased 60% with the pandemic.
“I already got vaccinated, my consumption was 200 pesos and it dropped down to 150. The truth is that it was a good discount and this is a very good option for people who visit San Miguel de Allende.”Jaime Leiva, a bar customer in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Entrepreneurs also want this to be an incentive for those who have not been vaccinated against the new coronavirus.
“Each restaurant and each hotel decides what type of special they are going to offer.”Laura Torres, president of the Tourist Council of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Discounts for vaccinated people at these San Miguel de Allende businesses are also given as a token of appreciation.
“Well, look, we are offering a free drink. If you show me or verify that you already have your COVID vaccine, as a token of people’s gratitude and commitment to everyone’s health.”Laura Heredia, bar manager in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato