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Two More Ways to Know You’re Safe in The City

Visitors to Mexico City have one, no, two more ways to identify the places best to visit and patronize.

  • You know to wash your hands frequently.
  • Maintain a distance of 1.5 meters between you and anyone else, at any time on the street or in public places.
  • You also know to wear a facemask, and keep it snugly covering your nose and mouth anytime you’re on the street, or in public places.

The Mexico City Secretary of Tourism has launched a program to help you better identify the businesses who are following these protocols, and some others. The stamp at level is posted in many such business. You’ll know that these are the establishments best equipped to keep you safe and healthy.

They’re also the businesses best aware of the needs of international travelers. The intent of the tST (Timbre de Seguridad Turística) is to help to break any chains of contagious activities, and to help you to identify the businesses best following health and safety protocols.

Watch for both of the notifications posted visibly on business doors. Whenever you’re making a decision about your travel or site-seeing, they’ll help you to go with the best.

The Safe Travels Stamp, at right, is presented by the World Tourism Organization. Its intent is similar, in helping you to identify the larger businesses, including airlines and airports, who’ve best adapted to protocols established by the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Remember, Mexico City is famous for its weather, and that means there’s lots of outdoor seating, sidewalk cafes, and well-ventilated areas.

Museums and similar attractions of interest to international visitors are operating at limited capacities.

Turibus and Capital Bus Services, two of the best ways to get around the city at any time, are operating with limited capacity, but letting you catch the best of the city from the roof of a bus. You can’t get much safer than that.

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