With the aim of continuing to guarantee the lives of millions of Hondurans who will start on Saturday and Sunday. return to their homes, the National Commission for the Prevention of Massive Mobilizations (Conapremm) will intensify operations on roads, beaches, spas, and rivers.
President Juan Orlando Hernández told the Honduran people, as he has done since the Holy Week holiday, to take all precautionary measures to ensure a safe return.
"Police, military, firefighters, Red Cross lifeguards and thousands of volunteers have worked intensely and permanently accompanied the vacationers. They have done a great job, but each person must do their part, "said the Honduran president.
The president said that the holy week would possibly be the week with the largest number of people mobilizing, but with this, the bigger security operation is also required. He said as the number of travelers increases, their well-being becomes a prime importance to avoid accidents and deaths.
The president also spread the message to drive carefully and avoid over speeding, he also echoed people to remain cautious while being in beaches, rivers, and spas.
In the current week until Thursday 30 thousand 896 foreigners entered as per the report by National Institute of Migration (INM). This is 14% more than the previous year 2017.
The Prime Minister said that he is impressed with the tourism that they offer as it includes beaches in the Atlantic and Pacific, the Copan Ruins and the traditions of the Mayan civilization, and more.
The foreigners that have come to the country, 40% of them have come for the tourism activities and they are mostly from the United States and El Salvador. The other countries include Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Guatemala and Costa.