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G20 in Los Cabos

The G20  is the most important  financial and economic international summit. It is comprised of 20 members, the world’s major and emerging economies.

In 2012 the meeting will take place in Los Cabos. Past locations include Washington, London, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Seoul, and Cannes. The summit’s meetings will be held at the new Convention Center in San Jose del Cabo.

There’s plenty of Cabo San Lucas Hotels as well as Cabo San Lucas Vacation Rentals on Baja.com. We also have Vacation Rentals in San Jose del Cabo and Hotels in San Jose del Cabo.

 

The official organizers of the G-20 held a security informational meeting on June 1st. The following are the most important notes from the meeting
1. The toll road from/to the airport in San Jose will be closed June 15-19. The road will be open only to those transporting delegates. Anyone who needs to go to the airport will have to use the old route through San Jose del Cabo
 2. The Convention Center will be open for the G 20 summit
 3. The only beaches that will be restricted, from June 15th to the 19th, are those in front of Hotel Barcelo’, Hotel El Faro and those in front of the 7 hotels lodging presidents and prime ministers (One and Only Palmilla, Marquis, Fiesta Americana, Sheraton, Esperanza, Ventanas al Paraiso, and Westin).
 4. Highest concentration of Security will be in the area from the Convention Center (where the main summit takes place) to Hotel Barcelo’ (where negotiations of vice-ministers of finance and sherpas will take place) and Hotel El Faro (headquarter of the International Press Center).  Less affected by security will be: Hilton Hotel (headquarter of the B20 – Business 20) in San Jose del Cabo and the Cultural Pavilion in Cabo San Lucas where the NGOs will be discussing
 5. Staff working at hotels where meeting are being held or Heads or State are lodging will have to register at the Accreditation Center inside Hotel Maya in San Jose
 6. It is recommended you carry official identification with you at all times when in Cabo from June 15th onward
 7. From June 15th to the 20th there will be various evening events, concerts, movie screenings, dancing and art exhibits at the Cultural Pavilion located in downtown Cabo. All events are open to the public and are free.
 8. The Cabo San Lucas Bay and Port will remain open as usual until further notice.
 9. All schools, hospitals and businesses will remain open, unless a decision to close is made by the actual institution
 10. Maritime traffic will be restricted in front of the Hotel Barcelo’ and El Faro in San Jose del Cabo and those lodging the heads of State only
11. All private jets transporting guests not attending the G20 will have to use the Cabo San Lucas FBO (MMLS)
 12. Be prepared to wait in traffic, so leave at least 30-45 min before your meetings or appointments, there will possibly be various check points along the highway
 14. Don’t forget to smile, this is an unprecedented event in our destination
 15. We thank all the authorities for the hard work and for bringing this event to our destination
 16. If you are here during this event and want to venture out, there are so many places to see along the pacific coast towards Cerritos, Pescadero and Todos Santos and towards the east toSantiago, Miraflores, Los Barriles, Bay Of Dreams, La Ventana and La Paz.

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The official date for this event has been announced. The G20 in Los Cabos will take place June 18th through June 19th, 2012. However, events’ dates and schedules are subject to sudden change and cancellation. Please confirm with the event organizer before booking your trip.

 For help with your travel planning please do not hesitate to call Baja.com, toll free (US/CAN) 855-BAJA (2252)-411 or email info@baja.com to reach one of our expert travel agents.
G-20 in San Jose del Cabo

Rating: 5/5 
Bajaceresa
Reviewed: February 6, 2012

Thousands are at work day and night in a push to complete the brand new Los Cabos Convention Center, located in San Jose del Cabo (the town that puts the "los" in "Los Cabos", Cabo San Lucas being the other town 20 miles down the road at Land's End) in time for the G-20 convention. Check out baja.com/san-jose-del-cabo/activities for things to see and do while you're here.

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