Cancun, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, as well Isla Mujeres and Cozumel, are the most visited beach destinations in this third week of summer vacation in Quintana Roo….
CANCUN — During the day, the 78 beaches look full and thousands of vacationers enjoy the turquoise blue sea and a temperature of 30 degrees Celsius.
“We decided to come to spend a vacation here and are super delighted of the area, of the people, of the infrastructure, the options to have fun and of the beach”, explained Gabriel Martínez, a tourist.
At night, the nightlife intensifies in bars and nightclubs, where surveillance operations were deployed on foot and in patrols, as part of security prevention.
The security operations were also implemented in the access roads to Quintana Roo, where there are checkpoints of the Mexican Army, State Security and Police of the 11 municipalities of the state.
“There is instruction to all municipalities to double the effort in the points of influx in each of the municipalities,” said Rodolfo del Angel Campos, Secretary of Public Security Quintana Roo.
“I love the peacefulness, tranquility, it is genuine, here you find the genuineness of Mexico,” commented Juliana, a tourist.
The Ministry of Tourism said that in this summer vacation, more than 2.2 million people will reach the tourist destinations of Quintana Roo, 60 percent being Mexican visitors and 40 percent from 195 nations, mainly the United States, Canada and Europe.
In July, the Cancun airport reported an 8.8% increase in domestic traffic and a 9.5% increase in international traffic, representing a total growth of 9.2% compared to 2016.
Nearly 90 thousand visitors arrived on cruises and the crossings to Isla Mujeres and Cozumel increased the flow of tourists by 45 percent.
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