The Mexican Caribbean is reopening this month to welcome returning visitors. From hotels to parks, travel agencies to restaurants, all will be operating with new hygiene and social distancing measures so that visitors can enjoy their vacation with peace of mind.
Cancun, the Riviera Maya and the Mexican Caribbean were the first destinations in the Americas to receive the Safe Travels Global Security Stamp issued by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and backed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for their adherence to new international sanitary security protocols.
Cancun Airport has implemented additional health and safety measures, including temperature screening and a health questionnaire for all arriving passengers, There will be social distancing, more frequent cleaning and sanitization in all areas, from the airport buses to Immigration, check-in and baggage drop, departure and arrival lounges, commercial and waiting areas. The use of face masks and visors by staff is mandatory and they will undergo daily health checks.
In other signs of reactivation, a number of airlines including Air Canada, Air Transat, American Airlines, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, Delta, Sunwing, Copa Airlines and Aeromexico have already resumed flights or will be doing so this month or in early July.
A number of parks and tours have also announced their reopening dates. They include Xcaret, Delphinus at Cancun Aquarum and Xcaret, Solo Buceo and Selvatica on June 15; Caribbean Carnival Isla Mujeres cruise, June 17; Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres, Alltournative Emotions and Alltournative Snorkeling Adventure, June 22; Xel-Ha and Xplor on July 1 and Xoximilco, Xenses and Xenotes, July 2.