Pristine beaches, breathtaking landscapes, wildlife, history, a rich culture and truly hospitable people, Mexico has endless attractions and more and more international tourists are flocking here to discover its charms. By the end of 2017, Mexico had welcomed 39, 547,000 international visitors, a record-breaking number that is likely to mean that the country will climb one place in the WTO’s World’s Most Visited Countries,to position No. 7.
The number of international visitors visiting Mexico in 2017 showed a 12.7 percent increase from 2016 and tourism revenue was also up by 8.9 percent.
Airline connectivity continues to improve and the network of international flights expanded in 2017, showing a 10.2 percent increase over 2016. The number of seats on direct flights reached 28 million; this includes seats on new direct routes and additional seats on existing routes where the number of flights increased or larger airplanes were introduced.
Closer to home, Cancun and Riviera Maya welcomed more than 915,000 tourists in December 2017 alone, 7.7 percent up on the same month in 2016. In 2017, 23.6 million passengers arrived at Cancun International Airport, a 10.2 percent increase over 2016. Finally, 4,103,787 cruise ship passengers visited the island of Cozumel in 2017, a record-breaking number, 11.37 percent up on 2016.
Are you due for a visit to The Royal Haciendas for some Riviera Maya fun with your family? The little ones will love the new Aqua Park in the children’s pool in Phase 1 of the resort. With a grand opening on March 2, the slides, tunnels and waterfalls promise hours of watery fun for […]
We have some great news for families that vacation at The Royal Sands and love their home away from home. The renovation of the Activity Center, Kids Club and Family Room is underway and work will be completed in the first quarter of 2021. This will be a total transformation of all three spaces to […]