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Mexico is now the sixth most visited country in the world

Welcoming 39.3 million visitors in 2017, 12 percent more than in 2016, Mexico has climbed two more places in the World’s Most Visited Countries listing and is now in position number 6. Since 2013, Mexico has climbed from number 15 to number 6, representing growth of more than 62 percent. The rankings are calculated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

The state of Quintana Roo welcomed 17 million visitors in 2017, accounting for 43.2 percent of the total for the country.

From its spectacular shorelines, breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife to ancient cultures, colonial cities and rich traditions, Mexico has endless tourist attractions and something for everyone.

In addition to its world-famous Caribbean and Pacific beaches, Mexico offers historical and cultural trips, visits to communities with timeless traditions, handicraft workshops and festivals; gastronomic tourism, ecotourism and adventure sports such as caving, mountaineering and hang gliding; sailing, fishing and diving, golf and spas, among others. The hospitality of the Mexican people is legendary and accommodation options range from ultra luxurious resorts to historic haciendas and thatched cabañas.

Endless discoveries await visitors to Mexico. In 2017, the Mexico Tourism Board launched a new marketing campaign called Mexico, A World of its Own that showcases the country’s diversity and reveals its landscapes, history, communities and colorful festivals, showing that there’s so much more to discover beyond its beautiful beaches.

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