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This Is Why Cancun Is Still Safe Despite US Safety Warnings

A resort haven where some of the world’s top hotel brands are located and the pristine, turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean line up the shore, Cancun draws in millions of visitors every year regardless of safety concerns. That is because it has been deemed a hotbed of both crime and kidnapping, but there may …

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Should You Attend A Timeshare Presentation On Your Next Trip To Mexico?

If you’ve traveled to Mexico in the last few years, you’ve probably run into someone at the airport or in your hotel offering you a seemingly incredible deal on something if only you agree to sign up for a timeshare presentation. Would you sit through a 90-minute timeshare presentation to save $986 on a 5-night …

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Sargassum Seaweed At Low Levels In Cancun After Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona has been creating havoc with its dangerous winds and heavy rains across the Caribbean. This hurricane has also affected the natural water currents in the region, changing the direction of the sargassum seaweed, benefitting Cancun. As reported by the Mexican news website Reportur, beaches in the Quintana Roo region—where tourist destinations like Cancun, …

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Expect To See Armed Military Policing These Popular Beach Destinations This Winter

Travelers dreaming of faraway beaches for a trip this winter may be surprised to find armed military patrolling their favorite beach destinations. However, this should not be alarming, and it is becoming standard practice in some areas. Tourism is a huge source of income for many countries with beautiful beaches, and protecting visitors is a …

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Mexico Has Already Welcomed 36 Million International Tourists This Year

Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués, recently announced that country welcomed over 36 million international visitors between January and July of this year. As destinations such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum continue to break visitor arrival records, this number will only grow. Mexico’s most popular beach destinations have witnessed an explosion of …

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Travelers Are Still Required To Pay Tourist Tax When Visiting Cancun

On April 1st, 2021, the Mexican government implemented a tourist tax for international visitors coming into the state of Quintana Roo. Many of the most popular destinations in Mexico, including Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Cozumel, are located within Quintana Roo. As a result, most tourists entering Mexico are subject to the tax, which …

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Playa Del Carmen And Tulum Set New Tourist Records Following Cancun’s Success

Mexico is having a moment. Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum are wildly popular and have each broken tourism records recently. Cancun has broken records nearly every month of 2022, and now Playa del Carmen and Tulum have joined the fray. It’s no secret that Cancun is the King of tourism. However, it seems travelers …

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New Maya Train Will Make Cancun More Popular Than Ever

Cancun has consistently broken tourism records nearly every month this year, and the trend isn’t slowing. However, an ambitious project is underway that will take tourism in the area to heights never before seen, The Maya Train. A sprawling 1500 km (≈932 mi) long railway will connect Cancun to the entire Yucatán Peninsula, allowing travelers …

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Cancun’s Newest Luxury Resort Will Open November 1

The Mexican Caribbean offers travelers an amazing location with breathtaking beaches, perfect weather, and incredible pristine waters, and the best hotel chains know it. Hilton Hotels & Resorts will open another resort in the Quintana Roo state, the Waldorf Astoria Cancun, on November 1 and is already accepting reservations.  The new luxurious Waldorf Astoria Cancun …

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Caribbean Destinations With No Restrictions This Fall & Winter

With colder weather shortly setting in, travelers are eagerly planning their Caribbean escapes for this coming fall and winter. In order to make planning easier, Travel Off Path has gone through each Caribbean destination to see which are 100% restriction free for travelers. In short, this means travelers will not need to take tests, show …

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Cancun Vs. Punta Cana: Which Is The Best All Inclusive Destination?

There’s no question that Cancun and Punta Cana are two of the most popular destinations for an all-inclusive vacation. Cancun is the most visited Destination in Mexico, while Punta Cana is the most visited destination in the Dominican Republic. Each location offers visitors a wide selection of all-inclusive properties at prices that range from ultra-luxurious …

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Mexico Enters Hurricane Season This Month – Here’s What To Expect If You’re Visiting

Just when you thought Mexico would finally catch a break after its well-documented battle to keep sargassum seaweed away, the country is set to enter a new hurricane season, lasting from now until November. Hurricanes can be highly disruptive phenomena, and this has left many tourists wondering: what can they expect if they’re visiting this …

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