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Cancun Anticipates Over 660,000 Tourists for Easter

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Cancun is anticipating a wave of tourists for the upcoming Easter holiday. “We estimate more than 665 thousand tourists this Easter,” said the Secretary of Tourism-Quintana Roo, Marisol Vanegas. 

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The numbers reflect the destination’s accessibility, as it continues to wholeheartedly welcome tourists at this time.

While many countries are closing their borders to American and foreign tourists, Mexico remains one of the most popular tourist destinations due to its readiness and relatively convenient entry requirements in comparison to the former. 

The Mexican Caribbean continues to embellish its tourism industry, opening new hotels, renovating city centers, building infrastructure, and adding new flights

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New Flights to Cancun Beginning this Month 

As of this month, Cancun has added flights to Cancun from Miami, Phoenix, and Cincinnati. 

Frontier airline has announced new routes to Cancun from Miami with five weekly frequencies starting March 7, as well as Cincinnati-Cancun on Saturdays, launching March 13. Southwest will begin a daily route from Phoenix to Cancun beginning March 11.

Cozumel, a quaint tourist island parallel to Playa del Carmen, will begin a new air route from Houston with Southwest airline, with daily service from March 11.

Furthermore, Cancun International Airport is working to speed up the arrival process for its visitors by innovating digital check-ins and adding 100 more immigration officers on-site. 

tourists at restaurant in Playa del Carmen

The Quintana Roo Tourism Board expects to capture approximately 450 million dollars to its economy during the Easter holiday.  

Entry Requirements for U.S. Travelers Arriving in Mexico

Mexico has some of the most relaxed entry requirements in the world and traveling to the country is almost as simple as it was before. Americans will need to follow all mask rules on flights and fill out an online health declaration prior to arrival.

Travelers are not required to carry travel insurance for entry into Mexico.

The Cancun Sun highly recommends visitors have proper medical insurance that covers COVID-19 while in Mexico. 

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