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Editorial Guidelines for

Welcome to The Cancun Sun’s editorial guidelines page, a place where we highlight our commitment to accurate reporting and transparent journalism practices. As a premier source for news and insights in Cancun and the broader Mexican Caribbean, we are committed to delivering content of the utmost quality – accurate, engaging, and trustworthy. Our team, comprising journalists and experts who have either spent significant time in the region or reside there, is devoted to ensuring our content is both reliable and invaluable to our readers.

Our Dedication to Integrity and Reliability

Understanding the weight of our role in delivering travel news and information, The Cancun Sun adheres to rigorous fact-checking and verification standards:

  • Verification: Every article we publish is the result of an exhaustive verification process, utilizing only the most credible local sources, official updates, and insights from experts.
  • Updates: Given the dynamic nature of travel, we pledge to keep our content as current as possible, reflecting the latest changes and updates in the industry.
  • Corrections: Transparency is key. We promptly correct any inaccuracies, openly updating our articles and notifying our readers of adjustments.

Editorial Aims

  • Written for travelers: Created by those with a deep passion for the Mexican Caribbean, our content strives to be the companion every traveler needs – rich in insights, guides, and the latest news.
  • Diverse Perspectives: We celebrate the diversity of experiences and destinations within Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, aiming to cater to a wide array of traveler interests.
  • Community Engagement: We encourage active engagement and dialogue with our readers, ensuring our content is not only informative but also a platform for community interaction.

Content Principles

  • Originality in Reporting: Our commitment is to original, firsthand reporting that adds real value for our readers.
  • Authority and Transparency in Sources: We prioritize transparency about our sources, relying on authoritative, credible information to underpin our reporting.
  • Zero Tolerance for Plagiarism: Original content is our hallmark. We strictly prohibit plagiarism and uncredited borrowing.
  • Rejection of AI-Generated Content: Authenticity matters to us. We guarantee our content is crafted by humans with real-life experiences in the Mexican Caribbean, ensuring it’s as helpful and genuine as possible.

Editorial Workflow

Our dedicated editorial team oversees every step of our content production, from inception to publication:

  • In-Depth Research: We lay the groundwork with comprehensive research, tapping into local knowledge and authoritative sources.
  • Writing: Our writing is clear, engaging, and aimed at delivering information in an accessible manner.
  • Editing: Rigorous review ensures our content is clear, grammatically correct, and aligned with our standards.
  • Fact-Checking: Accuracy is non-negotiable. We double-check facts before any piece goes live.
  • Publishing: Our final content must meet all our stringent quality and accuracy criteria before publication.

Press and Familiarization Trips

The Cancun Sun partakes in select press and FAM trips to bring our readers authentic, on-the-ground travel experiences. These are chosen with careful consideration to align with our editorial values:

  • Transparency: We’re transparent about these trips, ensuring our readers understand the context of the content.
  • Editorial Independence: These experiences do not influence our coverage; our reflections remain unbiased and truthful.
  • Selective Participation: Only invitations that promise genuine interest and adherence to our guidelines are accepted.

Contact Us

For any inquiries or to report concerns about our content, please reach out to us at [email protected]. Your trust is paramount, and we are committed to addressing your feedback promptly.