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New Tourism Law In The Mexican Caribbean Will Improve Traveler Safety

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Travelers to the Mexican Caribbean have something new to celebrate on top of the fast-approaching Winter season.

A recently announced law is set to make visits to this paradise safer and more enjoyable than ever. Bernardo Cueto Riestra, the Secretary of Tourism for Quintana Roo, has championed this comprehensive new law, which aims to uplift both the travelers’ and locals’ experience in the destination, as well as the local tourism industry.

New Tourism Law In The Mexican Caribbean Will Improve Traveler Safety

What Does the Law Say?

The full wording is extensive, like most laws, but the important takeaway is the new rules for handling tourism, ensuring stricter regulation of online lodging platforms such as Airbnb, which has been coming under increased scrutiny in recent years.

It also aims to further strengthen the State Tourism Registry and tourism information system, instilling an added layer of safety and assurance for visitors.

A beach in the Mexican Caribbean

As a program, the State Tourism Registry is a huge project to bring better oversight to tourism-related businesses across the state of Quintana Roo, home to the Mexican Caribbean.

The Secretary of Tourism for Quintana Roo is optimistic that this ground-breaking law could potentially be rolled out in other destinations in Mexico, which further confirms the Mexican Caribbean’s placement as the number 1 vacation choice in the nation.

Woman drinking from coconut of Mexican Caribbean water front

Why Is This Law a Game-Changer?

The introduction of this law is no small step for the local community and international travelers. It is carefully designed to address the challenges that have been plaguing the tourism sector, ensuring every visitor can have a safe and enjoyable experience, regardless of what type of accommodation they choose.

The new law will ensure that all accommodations, including Airbnbs and vacation rental, must adhere to the same health and safety factors in order to operate. This means that no matter where you choose to stay you can rest easy knowing this law is ensuring your safety.

A view of a pool in a cancun airbnb

Benefits For Travelers

For travelers, this law joins the long list of proactive initiatives announced over the past year that are designed to preemptively tackle potential issues, ensuring every visitor’s experience lives up to the hype of a vacation in the Mexican Caribbean.

From the super-complex all-inclusives of Cancun to the more boutique and bohemian vibes of Tulum, every corner of the Mexican Caribbean is committed to delivering an unparalleled experience marked by safety, security, and reliable protection.

Police patrol beside relaxed travelers

A Huge Shift In Attitudes

Historically, the approach to safety and security in the Mexican Caribbean was reactive, responding to issues with new initiatives after the problem had shown its face.

However, the introduction of this new law is just another example of the new era of proactive safety measures.

This transformation ensures that potential challenges are identified and addressed before they have a large effect on travelers, guaranteeing the Mexican Caribbean remains a paradise for every visitor.

Beautiful Mexican Caribbean Beach

A Safe Season Expected

With these huge changes, hopes are high that the upcoming winter season could potentially be the safest yet for tourists visiting the Mexican Caribbean.

The Secretary of Tourism for Quintana Roo, Bernardo Cueto Riestra, said the following in a statement on this new law, “The end of the year is expected to be positive, guaranteeing an unmatched experience for tourists visiting in the coming months.”

Authorities in the Mexican Caribbean have been careful not to over-promise in recent years, which further gives weight to this extremely positive language.

Travelers on a Cancun beach

Broadening the Safety Horizon

It’s not just the iconic destinations like Cancun and Tulum that are championing this enhanced safety landscape.

The new law’s effects will extend across the entire Mexican Caribbean. Every destination, big and small, in this world-famous region will be protected by this law, promising every traveler a trip they can be confident goes smoothly.

In a case where travelers do come up against a problem, this law, on top of the many other initiatives over the past year, makes finding a positive solution for travelers much more straightforward and much easier to navigate with the legal protection of the state at their back.

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Grace Bisson

Thursday 19th of October 2023

What exactly is the new law? Can we have the link so we can read. We want to read the specifics.