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Crime levels in Cancun and Tulum spiked during January, causing concern among tourism officials, law enforcement, and municipal elected officers. This should not come as a surprise to many, as the cities across the Mexican Caribbean have been stepping up security measures in response to an increase in crime over the last couple of months. …

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The U.S. Embassy & Consulates In Mexico department has issued a warning for all U.S. travelers visiting Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean this spring. This is done in the spirit of protecting every American while on vacation and with the express purpose of providing useful and up-to-date information that empowers U.S. citizens to enjoy the …

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Cancun is unfortunately wrestling with rising incidents of crime, with several neighborhoods in the super-popular vacation hotspot earning less-than-welcoming reputations. However, the situation is more complicated than just “Cancun is getting dangerous”, with the tourism hotspots staying clear of almost all of the issues rising elsewhere. This is why Cancun is still safe, despite the …

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Hotels in the Riviera Maya recently reviewed feedback from many of the travelers who visited the region last year and put together a set of initiatives to help improve the experience that guests have on their beach vacation getaways in 2024. The Big Five “Although we cannot do much in the face of external situations, …

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Seeking to create a “safer and calmer environment,” the Secretariat of Public Security and Civil Protection of Tulum has reinforced law enforcement in the area by adding additional members of the Mexican Navy to patrol the area. They arrived last weekend to increase the overall public security in Tulum immediately. Increased Patrols for Safety According …

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Travelers to the tourist beach resort destination of Tulum are advised not to wear expensive jewelry and other items in public. They also need to be very focused on their surroundings and watch for people who appear to be following them in town. This warning comes after three robberies in Tulum by criminals who were …

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In a huge move to further prioritize traveler safety in Cancun, the authorities have announced another huge investment in police equipment, as well as a boost to patrols in the destination. The most anticipated equipment being delivered is the new state-of-the-art bodycams that officers will be wearing. With the addition of this tech, it’s hoped …

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A new safety initiative is being put into action in Cancun that aims to enhance the safety and security of both travelers and locals alike. This comes at a time of huge investment in policing in Cancun, a drive that was sorely needed after the worrying rises in crime rates in the last few years. …

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The reputation of the police across Mexico has been a big talking point in the media for decades, both in the U.S. and Mexico. The issues often cited (and just as often used as story threads in Hollywood movies and TV shows) are no secret. With that being said, 2023 so far has been a …

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Overall, tourists visiting Cancun feel safer visiting the beach resort destination. In fact, according to the most recent survey from the National Urban Public Security Survey, more than three-quarters of people in Cancun felt insecure spending their time enjoying the sun, sand, and surf in the area. However, that is an improvement for Cancun and …

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