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Despite Recent Worries, Cancun Is Safer Than Most Places In Mexico

Despite recent worries from travelers and those in the travel industry alike, recently published information has shown that Cancun is safer than most other destinations in Mexico. The revelation comes amidst a worrying backdrop of high-profile crime incidents, including murder, theft, and drug dealing, and is likely to go some way towards easing the fears …

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Quintana Roo Has Only Had 1 Kidnapping Case Despite U.S. Warning

The state of Quintana Roo has only recorded one kidnapping case this year, despite the U.S Government issuing a travel warning regarding this issue. This comes after Oscar Montes de Oca ( the head of the Quintana Roo Attorney General’s Office) confirmed that no other kidnapping attempts had been documented by authorities. The U.S State …

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Undercover Police Officers Deployed To Tulum’s Hotel Zone After A Recent Increase In Crime

Quintana Roo authorities have deployed undercover police officers to Tulum’s Hotel Zone after an increase in crime has occurred in the area over the past few weeks. As many prestigious hotels and restaurants operate in the area, hundreds of tourists circulate throughout the region each day, which only increases opportunities for criminals. Quintana Roo’s attorney …

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Government Launches ‘Safe Beach’ Operation To Protect Tourists Over Summer 

The Mexican Caribbean is gearing up for a record-breaking summer season as millions of visitors are expected to flock to the area’s beaches and resorts. The government is also preparing for the massive influx of people and has launched a new security operation to prevent tourists from being targeted by organized crime groups and other …

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More Than 300 Soldiers Arrive In Cancun To Guarantee Visitor Safety This Summer

Visitors headed to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can expect to see more troops patrolling popular tourist streets this summer as the government steps up its fight against organized crime. The more than 300 members of the Mexican armed forces deployed to Cancun is the latest show of force from the federal government aimed at …

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Cancun Looks To Increase Its Police Force Permanently To Help Protect Tourists

This week, Quintana Roo authorities have expressed the need to expand its police force, after an influx of summer tourists in Cancun and Playa del Carmen. The state of Quintana Roo currently has 3.5 police officers per thousand inhabitants, which is higher than Mexico’s overall average of 2.8. However, the colossal number of visitors expected …

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Armed Robbers Cause Panic At New Hard Rock Hotel Construction Site In Cancun

Armed robbers caused panic this week at the construction site of the new Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun when they forced their way into the hotel premises and fired gunshots at construction workers. Although no injuries were reported, the new hotel has seen several incidents of armed robbery in the past weeks, causing concern among …

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Playa del Carmen Hotels Urge Authorities To Keep Tourists Safe Following Recent Crime Wave

Businesses and hotels in Playa del Carmen are urging authorities to take stronger action to prevent violent crime from further escalating following the death of two Canadian citizens this week. The security situation in Playa del Carmen’s hotels is a major concern for the area amidst the busy summer season. As a result, more troops …

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2 Canadians Killed At Vacation Condo In Playa Del Carmen

In the early hours of Monday morning, two Canadian citizens were found dead in a vacation condominium building in Playa del Carmen. The two Canadians consisted of a wanted fugitive and his partner. The man and the woman found at the scene were fatally stabbed in the neck. A security guard was also taken to …

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