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Despite being the safest travel destination in Mexico, Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have shortcomings regarding personal safety.  That’s why officials recently launched a safety awareness campaign targeted at summer travelers, urging visitors to follow crucial tips as scams, especially online ones, continue to rise.  The new Verifica y Viaja (Verify & Travel) campaign is designed to …

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Cancun is ramping up security measures to protect travelers ahead of what analysts say will be a busy summer season for the coastal city.  This week, the state governor of Quintana Roo proclaimed the start of the annual summer security operation, which sees the deployment of hundreds of troops to guarantee a safe experience for …

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Cancun officials will launch a new training program for immigration officials at Cancun International Airport as the city soars in popularity.  The new initiative aims to improve customer service levels at the airport following dozens of reports of rude immigration personnel, giving travelers a lackluster first impression of the sun-soaked destination.  In 2023, Cancun International …

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Cozumel, the largest and most popular island in the Mexican Caribbean, is set to receive a major boost in traveler safety with the launching of a new command and control center.  The state-of-the-art law enforcement unit was officially inaugurated this week by the state’s Governor Mara Lezama as Cozumel seeks to tackle rising levels of …

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Owners of businesses in Tulum, concerned about the overall image and safety of the popular beach destination for tourists, recently announced that they have donated a new facility to the municipal police department in the area to provide more security for travelers in the Mexican Caribbean hotspot. New Police Facility in Tulum The brand new …

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The water supply to the resort area of Cancun is just getting back to normal as repairs are being completed on a large water pipe that was cut, which supplies a significant amount of water to the area. The cut resulted in not only a loss of water pressure for tourists enjoying their spring holiday …

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The Maya Train system had its first safety incident this week when a train heading towards Cancun and loaded with passengers jumped the tracks near the Tixkokob station in the Yucatan. Mechanical Failure Derailment According to reports of the incident, the morning train was en route from the Campeche Station in the Yucatan to Cancun …

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A new report from local news outlet PorEsto! suggests that a growing number of travelers are canceling their trip to Cozumel, a popular island near Cancun, due to mounting safety concerns. While the island is generally safe for travelers, a spike in violent crime in recent years has forced some travelers to opt for more …

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According to the Secretary of Security for the Solidarity government of Playa del Carmen, Raúl Tassinari, the popular coastal destination is intensifying safety measures to protect travelers this year amid skyrocketing demand for the coastal hotspot. Home to some of the most popular beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, Playa del Carmen is one of the leading …

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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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