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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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Authorities Urge Tourists Against Walking At Night Due To Increased Crime Rate In Cancun

The safety of tourists visiting Cancun and other popular locations in Quintana Roo remains a major concern. According to recent data published by the National Secretary for Security, the safety situation in Quintana Roo streets hasn’t improved. In fact, statistics show that robbery, which mainly affects pedestrians during night time, is on the rise. As …

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Cancun Deploys More Military Security To Region After Recent Crime Wave

In a recent appearance, the governor of Quintana Roo Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez announced that his administration has asked the federal government for help to increase the military security presence in and around Cancun. This time around the governor did not reveal exactly how many military units would be deployed to the city. This news comes …

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Cancun Issues New Warnings For Tourists Regarding Beaches 

With the busy holiday season already underway, Cancun has issued new warnings to help keep tourists safe while visiting the area’s beaches. Millions of tourists are expected in the premier tourist destination in the coming weeks. With the rise in the number of people that will be on the beaches in the city during this time, it …

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Cancun Adds More Safety Precautions To Protect The 3 Million Tourists Arriving Next Week

Millions Of Visitors Are Passing Through The Popular Beach Town Cancun and the rest of Quintana Roo will have added sanitary and safety systems in place as the region approaches its incredibly busy Easter period. The state has been fighting several problems over the past few months. Cancun is anticipated to receive as many as …

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Two Emergency Landings At Cancun Airport In One Day

No One was Hurt In Either Of The Flights  Cancun Airport saw two emergency landings take place within 24 hours on Monday, leaving passengers shaken and further frustrated when the ordeal was over. Both flights were international routes bound for the US and Canada. The first of the two incidents involved an Air Transat plane …

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Cancun Tourists Could Be Inspected By Police As Security Tightens

Those scheduled to arrive in Cancun in the next few weeks might be welcomed with the unsettling sight of police officers patrolling tourist areas in ATVs. In fact, as security in the state of Quintana Roo ramps up, following reports of heightened violence in the region, tourists might even get scrutinized themselves. Although a personal …

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New Tourist Protection Army Announced For Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum

Governor Carlos Joaquín announced that Quintana Roo will be home to over 1400 permanent soldiers who primary purpose will be to protect tourists From Cancun to Tulum. The new army security battalion has been provided by the Mexican Federal Government and will be setting up an army base on a strip of land provided by …

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Cancun Receiving More International Visitors Than Ever Despite Recent Incidents

While Cancun has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons as of late, it hasn’t stopped tourists from coming. According to ASUR, the group that runs the Cancun Airport, last month was the busiest October on record for international arrivals. Over 1.1 million foreign tourists arrived in October mostly made up of American travelers. …

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The National Guard Steps In After Recent Shooting In Tulum

As instructed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the National Guard has stepped in to help protect the Riviera Maya after the recent shooting in Tulum which left two tourists dead and multiple others injured. Last week on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 tragedy struck Tulum when two tourists, Jennifer Henzold (35) and Anjali Ryot (25) …

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