Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Akumal and Tulum reopen to tourism

Cancun reopened its hotels
The Mexican Caribbean receives tourists again

After almost three months of having closed their activities, the beach destinations of the state of Quintana Roo at Mexican Caribbean They reopened the doors of hotels and restaurants, guaranteeing compliance with all hygiene protocols, to take care of the health of travelers and workers.

Although measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic of Covid-19 still in force in the country, the state government of Quintana Roo authorized the reopening, registering a drop in the risk indexes, which is why, as of Monday, hotels, restaurants and shops in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Akumal and Tulum.

Cancun in the Caribbean
Cancun's beaches look impeccable after closing

Local authorities have ensured that 5,000 companies in Quintana Roo have been certified in health security actions. Besides that Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean received the Global Security seal granted by the World Travel and Tourism Council. This is the first recognition given in America.

With this opening Quintana Roo hopes to start their economic recovery, although they know that for this summer season it will be very difficult for them to have high occupancy rates, if they expect a real 30%.

Cancun It has an availability of 35,000 hotel rooms and its airport received 2019 million passengers during 25, 65 percent from other countries, but these three months of activity stoppage caused a drop in both hotel occupancy and mobility 97%.

Shopping malls in Cancun
Shopping centers are already operating at a percentage


When reopening its doors to tourism, some hotels had a great celebration, such as The Grand at Moon Palace, which received its first guests with the notes of the mariachi, with a cocktail and pyrotechnics. At the same time, it showed that all its employees complied with the safety rules.

Another of the hotels that has reopened its doors is the Riu Palace Peninsula and a second installment of this chain, the Riu Cancun It will reopen on June 19, continuing with the required sanitation measures after Covid-19.

Among the security measures, the body temperature of all travelers arriving at the Cancun airport will be taken and also when they want to enter the beaches. In addition, mats will be placed for the entrances, and antibacterial gel will be placed in all the entrances to tourist facilities.