Cancun region is home to half of Mexico’s tourism scams

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According to recent data from Expedia Group, Cancun is poised to be the top summer destination for American travelers this year.

Its neighboring region, Riviera Maya, is also experiencing increasing visitor numbers due to its stunning natural beauty, pleasant weather, and abundance of cultural sites. However, a concerning revelation has emerged regarding tourism scams in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, where both destinations are located.

It has been revealed that half of the 450,000 instances of tourist fraud reported in Mexico in 2022 occurred in Quintana Roo.

This revelation may raise alarm among American travelers who are considering Cancun or the surrounding areas for their next vacation. However, there is some good news.

The Mexican Tourism Bureau and the Mexican Association of Travel Agencies (AMAV) have taken proactive steps to combat these scams and protect both international tourists and legitimate local tourism businesses.

This week, a national campaign will be launched to educate travelers on ways to avoid falling victim to deceptive practices. The campaign will focus on raising awareness about common scams, such as fake travel packages and fraudulent in-destination tours and experiences.

By equipping tourists with knowledge and tips, the aim is to empower them to make informed decisions and protect themselves against scams.

While the occurrence of tourism scams in Quintana Roo is a concern, the proactive efforts of the Mexican authorities demonstrate their commitment to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors.

With increased awareness and vigilance, tourists can continue to explore the beauty and cultural wonders of Cancun and Riviera Maya while minimizing the risks associated with fraud.

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