The Washington Post: Despite recent violence in Cancun, officials say tourist zone is safe for vacationers

After Mexican officials discovered eight bodies in Cancun last week, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory to the country. Not surprisingly, the incident has caused some travelers to reconsider vacationing on the Yucatán Peninsula. However, security experts and tourism officials say the area remains safe for foreign visitors. The incident took place in

Prevue: How Safe is Mexico for Groups?

Meeting planners considering Mexico are increasingly challenged by travel advisories and the constant barrage of drug- related violence in the news, especially in Cancun. How safe is Mexico for meeting and incentive travel? The U.S. State Department has regularly been updating its travel advisory, giving some states within the country a Level 4, which indicates

Travel Pulse: Mexico’s Top Tourism Destinations Deemed Safe

The United States Department of State issued an update for its travel advisory to Mexico by deeming all major tourism destinations safe.   The Mexico Tourism Board revealed that more than 40 of the country’s major international tourist destinations have no travel restrictions and exist in states where there are no special travel advisories for