Quintana Roo, the favorite destination of Colombians
The Mexican state received 211,834 Colombian tourists, which represents a growth of 11.69% compared to the year 2017
In 2018, the state of Quintana Roo received 211,834 Colombian tourists, which represents a growth of 11.69% compared to 2017. This positions the country as the sixth most important market in terms of tourism in the Mexican Caribbean and the fifth largest market as for foreign tourists. If you compare growth with figures from 2013, the Colombian market that visits that state has grown more than 100%.
36 exhibitors, including 26 companies, Hotel Associations, SEDETUR and CPTQ, headed by the Director General of the Tourism Promotion Council of Quintana Roo, Ing. Darío Flota, and Marisol Vanegas, Secretary of Tourism of the State of Quintana Roo, participated in the ANATO 2019 Tourist Showcase, in order to continue attracting Colombians to the 11 tourist destinations that make up the Mexican Caribbean (Cancun, Holbox, Isla Mujeres, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos, Cozumel, Tulum, Bacalar, Mahahual and Chetumal).
The destinations of the Mexican Caribbean offer the international visitor the best of Mexico, from its world-renowned beaches and coral reefs through the more than 850 kilometers of coastline, through paradisiacal islands with nature reserves, to the wonders of the Mayan world that include preserved archaeological sites and communities where the tourist can experience the traditions, language, art and cuisine of the Mayans. The state also has recreational options, renowned sporting events, shopping experience, high level gastronomy, Romance (weddings and honeymoon), luxury destinations, Business Tourism, among many other wonders and amenities.
Currently towards Quintana Roo there are direct flights from Bogota with Avianca and Interjet and from Medellín with Aeromexico.
"Quintana Roo and its Mexican Caribbean has a lot to offer Colombian tourists. We are brother towns and as such we want you to visit our beaches, lagoons, cenotes; try our gastronomy, experience the culture and tour the archaeological sites of the state, "said the Director General of the Tourism Promotion Council of Quintana Roo, Ing. Darío Flota. "We are here to continue promoting tourism development for the benefit of Quintana Roo and international visitors," he added.
New application for tourists
The Secretary of Tourism of the state of Quintana Roo launched the "GuestAssist" App, which seeks to facilitate the stay and provide assistance to tourists visiting Caribbean destinations, with direct communication at all times. The application will be available for Apple operating systems through the Apple Store or in the Google Play store with the name "GuestAssist".