Airways Add Service to Mexican Caribbean, as Demand Stays Sturdy

The Mexican Caribbean has emerged as one of the most popular travel destinations for Americans this year as they are in search of a destination for the sun and sand. In return, the region increases its air connectivity.

The state of Quintana Roo, home to Cancun, the Riviera Maya, and Tulum, received 961,000 tourists in late 2020 and early this year – almost half from the United States.

Cozumel Island is offering three new flights from different airlines: American Airlines’ route from Philadelphia once a week on Saturdays. After a six-year absence, Frontier Airlines is returning with a new flight from Denver, also starting frequencies on Saturdays on February 13th. Southwest will resume daily flights from Houston on March 11th.

In addition, on February 11, Frontier announced new flights from Orlando to Cancun with four flights a week: from Miami starting March 7 with five weekly frequencies and from Cincinnati starting March 13 starting Saturday. Southwest will launch a daily route from Phoenix to Cancun on March 11th.

“We are still in close communication with the airlines to dispel their doubts and to share with them all available information, such as access to the tests that some countries need to re-enter their territory. We are building trust thanks to the measures taken in her.” in the state with the Mexican Caribbean Clean & Safe-Check certification, in addition to efforts by the private initiative to run both PCR and antigen tests in their hotels, “said Darío Flota, director of the Quintana Roo Tourism Board.

Expand hotel portfolio
In the region, new properties will also open in the Riviera Maya and Cancun this year.

The destination has already seen the highly anticipated Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun’s debut on January 29 on the shores of Costa Mujeres, which has been postponed. The newly built 898-room resort features Hollywood memorabilia and curated entertainment experiences, plus 11 restaurants and nine bars.

The Secrets Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa recently opened on the Cancun Riviera, bordering the breathless Cancun Riviera. Later this summer, Hotel Xcaret Arte will welcome it with 900 suites and a design that pays tribute to Mexican art and culture.

Grupo Posadas will present the Live Aqua Beach Resort Tulkal Riviera Maya with 343 rooms in the summer, followed by the Fiesta Americana Tulkal Riviera Maya with 734 rooms in the fall.

In 2021, the 714-room all-inclusive Hilton Cancun resort, located in a mangrove reserve on a 100-acre beach, will make its debut.