How Mexico’s Drug Violence Affects Global Tourism Statistics: Tripadvisor 2014 Traveler’s Choice Award

What we said three years ago is that we don’t read so much in the media these days about deaths related to drug violence, yet vacationers still fear the Mexican drug war, cartels and violence (genocide).

Each year, Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel and tourism website, publishes the Traveler’s Choice Awards rankings in various categories for global, countrywide and regional tourism choices. The 2014 award numbers clearly indicate that vacationers are still anxious to travel to Mexico, but they feel comfortable in the comfort, safety and security of public resorts in Mexico and prefer them to other parts of the world.

Mexico’s best small hotels, best B&B and ins, best destinations on the Rise, favorite restaurants or more general categories of best destinations didn’t rank at all in the world category. It received a rating under the category of the best beaches in the world as the 25th decade for Play Mujt of Islam Mujeres. Similarly it has made grades under the best hotels in the world, but only for the Penta de Mita The St. Regis Punta Mita resort. And perhaps because of the dollar / peso exchange rate, it ranked 21st and 25th among the world’s burgundy hotels, along with The Bangles Hotel (Cabo San Lucas) and Luz N Yucatan (Merida), respectively.

However, it is in the category of the best all-inclusive resorts in the world that really brightens Mexico and given the lack of placement in other categories, yes, people still fear for its safety due to Mexican drug violence, cartels and wars, but holiday commuters during the day. Feeling safe and secure while staying at a public resort, isolated from life.

In the category of the top 25 all-inclusive resorts in the world, Mexico ranks 11th, with eight places in the top five. Here are the impressive results:

1) Iberoster Grand Hotel Pariso (Playa Pariso)

3) Favorite Hotel (Playa Mujeres)

5) Excellence Play Mujeres (Play Mujeres)

6) Le Blanc Spa Resort (Cancun)

8) Privacy Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun (Play Maroma)

16) Excellence Riviera Cancun (Puerto Morlos)

17) Live Aqua Cancun All Inceusiolive (Cancun)

19) Club Made Ixtapa Pacific (Ixtapa)

21) Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun (Puerto Morlos)

22) Kozumel Palace (Kozumel)

25) Sun Palace (Cancun)

Mexico is usually a safe country where you can spend your vacation. Stay anywhere from there since there is significant violence related to drug and drug gang turf war sticks must agree that nayayers have never even been here. Consider Chiapas, Oaxaca, San Miguel de Allende and similar expansion enclaves, Yucatan, Pacific resorts … and yes all-inclusive for such safe havens. In any other developing country you want to take a vacation and not be less intelligent and you have to be better if you maintain balance; And enjoy a trip to Mexico better than any other holiday destination.