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More than 1.2 million holiday in Cancun and Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — More than 1.2 million have arrived around the state for the holidays. Surveillance has been strengthened in every corner of the state due to the amount of visitors.

“The Municipal Government of Isla Mujeres, through the Directorate of Civil Protection and Firefighters, strengthens surveillance on the beaches to reinforce the safety of island families and the thousands of tourists who visit the municipality during these Easter holidays.

Additional security is seen here on Isla Mujeres. Photo: March 29, 2024.

“In coordination with the three levels of Government, three service modules were installed on the North, Central and Media Luna beaches to respond in a timely and immediate manner to any incidents that may arise during the vacation period that ends on April 7.

Isla Mujeres beaches during the 2024 Easter holidays. Photo: March 29, 2024.

“These supervision and surveillance actions on the beaches are part of the Easter Holiday Operation. In the event of any eventuality or emergency situation that may arise, the Civil Protection hotline 99 88 77 01 06 is permanently available,” City Council posted.

The above 35C degree temperatures have resulted in packed beaches around Cancun and Riviera Maya. Photo: March 29, 2024.

According to state officials, 1,266,373 tourists will spend the Easter holidays in the state which represents 4.2 percent increase over Easter of 2023.

Marina accompany Playa del Carmen police in a beach monitoring operation. Photo: March 29, 2024.

State Governor Mara Lezama said “In Quintana Roo, we are happy to welcome travelers from Mexico and around the world to our beautiful certified beaches and the warmth of services.

Hundreds fill local ferry terminals traveling to and from island to mainland. Photo: March 29, 2024.

“We have already exceeded 85% hotel occupancy with more than 110,000 rooms occupied. Enjoy your stay!”

Additional police monitor Tulum beaches. Photo: March 29, 2024.

Lezama went on to report that more than 2,000 members of the SSC are monitoring highway, busy inner-city streets and beaches to ensure security during the holidays.