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More than 400,000 tourists expected in Quintana Roo for Hanal Pixán celebrations

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — More than 406,000 tourists are anticipated to arrive in the state for Hanal Pixán celebrations. Hundreds of thousands are expected to spend the Day of the Dead celebration in Quintana Roo, reported the Secretary of Tourism Bernardo Cueto Riestra.

“Governor Mara Lezama has invited everyone to participate in the traditional activities that will take place in the state’s 11 municipalities,” he said saying it is “one of the most ancient and mystical traditions of the Mexican culture.”

Riestra said that hotels are reporting around a 75 percent occupancy rate with reservations.

State Governor Mara Lezama says the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) traditions and customs will be promoted throughout the State

“We have activities in the different municipalities through the City Councils. The objective is to continue with the traditions. I will be in some municipalities and in the capital. They are totally free events for people to go and enjoy as a family,” she explained.

Starting on the night of October 31 and until November 2, traditional Hanal Pixán festivities will be celebrated as locals remember their deceased loved ones.