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More than a million expected in Riviera Maya for Easter holidays

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — More than a million tourists are expected throughout Riviera Maya for the upcoming Spring-Easter holidays. Playa del Carmen mayor Lili Campos says they have projected 113,300 tourists for Playa del Carmen, another 351,600 for the Riviera Maya Corridor and more than 573,200 throughout the Riviera Maya.

She says these projected figures represent both national and international tourists.

According to Jorge Alberto Vázquez Oropeza, head of Civil Protection, in view of this influx, surveillance operations on the beaches will be reinforced by lifeguards to safeguard the integrity of bathers.

“We have several agencies that are going to participate such as the National Guard, the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) and the Secretary of the Navy (Semar),” he said.

Vázquez Oropeza said that meetings are already being held with the hotel and business sectors to adjust and refine this year’s contingency plan. Tourists are expected to begin arriving this week to enjoy the 2023 Easter holiday season.