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Nearly 470,000 visitors expected in Quintana Roo for May long weekend

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — Nearly 470,000 visitors are expected this weekend in the state for the May long weekend. Bernardo Cueto Riestra, the State Secretariat of Tourism (Sedetur), says those figures will result in an average hotel occupancy rate of just over 79 percent.

He detailed that Quintana Roo is expecting 469,168 tourists to Quintana Roo for the May 1 long weekend and an occupancy rate of 79.6 percent.

For four days that turns May 1 into a long weekend, the Mexican Caribbean expects a successful tourist influx, which will provide an important boost for the economy of the tourist destinations of Quintana Roo, he said.

“Tourists who visit the Mexican Caribbean during the long weekend will be able to enjoy the beauty of the beaches and the wide range of tourist activities from water sports, diving, snorkeling, cultural and gastronomic tours,” he said adding that Quintana Roo has proven to be one of the most complete destinations in the country and one of the favorites in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Cueto Riestra also stressed the importance of continuing to promote responsible tourism and that in this new administration, work is done in conjunction with all federal, state and municipal government agencies to guarantee the safety of visitors and residents of Quintana Roo.

“We are very happy that the Mexican Caribbean continues to be one of the most popular destinations in Mexico and we are committed to continue working to offer unique and safe experiences for our visitors,” he said.