According to the report “Top 100 City Destinations 2018” by Euromonitor, Cancun ranked 35th out of the 100 most-visited cities in the world.
Euromonitor International’s city arrivals research covers over 600 cities. This report highlighted the top 100 cities based on 2017 international arrivals
Cancun ranked highest compared to other cities in Mexico, Central America and South America. According to this report, Cancun is the most-visited Latin American city.
The Asia region had the highest number of cities listed in this report, with 41 out of the top 100 cities most visited by international travelers in the world in 2017. Hong Kong tops the list as the number one most-visited city in 2017, and Bangkok is second. Within the top 10 are Singapore, Macao, Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen.
Europe was the region with the second highest number of most-visited cities in the report, with 32 out of 100 most-visited cities in the world in this report located in Europe. London was the third most-visited city in the world in 2017, and Paris was number six.
The Americas fell third in the ranking, with 16 cities from the report being in the Americas. New York City was the eighth most-visited city in the world in 2017. Miami, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco were the other most-visited cities in the United States in 2017. Toronto and Vancouver were the most-visited cities in Canada.
Cancun ranked highest in the list of 100 cities as compared to other cities in Latin America. Cancun is seeing year over year growth in the number of international visitors, and that trend is expected to continue.
After Cancun, the most visited cities in Latin America were Punta Cana, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago and Rio de Janeiro.
Middle East & Africa
The Middle East and Africa had the fewest cities in the top 100 most-visited cities in the world with only 11 cities in both regions combined making the list. Dubai ranked seventh out of 100 most-visited cities in 2017, Mecca ranked twenty-first, and Johannesburg ranked thirty-eighth.
Tourism to Latin America
This year, total international visits to Latin America will reach 112.4 million. The United States continues to be the largest source of foreigners visiting Latin America, representing 45% of entries into Latin America. United States citizens made more trips to Latin America than trips made internally by residents of Latin America.
Cancun Welcomes International Tourism
With the continued influx of global travelers, Cancun is always improving and offering new experiences and services to visitors. Cancun’s beauty and hospitality have earned it the distinction of the number one most-visited city in Latin America, and this makes Cancun a great place for your next vacation!
What factors earned Cancun the distinction of most-visited city in Latin America? It’s easy to guess! Cancun was built for tourism from the ground up, and features everything that tourists are looking for.
Nothing can beat the beautiful blue waters around Cancun. The rare turquoise blue water is a draw for international tourists. This kind of eye candy can only be found in certain parts of the world, and Cancun is one of them! The combination of shallow water, white sands, and certain algae in the water contribute to the amazing electric color. These same factors make the beaches around Cancun some of the best beaches in Mexico, especially for those people who love soft white sand. Cancun is one of the best tropical destinations for beach and ocean lovers who want to bask in the most gorgeous scenery that the east coast of Mexico has to offer. If you are an international tourist coming to relax or take pictures, Cancun will delight you.
Cancun offers some of the very best family vacations in Mexico. There are many great resorts in Cancun and most of them offer all-inclusive family vacation packages. Cancun is a tourist city that is completely family friendly.
Many people who love international travel choose to get married abroad by having a destination wedding. Cancun is a great choice if you are thinking of doing this, because it offers the opportunity for a beach wedding in an exotic location that is already on many people’s international travel bucket list.
Honeymoons are probably the most common international vacations for most people. This is the time for a newlywed couple to enjoy a romantic vacation in a faraway destination where they can connect with each other and have a beautiful relaxing time or a fun adventure. Cancun is a great choice for a honeymoon destination because it has everything you could want in terms of relaxation or adventure. There are plenty of luxury hotels and spas, as well as water sports, motorized sports and lots of adventure activities to choose from.