CANCUN RANKS #1 INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL DESTINATION ON THE 2011 ORBITZ INDEX SUMMER TRAVEL REPORT

Cancun, Q. Roo (May 9, 2011):- The Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau is honored to be the only international destination ranked among Orbitz top 10 summer travel destinations.  Once again, Cancun was ranked the number one international destination on the Orbitz Insider Index Summer Travel report. The destination known for its breathtaking turquoise waters ranked #9 over all, proving yet again that Mexico’s number one destination is still a favorite among North American travelers visiting abroad.

 

The Orbitz Insider ranking is based on all air bookings made on Orbitz.com for travel between June 1 and August 31, 2011. Orbitz.com is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and book travel products, such as airline tickets, hotel rooms, vacation packages, etc. Since launching to the general public in June 2001, Orbitz.com has become one of the largest online travel sites in the world.

 

As America’s choice for the most popular international summer destination in 2011, Cancun is eager to invite all visitors to enjoy the warmth and hospitality of the Mexican Caribbean along with top attractions, like the Under Water Museum, delicious culinary experiences, and unparalleled nightlife or to simply bask in the summer sun and take in s much needed R&R.  The will soon welcome the world’s largest fish, the whale shark during the months of May-September.

 

About Cancun

Cancunis located in the northern part of the southeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is Mexico’s number one tourist destination and is known all over the world for its spectacular beaches, unique beauty and breathtaking turquoise waters.

 

Cancun’s shoreline recently underwent a $71 Million Dollar makeover, that featured 1.3 billion gallons of sand to renovating the Hotel Zone’s seashore.  The most popular tourism destination in Mexico and Latin America has also added to its sun, beach, and nightlife, by creating a unique five-day route that will offer visitors a chance to experience adventure and interaction with nature. Cancun and the Treasures of the Caribbean invite travelers to discover the vast natural, cultural and gastronomical cultures of Puerto Morelos, and the four islands of the Mexican Caribbean: Holbox, Isla Mujeres, Contoy and Cozumel. Cancun is a multifaceted destination that combines nature, historical Mayan Culture, glamour, luxury and world class tourism with the seduction for adventure, the passion for paradisiacal nature and the enchantment of gastronomical magic.
 

For more information, visit the Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau website at: www.cancun.travel. Follow us on Twitter @CancunCVB, “LIKE” us on Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/cancuncvbbrowse through our videos on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/user/cancuntraveland share your pictures of Cancun on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22572360@N07/.

 

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For more info, contact:
Name:
Cessie Cerrato
Position:
Senior Account Executive

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