In the first quarter of the year, Cancun welcomed 1,624,270 visitors, 5.8 percent up on the same period in 2014.
The countries showing the most significant growth rates in terms of numbers of visitors were:
United States 4%
United Kingdom 3%
Costa Rica 1%
Tourism earnings also rose and overall, the state of Quintana Roo received 3,740,497 visitors, a 5.9 per cent rise on 2014. The Mexican Tourism Board is also reporting that 10,482,000 international visitors traveled to Mexico during the first three months of the year.
In other news, the American Society of Travel Agencies (ASTA) announced that Cancun is one of the top four travel destination for US tourists this year, along with London, Rome and Paris.