Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa announced on Monday that the state of Quintana Roo has been nominated for 21 World Travel Awards™. The yearly award acknowledges excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.
Along the Yucatán Peninsula, Quintana Roo is home to hotspots such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen, the islands of Cozumel and numerous sites of ancient Maya runs. The state’s natural beauty, beautiful beaches, premier hospitality, air and cruise connectivity were some of the reasons they received nominations.
Lezama stated that the marketing and promotional campaign aimed at attracting international visitors has had a dual impact. The campaign has led to more investment along with the state’s nominations across the categories listed below for Mexico & Central America.
Leading Airport 2023 – Cancun International Airport
Leading Cruise Port 2023 – Costa Maya Ports in Mahahual and Cozumel
Leading Beach Destination 2023 – Cancun, Riviera Maya and Tulum
Leading Urban Getaway Destination 2023 – Cancun and Playa del Carmen
Leading City Destination 2023 – Cancun
Leading City Tourist Board 2023 – Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau
Leading Island Destination 2023 – Cozumel, Holbox and Isla Mujeres
Leading Destination for Meetings and Conferences 2023 – Cancun
Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2023 – Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Natural Park, Hard Rock Hotel Cancún, Hyatt Zilara Cancún, Hyatt Ziva Cancún and Occidental Cozumel.
Leading Beach Resort 2023 – Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun, JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, and NIZUC Resort & Spa
Leading Boutique Hotel 2023 – Casa de Playa Thompson Playa del Carmen.
Leading Adventure Tour Operator 2023 – Cancun Adventures
To find the full list of 2023 World Travel Awards Nominees, you can visit their website. Voting for the World Travel Awards will run until July 9, 2023 and winners will be announced at a ceremony on the Island of Saint Lucia on August 26, 2023.