This Caribbean Hotspot Nominated For 3 World Travel Awards In 2023

This Caribbean Hotspot Nominated For 3 World Travel Awards In 2023

Ana Paty Peralta, Municipal President of Benito Juárez, announced that Cancun has been nominated in three categories in the 30th-anniversary of the World Travel Awards.

This nomination positions Cancun as one of the most outstanding tourist destinations in the world, thanks to its natural beauty, service, and hospitality towards national and international tourists.

The Mayor highlighted that these nominations are the result of the joint efforts of public authorities, private initiatives and collaborators from the service sector who work daily to promote the tourism industry and contribute to the preservation of the precious ecosystems that are the main attraction of the city.


In this edition, Cancún will compete in the following categories:

  • Leading beach destination of the world 2023.
  • Leading urban destination in the world 2023.
  • Leading meeting and conference destination in the world 2023.

Ana Paty Peralta also stressed that Cancún is the emblematic destination of the Mexican Caribbean and one of the most famous destinations in the world. This is reflected in a 7 percent year-on-year growth in hotel infrastructure and a 4 percent increase in the number of hotel rooms compared to 2022.

Other Nominations


Tulum’s global leadership in tourism has been confirmed with its first-ever nomination for the World Travel Awards, WTA 2023. These awards are considered the equivalent of the “Oscars” in the tourism industry.

Jorge Mario Molina Pérez, the Director of Tourism and Economy for the Municipality, expressed his joy over the municipality’s nomination as the “Leading Beach Destination in the World” in the prestigious awards often referred to as the “Oscars” of the travel and tourism industry. This recognition goes beyond being the best destination in Mexico and Central America, a title it has already achieved on five separate occasions.


As for Mexico, it boasts over 100 nominations in the 2023 World Travel Awards. Here are a few of the categories in which it has received nominations.

  • World’s Leading Airline 2023 – Aeromexico
  • World’s Leading Airport – Customer Experience 2023 – Cancun International Airport.
  • World’s Leading Airport 2023 – General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport, Acapulco.
  • World’s Leading Distillery Tour 2023 – Jose Cuervo.
  • World’s Leading Cruise Port 2023 – Port of Cozumel.
  • World’s Leading Business Travel Destination 2023 – Mexico City.
  • World’s Leading City Break Destination 2023 – Acapulco.
  • World’s Leading City Destination 2023 – Acapulco, Cancún y Mazatlán.
  • World’s Leading Culinary Destination 2023.
  • World’s Leading Cultural Destination 2023.