More and more people are choosing Mexico as a destination for business trips, particularly Cancun down on the Yucatan Peninsula. Famous for its white sandy beaches and glorious blue Caribbean waters, this destination has improved its infrastructure in the last few years to accommodate international business travel. With a rise in luxury hotel industry in this part of the country, many resorts and hotels offering many facilities perfect for international business meetings, conventions and expositions, Cancun is now ready to receive visitors from all over the world looking for the ultimate business trip! And we’re here to tell you why it should be the next place for you and your business associates to visit!
Firstly, Cancun has the perfect location in the sunny south of Mexico and on the stunning Caribbean coast. Due to its location, there are many direct flights to cities all over the world, from the USA, Central and South American and Europe. In fact, Cancun airport sees 12 million passengers come and go each year. Additionally, there are now over 150 hotels in Cancun with a variety of accommodation options. Almost 80% are 5* standard and are luxury all-inclusive hotels and resorts in both the Cancun hotel zone and all along the Riviera Maya. Many offer exceptional stays in unique environments; luxurious rooms directly on the shores of the Caribbean, restaurants with world class chefs, exceptional service and surrounded by peace and quiet of the Mexican jungle. There are also several City Express hotels to choose from!
With the increase in hotels, comes many options for places to all types of events, big or small! In particular, in the center of the hotel zone is the Cancun Convention Center, also known as Cancun ICC. This huge and impressive international convention center is perfect for all events with two floors and more than 150,000 square feet of space! In the past few years, it has hosted a variety of congress events, conventions, fairs, expos, concerts and presentations. It’s also just 20 minutes from the airport! The infrastructure is of extremely high quality and with the latest in technology for sound, lighting, translation and much more. Here you will have all the support you need to host the best possible event!
And for some downtime, Cancun is the perfect destination for recreational activities. In the city, there are many shopping destinations such as La Isla Shopping Village, Plaza Caracol and Kukulcan Luxury Plaza. Here you’ll find hundreds of restaurants, boutique shops, nightclubs and much, much more.
Step outside of Cancun and visit one of the many attractions nearby. There are many eco-parks such as Xcaret and Xplore. Whether you’re looking for cultural shows, some fun and adventure, downtime or water-based activities, these parks offer something for everyone! Oher options include visiting one of the nearby islands such as Isla Mujeres or Cozumel, both perfect spots for diving and snorkeling, explore the magnificent Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, Tulum or Coba, swim in magical cenotes, unique to this part of the world, or visit charming colonial cities such as Valladolid. Whatever you and your business associates are looking for, you’ll find it here in Cancun!