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Cancun holidays at Quintana Roo declared Best Tourist Centre in North & Central America

Due to its great infrastructure and services, coupled with its natural conditions, the Quintana Roo locality in Cancun, won 7 of the 8 World Travel 2009 awards. Moreover Cancun was named best tourist destination of Mexico & Central America

Cancun holidays at Quintana Roo declared Best Tourist Centre in North & Central America
Due to its impeccable infrastructure and services, coupled with its virtually untouched natural conditions, the Quintana Roo locality in Cancun, managed to win 7 of the 8 World Travel 2009 prizes awarded each year, in this way standing as one of the favourite and most preferred areas of Cancun holidays by travellers.
Because of its pristine natural conditions, adequate modern infrastructure and services, Quintana Roo (and Cancun holidays in general) took home the 7 World Travel 2009 prizes, which are awarded each year by the principal world organisations of travel agencies and international tourism wholesale companies, and which is seen as an Oscar award for cinema.
Cancun holidays and Tulum were awarded prizes as “Best Tourist Destination” and “Best Beaches of North and Central America,” respectively. Selvática Puerto Morales was recognized as the best adventure park and the leader in that genre in Mexico and Central America; Cozumel’s Punta Langosta Maritime Terminal got first place in the category of Cruise Tourism; and Playa del Carmen’s El Deseo Hotel Complex the best in the category of charming hotels.
The Tres Ríos Hacienda Hotel was awarded two trophies: the best in the All-Inclusive tourism sector and best as an Ecological Tourism establishment; the Sian Ka’an Organization, as the leading ecology group; and the Cancun International Convention Center, first in the category of congress and meeting tourism. A trophy was also given to Chichen Itzá, Yucatan, as the leader in heritage and culture; and the Mexicana de Aviación Company was awarded a prize as the best airline in the area.
The prizes are given out through rigorous voting by 167,000 travel agencies, large-scale tour operators and tourism companies from 164 countries.
Furthermore, Cancun holidays themselves, have also won much appraisal, having been distinguished as the best holiday destination of Mexico & Central America as it walked away with the first prize in its category during the XVI Annual World Travel Awards 2009, which were celebrated 21st September, in the ballrooms of the Hacienda Tres Rios Resort Spa & Nature Park.
During the ceremony, the Cancun Centre also received the first prize in the Convention Centre category for Mexico & Central America, while other Mexican attractions in the area such as Tulum, Selvatica Puerto Morelos, Terminal Punta Langosta & Amigos de Sian Ka’an also received prizes within their designated categories. Chichen Itza received the prize for being a cultural destination leader. At the beginning of the awards ceremony, to which more than 500 tourism industry guests and personalities from around the world attended.
Quintana Roo’s Governor Felix Gonzalez assured that “our state has surpassed the challenges and setbacks and continues to strive to become the world’s leading tourism destination.”
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