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CANCUN, MEXICO, May 06, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Mexico travel website Cancun Great Vacations, based in Cancun, recently launched a $199 USD vacation package in an effort to increase tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
During the annual Tianguis Tourism Fair in Acapulco, Mexican President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa and Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara called on the country's tourism industry to aggressively promote travel to Mexico.
"Mexico offers its riches to tourists worldwide, and we offer it so they have an unforgettable stay here. Mexico is a country that opens its arms to the world, and welcomes visitors with joy," Calderon said, pointing out Mexico's most attractive tourist destinations such as the Mayan ruins, Mexico's beaches and historical colonial cities.
Calderon highlighted Mexico's hospitality as the country's greatest asset.
"We are happy when travelers visit our home, they feel comfortable, and well cared for, because it is something that is part of our culture and our way of being," he said, quoting the expression 'Mi casa es su casa,' translating as 'my home is your home'.
Tourism is Mexico's third largest source of revenue, accounting for 13.3 percent of Mexico's GDP. Mexico is the second most popular international luxury destination and fourth in the world for eco-tourism. Cancun and the Riviera Maya have become a preferred travel destination in Mexico for their attractive vacation tours, including Mexico's best beaches facing the Caribbean Sea.
Cancun Great Vacations offers some of the best rates on hotel deals, vacation packages and all inclusive vacations in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. The $199 USD vacation package includes 5-day, 4-night accommodations for two adults and two children under the age of 17. Visitors will also have a choice of two Cancun hotels and access to sister resorts, discounts on Cancun tours and attractions, airport-hotel transportation plus additional services.
Cancun Great Vacations is affiliated with premier hotels that provide affordable, world-class accommodations, amenities and services in the Mexican Caribbean: Cancun and the Riviera Maya in the Yucatan Peninsula. The company works with local, national and international organizations to promote socially responsible programs and cultural eco-tourism to offer travelers first-hand experiences of authentic cultural practices in historic regions. www.CancunGreatVacations.com serves as a travel guide on Cancun and provides travelers with essential information - resorts and hotel accommodations, tours and attractions - to help plan a great Cancun vacation.
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