Cancun, QR. By the end of this year, Quintana Roo will have at least four new hotel developments, of which two will be located in downtown Cancun, which could exceed 45,000 rooms before the end of the year.
According to records from the state Tourism Secretariat and hotel associations, new developments have been added to the country’s most important tourist corridor since the economic reactivation stage, allowing the city to add 201 hotels with 42,245 hotels. bedrooms.
Of these 201 hotels, at least 11 developments have been added in the last two years, which reveals that investment has not stopped, since in 2019 Cancun had 190 hotels and a total of 37,335 rooms; by the end of 2020, even with the pandemic, six new hotels were added to have 196 lodging centers and 38,599 rooms.
As of April of this year, Cancun registered 42,245 rooms and 201 hotels, that is, between 2020 and the first quarter of 2022, the city added 11 hotels and a total of 3,646 new rooms.
The president of the Downtown Hotels Committee of the Cancun Puerto Morelos and Isla Mujeres Hotel Association, Rebeca Bravo Carranza, reported that at least two hotels with more than 100 rooms are already under construction in the first square of the tourist destination.
One of these hotels is being built adjacent to the ADO bus terminal and a second will be added in the vicinity of the Cancun International Airport, which represent significant investments and are aimed at business and travel tourism, in the new modalities that have been been giving since the post-pandemic.
This hotel offer will be added to the 72 hotels that already operate in downtown Cancun and that have a portfolio of more than 6,000 rooms.
Bravo Carranza commented that the renovation of downtown Cancun has been key in this stage of reactivation, “many small hotels that had been operating for many years took advantage of this period to remodel rooms and services, in order to provide better customer service in their connectivity, space and consumption needs, which has been favorable for these businesses”.
For his part, Eduardo Domínguez Ibarra, vice president of the Cancun, Puerto Morelos and Isla Mujeres Hotel Association, said that two other hotel projects are under development in the beach area that would provide around 600 new rooms that will add to the offer of the region, which already holds, together with Puerto Morelos and Isla Mujeres, more than 60,000 rooms.