The tourism sector is the main source of revenue to the city and the municipality, which becomes the economic engine of Benito Juarez
In Cancun, there are 148 hotels with 28.218 rooms and 380 restaurants.
3,004,802 visitors came to Cancun in 2007, an average of 190 daily flights.
The annual economic benefit from tourism Cancun is $ 3072.21 million.
The annual average expenditure per visitor in Cancun is only $ 1028.84 dollars.
Most hotels offer all inclusive packages to keep them in this area, allowing prices to rise. They usually have their own departments of the Navy (sports and aquatic entertainment) diving, snorkeling, food and beverages in general.
Cancun has the most varied nightlife, more than 10 discos, they are grouped in an area known as Party Center in the heart of the Hotel Zone.
Cancun has two international convention centers; The first was founded in 1986, was designed taking into account the highest standards of architecture, technology and functionality in the conduct of conventions, events and exhibitions worldwide. It consists of 6.500 m² of convention areas, located in the “km 9″ of the Hotel Zone, the second is one of the most important and largest lationamerica and the first to be called MESSE, by their European features, which was chosen to host the COP16 in Cancun in 2010, called Cancunmesse, since it has all the standards and a capacdad internacnionales of 60,000 m² roof and more than 30,000 m² outdoors, The fairgrounds has a carrying capacity 7 tons per square meter and a height of 9 meters exhibition, located 10 minutes from the airport Internacnional antre Puerto Morelos and Cancun.
Golf Course Pok Ta Pok
The Golf Club Pok ta Pok was specialy designed by Robert Trent Jones in 1976. This club is not only the very old but also among the most prestigious golf courses in Cancun Mexico. The golf course is located along Cancun Island, with its 18 holes, par 72. Over four kilometers (from km 6 to 9) can be seen the field as he travels along the boulevard Kukulcan on foot or by vehicle.
Undoubtedly constitute a tourist attraction for visitors and locals because of the attractions that contains each of them, besides shopping. In the hotel zone are three main squares (La Isla, Plaza Kukulkan and Plaza Caracol), which offer all kinds of goods and services, as well as aquarium, restaurants and department stores for prestige.
Cancun is famous for its lively nightlife. The main area where are concentrated the largest nightclubs is the Hotel Zone in the famous ” party center “, which also contains most of the restaurants and bars most famous and popular in the city. Within the new development of “Puerto Cancun” is the exclusive private club disco SHAH.
In the center there are also nightly entertainment areas, especially around the Avenida Yaxchilan site is smaller and less bustling than in the Hotel Zone, but also encouraged where local people are concentrated, recommended for those who want to interact with people of lugar.Cancún has grown since its founding, and what is considered “new Cancun” (superblock 17 and 18 in the city center) have also developed new playgrounds at night. Especially on Avenida Bonampak in the now famous Plaza Peninsula. Decorated mainly with onyx, is a very active place with restaurants, cafes, shops, and records that are worth visiting or Plaza Las Americas.
International Film Festival Cancun Riviera Maya
The 1st International Film Festival Cancun Riviera Maya was held from 17 to 23 November 2007 at the headquarters Cancun, Playa del Carmen and other parts of the Riviera Maya. Under the slogan ecology of souls the festival promotes the cinema, audiovisual production and training of young people from a particular vision: the discovery of new talent, with a focus on Mexico and Latin America, the artistic growth of the Mexican Southeast and sustainable development, with direct benefit to Cancun. The festival helps to enhance the international image of Quintana Roo and the new tourism in the region. It promotes social growth of the area and encourages links between the film community in the Caribbean and Latin America. In its program highlights the debut presentation of documentaries and short films. Last year 2008 was held on 3 and 9 November.