Expedia: Cancun, Riviera Maya Lead Spring Travel Demand

cancun travel demand expediaA beach on the Riviera Maya.

American travelers are eyeing Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean for spring getaways, according to a new report from travel giant Expedia. 

The Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun and Isla Mujeres were the most-searched-for destinations on the company’s platforms for spring getaways. 

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The Casa Coco hotel, the leading boutique hotel in Isla Mujeres.

Indeed, the company said it was already seeing an uptick in people search for “their next bucket list location.”

“The longer the pandemic, the larger the vacation bucket list and the greater the yearning to travel,” said Shiv Singh, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Brand Expedia. “Globally, 81% of working adults are placing more value on vacation and 66% of them have been inspired to create a bucket list. Whether it’s inspiring memorable experiences to add to the bucket list, sharing helpful travel tips or spotlighting flexible deals, Expedia will be here to help travelers discover new destinations – smartly and confidently.”

The Mexican Caribbean has been open for tourism since last summer.

— CJ