Cancun is a city in the state of Quintana Roo, being the head of the municipality of Benito Juárez, is located in eastern Mexico, more than 1700 km from Mexico City. Considered a tourist destination of international level, with certification from the World Tourism Organization.
In a few years, it had a remarkable transformation, since, being an island of fishermen surrounded by virgin jungle and unknown beaches, it is currently the most recognized Mexican tourist center in the world. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), through the OMT-Themis Foundation, awarded the Best of the Best award «to excellence and governance» to the Tourism Promotion Trust of Cancun on February 3, 2007. Currently, Cancun is the destination that receives more international tourists from Mexico, along with Mexico City and the Mayan Riviera. In addition, the Cancun International Airport is the second with the most passenger movement, which makes Cancun the main tourist destination in Mexico.