Recent shooting deaths near resorts in Mexico, including one that killed two foreign tourists, have once again focused attention on safety for international travelers.
- As international travel has returned in 2021, so has a focus on criminal activity at resorts.
- Two recent shootings in Mexico are not cause for alarm, experts say.
- Instead, tourists should stick with these simple tips to help them have fun and return home safely.
Two men died last week near the Mexican city of Cancun, a popular tourist area, after a shooting broke out outside a hotel and resort.
Area officials confirmed that the confrontation was between alleged groups of drug dealers, and there were no other serious injuries. But the shooting came after two foreign tourists were killed last month in the crossfire of a drug-gang shootout in Mexico’s Tulum.
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