U.S. Department of State Updates Travel Warning to Mexico

The U.S. Department of State has revised its travel warning to Mexico as of January 9.

According to the warning, which replaces the one issued July 12, 2013, millions of U.S. citizens safely visit Mexico each year. "The Mexican government dedicates substantial resources to protect visitors to major tourist destinations, and there is no evidence that Transnational Criminal Organizations have targeted U.S. visitors or residents based on their nationality," the statement says. Resort areas and tourist destinations are also deemed safe. The following states are considered safe for U.S. travel:

Baja California Sur
Campeche
Chiapas
Guanajuato
Hidalgo
Jalisco (Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara)
Mexico City
Naraity (Riviera Nayarit)
Oaxaca
Puebla
Queretaro
Quintana Roo
Tabasco
Tlaxcala
Yucatan

DAILY NEWS & DEALS NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to Daily News & Deals!

Featuring breaking news on the latest product launches, deals, sales promotions, and executive appointments. Be sure to sign-up for this free industry daily newsletter.

Visit travel.state.gov.

Suggested Articles:

Hotel Xcaret Mexico and UNICO 20°N 87°W Hotel Riviera Maya have earned AAA’s highest designation. Here’s some inside intel to help you sell them.

The $60 million investment will include $40 million in upgrades at the Bahia Principe Grand Tulum. Here’s what else is planned.

ResortPass, which provides travelers day passes for use of luxury hotel amenities, has added nine hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico. Read more here.