Orbitz Survey is Evidence of Mexico's Popularity Among Travelers

 

Mexico nabbed the top two spots, and six of the top 10, in Orbitz’s rankingof fastest-growing international beach destinations.

Cozumel came in first, followed by Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya. Also in the top 10 were Cancun, Acapulco, Ixtapa and Mazatlan, at Nos. 6, 7, 8 and 9, respectively. The ranking, featured in the Orbitz Insider Index for January, is based on percentage growth in hotel bookings made through Orbitz from 2005 to 2008. Only bookings for the winter season (December 21 to February 28) were tallied.

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