TIJUANA (border report) – The city of Tijuana often has an unfavorable reputation as “The World’s Most Violent City” or “The World’s Most Dangerous City”, but it is also recognized as a top destination for Mexican travelers.
The coastal frontier town was nominated for “Best Vacation Destination in Mexico and Central America” by the World Travel Awards.
Tijuana is nominated along with Acapulco, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Cancun, Mexico; Mazatlán, Mexico; Mexico City, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico; Panama City, Panama; Playa del Carmen, Mexico; and San José, Costa Rica.
Voting will be done online on the World Travel Awards website until July 29th. The results will be made public in a few months and published on the WTA website.
Tijuana has received this nomination for the past three years. It was also named Mexico’s Leading Urban Destination in 2017, 2018 and 2019. In the same years, Tijuana was nominated for the title of Mexico’s Leading Destination.