Mexico town struggles for spring break tourists amid crime concerns

03/16/2010 | ABC News

The Mexican resort town of Rocky Point, a popular spring break destination, is struggling to attract American tourists amid mounting challenges ranging from travel warnings and rising concerns about drug-cartel violence to new requirements for passports on any international travel. Resort owners say spring break bookings are well below normal, and to counter the trend, many are planning events such as concerts on the beach. The city's tourism director even traveled to the University of Arizona to urge the university not to issue any special travel warnings.

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