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Mexico's Tourism Affected by Drug War
Tourists have been shying away from the country - even places hundreds of miles away from the border violence. 
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Tulum, the famous Mayan ruins south of Cancun, hugs the Caribbean Ocean. Tourism has dipped since the start of the drug war. 

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Christopher Calabrese, vice president and general manager of Marriott's properties in Cancun.

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Fresh water from a deep natural pit called a cenote.

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This cenote is in theYucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

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Tulum is along a cliff and faces east toward the Caribbean Sea. It is above one of Mexico's most pristine beaches.

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Tulum

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The Marriott Hotel in Cancun.

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Mexico's Tourism Affected by Drug War

Tourists have been shying away from the country - even places hundreds of miles away from the border violence. 

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