Mexico is back in the hot seat after 22 passengers from the Carnival Splendor were robbed on Saturday while in Puerto Vallarta on a nature excursion.
No one was hurt, but this incident is another blot on the image of Carnival, the parent company of the infamous Costa Concordia. In addition, the attack against tourists raises further questions about Mexican travel safety.
With 52 million tourists expected to travel to Mexico this year, Peter Greenberg joined the CBS This Morning team to explain what this means for travelers, for Mexico’s growing image problems, and for cruise safety and protocol.
For more information on Mexican travel safety, check out:
- Peter’s recent interview, Is it safe to travel to Mexico now?
- Peter’s O’Reilly Factor interview, Is Mexican Travel Safe?
- Mexican President Felipe Calderon Points Finger at US Over Drug War
- Mexico & Central America Travel section