Cancun is teeming with a lot more people this year.
Cancun is teeming with a lot more people this year.

Cancun and the Riviera Maya region shot up on the list of most popular international cities for Americans.

The destination rose along with Mexico City and Puerto Vallarta in the Hotels.com list.

Cancun-Riviera Maya moved from No. 10 to No. 6, passing Montreal, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Barcelona.

The top three favorite destinations in the world were London, Paris and Toronto.

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