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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, January 12th, 2020

What will happen to the 53 hectares of protected area in Holbox legally claimed by a private company?

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) lost an injunction (amparo) trial against the company Península Maya Developments, which voided an agreement that would allocate 53.8 hectares of the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Paradisus Cancun: an invitation to disconnect from the rest of the world and enjoy a peaceful environment

Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this stunning all-inclusive resort provides a full range of comforts in environmentally-friendly facilities. Enjoy the magnificent architecture, spaces and interiors inspired by local More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Cancun is getting new Flights from Newark

Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun is set for the arrival of a new daily nonstop flight from Newark. Frontier Airlines is planning to launch new daily nonstop flights from Newark to Cancun beginning March 10, the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 6th, 2020

“Sargasso Monitoring Network Cancun” identified three points along the coast of Quintana Roo with a large amount of algae

Petempich Bay, in Puerto Morelos, Recodo Beach, in the municipality of Solidaridad (Playa del Carmen), as well as Punta Mosquitos, on Holbox Island presented large quantities of sargazzo on the morning of Sunday More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, January 3rd, 2020

13 new hotels are expected to open this year in Cancun, Playa Mujeres, Riviera Maya and Puerto Morelos

Recent data suggests hotel occupancy projections for several key Mexican tourist destinations are positive for 2020. According to Hosteltur.com, at least 13 hotels are expected to open this year in Cancun, Playa More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Collapse in Chiapas’ Sumidero Canyon caught on video by tourists

A wall of the Cañón del Sumidero in Chiapas, suffered a landslide on Wednesday January 1st. The phenomenon was caught on video by tourists sailing on the Grijalva River, whose ride had to be suspended by the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Is Bacalar the next Tulum? (NYT)

(NYT) The first glimpse of Laguna Bacalar felt like a mirage, a flash of luminous turquoise through a haze of trees. Twenty-six miles long and just over a mile wide, the “Lake of Seven Colors” snakes through More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, December 30th, 2019

Worse winter travel growth for Mexico in six years

The growth of winter tourism in Mexico will ‘cool’ its performance for this year’s December season, as it is expected to barely increase 0.9 percent compared to 2018, which would be its worst data for the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

700 stands destroyed and 2 dead over La Merced Mexico City market fire

Two people are dead and over 700 stands completely destroyed after a fire tore through Mexico City’s La Merced market on Christmas Eve. The La Merced Market is a traditional public market located in the eastern More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, December 28th, 2019

Day of the Innocents – Joke’s on you!

December 28th commemorates the day Herod sent out his troops to slaughter all male children under two years old in hopes of catching and killing the newborn King the Magi told him had been born in Bethlehem. But More...