Cancun delays opening of beaches and Playa del Carmen opens in 8 days

Cancun is waiting for the health situation to improve and the epidemiological traffic light to turn yellow to reopen its beaches. Playa del Carmen, which continues in orange like the entire north and south of Quintana Roo, has already announced that it will reopen the coasts on August 20. This decision has been made on the basis that the traffic More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, July 27th, 2020

Palace Resorts extends Two-For-One Offer in Cancún

Palace Resorts ‘2 for 1 in Paradise’ promotion has been extended. Travel advisors can now book their clients at properties in Mexico and Jamaica and provide them with a complimentary room More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 26th, 2020

2,000 tons of sargassum have been removed from Cancun beaches

Around 2,000 tons of sargassum have been collected on Cancun beaches to preserve the quality of the destination’s public spaces. BENITO JUÁREZ, QUINTANA ROO (July 24, 2020).- Authorities reported that More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Cancun recertifies its 10 Blue Flag beaches

Cancun, Q.R. — The municipality of Benito Juárez has recertified its Blue Flag beaches, reaching all 33 criteria in four categories including environmental information and water quality. Cancun mayor Mara More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Quintana Roo launches online platform for Travel Agents and Tour Operators

The objective is to provide visitors with confidence in the procedures and protocols established to reduce the risk of contagion in the Mexican Caribbean. The Quintana Roo Tourism Promotion Council (CPTQ) reported More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Sexual reproduction of corals in captivity achieved for the first time in Mexico

Scientists at the Regional Aquaculture and Fisheries Research Center in Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo managed, for the first time in Mexico, to reproduce corals sexually in controlled environments and in an More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Construction of Cancun’s Nichupté Lagoon Bridge will start on Q2 2021

Cancun, Quintana Roo (July 18, 2020).- After more than 15 years in the blueprint, in the coming weeks, the investment registry will be opened to design, build, equip, operate and maintain an 8.7-kilometer bridge More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 17th, 2020

Fines of up to $4,300 pesos for not using mouth cover in Cancun

In Cancun, a fine of between 868 and 4,344 pesos will be sanctioned for those who do not respect sanitary measures, such as the use of face masks, during the current health contingency. Members of the Benito More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Governor of Quintana Roo, Carlos Joaquín tests positive for COVID-19

There are five Mexican governors who have tested positive for the virus. The Governor of Quintana Roo, Carlos Joaquín, reported through social networks that he tested positive for COVID-19. The official More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Missing captain body found in the Nichupté Lagoon mangrove area

Finally, the body of a man was found, most likely the boat captain that got lost in the mangrove area, in front of the Malecon Tajamar in Cancun. The discovery occurred today, July 15, on the third day after More...