Boat captain goes missing in the Nichupté Lagoon while looking for a drone

An American tourist and a local boat driver got lost in Cancun’s Nichupté lagoon while looking for the tourist’s drone that fell somewhere in the middle of the mangrove area. The boat driver’s wife clarified that her partner and the American tourist were not “touring” as it was originally said, but looking for the man’s More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Cancun beaches remain shut to locals, open to tourists

Cancun, Riviera Maya, Q.R. — Local residents will just have to continue waiting to access the state’s beaches, which local authorities admit, is open for tourists. Head of the Cancun Hotel Association, Roberto More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Projection shows Cancun and other destinations underwater if sea level rises 10 meters

Cancun, Quintana Roo (July 3, 2020).- Chiquilá, Holbox, Cancún, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, Tulum, Akumal, Sian Ka’an, Mahahual and Xcalak would be underwater if the sea level rose 10 meters, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Travel advisors share experiences from Cancun, Riviera Maya amid COVID-19

One of the most valuable perks of working with a trusted travel advisor is getting firsthand knowledge of the destination you’ll be visiting. Travel advisors Paul and Sally Jane Smith of TravelSmiths More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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AMLO’s approval rating drops from 83% to 56% two years after his victory

When he took office on December 1, 2018, the chief executive said, “I have no right to fail”. MEXICO CITY (El Financiero) – Citizen’s approval of López Obrador recorded 56 percent in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Liga Mexicana de Baseball season canceled

After multiple meetings with federal authorities, the Mexican Baseball League (Liga Mexicana de Baseball), together with the owners of the 16 teams, decided that the 2020 season will not be played due to the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Cancun Hotel Association: “Only tourists have access to the beaches”

The Cancun and Puerto Morelos Hotel Association declared that only tourists will be allowed to enjoy the beach area since this is the reason for the city’s existence. Roberto Cintrón Gómez, president More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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11% of the hotels in the northern area of Quintana Roo have reopened

In the third week of economic reactivation in the northern area of ​​Quintana Roo, only 11% of the 691 hotels opened their doors, with Cancun being the destination with the most reopenings. According to More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Spirit Offering More Than 30 Flights to Cancun From Major US Cities

As the travel industry begins to rebound from the devastating impact of COVID-19, many airlines finally feel safe enough to resume their flight schedules. Among them—Spirit Airlines. As reported by the Riviera More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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AMResorts Debuts Renovated Cancun All-Inclusive

Caribbean Journal (June 19, 2020) Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has officially reopened the transformed Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun all-inclusive in Mexico.  It’s the first AMResorts property More...