Tourist that paid USD$1,000 to stay at Hotel Xcaret was scammed

Cancun, Quintana Roo, (July 19, 2021).- Carla Fernández, originally from Saltillo, Coahuila, in the north of Mexico, bought a package through a supposed travel agency to spend a few days in the Riviera Maya, spending more than 1,000 USD. However, the trip was canceled, and that’s when she realized that it was a fraud. She found More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 18th, 2021
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70 house-keeping employees have denounced Hotel Xcaret for unjustified dismissal

Quintana Roo, (July 17, 2021) .- Workers of the Xcaret Group hotel complex in the Riviera Maya indicated that security guards did not allow them access to the facilities after carrying out an internal sit-in demonstration, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 9th, 2021
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705,000 jobs will be created in Quintana Roo with Maya Train stations (FONATUR)

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — At least 705,000 new formal jobs will be created in the municipalities that will have Maya Train stations, said Adrián Montemayor Delgado, press manager of the National Fund for Tourism More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
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Woman drowns in Akumal beach

Akumal, Q.R. — A young woman was pronounced dead on Tuesday by responding paramedics on an Akumal beach after being pulled out of the water by a lifeguard. On the morning of Tuesday, July 6th, hotel guests More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021
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Tropical storm “Elsa” becomes a category 1 hurricane

MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (July 02, 2021).- With sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour, tropical storm “Elsa” became a category 1 hurricane this Friday, July 2nd, according to the United States More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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Why are so many Expats moving to the Riviera Maya?

The Riviera Maya has become a tourism magnet for visitors from around the world, as evidenced by the remarkable speed of its economic recovery from the global pandemic. It’s no surprise, then, that the number More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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NASA alerts for arrival of large concentrations of sargassum to Quintana Roo

QUINTANA ROO, (July 01, 2021).- Satellite images from the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) show that large patches of sargassum are located in the Atlantic Ocean bound for Quintana More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Of the seven species of sea turtles, three are listed as critically endangered

Sea turtles have been swimming the world’s oceans for more than 100 million years. Yet today the survival of these living relics from the era of dinosaurs is threatened. Of the seven species, three – More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
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Are Expats concerned about safety in Mexico?

Best Places in the World to Retire, the popular website dedicated to providing credible information about living overseas, recently polled over 500 contributors asking “is safety a concern for expats?” More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, May 21st, 2021
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The formation of the first cyclonic system of the season advances in the Atlantic

Mèrida, Yucatàn, (May 20, 2021).- A low-pressure zone maintains a high probability of evolving into a cyclonic system in the next few hours, it is located more than 3,550 kilometers east northeast of the More...