Tulum’s tourism industry is getting crushed by Covid-19

Yesterday, Eugenio Barbachano, the tourism minister of Tulum, Mexico, which has served as one of wealthy New York’s winter escapes for much of the past decade, was staring at empty sand. Barbachano was self-isolating in his home on the beach, which would normally be crowded with New Yorkers and Europeans but was now more or less vacant, More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Armed robbers steal 400 thousand pesos in Tulum

TULUM, QUINTANA ROO (March 29, 2020).- Two thieves wearing face masks steal 400 thousand pesos from the exchange office in Tulum, Quintana Roo. Man and woman with face masks and a hand gun took around 400 thousand More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Two tourists found dead in Tulum’s Laguna Nopalitos

On Friday March 20, the bodies of the two people who went missing the night before, turned up in Tulum’s Laguna Nopalitos. According to information obtained, the fire department went to the scene on board More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Tulum’s boutique hotel Punta Piedra secured by federal agents

Tulum, Q.R. (RMN)— Agents of the State Attorney General’s Office secured a boutique hotel on the coastal strip of the Tulum-Boca Paila highway, known as Punta Piedra. Federal agents of the Fiscalía General More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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Yoga retreat in Tulum: a 17 year-old tradition

Yoga retreat in Tulum, Quintana Roo is a 17 year-old tradition for citizens of Delaware. March 15, 2020 Recently, these Rehoboth Beach Yoga students attended the annual yoga retreat in Tulum, Mexico. It More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Bahia Principe announces US$40 million remodel at Tulum resort

Grupo Piñero, which owns the  Bahia Principe all-inclusive chain, is planning a major renovation of its resort in Tulum, Mexico. The company says it has allotted $40 million to upgrade its Bahia Principe More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Chichén Itzá, Ik Kil Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour

Chichén Itzá, Ik Kil Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour Tour the impressive archaeological ruins of Chichén Itzá and discover a ceremonial center of the Maya civilization. Then, go to the sacred More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Radio broadcasting legend Howard Stern and wife spotted in Tulum

HOWARD STERN WAS DRAGGED TO TULUM BY HIS GORGEOUS WIFE BETH (AND JIMMY KIMMEL). Anyone who listens to the absurdly brilliant Howard Stern knows that he hates going anywhere. But in January 2020, he was dragged More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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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 Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Be careful if you’re planning to drive on the Tulum-Felipe Carrillo Puerto “stretch of silence”

Quintana Roo´s violence does not stop and authorities are doing nothing about it. CHETUMAL, Quintana Roo (Secretaría de Seguridad Pública) – In spite of the fact that federal, state and municipal security More...