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Cancun’s renowned white-sand beaches are due to receive significant investments this summer to help combat sargassum and rising pollution levels thanks to the city’s new tourism tax.  Cancun’s Visitax has added more than $18 million to the city’s coffers this year alone, providing a major boost in sargassum prevention and clean-up. And with seaweed levels …

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The long awaited connection of the Maya Train from Playa del Carmen to Tulum has been placed on hold indefinitely due to environmental concerns. Visitors to Mexican Caribbean hotspots will be a little more dependent on rideshares, taxis, rental cars and even bus service to get up and down the coast for a little bit …

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A price war has broken out in Playa del Carmen, and travelers are set to benefit from the more intense competition. It was bound to happen as vacation rental properties in the Mexican Caribbean took market share from the resorts and hotels in the area as they aggressively lowered prices to attract tourists. Now the …

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Resort bookings are up across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean as the sun-soaked region continues to climb in popularity with travelers.  That’s according to new statistics published this week, which show that some 70% of Cancun’s hotel rooms are already sold out ahead of the summer.  And with a record-breaking number of travelers planning trips …

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Hurricane Season is now underway and, although there are no projections for the arrival of a dangerous storm in the near future yet, a potential tropical cyclone is causing some dangerous conditions on some Cancun beaches.    Formed in the Gulf of Mexico, potential Tropical Cyclone Uno is well away from Cancun, but it is affecting …

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Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have been hit by a number of weather phenomena this spring; from extreme temperatures to heavy rain, numerous hotspots in the region are feeling the effects of severe weather. In Playa del Carmen, a popular local beach – Playa Mamitas – has nearly disappeared this week due to ongoing rain …

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Hotels in Tulum have become the latest to suffer from the effects of rolling blackouts, which have plagued numerous resort hotspots across the Mexican Caribbean this spring.  Rising temperatures are straining the region’s power grid, affecting the supply of electricity to hotels & businesses. In Tulum, the issue is mostly affecting smaller properties, causing concern …

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Travelers in the northeast part of the country now have a more convenient way to enjoy their vacation in the sun, sand and surf of the Mexican Caribbean for a vacation getaway. JetBlue recently started their first daily nonstop flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy airport to Tulum International Airport on June 13th that …

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Puerto Morelos will be home to a new adults-only all-inclusive luxury collection resort. The Paraíso de la Bonita, a Luxury Collection Adult All-Inclusive Resort, Riviera Maya is planning for an opening towards the end of 2024. The Paraíso de la Bonita Marriott International and Playa Hotels & Resorts are coming together to create a new …

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Nobody wants to deal with any issues when arriving at an airport as busy as Cancun International, whether for the start of a vacation or to depart for the return home.    Worrying that everything goes off without a hitch is by far the biggest stress that comes with traveling.    There are three issues that Cancun …

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