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Tourists Robbed At Gunpoint On Beach Near Cancun

Around 5:30 in the afternoon on Sunday, a group of 6 armed robbers arrived at Isla Blanca beach on jet skis, and robbed multiple families including foreign tourists vacationing in the area. According to eyewitness accounts the 6 armed robbers made land on Isla Blanca beach near the Extreme Zone Beach & Spa Hotel, and …

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Cancun Hotels Want Airbnbs To Pay The Same Tax Rate Which Will Drive Up Short Term Rental Costs

The Cancun Hotels’ Association along with the Center for Investigation in Tourism Competition (Cicotur) agree that vacation rentals have an unfair advantage over hotels. This, due to the fact that these homes that advertise their unfilled rooms or entire facilities through platforms like Airbnb, don’t pay the right taxes in accordance with the commercial activities …

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French And Italian Tourists Detained In Tulum Facing Deportation From Mexico

Two tourists were detained at a military checkpoint on the Tulum-Playa del Carmen highway. Neither of the two were able to provide evidence that they were staying in the country legally. Once that was established, the two were taken aboard a van belonging to the national immigration institute, and driven to Cancun where they are …

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Cancun Official Says Future Tourism Success Depends On Improving These 3 Things

The general director for tourism in Cancun, Jorge Luis Téllez Vignet, recently had a sit down with spanish travel news site Reportur. In it, he talked about the challenges that Cancun will have to conquer to remain a favorite tourist attraction of travelers from across the globe. According to Tellez Vignet there are 3 main …

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These Beaches Have The Lowest Amounts Of Sargassum In Cancun This Week

Sargassum seaweed continues to be an issue for Cancun beach goers as the microalgae regularly washes up on local beaches. This doesn’t mean that all of the beaches in Cancun are riddled with sargassum. In fact, there are plenty of spots that are virtually free of the foul smelling seaweed. This in part due to …

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Playa Del Carmen Has The Most Vegan Restaurants In Latin America

When it comes to vegan options at local restaurants and full on vegan establishments, Playa del Carmen has always been ahead of the curve. According to the app Happy Cow, which tracks the number of vegan food options in different parts of the world, Playa del Carmen offers 102 vegan options to choose from. This …

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Flooding In Cancun After Tropical Depression

Cancun residents mainly within the Chac-Mool and Felipe Carrillo Puerto avenues woke up to sewage water entering their property. This was the final act in a chain reaction which started with the heavy rains that have fallen over the city in the last few days. These were caused by what weather services for the federal …

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Multiple Bike Riders Assaulted Near Playa del Carmen

Assaults on the bike lane that connects the main Playa del Carmen city to the Xcaret park have become a common occurrence. So much so that people affected by this issue confronted Adrian Armando Perez Vela, part of mayor Lili Campos‘ cabinet and inner circle. Perez Vela was actually conducting a press conference to announce …

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Power Outages Affecting Tourists In Cancun And Playa Del Carmen

Last Friday evening a major power outage occurred in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and even extended to parts of Chetumal. The power was out for quite a few hours, it wasn’t until past midnight on Saturday that things went back to normal. The incident affected the main hotel zones in both Cancun, and Playa del …

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2 New Luxury Hotels Opening In Cancun And Isla Mujeres In December

Travelers to the Cancun region will have more lodging options to choose from starting this December with the grand opening of two new resorts. The hotel giant Marriott is eyeing an expansion to their all-inclusive hotel options with the building of the Royalton Splash Riviera Cancún. Meanwhile, in Isla Mujeres Apple Leisure Group is currently …

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