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Cancun Tourism Expected To Skyrocket Over The Next 5 Years

The Mexican-Caribbean is expected to experience an upsurge in tourism over the next five years, as discovered during the ‘Rethinking Tourism’ Forum, held in Cancun. The forum, which occurred on Tuesday morning, found that tourism is set to increase exponentially due to the expansion of Cancun’s airport and the loosening of Covid-19 restrictions, not to …

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Members Of Cancun Tourist Police Under Investigation For Extortion

Four members of Cancun’s Tourist Police have been discharged this year for extortion and disorderly conduct. This was confirmed by Benito Juarez’s Secretary of Public Security and Transit, Rear Admiral Ruben Pedrero. In addition to the tourist police, four police officers working for the department of Internal Affairs and eight members of the Transit Police …

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Uber Drivers Transporting Tourists In Cancun Being Threatened By Taxi Drivers

Over the past two weeks, tourists in Cancun have reported witnessing their Uber drivers being threatened violently by rival taxi companies at an alarming rate. Violent incidents have occurred three times, with drivers being threatened at knife or gunpoint in these cases. In total, 10 separate cases of physical and verbal abuse have occurred, leaving …

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Hurricane Ian Causes High Waves And Heavy Rains In Cancun

The population of Quintana Roo is being asked to take precautions against the harsh rains and strong winds of Hurricane Ian. The severe tropical storm reached a category 3 level this morning and is currently moving in an easterly direction towards Cuba. Several tourist-frequented areas of Quintana Roo, such as Cancun and Playa del Carmen, …

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Tulum Sets New Laws To Close All Bars And Clubs At Midnight

As of last Friday, the City Council of Tulum stated its intention to implement a new set of rules for clubs and bars. The new rules state that all bars and clubs must refrain from playing loud music by 12 am at night, creating a huge issue for international travelers looking to party in the …

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Sargassum Season Is Almost Over In Cancun

This month, sargassum levels in Cancun and Quintana Roo are predicted to drop rapidly. Monitoring by the state’s Secretary of the Navy of Mexico (Semar) has shown that no massive arrivals of the seaweed are expected to arrive on Cancun’s shores from this week onwards. This is a huge relief for tourists looking to visit …

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Quintana Roo Has Only Had 1 Kidnapping Case Despite U.S. Warning

The state of Quintana Roo has only recorded one kidnapping case this year, despite the U.S Government issuing a travel warning regarding this issue. This comes after Oscar Montes de Oca ( the head of the Quintana Roo Attorney General’s Office) confirmed that no other kidnapping attempts had been documented by authorities. The U.S State …

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Aeromar Begins Flights Between Merida, Chetumal And Cozumel

This week, Mexican airline Aeromar is set to debut its flights connecting Merida, Chetumal, and Cozumel, strengthening air connections throughout the Riviera Maya. These routes are set to bolster tourism ventures in all three destinations, as these cities are often overlooked by major airlines. Juan Ignacio Rosello, the commercial director of the company, made this …

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New Sargassum Barrier Installed In Tulum

This week, a new sargassum barrier was completed in Tulum’s National Park. In total, the barrier reaches 2.4km across the beaches of the park at the request of the Secretary of the Navy. The barriers have taken over a month to complete in total, as initial construction occurred in August. Sargassum is the name given …

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