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American Tourist Dies On Boat Tour Near Cancun

Second American To Die In The Region In A Matter Of Weeks An American tourist tragically died while enjoying a catamaran tour with her family. The reported cause of death was cardiac arrest. The tragic incident took place onboard a contracted catamaran that was taking the currently unnamed woman and her family between Cancun and …

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Isla Mujeres Sees More Seaweed In April Than First Three Months Combined

Huge Increases In The Sargassum Levels As Temperatures Rise The popular beach island of Isla Mujeres has seen more sargassum seaweed in the first twenty days of April than in the entirety of January, February, and March. Massive efforts are underway to move the seaweed every morning. According to local workers, over 230 tonnes of …

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Isla Mujeres Launches Tourist Police Force For Easter

Island Welcomes Force Back For First Time In Several Years Isla Mujeres has announced that it has reinstated its Tourist Police Force for the Easter period. It’s the first time the island has had a specific police force for tourism in several years. The popular island welcomed the force, named the Tourist Auxiliary Police, in …

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41 Beaches Near Cancun Have High Levels Of Sargassum Seaweed

Poor Weather Has Slowed The Installation Of Sargassum Barriers 41 beaches in Quintana Roo have been classified as having high levels of sargassum seaweed being deposited on their shores. The situation leaves the state in a worrying place just before the arrival of hundreds of thousands of visitors for Easter. According to the Sargassum Monitoring …

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Riu Adding Two New Cancun Resorts To Its Portfolio In 2022

Popular hotel brand Riu has announced it will open two new resorts in the world-leading destination of Cancun in 2022. The new hotels – Riu Latino in Costa Mujeres, and Riu Palace Kukulkan in Cancun – will bring the total number of Riu brand resorts in the Cancun area to six, offering over 3,400 rooms …

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Massage And Jet Ski Tents Being Used For Drug Trafficking On Cancun Beaches

These irregular establishments were making up to 50,000 dollars daily  According to local authorities, drug dealers and criminal organizations were using massage tents as façades to sell drugs in Playa del Carmen and Cancun. The Coordinator of the Citizen Security and Justice Board in Quintana Roo, Marco Erosa Cárdenas, informed during a virtual transmission that …

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Two Major Fires In Mexican Caribbean: Dolphin Discovery And Restaurant In Playa del Carmen

It was sadly a busy weekend in the area for the local fire departments. Two tourists attractions that were coincidently built in a very similar fashion burned down over the weekend. Even though local fire brigades arrived on the scene rather quickly in both instances, the type of roof made from dried palm tree leaves …

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Cancun Vs Isla Mujeres: Which Vacation Destination Is Better?

Cancun is by far the most popular vacation destination in the Mexican Riviera, but Isla Mujeres is fast gaining in popularity. Each offers a unique vibe and a range of attractions that visitors love.  But deciding where to stay can be hard, so here we highlight some of the best aspects of each location, to …

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2 American Tourists Killed While Diving In Cancun

Both Visitors Were Qualified Divers And Investigations Are Underway Two American tourists were tragically killed this week, after being struck by a boat’s propellor while scuba diving. The accident took place near Isla Mujeres. The incident took place on Friday when the two experienced divers were preparing to resurface. Both divers were marine biologists with …

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Yacht Tourism To Cancun Has Already Doubled All Of 2019 In First Two Months Of The Year

Social distancing was one of the recommendations that authorities worldwide gave out to the population when COVID-19 hit. What better way to social distance than being on a yacht in the middle of the ocean? Ironically the pandemic years mainly 2020, and 2021 saw a massive increase in the number of large yachts that docked …

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