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How To Pay The New Cancun Tourism Tax Required For All Visitors

All international visitors to the state of Quintana Roo which includes Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum must pay a new tourist tax effective April 1, 2021. The new fee called Visitax will cost 224 pesos (USD $11) per visitor and must be paid before boarding your departure flight. Here is all the information regarding …

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Seaweed Season Will Arrive in Cancun Within 2 Weeks

Sargassum which is a brown type of seaweed will arrive on the coasts of Quintana Roo in the next 15 days with low density reported the Sargassum Technical Advisory Council of Quintana Roo. The council is made up of scientists and specialists that advise the the three levels of government on forecasts, management and collection of …

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Cancun Expected To Enter Low Covid Risk Green Zone

Currently classified as a ‘yellow’ zone in terms of COVID-19 contagion and cases, the state of Quintana Roo is making its way towards the green zone following recent progress in controlling transmission. Over the past two days, the state registered zero deaths and a decrease in new daily cases. Governor Carlos Joaquín expands on the …

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Hotel Xcaret Arte Opening in Playa del Carmen this July

This summer, Grupo Xcaret has prepared to reveal its newest resort, located in the Playa del Carmen mega complex. The luxurious all-inclusive, adults only resort offers its tourists 900 suites, seven prestige restaurants, a spa, five cultural experiences as well as numerous pools and convention centers. Hotel Xcaret Arte will have 10 bars and lounges …

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Cancun Hotel Association Asks State To Delay Tourist Fee Until 2022

The Cancun Hotel Association is asking the state government of Quintana Roo to delay the new tourist tax until January, 2022. Beginning April 1, international visitors to the state of Quintana Roo which includes Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel and Tulum will begin paying a new tourist tax. State officials have said the new fee …

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Digital Nomad Community Booming in the Mexican Caribbean

As the pandemic-era workforce shifts to remote work practices, the Quintana Roo Tourism Council has reported an increase in digital nomads relocating to the Mexican Caribbean.  Mexico’s relaxed entry requirements, relatively lenient restrictions, and attractive climate already make it an ideal location for travelers. More recently, enhanced office accommodations and growing remote-work communities in the …

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Visitors To Cancun Will Begin Paying New Tourist Tax On April 1

Beginning April 1, international visitors to the state of Quintana Roo which includes Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel and Tulum will begin paying a new tourist tax. State officials have said the new fee proposed by Governor Carlos Joaquín González and approved by the state Congress last year, will generate 600 million pesos (US $29.1 …

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Mexico’s President Forecasts Tourism Recovery In Cancun By Summer

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador estimates that within the next three months, tourist activity in Quintana Roo will recover to pre-pandemic numbers. Although the Mexican Caribbean is doing remarkably well under given circumstances – mainly due to its leniency in entry requirements – tourism rates in Mexico’s travel capital have been partly compromised due …

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First Batch Of Pfizer Vaccines Arrives In Playa Del Carmen

Quintana Roo has just received its first batch of Pfizer vaccines which arrived Sunday at Cancun International by helicopter. The tourism-renowned state continues to follow health and safety protocols by using its new vaccine supply to assist the most vulnerable age group located in Playa del Carmen. Mayor of Playa del Carmen, Laura Beristain Navarrete …

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Cancun Seaweed Season Approaches As NASA Spots 44 Sq. Km Sargassum Patch

With the Sargassum season approaching, Cancun and Quintana Roo officials are concerned over a 44 square km patch of seaweed floating off the coast of Africa. Sargassum is a brown type of seaweed that collects on the white sand beaches of the Mexican Caribbean every year. In recent years the Sargassum has continued to get …

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