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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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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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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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Read More about Mexico’s President Forecasts Tourism Recovery In Cancun By Summer

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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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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Over 10,000 vaccines are expected to arrive in Quintana Roo this week. The news comes as the province recently expressed concern to the Federal Secretariat of Health for the unfair distribution of vaccine supply after the state was left off the latest distribution list for vaccines. The tourism capital of Mexico wants to ensure maximum …

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Frequent shark sightings in Playa del Carmen led to a beach closure, which then concluded with experts identifying the sighting as “common and without danger”.  Beach entry was temporarily banned in Playa Xcalacoco in northern Playa del Carmen recently due to bull sharks spotted near the shore. In response, biologists from the Saving Our Sharks …

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Construction has officially started on the the section of the Maya Train that will run from the Cancun International Airport to Tulum. The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Quintana Roo Governor, Carlos Joaquin were on location to kick off the project. This part of the route will be fully electric and will …

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Aiming to stimulate tourist activity, the renowned Wyndham hotel chain is offering guests up to a 40% discount on hotel and resort stays in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, and beyond. The hotel chain currently has 50 locations spread throughout 25 Mexican cities, with the promotion lasting until the end of this year. Cancun’s Wyndham …

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After a hefty eight months composed of investments and remodeling, one of Quintana Roo’s most captivating tourist sites has recently been redeveloped for its large number of frequent visitors. Playa del Carmen is a quaint coastal city located in Mexico. The city features its fifth avenue, which is a tourist staple site that delivers creative …

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