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Mika Langel – Cancun Travel Writer

Mika Langel Travel Writer
Mika Langel

About Mika Langel

Mika Is A Writer At The Cancun Sun

“My extensive international experience and professional career in the luxury hospitality industry inspire me to learn about new destinations and share my knowledge with readers.”

Mika Langel

Mika Langel Background

Experience: 5 Years of Journalism & Writing Specializing in Cancun Travel

Articles Written: Over 200

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Mika Langel’s Recent Posts:

  • Cancun Raises 18 Million Dollars To Help Fight Sargassum This Summer
    Cancun’s renowned white-sand beaches are due to receive significant investments this summer to help combat sargassum and rising pollution levels thanks to the city’s new tourism tax.  Cancun’s Visitax has added more than $18 million to the city’s coffers this year …
  • Summer’s Heating Up! These Are The Top Trending Mexican Caribbean Destinations Right Now
    Resort bookings are up across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean as the sun-soaked region continues to climb in popularity with travelers.  That’s according to new statistics published this week, which show that some 70% of Cancun’s hotel rooms are already sold …
  • Popular Playa Del Carmen Beach Disappears Due To Heavy Erosion
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have been hit by a number of weather phenomena this spring; from extreme temperatures to heavy rain, numerous hotspots in the region are feeling the effects of severe weather. In Playa del Carmen, a popular local …
  • Tulum Tourists Advised To Opt For Resorts Right Now Due To Constant Blackouts
    Hotels in Tulum have become the latest to suffer from the effects of rolling blackouts, which have plagued numerous resort hotspots across the Mexican Caribbean this spring.  Rising temperatures are straining the region’s power grid, affecting the supply of electricity to …
  • These Are Cancun’s Top 5 Most Crowded Beaches Right Now
    With temperatures soaring, Cancun’s spectacular white-sand beaches are beginning to fill up with sun-seeking travelers.  The city’s powdery shoreline attracts millions of travelers each year—especially in summer—and invites visitors to cool down in crystal-clear waters.  A new report published this week …
  • Ritz-Carlton Announces First-Ever Residence And Resort Property In The Riviera Maya
    The renowned luxury hospitality brand Ritz-Carlton has announced a major new property in the Riviera Maya for 2026.  The first-ever of its type, the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Residences Riviera Maya will offer both long-term residences as well as traditional resort options.  The property will …
  • What Seaweed?! This Popular Resort Destination South Of Cancun Is Leading The Fight Against Sargassum
    As Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean head into one of the busiest summer seasons on record, a number of resort hotspots in the sunny region are bolstering their sargassum strategies.  One standout among the crowd is Playa del Carmen, a quaint city …
  • 32 Reasons To Visit Cancun & The Mexican Caribbean’s Gorgeous Beaches
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are undoubtedly famous for their powdery white-sand beaches, which draw millions of visitors each year who enjoy splashing in their crystal-clear waters. The region’s leading beach reputation was just recently strengthened following the addition of a …
  • Cancun’s Taxi Problem: 3 Things Tourists Need To Know
    Despite ongoing efforts to regulate Cancun’s booming taxi industry, the number of taxi-related crimes reported across the sunny destination continues to climb.  Fortunately, travelers have more transport options than ever before, making travel safer and more convenient. And with the complete …
  • Heatwave Triggers Influx Of Sargassum On Playa Del Carmen Beaches
    Playa del Carmen beaches could soon see a huge influx of sargassum seaweed as temperatures soar in the coastal region due to ongoing heatwaves.  Meteorological experts say that higher temperatures could be linked to greater sargassum levels, potentially worsening the Mexican …
  • Saharan Dust Paints Cancun’s Skies: But What Does It Mean For Your Health?
    Each year, around late May to early June, large dust clouds originating from the Sahara desert paint Cancun’s skies in a deep orange hue.  Although visually stunning, the phenomenon can cause respiratory symptoms such as cough and sore throat, leading officials …
  • Mastercard Ranks Cancun Among Top Destinations Worldwide This Summer
    Cancun has once again nearly topped a major international travel popularity ranking after being named the fifth most popular summer destination worldwide in 2024 by Mastercard. The study, published by the prestigious Mastercard Economics Institute, confirms Cancun’s status as a major …
  • These Are The Most Crowded Mexican Caribbean Destinations Right Now
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the trendiest International destinations for Americans this year. Even amid the ongoing shoulder season, a handful of stunning destinations in the sunny region are reporting astonishing occupancy figures.  With travelers flocking to the area’s white-sand …
  • Officials Launch New Program To Improve Customer Service At Cancun Airport
    Cancun officials will launch a new training program for immigration officials at Cancun International Airport as the city soars in popularity.  The new initiative aims to improve customer service levels at the airport following dozens of reports of rude immigration personnel, …
  • Why This Gorgeous Island Near Cancun Is The Perfect Sargassum-Free Destination This Summer
    Sargassum is making a comeback in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean after months of nearly seaweed-free beaches in the region. The sargassum season is already in full swing, and multiple beaches in Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Cozumel are already experiencing …
  • Officials To Launch Major Security Operation In Cancun Hotel Zone To Protect Travelers
    Even though Cancun is widely regarded as one of the safest destinations in Mexico for travelers, authorities regularly carry out enhanced safety operations to weed out criminal elements. This week, Cancun’s tourism police agency announced a huge operation to target organized …
  • New Transport Option Between Cancun And Cozumel Begins Operations
    As of today, travelers will be able to reach the stunning tropical island of Cozumel from Cancun by plane thanks to the launch of a new domestic route.  The new route operates five daily flights to satisfy skyrocketing travel demand between …
  • These 3 Major Luxury Resorts Will Open To Cancun Travelers This Summer
    Despite its already record-shattering travel popularity, there appears to be no end in sight to Cancun’s resort construction boom, with 3 luxurious properties opening their doors to travelers this summer. And with more visitors expected to flock to the sunny city …
  • Cancun Resorts Setting Up Generators To Fight Blackouts This Summer
    Hotels and resorts across Cancun have begun setting up generators to shield guests from blackouts amid the anticipated record-breaking summer heat.  With demand for air conditioning skyrocketing across the Mexican Caribbean, numerous accommodations across the region have begun reporting rolling blackouts, …
  • Vacations Rental Scams Soar In Cancun & Mexican Caribbean According To New Report
    Scams affecting Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean’s booming vacation rental market are skyrocketing this year according to a new report from the digital platform Properties. A new study published this week reveals that the Mexican Caribbean state of Quintana Roo currently …
  • Officials To Crack Down On Cancun Airport Taxi Scams With This New Measure
    Cancun International Airport is set to receive a major boost in traveler safety with the implementation of a license plate recognition system aimed at tackling the city’s growing fake taxi issue.  The measure was announced this week by Cancun officials amid reports of …
  • Popular Island Near Cancun Will See Safety Improvement Thanks To New Command Center
    Cozumel, the largest and most popular island in the Mexican Caribbean, is set to receive a major boost in traveler safety with the launching of a new command and control center.  The state-of-the-art law enforcement unit was officially inaugurated this week …
  • Cancun Whale Shark Tours To Begin This Month With Strict Regulations
    The whale shark season is set to begin in just several days in Cancun and Isla Mujeres amid unprecedented traveler demand for sighting – and even swimming with – the aquatic species.  One of Cancun’s most iconic and memorable experiences, swimming …
  • Americans Flocking To Cancun & The Mexican Caribbean In Record Numbers According To New Report
    In 2024, Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are more popular among American travelers as evidenced by a new report from the Ministry of Tourism that shows that the sunny region is on track for another record-breaking year for travel.  A classic …
  • Cancun Tourists Can Soon Enjoy This New Underwater Attraction
    As the most popular destination for international travelers in Mexico, Cancun is always looking for new ways to bolster its already excellent offerings.  This year, environmental experts are launching a brand new underwater attraction in the popular El Meco area by sinking dozens …
  • Widespread Blackouts Affecting Hotels In This Popular Destination South Of Cancun
    The quaint destination of Bacalar in southern Quintana Roo is currently being affected by widespread blackouts, forcing many travelers to cancel their bookings in favor of other hotspots.  Situated around four hours south of Cancun, Bacalar has achieved a unique status …
  • Why These 2 Resort Hotspots Near Cancun Are Trending Ahead Of Summer
    Despite being in the peak of the shoulder season, Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are reporting excellent occupancy rates as travelers flock to enjoy the region’s white-sand beaches. But outside of Cancun, two sun-soaked destinations are proving to be particularly popular …
  • Playa Del Carmen-Tulum Maya Train Route Postponed Until September
    The official launching of the Playa del Carmen to Tulum Maya Train route will be postponed by at least several weeks, according to a new update by Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador.  The Fifth Section South portion of the state-of-the-art …
  • Marriott’s First Ever All-Inclusive Resort Opens In Cancun
    Marriott has taken a major step forward in further improving its luxury offerings in Cancun with the opening of its first-ever all-inclusive resort in the coastal destination. While Marriott owns & operates a number of resort chains around the world, Marriott Cancun is …
  • This Rapidly Growing Destination Near Cancun Could Be The Next Big Thing
    Although Cancun remains by far the most popular destination in the Mexican Caribbean for U.S. travelers, Costa Mujeres, a hotspot located just north of the coastal city, is vying to steal that title.  That’s all the more so after the coastal …
  • This Charming Destination Near Cancun Has Been Ranked The Safest In Mexico
    In 2024, safety continues to the top the charts as the primary concern for most travelers heading to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.  There’s plenty of good news for safety-conscious travelers; new investments in law enforcement are helping make destinations in …
  • More Sargassum Barriers Deployed Across Mexican Caribbean Amid Rising Seaweed Levels
    Resort hotspots across the Mexican Caribbean are deploying a record number of sargassum barriers this spring amid forecasts suggesting more seaweed could hit the region this summer. Not only is sargassum an eyesore for travelers in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, …
  • 2024 Hurricane Season Forecast: What Cancun Travelers Should Know
    Bad weather rarely tops the list as the primary concern for travelers headed to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.  But this summer, visitors are being told to pay close attention to the weather forecast with predictions of more stronger hurricanes affecting …
  • Up To 300 Tons Of Sargassum Hitting Playa Del Carmen Beaches Daily
    After enjoying pristine beach conditions for several months in a row, sargassum levels are finally starting to grow across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, with new reports showing that up to 300 tons of the smelly seaweed could hit Playa del …
  • Playa Del Carmen Sends Troops To Popular Tourist Areas To Increase Safety For Travelers
    This week, officials announced a major decision to boost safety in Playa del Carmen: the deployment of over 150 law enforcement officers amid the destination’s soaring popularity.  Playa del Carmen welcomed well over 100,000 travelers during the busy Easter holidays alone, …
  • This Popular Luxury Resort Near Cancun Crowned Most Instagrammable In The World
    Across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, travelers can choose from hundreds of resorts that are sure to leave a lasting impression—and, increasingly, on social media. But one luxury Isla Mujeres resort stands out amongst the crowd for offering some of the …
  • These Are The 3 Cancun Beaches Most Affected By Trash Right Now
    The state of beaches in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean is a hot topic among environmental experts as more travelers continue to flock to the popular region.  A new report reveals that several of Cancun’s most popular beaches are seeing more …
  • 4 Reasons Why This Magical Town Near Cancun Is More Popular Than Ever
    The Mexican Caribbean is more popular than ever with travelers. The sunny region just broke its all-time travel record thanks to the busy Easter Holiday period.  Among its many amazing destinations, few are growing quite as fast as the tropical island …
  • Why Beaches On This Popular Island Near Cancun Are Disappearing
    According to several media reports, beaches on the stunning tropical island of Holbox are slowly beginning to disappear due to growing erosion rates.  Rising sea levels and powerful tropical storms are two of the main factors behind the recent phenomenon, prompting …
  • These Luxurious Resorts Will Open To Travelers This Year In Cancun And Isla Mujeres
    Cancun and Isla Mujeres are in the midst of a hotel and resort construction boom as a record number of travelers set their sights on the Mexican Caribbean.  That’s according to a new report that shows that combined, these sun-soaked destinations …
  • Travelers Cancel Bookings To This Popular Island Near Cancun Over Safety Concerns
    A new report from local news outlet PorEsto! suggests that a growing number of travelers are canceling their trip to Cozumel, a popular island near Cancun, due to mounting safety concerns. While the island is generally safe for travelers, a spike …
  • These Are The Busiest Resort Destinations In The Mexican Caribbean This Spring
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean continue their lead as the most sought-after resort destinations in Mexico this year amid skyrocketing arrival figures according to the Secretary of Tourism of Quintana Roo. That’s according to new statistics that point to surging occupancy …
  • New Cancun Tourist Ground Transport Option Revealed
    Mueve-T, a new ground transport option in Cancun, is set to begin operating soon in the sunny destination after being granted the green light from transportation officials.  The Uber-like application is the latest addition to Cancun’s growing list of transportation options …
  • Cancun Beaches In Excellent Condition This Spring As Officials Step Up Sargassum Cleaning Efforts
    Beaches in Cancun are currently in splendid condition according to a new report by Quintana Roo’s environmental agency as sargassum levels remain unusually low despite the start of the seaweed season. As a precautionary measure, local officials have intensified cleaning efforts …
  • Cancun Officials Launch New Guidelines For Travelers Amid Growing Levels Of Littering
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are home to some truly magnificent natural wonders; from white-sand shores to cenotes and everything in between, this sun-soaked region is home to unique landscapes and vast biodiversity.  But as the area continues to skyrocket in …
  • Tulum Travelers Urged To Follow These New Rules When Visiting This Popular Attraction
    As Tulum continues to skyrocket in popularity with travelers thanks to its historical and natural beauty, officials are stepping up efforts to make sure travelers respect the destination’s delicate cultural & ecological value. From littering to bringing food & drink into …
  • Tourists Urged To Be Cautious As Cancun Lifeguards Report Early Rise In Heatstroke
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are currently seeing above-average temperatures for this time of the year as Cancun Red Cross officials warn travelers to take precautions amid the intense heat.  This week, Cancun’s Red Cross issued a warning noting a dramatic …
  • Playa Del Carmen Ramps Up Safety Measures To Protect Tourists
    According to the Secretary of Security for the Solidarity government of Playa del Carmen, Raúl Tassinari, the popular coastal destination is intensifying safety measures to protect travelers this year amid skyrocketing demand for the coastal hotspot. Home to some of the most …
  • First Tourist Reviews Of Cancun To Playa Del Carmen Maya Train Route Unveiled
    The much-awaited Cancun to Playa del Carmen Maya Train route is officially up and running, with some travelers already publishing reviews of the new service.  With a maximum capacity of up to 221 passengers per train, the 45-kilometer route is set …
  • These Are The Most Popular Mayan Sites In The Mexican Caribbean Right Now
    Archeological sites across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are gearing up for a huge growth in visitor numbers amid skyrocketing interest in Mayan culture & history.  In the meantime, officials are carrying out extensive renovations at a number of historical sites …
  • What Travelers Need To Know As Unique Natural Phenomenon Begins In Holbox
    One of nature’s most spectacular sights will soon be visible to travelers on the stunning tropical island of Holbox. Located just several hours north of Cancun, this tiny island boasts some of the most spectacular nature in the Mexican Caribbean. That’s …
  • 3 Reasons Why Travelers Are Flocking To This Region South Of Cancun This Spring
    Although Cancun remains by far the top choice for millions of travelers headed to the Mexican Caribbean, a number of smaller destinations south of the busy hotspot are starting to see their occupancy rates skyrocket ahead of the launching of the …
  • 5 Reasons Why Millennials Love Cancun More Than Anyone Else
    A new report reveals that millennials are by far the largest demographic traveling to Cancun in 2024. These young travelers aged 20 to 39 are flocking to the Mexican Caribbean’s sun-drenched resort hotspots in search of excellent beaches, amazing culture, and …
  • Cancun & Surrounding Destinations Expecting Major Heatwaves This Year
    New meteorological forecasts show that Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean could come under the effects of intense heatwaves this year due to the El Nino climate pattern.  While Cancun typically sees average high temperatures of around 90 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer, this …
  • Why Vacation Rental Prices In Mexican Caribbean Hotspots Are Skyrocketing This Year
    Vacation rentals are becoming increasingly popular in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean as officials continue to introduce new laws to regulate the growing trend. According to new data from the Quintana Roo Tourism Secretariat, prices have risen by as much as …
  • Video Of Travelers Attacked By Taxi Drivers In Playa Del Carmen Goes Viral
    Taxi drivers in the Mexican Caribbean are in the spotlight once again after a video depicting a violent attack on two Playa del Carmen travelers went viral on social media.  The altercation, which occurred just several days ago, is the latest …
  • Cancun & Mexican Caribbean Destinations To Implement Transfer Stations To And From The Maya Train
    While some sections of the Maya Train are already operating, we are still a few months away from all routes being open to tourists. With the Train just months away from operating at full capacity in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, …
  • Popular Mayan Site In Playa Del Carmen Closed To Tourists Indefinitely
    With interest in the Mexican Caribbean’s legendary Maya civilization reaching an all-time high, officials are busy carrying out extensive renovations on a number of historic sites across the region.  One of the latest Mayan ruins to undergo renovation is Playa del …
  • This Popular Tourist Activity Near Cancun Has Been Permanently Suspended
    As Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean continue to make strides in improving animal welfare, the popular island of Cozumel has taken a major leap forward with the decision to stop carriage tours pulled by horses. This week, officials announced the implementation …
  • This Exciting Attraction In Tulum Will Open To Travelers In April
    Officials in the historical hotspot of Tulum are gearing up to open one of the most exciting attractions in the city to date. Tulum’s new Jaguar Park is the latest addition to the city’s growing list of historical, cultural, and nature attractions and …
  • These Are The Busiest Mexican Caribbean Destinations This Spring According To New Report
    Despite the winter travel frenzy quieting down, new figures reveal that resorts in Cancun and other hotspots across the Mexican Caribbean are nearly fully sold out this February.  That trend is likely to continue for over a month, culminating with the …
  • This Budget Airline Will Now Fly Nonstop To Cancun From This Texas City
    One of Mexico’s most renowned low-cost airlines has announced a new nonstop route from McAllen to Cancun, providing a huge boost for regional travel to the coastal city and beyond. The announcement comes amid skyrocketing demand for the popular sun-soaked region. …
  • Mexican Navy To Step In To Combat Sargassum Near Cancun This Spring
    With the start of the sargassum season quickly approaching, local officials have announced the deployment of additional resources from the Mexican Navy this spring to help keep beaches clean. According to the country’s navy, up to 14 sargassum vessels will soon …
  • These Are The Top 2 Complaints Cancun Tourists Have About The Destination Right Now
    Despite topping the charts as the most popular international destination for American travelers this year, a surprising number of Cancun visitors continue to run into problems during their sun-soaked holidays. That’s according to a new report that shows that slow Wi-Fi speeds …
  • One Of The World’s Most Popular Beaches Near Cancun Is In Excellent Shape Due To This Phenomenon
    Although Cancun is widely regarded as having some of the world’s top beaches, the stunning island of Isla Mujeres offers white-sand shores that give its nearby neighbor a run for its money. And this winter, Isla Mujeres’ most popular beach is …
  • Playa Del Carmen Tourists Get Safety Boost Thanks To This New Announcement
    Playa del Carmen officials have taken another step forward in bolstering safety for travelers thanks to the launching of new road safety patrol units.  The new units, called Ángeles Verdes (Green Angels), will patrol Playa del Carmen’s main roads & highways, providing travelers …
  • Most Popular Magical Towns Near Cancun Revealed In New Report
    The Mexican Caribbean is home to some of the most stunning Magical Towns (Pueblos Mágicos) in all of Mexico; from Isla Mujeres’ stunning beaches to Tulum’s historical wonders, these charming destinations will continue to captivate travelers in 2024.  A new report …
  • Spirit To Delay Launching Of New Nonstop Flights To Tulum Airport
    Spirit Airlines has postponed two of its new nonstop routes to Tulum’s Felipe Carrillo International Airport until further notice. The low-cost carrier was due to launch nonstop services from Orlando and Fort Lauderdale to the Mexican Caribbean’s newest airport this March. …
  • Cancun Adding 5 New Police Stations To Protect Tourists
    Cancun is set to become even safer for travelers this year thanks to a new announcement by local officials to construct five new police stations across several of the city’s neighborhoods.  The move comes as Cancun continues to implement new efforts …
  • Two New Temples Will Open To Tourists In Tulum’s Archeological Zone
    Tulum’s hugely popular Archeological Zone is set to become even more alluring for travelers with the opening of two new temples that have thus far remained off-limits for the general public. This week, archeologists revealed that travelers will soon be able …
  • Riviera Maya Hotels Filling Up Fast For Spring 2024
    New projections show that the sun-soaked Riviera Maya will be among the hottest destinations for spring travelers in the Mexican Caribbean in 2024 as occupancy rates skyrocket. Comprising several popular sub-destinations, complete with beaches, amazing all-inclusives, and rich Mayan history, this …
  • This Massive New Project In Tulum Is Underway To Keep Tourists Safe
    Authorities in the southern hotspot of Tulum have invested in a state-of-the-art security system to keep residents and travelers safe. The move is the latest in a string of efforts to boost safety in the booming destination.  The completion of the …
  • Tourists Can Soon Visit This Popular Cancun Mayan Site After Extensive Renovations
    Although Cancun is mostly famous for its stellar all-inclusives and splendid beaches, few are aware that there are a number of key Mayan sites just a stone’s throw away from the city’s hotel zone.  This year, travelers will be able to …
  • This Popular Cancun Summer Tour Is Already Selling Fast This Year
    Isla Mujeres whale shark tour operators are seeing a huge increase in pre-bookings for the summer after new regulations came into effect limiting the number of passengers allowed to embark on such excursions.  As a result, travelers are being told to …
  • These Mexican Caribbean Beaches Are Currently The Most Affected By Sargassum
    New projections released by environmental experts suggest that Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean may soon grapple with huge quantities of sargassum seaweed. The sargassum season typically begins around late February to early March, depending on a number of environmental factors. But …
  • Playa Del Carmen Officials Launch Inspections To Improve Tourist Safety
    Officials in the popular resort hotspot of Playa del Carmen have proactively launched a series of inspections across many of the city’s vacation rentals to improve visitor safety. The move is part of a wider regional effort to make Airbnbs and …
  • Why Beaches In This Popular Destination South Of Cancun Are Pristine Right Now
    As the sargassum season slowly but surely approaches Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, now is the best time to take advantage of unusually good swimming conditions in much of the region. Last week, strong winds and heavy rains contributed to pushing …
  • These Are The Top 3 Most Popular Accommodation Choices For Cancun Travelers Right Now
    Cancun will be one of the hottest international destinations for travelers in 2024, as confirmed by numerous rankings and statistics. As the coastal destination gears up for another record-breaking year for travel, visitors are increasingly choosing new types of accommodations to …
  • Travelers In Cozumel Warned About This Dangerous Practice
    Cozumel is a large tropical island in the Mexican Caribbean that has captivated travelers this winter with its amazing beaches, rich history, and vibrant culture.  The tropical island is expected to be one of the most popular island destinations in 2024 …
  • These Underrated Destinations South Of Cancun Are The Best To Avoid Crowds Right Now
    While Cancun soars in popularity with travelers this winter, two destinations in the southern corner of the Mexican Caribbean are surprisingly empty right now. Mahahual and Bacalar are among the most idyllic destinations in the state of Quintana Roo, offering a mix of white-sand …
  • 3 Reasons Cancun Is Safer Than Ever For Tourists This Year
    As Cancun’s popularity continues to soar with travelers, new government efforts to make the coastal destination safer for visitors are paying off.  A new study reveals that residents in the coastal hotspot feel the safest out of all major cities in …
  • Popular Island Near Cancun To Begin Charging Tourists An Environmental Tax
    Officials on the popular tropical island of Holbox are finalizing the details of a new environmental tax that all visitors will be subject to starting this year. The move is part of a wider effort to protect the island’s delicate ecosystems. …
  • Why Playa Del Carmen Tourists Are Flocking To All Inclusives This Winter
    With travel to the Mexican Caribbean experiencing an unprecedented surge, a growing number of visitors in the popular coastal hotspot of Playa del Carmen are ditching small hotels and online rentals in favor of larger all-inclusive resorts. The sun-drenched destination is …
  • Playa Del Carmen Travelers Will Soon Have A New Option To Reach This Incredible Island
    Two of the most exciting Mexican Caribbean destinations will soon be connected by a new ferry route thanks to a huge announcement by the Xcaret Group. The leading hospitality and entertainment group is launching a brand-new ferry route from Playa del Carmen …
  • Maya Train Ticket Sales On The Cancun-Palenque Route Suspended Until Further Notice
    Ticket sales for the Cancun to Palenque Maya Train route have been temporarily suspended following significant technical issues along the new route last Friday. Officials have decided to stop operating the route until further notice as workers carry out inspections to …
  • Mexican Caribbean Ranked Among World’s Top Destinations For 2024
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have made it on The Wall Street Journal’s list of the World’s Top Destinations for 2024 amid the region’s skyrocketing popularity.  According to the prestigious U.S. newspaper, the Mexican Caribbean state of Quintana Roo ranks among the most …
  • Red Seaweed Covers Playa del Carmen Beaches Ahead Of Sargassum Season
    Travelers headed to Playa del Carmen beaches this week might come across an unexpected sight: red seaweed. Travelers and residents have taken to social media in recent days to share images and videos of the strange seaweed, which many have confused …
  • Officials Announce Major Improvements To Beaches In This Hotspot South Of Cancun
    Beaches in the growing hotspot of Puerto Morelos – located just a stone’s throw from Cancun and Playa del Carmen – are set to receive major upgrades ahead of the record-breaking summer season. Puerto Morelos has seen its popularity explode with …
  • This Historic Region Near Cancun Is Officially The Safest In Mexico
    A new report reveals that the Mexican Caribbean state of Yucatan is officially the safest in the country. Situated west of Cancun, the historical region is famous for its numerous Mayan ruins and stunning cenotes. As Cancun’s travel numbers soar in …
  • New Connection From Cancun To Maya Train Station Announced
    ADO, a local transportation company, has announced that it will launch more direct bus connections from Cancun to the city’s new Maya Train station. The announcement comes as officials continue to make progress on the remaining sections of the massive infrastructure …
  • Playa Del Carmen Beaches To Become Safer This Year Thanks To This Announcement
    The coastal hotspot of Playa del Carmen is set to receive a major boost in beach safety with the construction of up to nine new lifeguard lookout towers this year. With soaring arrival figures, Playa del Carmen is once again expected …
  • This Popular Location South Of Cancun Has Been Declared A Protected Area
    As Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean continue to soar in popularity, officials in the sun-soaked region are implementing a number of measures to protect the region’s delicate nature. This week, authorities unveiled the creation of a new protected area in the …
  • Officials Confirm Launching Of These Maya Train Sections In February
    Several new sections of the Maya Train are nearing completion as construction workers continue to make progress on the remaining segments of the massive infrastructure project.  This week, Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that sections 5, 6, and 7 …
  • Popular Bus Service Adds Departures From Tulum Airport Amid Soaring Taxi Prices
    Tulum International Airport recently began operations, enabling for an even greater number of travelers to reach the historical destination south of Cancun.  With demand for the popular hotspots soaring, travelers have been surprised by exorbitant taxi fares and the lack of …
  • Top 3 Complaints Travelers Have About Cancun Airbnbs According To New Report
    A new report shows that Cancun travelers are increasingly dissatisfied with the quality of their online vacation rental. While more travelers are opting for Airbnbs and other vacation rentals, the number of guest complaints is also on the rise.  From untidy …
  • Why This Region South Of Cancun Is Trending With Travelers This Winter
    The Mexican Caribbean is having its best year on record in terms of international arrivals as the sun-drenched region skyrockets in popularity. The recent launching of the Maya Train coupled with the inauguration of Tulum’s cutting-edge airport means that the touristy …
  • Playa Del Carmen Authorities Issue Alert To Watch For These Marine Animals On Beaches
    Travelers in the popular coastal resort city of Playa del Carmen are being warned to watch out for jellyfish and sea urchins amid growing cases of injuries caused by the area’s abundant marine wildlife. Although rarely dangerous, jellyfish and sea urchins …
  • Resorts Nearly Sold Out On This Island Near Cancun As Demand Skyrockets
    The record-breaking holiday season has seen hotels and resorts fill up with travelers across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. But one island destination has proven to be particularly popular, with an average occupancy rate of over 90% during Christmas. Cozumel, the …
  • Why Cancun Will Be Among The Top Tourist Destinations On Earth In 2024
    Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are smashing record after record when it comes to travel. The stunning coastal hotspot is home to a massive number of award-winning luxury resorts and some of the world’s best beaches. But in 2024, the crown …
  • These Maya Train Stations Will Officially Open On January 1
    The Maya Train has faced serious setbacks following its partial launching on December 15. With the operation of the brand-new Cancun to Campeche route suspended until early January, many users have been disappointed in the reliability of the new railway system. …