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Earlier in the year, a new ban on smoking was enacted in Mexico, further prohibiting smoking in public spaces.    The comprehensive ban is an extension to an earlier ban that restricted smoking in indoor establishments.    Now it has been expanded to include various outdoor public spaces as well.   Ramping Up Anti-Smoking Measures  There has been …

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The summer months may not be the busiest time of the year for Playa del Carmen, but the tourist destination still gets a significant number of visitors.    In preparation for these busy times, authorities typically ramp up security in order to protect the thousands of tourists who vacation in the popular Mexican Caribbean city.    One …

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With the Easter vacation season arriving and summer just around the corner, last-minute bookings to the Riviera Maya are seeing a huge boost. Families, couples, and young groups of friends are working hard to balance the logistics of getting time off work and finding a super last-minute deal. And it’s no surprise that this area …

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The Riviera Maya super-destination of Playa Del Carmen has made a serious statement with the removal of the taxi licenses of 41 drivers in the area. Although taxis play an important part in the Riviera Maya transportation ecosystem, the spotlight has been shining on the industry for all the wrong reasons. Social media during the …

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The state government of Quintana Roo has signed a new agreement with the WiFi provider GigNet to bring high-speed wireless internet to some of the state’s most popular tourism hotspots. With the Mexican Caribbean growing in popularity with digital nomads, this announcement will be especially welcome. As well as being an added incentive for those …

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If you’re visiting the Mexican Caribbean in the next few months, then here are a few upcoming events you won’t want to miss: Sacred Mayan Journey If you’re looking for a really unique and exciting experience, which offers an insight into the ancient Mayan world and their spiritual beliefs, then this one is for you! …

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The Riviera Maya just received some fantastic news. Sargassum levels have dropped significantly since February, with current levels being just a fifth of what they were a month ago. This is a huge relief for both tourists and locals, as sargassum has been a major issue for the region, with each year becoming progressively worse. …

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The Forbes travel guide has become a signature of luxury and quality throughout the world, with some of the most spectacular resorts and hotels being featured. But in this famous travel guide, there is an endorsement reserved for only the best of the best, and that is the Leading Hotels of the World Collection. And …

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Playa del Carmen, a Mexican Caribbean resort town about an hour away from Cancun, gets hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.    Many of those visitors go for the stunning white sand and crystal clear water beaches, but a trip to Playa del Carmen isn’t complete without a visit to the city’s famous 5th Avenue.    …

Read More about Playa Del Carmen’s 5th Avenue Gets Extensive Makeover, Here’s What Travelers Should Know 

New resorts are opening in the Riviera Maya all the time, and some existing resorts go through periodic changes to improve the guest experience.  This is the case with one luxury resort near Cancun that is unveiling a massive new renovation.  The Fairmont Mayakoba, located in a gated community near Playa del Carmen, just completed …

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