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Quintana Roo State Officials Guarantee No Future Closures In Cancun Tourist Zones

Following the blockade that happened this week, where some Cancun taxi drivers restricted access to the road to the airport and other tourist areas in the Hotel Zone, state officials released a statement to the public on Wednesday, promising that it won’t happen again. In the report, it was stated that while there is a …

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Cancun’s Crime Prevention Continues With Arrest Of 5 High Profile Criminals

Cancun has continued its tough crackdown on crime with the arrest of 5 high-profile criminals in one operation during the past week. Cancun’s authorities have been working around the clock over the past few months to take dangerous criminals off the streets ahead of its busiest high season to date and have carried out numerous …

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Cancun And State Of Quintana Roo Expect 18 Million Tourists By End Of Year

Cancun and the entire state of Quintana Roo expect a staggering 18 million tourists to have visited the region by the end of the year, eclipsing existing records in the process. The state of Quintana Roo – which is home to extremely popular travel destinations such as Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel, Tulum, and several …

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A Guide To Tourist Fees In Cancun And The Mexican Caribbean

Visitor tax, accommodation tax, environmental fees…have all the add-ons to your trip gotten confusing lately? Taxes on hotels will vary depending on which region you’re traveling to in Mexico, so The Cancun Sun has created a guide to navigating the tourist fee and tax confusion. The Cancun Visitor Tax was implemented in April of 2021 …

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Maya Train Construction Suspended Again Over Environmental Dispute

Latest Delay Mirrors The Growing Criticism Of The Mexican Caribbean’s Growth The Yucatan Peninsula’s Maya Train project has been suspended again as environmental and archeological lawsuits pile up. The most recent suit has been granted definitely. The lawsuit, in this case, revolves around the so-called section five of the project, which runs between Cancun and …

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Isla Mujeres Named As Best Beach Destination By Tourism Industry Conference

Mexico’s Best Beach Earns Further Accolades Isla Mujeres continued its high-profile year as it was confirmed once again as the best beach destination in Mexico. It has already received several top rankings this year. The announcement was made in Acapulco at the Tianguis Turístico México 2022, a tourism conference designed to help promote Mexican tourism …

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La Nina’s Intensity Prompts Heavy Hurricane Warnings For Cancun

Quintana Roo Is Set To Continue Its Endless Battle With Nature In 2022 La Niña, one-half of an indicative weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean, has increased its intensity significantly, suggesting that the Mexican Caribbean could be in for a rough hurricane season. Quintana Roo often feels the brunt of heavy hurricanes in the Caribbean. …

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Authorities Clear Illegal Beach Chairs and Tables From Cancun Hotel Zone

Authorities from the three levels of government went to Marlin Beach, located at the Hotel Zone of Cancun, to remove beach chairs and tables that were operating without a permit. The operation of removal took place this Wednesday morning. Officials from the Attorney General’s Office and Quintana Roo Police carried out an eviction order in …

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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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Tulum’s New International Airport Is Set To Open In 2023

Tulum Airport And Maya Train Set To Open In The Same Year Tulum is set to open its brand new airport in 2023, according to the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). He also mentioned the arrival of the Maya Train project which is also projected to open in 2023. The news will …

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