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3 Destinations In The Mexican Caribbean Including Cancun Have The Highest Occupancy In Mexico

This week, Cancun, Playacar and Akumal were found to have some of the highest tourist occupancy rates in the whole of Mexico from January to July of this year. This discovery came after Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marques, announced that 70 selected tourist destinations throughout the country had exceeded the previous tourist occupancy …

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Tulum Police Officers Arrest 3 Drug Dealers At Popular Beachside Restaurant

Last Thursday, police officers arrested three individuals on charges of drug possession in Tulum’s popular Bagatelle restaurant. The criminals, two men and one woman, have been identified as 28-year-old Edgar N, 21-year-old Ari N and 32-year-old Monica N from Mexico City. All three were detained after they were found with large amounts of marijuana on …

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These 4 Beaches Near Cancun Have No Sargassum Seaweed

Cancun is a tourist hotspot for many reasons: it combines the rich culture of the Mexican Caribbean with stunning archaeological sites, delicious cuisine and plenty of sun all year round. But the real star of the show is undoubtedly its soft, sandy beaches and azure blue surf. This summer, an estimated four to five million …

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British Tourist In Coma After Falling From Hotel Balcony In Cancun

This Sunday, a 34-year-old British tourist fell from a balcony in the Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun, where he sustained a life-threatening head injury. Upon witnessing the incident, hotel staff contacted Cancun’s emergency services to take the victim to the nearby Galenia Hospital. The victim has since been transferred to the Cancun General Hospital after …

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Man Drowns Saving Daughter At Tulum Cenote

Last Sunday afternoon, a 38-year-old tourist from Tabasco, Mexico drowned in the ‘Encantadao’ cenote located in the Tulum hotel zone. Authorities stated that the man jumped into the cenote to save his daughter after she fell into the water from a kayak. An investigation is now being launched into the safety measures surrounding the cenote, …

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80% Of Airbnbs In Chetumal And Balacar Are Unsafe For Tourists

This week, reports emerged from the Ministries of Tourism and Finance in Quintana Roo of illegal Airbnb-style accommodations in the up-and-coming districts of Bacalar, Chetumal and Mahahual. Of the seven thousand rental units that operate throughout the area, 80% have been labelled as unsafe for tourists as they operate without government permits. This is dangerous …

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Tourist Dies In Cancun After Falling From A Balcony

This Thursday, a tourist staying in the Tucancun hotel in Cancun died after falling from a balcony on the fifth floor. Police are yet to determine if the death was accidental, as no bystanders were around to witness the tragic event. At this moment in time, authorities have identified the victim as a Mexican citizen …

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Wyndham Hotels To Open New Luxury Cancun Resort This November

This week, the luxury American hotel brand Wyndham announced the opening of their new exclusive resort after signing a franchise agreement with Grupo Cancun. The Wyndham Grand Cancun All Inclusive resort is set to open to the public on November 1st of this year and aims to become one of the most sought-after accommodation choices …

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Tulum Sargassum Barriers Set To Be Complete In 10 Days

This week, 600 meters of sargassum barriers were installed along the coast of Tulum, in an effort to prevent the foul-smelling seaweed from washing ashore. Around 25% of the barrier has now been constructed, with the total coverage projected to be 2,350 meters. Quintana Roo authorities have stated that the sargassum barrier will be completed …

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3 Low-Cost Alternatives To Staying In Cancun

Cancun is clearly the ultimate summer destination for North American tourists: With a hotel occupancy rate of up to 85% this summer period and a prominent increase in rates, it’s safe to say that the tourism sector in Quintana Roo has fully recovered from tourist absences during the Covid-19 pandemic. But with accommodation rates skyrocketing …

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