Man gunned down near Cancun´s Ultramar ferry terminal

Gunmen shot and killed an unidentified man near a tourist ferry dock in Cancun on May 15th. The murder comes hours after two men shot 12 victims at a bar in nearby Playa Del Carmen. The shooting took place in the Puerto Juarez section of Cancun, outside the Ultramar ferry dock that transports hundreds of tourists each day from Cancun to the diving hotspot More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 12th, 2019

Cancun taxi driver charges tourists $4,500 pesos for an 8 mile trip

A Cancun taxi driver was exhibited on social networks after he tried to rip off a group of Peruvian tourists charging them 4,500 pesos (225 USD) for a 12 kilometer (8 miles) trip from the Hotel Zone to Region 96 More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 11th, 2019

On Mother’s Day, thousands of mothers of disappeared march across Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of mothers of disappeared Mexicans marched in cities across the country to mark Mexico’s Mother’s Day and demand authorities find their children — or at least their bodies. Some More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, May 10th, 2019

Happy Mother’s Day!

For Mexicans, May 10th is the day to celebrate mothers, or the “Queens of home” (Las Reinas de la casa), and we usually give them flowers, chocolates, clothes, shoes, purses or any other (useless) gift that More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Minnesota veteran found dead while vacationing on the Riviera Maya

“On Saturday May 4, he was found unconscious with broken ribs and punctured lungs in a garden area near the resort”, his brother said. There are many unanswered questions after a Minnesota veteran More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 6th, 2019

Festival of the Oceans of the Mexican Caribbean® (Cancun: May 16 to June 9)

For seventh consecutive year, the Festival of the Oceans of the Mexican Caribbean® will be held in Cancun and other locations of the state of Quintana Roo, the most important environmental education event in the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Mexico’s 10 digit phone dialing system begins August 3

According to Banderas News, as of August 3, 2019, all telephone numbers, whether land line or cellular, local or long distance, will have a total of 10 digits, according to the Federal Institute of Telecommunications More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Low cost carrier Allegiant Air will fly to Cancun

Low cost carrier Allegiant Air has a new destination in its crosshairs: Mexico. This week, the Las Vegas-based carrier announced that it was filing for permission to fly from the United States to an unnamed destination More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Dissolution of the Tourism Promotion Council has been approved

CDMX (TYT Newsroom). – The House of Representatives approved in general and in particular terms the reforms and provisions of the General Law of Tourism for the disincorporation of the Tourism Promotion Council More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 20th, 2019

What to do in Cancun during Semana Santa and Easter Week vacations…

Cancun Adventure & Ecotourism tours can be fun for all the family. You can tailor make your tour to include driving through the jungle in an open top jeep, mountain biking through the jungle and more. WATERSPORTS Cancun More...