IKEA to open stores in Mexico’s major cities

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – IKEA is scouting Mexico’s biggest cities for its first store locations in the country, the furniture retailer said, as it expands in Latin America to battle growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets. The Swedish chain known for modern and inexpensive designs is looking at sites in Mexico City, Guadalajara More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Other countries will benefit from AMLO’s decision to withdraw tourism marketing funds

Mexico’s decision to disband its tourism marketing agency will benefit other holiday destinations in the region, according to industry experts. Bill Geist, CEO of Wisconsin-based tourism consultancy firm DMOproz, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Governor Carlos Joaquín introduces new “Taxi Naranja” transport service in Cancun

The new units are fully equipped with GPS, 360-degree-video cameras and are monitored 24 hours per day. Cancun, Q.Roo. México. – On Wednesday March 13th, 200 new fully equipped taxis were released onto the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Royalton Opens New All-Inclusive in Cancun

According to Caribbean Journal, Sunwing’s Royalton all-inclusive brand has debuted a new hotel in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone. The new Royalton Suites Cancun Resort and Spa has 180 suites, seven eateries, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Armed robbery in Cancun’s hotel zone

Four armed men make off with safe from Harry’s Restaurant, right in the middle of the Cancun Hotel Zone. Cancun, Q.R. — According to Riviera Maya News, four armed men who arrived behind the restaurant by More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Cancun looks forward to preserve the environment with “Cenote Clean-Up Operation”

“Through Econéctate, Benito Juárez is on track to consolidate itself as a sustainable municipality and become a reference in environmental and natural resources conservation policies”, said the Municipal More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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19-year-old American citizen dies as he falls from a building in Cancun

Cancun Quintana Roo. – Municipal Secretariat of Public Security and Transit.- At 2200 hours the death of an American citizen at the GR Solaris Hotel was reported to the emergency number 911. The hotel is More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Sexual related crimes decreased by 40% in Quintana Roo

Unlike 17 states in Mexico, where complaints of sexual violence increased by 163 percent during 2017 and 2018, in relation to previous years, in Quintana Roo, during the same period a decrease of 40 percent was More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 8th, 2019
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Cancun’s Casa Blanca hotel searched by the police (again)

On the night of March 7th authorities of the Ministerial Police in coordination with Municipal Police officers conducted a strong operation at the Casa Blanca hotel. The double execution of two agents of the Mexican More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Cancun violence reaches the hotel zone

On Saturday March 2nd, an armed attack left three people dead and one wounded in two different scenarios: Bonampak Avenue and kilometer 2.5 of Av. Kukulcan, right in th heart of Cancun’s hotel zone. Av. Kukulcan More...