Violence on the rise in Quintana Roo: 2 dead in shooting in Cancun

Two people are dead and three are wounded following a shooting in the Mexican resort city of Cancun. Prosecutors in the Caribbean state of Quintana Roo say the shootings occurred at a house in a low-income neighbourhood, far from the beachside hotel zone. The state prosecutor’s office said Monday that a pistol and drugs were seized at the home. More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 1st, 2019

Grab your wallet and book that “Spring Break” Cancun trip now!

It’s that time of year again, y’all. No, I’m not talking about spring… I’m talking about spring break. If you haven’t already booked your seasonal getaway, right now is the perfect More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 28th, 2019

UNAM and Semarnat prepare a plan to stop sargassum

UNAM and Semarnat have agreed to work together to collect the seaweed from the deep seas and thus prevent it from reaching the coasts. UNAM and Semarnat propose to turn the sargassum situation into a global issue, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

AMResorts Breaks Ground on New Breathless Resort in Cancun

Apple Leisure Group (ALG) and its AMResorts subsidiary report that they have broken ground on the new Breathless Cancun Resort & Spa, the third Breathless-branded property in Mexico. Slated to open in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

You’re still on time to book RIU Hotels & Resorts for this year’s “Spring Break”

Cancun is a wonderful spot to travel to for all types of vacations, and probably one of the top “Spring Break” destinations in the world. The RIU Hotels & Resorts is currently one of the best More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Cancun declares war on plastic

The municipal president of Benito Juárez, Mara Lezama led the historic XI Ordinary Session where it was unanimously approved -among other measures- to prohibit the use of plastic bags in stores and shops, as well More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, February 25th, 2019

Discouraging forecast for the Caribbean

According to the monthly reports of the Optical Oceanography Laboratory of the School of Marine Sciences of the University of South Florida, intended to provide an overview of the current flowering condition and More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, February 22nd, 2019

What Spring Breakers need to know about the U.S. government’s Mexico Travel Advisory

The United States government is warning college students around the country to take extra precautions while traveling this spring break. In November, the State Department issued a level 2 advisory for travel to More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 21st, 2019

As every year for the last 30, Cancun will draw thousands of college students for “Spring Break 2019”

College students all over the US and Canada are already making plans for spring break travel, and Cancun is obviously a classic spring break destination. It has all the natural elements needed, like gorgeous sandy More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Cancun could recover the North American market during “Spring Break”

“The perception of safety in the tourist zone of Cancun represents the main challenge for the sector in search of recovering the growth levels of the North American market”, said Julián Balbuena Alonso, More...