Playa del Carmen is the friendliest city in Latin America: Expedia

Despite unfortunate events that have taken place in Playa del Carmen, the travel portal Expedia declared this touristic destination to be “The Friendliest City in Latin America 2017,” according to its users. This type of recognition gives another side of the story in regards to insecurity in Playa del Carmen, as it means that although treacherous More...

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By Alex On Monday, July 17th, 2017

CHRONICLE: “Playa del Carmen is now a place with a heavy atmosphere”

After five years, a couple from Spain, Cristina and her boyfriend, made a trip again to Playa del Carmen, Holbox and Cancún. Their experience has been a little different from previous occasions, but the Riviera More...

By Alex On Friday, July 14th, 2017

American family’s vacation in Playa del Carmen turns tragic

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo — An American family’s luxury vacation ended in tragedy when a brother and sister in their early 20s drank by the pool and were found floating face down and unconscious at a More...

By Alex On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

All-inclusive excellence at Playacar’s Hotel Riu Palace

For a sprawling resort experience combined with the nightlife of Playa del Carmen, travelers will be hard-pressed to find a better all-inclusive experience than the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico, according to Travel Weekly. The More...

By Alex On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Street artists to improve urban image in Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo – “Urban art on our streets reflect a cohesive society with a common purpose: to express the feelings of our community, demonstrating that we are active citizens… and we want our More...

By Alex On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

One killed, two wounded in another Playa del Carmen nightclub shooting

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — According to, Municipal Police officers along with Mexican Navy elements arrested three alleged criminals in ​​Playa del Carmen, after a shooting that took place in More...

By Alex On Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Chablé and Andaz Mayakoba Resorts nominated for international awards

Virtuoso has revealed the properties and hoteliers running for “Best of the Best” awards. The Virtuoso network and the editors of Virtuoso Life magazine selected this year’s 55 contenders in 11 categories; More...

By Alex On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Playa del Carmen hotels receive training in new system that locates tourists in case of hurricanes

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — At least 30 hotels took the first hurricane-season training in regards to the Guest Locator system usage, which will contain all the guests’ names and their location in case a weather More...

By Alex On Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Cruise ships could start docking at Playa del Carmen

Cruise Ships could begin docking in Playa Del Carmen in 2019 due to pier expansions and possible funding. Riviera Maya News is reporting that cruise ships could begin visiting Playa Del Carmen in 2019 as long as More...

By Alex On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Did Borge pocket one billion pesos for Quintana Roo water concessions?

Another crime could be added to the charge sheet of former governor Roberto Borge Angulo after authorities in Quintana Roo uncovered a payment of more than 1 billion pesos (nearly $55 million USD) that is suspected More...