Meet the British family whose plane crashed into jungle near Playa del Carmen

Three weeks ago, on December 22, 2017, a British family had a dramatic rescue from the Mexican jungle after their small plane crashed and broke into pieces while they were on a trip of a lifetime to visit the Mayan ruins. William Carpmael, 46, and his family miraculously walked away from the wreckage. Mr Carpmael, a City advisory firm manager, was travelling More...

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By Alex On Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Playa del Carmen will welcome its newest resort in April this year: The Reef 28

Meagan Drillinger has been writing about travel since 2009. Her journeys have taken her to more than 30 countries, but her favorite has always been Mexico for its rich cultural diversity, food, landscape and its More...

By Alex On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Moroccan-born exotic dancer is “heart stealing” in Playa del Carmen

According to Mexico News Daily, Italian authorities are investigating payoffs to Berlusconi’s showgirls in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. There’s no evidence of “bunga bunga” parties in Playa More...

By Alex On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Playa del Carmen to hold “Tamal Festival” on February 2

On Friday February 2 this year, the third annual Tamal Festival will take place in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, according to information provided by the organizer Héctor Escobedo and who is also the president More...

By Alex On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Hilton continues its Caribbean expansion in Playa del Carmen

Hilton’s ramped-up Caribbean expansion shows no signs of slowing down. The company opened its second new Caribbean property this month with the debut of The Fives Downtown Hotel and Residences, Curio Collection More...

By Alex On Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Playa del Carmen Thompson’s Dec. 31 NYE Party (HOSTED BY JASON DERULO)

Singer, composer and recording artist Jason Derulo, winner of three Teen Choice Awards (2010, 2011 and 2013), will receive 2018 at the Thompson Hotel in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. The New Year’s Eve party More...

By Alex On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Canadian tourist dies after being hit by car in Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — A Canadian woman has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road outside a hotel in Playa del Carmen. The accident occurred Monday afternoon Dec. 4, outside the Ocean H10 hotel in north More...

By Alex On Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Quintana Roo ranks highest in marijuana use in Mexico: survey

A survey reveals the five states in Mexico with the highest drug use and the drug of choice of the overall population… According to the National Survey on Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Consumption (ENCODAT) 2016-2017, More...

By Alex On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Dust-up in Akumal Bay turtle area results in tourist’s arrest

AKUMAL BAY, Q.Roo — A tourist has been detained after assaulting a federal guard of the National Commission of Protected Areas. The incident occurred Tuesday when an on-duty guard from the National Commission More...

By Alex On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Merida Lions Club recognizes two members at Playa del Carmen event

Wyndham Garden Hotel at mega tourism complex Playa Car was the site of the General Meeting of Merida’s International Lions Club, where Orencio Rojas and his wife Elsy Noemy received an award for their outstanding More...