Journalist Rubén Pat murdered in Playa del Carmen

On Tuesday July 24th, around 6 o’clock in the morning, the journalist Rubén Pat Cahuich, owner of the Semanario Playa News web portal , was executed in the downtown area of ​​Playa del Carmen, according to an official statement issued by the City Council of Solidaridad. The press release says that the execution occurred outside a bar and More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Riu upgrades and reopens Playa del Carmen All-Inclusive property

Riu has reopened one of its most popular all-inclusive hotels in the Mexican Caribbean, the company announced this week. The Riu Tequila has relaunched in Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, following More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, June 24th, 2018

600 new police for Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum

According to, approximately 600 new police officers are under recruitment that, once trained, will be added to Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Rodolfo del Angel Campos, Secretary of Public More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

New luxury and PR strategy for Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen

Luxury strategy and public relations agency Issa PR has been appointed as the new Agency of Record for Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen, located in the heart of the Mexican Riviera.The resort opened in 2015 as the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 28th, 2018

Yucatan Times Columnist Interviewed by Emmy Award Winning Journalist Peter Greenberg in Playa

About a week ago, I woke up on a Wednesday morning and decided to check my email, which I had not checked in a few days because every time I do I find myself weeding through innumerous amounts of junk mail, and More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Radio Guest List–Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda

This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Joining Peter Greenberg this week is Historian Tiziana Roma, with a report More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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Hotel occupancy of 85% is expected in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen remains as a favorite for tourists during May and June, months in which a hotel occupancy of 85% is expected, and which represents a daily flow of more than 34,000 visitors. Rocío Ocampo Colmenares, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Playa del Carmen a playground for adults

The website The Province posted and article about how tourists are once again returning to Mexico’s popular east coast playground of Playa del Carmen, now that Canada and the U.S. have lifted their travel advisories: Steeped More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Gastronomic history of Playa del Carmen to be rescued

The municipality of Solidaridad (where Playa del Carmen is located), has less than 30 years of life, but Playa del Carmen has more than 100 years of history, so it is important to rescue its rich past, including More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Double execution in Puerto Aventuras

PUERTO AVENTURAS, Quintana Roo. – On Sunday May 6th, two subjects were executed by heavily armed men after a car chase in the area known as El Sause, two kilometers away from the town of Puerto Aventuras, More...