Despite negative news, Playa del Carmen is still a favorite destination for foreign tourists

The General Directorate of Tourism in Playa de Carmen, Quintana Roo, reported that during Holy Week there was an increase of 18.19 percent in the arrival of foreign tourism, while hotel occupancy reached 91.46 percent. According to a statement from the state agency, Playa ranks second on the list of the 10 most wanted tourist destinations in Mexico More...

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By Alex On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Let’s dance at the ‘International Salsa Festival’!

The Zenzi restaurant and dance schools, with the support of the Government of Solidaridad, held the First International Salsa Festival at the City Theater of Playa del Carmen, with the purpose of providing public More...

By Alex On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Two men assault a business in Playa del Carmen’s Colonia Eiidal

On Thursday April 5, a couple of thieves assaulted a store at gunpoint in Playa del Carmen’s Colonia Ejidal, taking 2,000 pesos ($115 USD) in cash from the register. The incident occurred in a business located More...

By Alex On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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La Jornada newspaper building attacked with firearm

On Sunday April 8 at 23:21 hours a call to 911 reported that firearms were being detonated from a black car, at least 30 times, against the facade and entrance of the building of La Jornada Maya newspaper in the More...

By Alex On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Playa del Carmen among TripAdvisor’s 25 most popular destinations in the world

Playa del Carmen was the only city in Mexico that was ranked among the 25 most popular destinations in the world, on the TripAdvisor’s annual list, that was recently released on Saturday March 24, 2018. Playa More...

By Alex On Sunday, March 25th, 2018
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Number of German tourists to increase in the Riviera Maya

The Director of Tourism of the Solidaridad municipality, Rocío Ocampo Colmenares, informed that in 2018 German tourism could increase despite the alerts that have been issued for Playa del Carmen. This, as a consequence More...

By Alex On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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The US and Canada removed travel warning

The government of Canada confirmed the removal of its travel warning to Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. In this way, Canada followed the footsteps of the United States to withdraw the travel alert for the Riviera More...

By Alex On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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US State Department removes restrictions for Playa del Carmen

The US State Department through their Embassy in Mexico City announced the removal of travel restrictions for its officials to Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. In a statement, the embassy said that “as a result More...

By Alex On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Playa del Carmen registers 85% hotel occupancy

The Municipal President of Solidaridad, Cristina Torres Gómez, reported that Playa del Carmen has registered a hotel occupancy of 85% over the last five days, which is 2% more than the same period last year. The More...

By Alex On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Playa del Carmen is a safe destination: CANIRAC

The National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry (Canirac) of Playa del Carmen launched an information campaign focused on highlighting security and public safety in this international tourist destination More...