Maya train features mixed investment: 10% government and 90% private initiative

The Maya Train project will be financed through a mixed investment scheme, that is, 10 percent Government resources and the rest will be left to private companies, according to the National Fund for Tourism Promotion (Fonatur). According to Mexico City’s based newspaper El Financiero, the railway project, one of the most important for the administration More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Unveils Mexican Office, Announces More than 50 Projects

n a much-anticipated move, giant streaming service Netflix has confirmed the launch of a Mexico City office this year. Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos was in MexicoCity at a Netflix forum to also announce More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Is climate change the number one enemy of tourism in Quintana Roo?

Studies carried out in Cancun and the Riviera Maya show a very high coastal vulnerability, and the climatic changes foreseen for the next 50 years apparently will affect the tourism sector, this was announced on More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Quintana Roo becomes most popular wedding destination.

with around 25,000 weddings per year Q.Roo consolidates itself as one of the most popular wedding attractions for this type of tourism Destination weddings, celebrated by tourists from the United States, have an More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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HOLBOX: Whale Sharks, Street Art, and Lobster Pizza!

While Tulum has become a bit overrun with people who want to be “seen” on the right white-sand beach, Isla Holbox (that’s Hol-BOSH, by the way) has retained the sleepy vibes of the fisherman’s port it’s More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Go eco-friendly glamping in Akumal, Quintana Roo

Ecotourism is a growing trend all over the world, and it’s taken hold on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, in the shadows of the party palaces of Cancun and the luxury all-inclusives by the beaches facing the island More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Isla Mujeres, Cozumel and Riviera Maya recognied as scuba diving landmarks worldwide

Tourist destinations of the state of Quintana Roo, such as Isla Mujeres, Cozumel and the Riviera Maya continue to obtain distinctions from specialized magazines that classify them as some of the best places to practice More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Hoteliers “alarmed” by the great fall of the occupation in Cancun and Riviera Maya

CANCUN Q.ROO (REPORTUR.MX) .- Conrad Bergwerf, president of the Association of Hotels of the Riviera Maya (AHRM), confirmed that there is an “alarming” fall in hotel occupancy in some areas of the Riviera Maya More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Coparmex: Maya Train Project lacks an integral tourist development plan

According to Proceso Magazine, the leader of the Employer Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) assured that the Mayan Train, as the main tourism project of the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Female writers lead the way

A group of 14 female writers wil lead the way 21st of march, they will meet in Bacalar for the internationally celebrated day that is dedicated towards poetry. Caissa Janix, who represents the state of Quintana More...