Reckless dumping causes trash troubles for Tulum

One of Mexico’s most popular beach resorts has a waste problem. So a chef from a local restaurant devised a way to use it to make compost. Tourism development generally benefits local people and businesses. It contributes to increased jobs, sales and profits. It also generally relies on improvement to the area’s infrastructure. But increasingly More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, July 12th, 2019

Cancún – Tulum Train: myth or truth?

The Cancún – Tulum Train project entails the design, construction, equipment, operation and maintenance of a railway that connects the cities of Cancún and Tulum. The route consists of a tourist corridor More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Indigenous peoples, a forsaken social sector in México

Mexico is a country with great cultural and ethnic richness, that is home to dozens of different indigenous ethnic groups, whose existence had not been recognized by the Mexican law until very recently.  An extremely More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Cocaine washed ashore a beach in Tulum, Quintana Roo

Tulum, Q.R. — While sargasso does continue to make it to shore, so do other items including drugs. A packaged of, what turned out to be cocaine, was found washed up with the seaweed outside Gran Bahia Principe More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 24th, 2019

Natural Protected Areas of Quintana Roo in total oblivion in the face of sargassum

The Natural Protected Areas (ANP) located in the state of Quintana Roo, have been ignored by the state government’s sargazo cleanup campaigns, which puts the flora and fauna of the reserves at risk. Cristopher More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, June 21st, 2019

June 21st: International Yoga Day

The world will observe the fifth annual International Yoga Day on June 21, Friday. This year, the theme for world yoga day is ‘Yoga for Heart’. Since 2015, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Tulum´s Casa Pueblo named hotel of the week by the Evening Standard

Most people flock to the beach when they visit Tulum, where there’s no shortage of chic boutique hotels. Casa Pueblo, located in the heart of Downtown Tulum, however, offers a stylish alternative for More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Maya Train route modified, it will run from Valladolid to Tulum

CANCÚN, Q. Roo.- The Maya Train project has been modified by FONATUR authorities, it will not run from Valladolid to Cancún as it was originally projected. Now it will run from Valladolid to Cobá connection, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

British families flee Tulum hotel in terror after gunman shoots lifeguard

A GUNMAN opened fire on a beach lifeguard in a Mexican holiday spot which is popular with Brits — with terrified families forced to flee for their lives. The shocking attack unfolded on a beach in Tulum outside More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, May 31st, 2019

Violent clashes between taxi drivers and mototaxis on the rise in Tulum (VIDEO)

The constant clashes between motorcycle taxi drivers (MOTOTAXIS)  and taxi operators in Tulum, Quintana Roo, have escalated significantly, and the situation gets more and more violent. This is evident on a video More...