Mayan priest to share teachings in Playa del Carmen conference Feb. 10-12

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The second edition of the Meeting of the Moon and the Sun will be held from Friday 10, through Sunday 12, February in Playa del Carmen. Georgia Maricchio, organizer of this event, said they seek to provide the learning and wisdom of the ancestors to those involved and, through this, achieve personal growth, “being able […]
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Hotel with ‘native’ concept to open in March in Playa del Carmen

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PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo. — Hotel Unico 20˚87˚ Riviera Maya will open in March with a new luxury “all inclusive” concept, designed to reflect the beauty of Playa and its native culture. The design of the hotel is inspired by rustic and modern elements of Mexico. Each room is inspired by the destination, from the […]
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Environmental authorities fine Cancun hotel

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Mexico’s Federal Attorney General’s Office for Environmental Protection (Profepa) imposed a fine of $500,000 pesos ($24,015USD) on the Hotel Me by Meliá Cancún for the construction of two new buildings as part of its remodeling project, which did not have an environmental impact authorization. The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) did not give […]
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Tulum branded as ‘Global Capital of Yoga’

The Yucatan Post

TULUM, Q. Roo — Tourists, specialists and locals undertook the first actions to consolidate the municipality and Pueblo Magico of Tulum as the leading wellness and health destination, explained the head of the State Secretariat of Tourism, Marisol Vanegas Pérez. As part of the presentation of the Distinctive Brand Project “Tulum World Capital of Yoga”, the state […]
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Cancun and Riviera Maya win 5 “Travvy” awards

The Yucatan Post

Cancun and Riviera Maya received five 2017 Travvy Awards at a ceremony held at Gotham Hall in New York, USA, which endorses the Mexican Caribbean as a modern, competitive destination of high excellence and quality for both national and international travelers. The Riviera Maya received three gold awards in the categories: “Best Wedding Destination in […]
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FBI given information on Playa del Carmen nightclub shooting

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CANCÚN — As part of the investigation into the shooting at the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa del Carmen, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) shared information with agents of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The head of the Quintana Roo agency, Miguel Angel Pech Cen, announced that the information was useful and necessary […]
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Canadian dollar “goes a long way” in Cancún and Yucatán

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TORONTO — Just in time to avoid the winter blues, the travel experts at Canada’s largest locally-owned and operated travel agency, FlightNetwork.com, are releasing their top 27 destinations to help Canadians catch some sun south of the border. All of the destinations are in sun-soaked Central and South America and the Caribbean where the Canadian […]
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Legislator seeks investigation of bull shark fishing in Quintana Roo waters

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CANCÚN — Fishermen of Isla Mujeres and Puerto Juarez are using current bad weather conditions to launch themselves for the hunting of bull sharks, which has caused the curiosity of many and the condemnation of others, including Deputy Jose de la Peña, who demanded an investigation of this practice. According to fishermen, during the cold fronts, sharks […]
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Shots fired at new courts building in Cozumel

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COZUMEL, Q. Roo — Police and agents of the Attorney General’s Office are investigating the exterior of the building that will serve as a Court of Oral Trials in Cozumel, due to gunshots fired at dawn against the facade. At least two bullet holes were found, but no injuries were reported. The report of these shots was […]
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