Tulum restaurant offers “campfire food” on beachfront strip

TULUM, Q. Roo — Before opening Safari in 2015, owner Luis Aguilar commanded the kitchen at Manhattan taco chainlet Tacombi. Now back on home turf, Aguilar has opened an outdoor restaurant along Tulum’s hotel-dotted beachside strip equipped with a vintage 1971 silver Airstream, which he uses as a kitchen. Here, the chef is serving a concise More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Parking meters likely coming to Playa del Carmen next year

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — As part of the the Urban Mobility Plan for Solidaridad municipality, parking meters will be installed in the Central Zone, which officials say is the most congested area of the city. Chairman More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Cold front rocks Cozumel dive operators and maritime services

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — Due to the effects of the Cold Front number 14 of the season, with wind gusts of up to 30 kilometers per hour and the swell, Cozumel’s port has been closed to navigation of smaller More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Waldorf-Astoria and Hilton coming to Cancun

CANCUN — Hilton is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a pair of major new projects on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Hilton has announced plans to open both a luxury Waldorf-Astoria and an all-inclusive More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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No reported injuries as glass-bottom tourist boat sinks in harsh weather off Cozumel

COZUMEL,  Q.Roo — Harsh winds and unsteady waters were the cause of a glass-bottomed boat cracking off the island of Cozumel Wednesday Dec. 13. Riviera-maya-news.com reported the glass-bottom boat tour sank More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Cancun: Mexico’s preferred destination to celebrate the New Year

The beauty and the comfort of the internationally known Cancun hotel zone is on the top of preferences of the Mexican tourism market… CANCUN – Cancun, Madrid, Paris, New York and London are the five cities More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Mexico’s tourism secretary rejects U.S. report citing safety issues for U.S. travelers

Recently, the U.S. State Department released a report of U.S. tourist deaths in 2016. Of the 843 American fatalities that occurred across the globe last year, Mexico leads the list with 264—and 75 of them were More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Two Americans arrested for firearms possession at Cancun Airport

CANCUN — Two Americans were arrested Monday Dec. 11 at the Cancun International Airport for entering the country with firearms. In two separate incidents, two Americans were arrested Monday when they were More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Mayor forecasts Cancun will break 2016 tourism record

For the winter season 2017-2018, the Official Airline Guide reports that programed airline flights have capacity of 5,136,527 airplane seats coming from different airports in the world to Cancun… Cancun Mayor More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Yucatan’s ‘chilly’ temperatures are on the wane

The lowest temperature registered in the state on Monday December 11 was in Oxkutzcab 8.5ºC (47ºF), while in Merida the thermometer registered 13.4ºC (56ºF)… For today Tuesday Dec. 12 and tomorrow Wednesday More...