RIU opens new hotel in Costa Mujeres

CANCUN — RIU Hotels & Resorts has just inaugurated the Hotel Riu Dunamar, the company’s first in Costa Mujeres and its eighteenth in Mexico. The 5-star hotel is located on a spectacular white-sand beach with turquoise waters located 30 kilometres north of the hotel zone of Cancún. The hotel, of new construction, offers modern facilities More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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New Tulum restaurant to offer pre-columbian Mesoamerican cuisine

TULUM, Q. Roo — When René Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, decided to pack up and head to Tulum, where he opened Noma Mexico, his chef de cuisine, Jose Luis Hinostroza (who also worked at Alinea), More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Delayed or canceled flights in Merida trigger 68 complaints

MERIDA – Friday December 8 was the first month anniversary of the Civil Aviation Law, which guarantees the compensation to travelers for delays and cancellations of their flights. Since then, at the Merida Airport, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Check out these bargain flights to sunny destinations

If you are reading The Yucatan Times while enduring frigid temperatures in the U.S., and you’re looking to escape the cold with a tropical getaway, or to schedule a last-minute trip to see friends and family More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Campeche, Yucatan and Q. Roo ports are on new ‘Grand Mayan Experience’ cruise

Campeche Governor Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas led the presentation of the Victory cruise line that next year will begin operations in the state with the first season of The Grand Mayan Experience route, leaving an More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Beware what you read on social media, it could be fake news

On Wednesday Dec. 6, the FALSE information of 50 corpses found on a Cancun beach terrified people in social networks… CANCUN –  According to Novedades Quintana Roo newspaper, the image of several dead bodies More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Cancun signs ad deal to lure tourists from China

CANCUN — Cancun and Riviera Maya will become part of regular advertising in China with the signing of a new agreement to promote Mexico’s Caribbean region in Shanghai, riviera-maya-news.com reports. After More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Quintana Roo ranks highest in marijuana use in Mexico: survey

A survey reveals the five states in Mexico with the highest drug use and the drug of choice of the overall population… According to the National Survey on Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Consumption (ENCODAT) More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Robbed German tourist makes her home in Cancun airport

Ingrid has wandered Terminal 2 for six months since being robbed of her luggage on arrival… CANCUN — Ingrid is a 72-year-old German citizen who has lived since June 16 at the facilities of the International More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Canadian tourist dies after being hit by car in PDC

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — A Canadian woman has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road outside a hotel in Playa del Carmen. The accident occurred Monday afternoon Dec. 4, outside the Ocean H10 hotel in north More...