Adults-only Temptation Cancun Resort reopens after rebuild

Temptation Cancun Resort, part of Original Group, has reopened after a multi-million-dollar, complete rebuild directed by award-winning Canadian designer Karim Rashid…. Inspired by the human body, the new resort’s 430 guestrooms and public spaces epitomise Karim’s signature ‘sensual minimalism’ style, including an iconic multi-coloured More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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‘Awakening’ hotel project to offer stays in ‘human cocoons’

A new hotel project called Awakening is offering investors the chance to participate in a socially- and environmentally-conscious business by crowdfunding a large portion of its necessary funding, according to PRWeb.com… The More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Three fascinating destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula

To enjoy your last days of summer vacation or if you are booking a trip for the next holidays, TYT brings you three recommendations in the Yucatan Peninsula, following the wise advice of VIVA Lifestyle & Travel. Izamal Also More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Playa del Carmen to get security cameras and more police officers

Playa del Carmen will receive 1,000 of the 3,000 new cameras being installed…. PLAYA DEL CARMEN — The Quintana Roo government will install 1,000 surveillance cameras in the city of Playa del Carmen More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Cancun landmark hotel undergoes renovations as part of sale-leaseback deal

CANCUN — FibraHotel, the first real estate investment trust specialized in hotels in Mexico, announced an agreement to acquire the Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun resort hotel for a purchase price of More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Letter to the Editor: Stolen-documents case update

On Aug. 14, TYT published an article on the unfortunate case of Nick Lei Guo, a U.S. green card holder whose documents and credit cards were stolen in Playa del Carmen. Here is his followup letter on his case, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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17 former Borge administration officials implicated in alleged corruption

Among them, several former Quintana Roo Secretaries of State and a former Secretary of Finance…. In August 2016, “EL UNIVERSAL” published that then Governor of Quintana Roo, Roberto Borge Angulo, allegedly More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Xcaret launches recruitment for 1,400 new hotel jobs

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – A new hotel at Xcaret Park will soon open its doors generating at least 1,400 new jobs, and its recruitment process began this month with the goal of consolidating the sustainable tourism in More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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White Elephant?: New Cancun arena cited as unsafe for large events

CANCUN — Cancún’s Auditorio del Bienestar has been deemed unsafe for large events less than a year after it was officially opened. In other words, it cannot fulfill the purpose for which it was built, reports More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Nine tourists die in Playa del Carmen during holidays

All deaths were due to natural causes except a Russian man who drowned in a cenote…. PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Nine vacationers died in this destination during the holiday season, all due to natural causes More...