Man falls from the 15 floor in Cancun hotel

CANCÚN, Q. Roo.- This morning, the report of a fatality was made to the 911 emergency number in the 8.5 kilometer of the hotel zone of Cancun. Preliminary reports indicate that a person fell from a height of 15 floors at one of the Riu Hotels, presumably under the influence of alcohol.   Hotel Riu. Photo Luis Hernandez for Grupo SIPSE So far, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Three Crocodiles draw bathers out of the ocean in PDC

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo.- Once again, the sighting of crocodiles has caused alarm. As previously stated in this article, of the three crocodiles on Punta Esmeralda beach caused the area to remain closed to the More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Spring breakers are ready for cheap flights to Cancun

Elite Daily, a website for and by women who are discovering the world, and themselves in the process, came up with an early announcement for spring breakers all over the U.S. who have Cancun in mind for this year… Greetings More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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Cancun shows strongest visitor growth in Americas: Euromonitor

CANCUN — Cancun is expected to be the strongest growing city in 2017 in the Americas, according to Euromonitor International research presented at the WTM London (World Travel Market London). According More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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New flights bring more tourists to Cancun and Riviera Maya in 2017

CANCUN — What was deemed a complicated travel year for Cancun and Riviera Maya turned out to be a year of increased visitors and added frequencies. Airlines such as Southwest, Delta and Spirit added flights into More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Boat carrying tourists sinks off Cozumel

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — A boat carrying 10 tourists sank off the shores of Cozumel Wednesday Jan. 3 as it took on water shortly after leaving the island. The incident happened just 15 minutes after sailing from Cozumel More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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#TimetoCancun: Resort launches new social media branding campaign

CANCUN — The Cancun Tourism Board has launched Time to Cancun, a social media branding campaign aimed to engage digitally savvy travelers. The campaign highlights the best of every aspect of the destination, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Developers persist with plans for new projects for Holbox

HOLBOX, Q. Roo — More than 50 new projects await approval for the island of Holbox in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, however, the municipal president says the island is not ready. Municipal Lázaro Cadenas president, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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New Hilton in Playa del Carmen continues hotel chain’s Caribbean expansion

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Hilton’s ramped-up Caribbean expansion shows no signs of slowing down. The company opened its second new Caribbean property last month with the debut of The Fives Downtown Hotel and Residences, More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Uber hoping to resume Cancun operations soon

CANCUN — While Uber Cancun announced the suspension of its services in Cancun beginning December 27,  the company said it hopes to resume operations in the near future. The sudden announcement that Uber was suspending More...