, ,

The Mexican Caribbean prepares for gradual reopening

The Mexican Caribbean is preparing for a gradual reopening to welcome summer visitors. Subject to the government lifting the ban on non-essential activities, many hotels have announced their intention to reopen in June. A number of airlines…

Lockdown life in Cancun

The strict stay at home order continues for Cancun and for the rest of the Mexican Caribbean. All non-essential activities in the public and private sector are suspended until the government lifts the restrictions. Schools and universities remain…

Tigres, Cancun’s winning baseball team to stay in the city

For a time it looked as though Cancun’s champion baseball team the Tigres would be leaving the city, a blow to fans who love their evenings in the baseball park, the tasty snacks on sale and the family ambiance, however the news is that they…

More Ice Age discoveries in the cenotes of Quintana Roo

Archaeologists and cave divers participating in Gran Acuifero Maya, a research project to explore and map the cenotes of Quintana Roo, Yucatan and Campeche recently announced the discovery of the bones of prehistoric mammals dating back 10,000…

A documentary about Xcaret Park’s macaw breeding program is participating in the Boston College Film Festival

Xcaret’s scarlet macaw breeding and conservation program is the subject of a documentary called “Volando a Casa” (Flying Home: The Return of the Scarlet Macaw) that is participating in the Boston College 2017 Corporate Citizenship Film…

Cancun Airport News

The new Terminal 4 at Cancun International Airport is expected to open in late 2017 and will have the capacity to handle nine million additional passengers a year. The airport is also handling more international flights. New flights to Cancun…

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, 31 years old

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, the largest wildlife sanctuary in the Mexican Caribbean and one of the largest in Mexico, celebrated its 31st anniversary on January 24. Sian Ka’an was founded by presidential decree in 1986 and a place in…

Cancun Flight News

As part of its expansion plans in the Caribbean, Southwest Airlines will start a daily non-stop Cancun service from Fort Lauderdale on June 4.  

Local News

Cancun International Airport welcomed passenger number 21 million on December 26, the second record broken in a month. Passenger numbers have more than doubled in the last 10 years and Cancun is now Mexico’s leading airport in terms of international passengers. With the completion of Terminal 4 in 2020, the airport will have the capacity to handle up to 32 million travelers. Expansion projects in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 have been completed and the first phase of Terminal 4 will open in 2018.

Two US Ryder Cup players compete in the 2016 OHL Golf Classic PGA tournament, November 10-13

It’s the tenth anniversary of the OHL Golf Classic at Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya November 10-13 and the field of competitors is filling up fast with PGA champions. Fresh from their Ryder Cup victory over Europe, Jim Furyk and Davis Love…