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New Aquarium in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen has another new visitor attraction on Fifth Avenue, L’Aquarium Playa del Carmen. Located in the Corazone shopping center, this state of the art aquarium has 45 exhibits showcasing the coral reef and other marine ecosystems…

More Success for Xcaret’s Bird Breeding Program

Committed to conservation, Xcaret Park has an important bird breeding program to boost the populations of endangered species such as the scarlet macaw, flamingo and the king vulture.

Open Skies Agreement brings New Flights to Cancun

The recent Open Skies airline agreement signed between the Mexican and US governments to free up the number of airlines that can fly particular routes is already bringing additional flights to Cancun and benefits for travelers from both countries.

Frida Kahlo Museum for Playa del Carmen in 2017

Calling all Frida fans, if you love the paintings of the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, you’ll soon be able to see some of her original work, learn more about her life and what inspired her in a new museum set to open in Playa del Carmen…

More Cancun Airport News, Speeding up Passport Control

In a move to speed up lines in the immigration halls at Cancun, Los Cabos and Mexico City airports, electronic quick check in booths for the use of Global Entry (US passport holders), Nexus (Canadian travelers) and Viajero Confiable (Mexican…

New Flights to Cancun

Mexico’s improving regional flight network is making it easier for Cancun visitors to explore different parts of the country. The latest addition is a new flight offered by TAR Airline from Cancun to the port city of Campeche. There will…

Discovery of an Observatory at Mayan Site of Acanceh, Yucatan

Archaeologists working at the Mayan site of Acanceh in the Yucatan have unearthed a building that was used as an observatory by ancient priests during the Early Classic period (A.D. 300-600). One of the oldest observatories found to date, the…

Xcaret opens Xenses, its sixth park in the Riviera Maya

If you are looking for something different to do this summer, how about a fun morning at a new park that plays with illusions and teases your senses with creativity, color and emotion?. Xenses, the sixth park developed by the Experiencias Xcaret…

Amigos de Sian Ka’an 30 Years Old

Cancun-based NGO Amigos de Sian Ka’an, A.C. recently turned 30, three decades of tireless work and campaigning for the protection of the Mexican Caribbean’s precious ecosystems. A conservation pioneer, Amigos was founded in 1986 to watch…
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Another Cancun Beach awarded the Blue Flag

Playa Coral, also known as Playa Mirador II is the latest Cancun beach to receive the Blue Flag, the international standard for beach health and hygiene. Located at km 25 in the Hotel Zone, it is also the first pet-friendly beach in Latin America…