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 are staying. Legendary Mexican pitcher Fernando “El Toro” Valenzuela has bought the team, so there will be baseball here for many years to come.
Baseball season starts in Mexico on March 31 and Tigres play their first home game on April 4. If you would like to go, visit the Thomas More Traveldesk in your resort to arrange transport and tickets.
In other news, you wouldn’t think of rugby when you think of Cancun or indeed of Mexico, but the Hammerheads, a team made up of Mexican and expat players is going from strength to strength and has its sights set on the National Championship.
The Hammerheads won their last match with a crushing victory over Saltillo 78-8 and are the favorites to win the tournament organized by the Mexican Rugby Federation. Season matches finish on March 11 and the final is on April 1.
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 already operating or due to begin this year include Air Canada Rouge from Vancouver; American […]
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 Festival in the United States and is up for an award. Produced by Xcaret and Mexican production company Bicho […]