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New flights from Cancun to Oaxaca

Good news for Cancun visitors who take extended vacations and like to see more of Mexico. Mexican airline Interjet has a new route linking Cancun to the colonial city of Oaxaca, starting on October 27. Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s colonial…
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The latest Cancun flight news

In another sign of Cancun’s global appeal, Turkish Airlines has begun flights to Cancun and Mexico City. Delta has also confirmed four flights a week from Washington DC for the winter season. Frontier Airlines will also be adding a new flight…
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San Luis Potosi guest state in Xcaret Festival of Life & Death 2019

Xcaret Park is gearing up for the 14th Xcaret Festival of Life & Death from October 29 to November 3. This annual Riviera Maya event is a celebration of customs, rituals and beliefs associated with Dia de Muertos, the Mexican Day of the…
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Raising corals to help restore the Mesoamerican Reef

The National Fisheries Institute Research Center (INAPESCA-CRIAP) in Puerto Morelos is raising corals to be transplanted on parts of the Mesoamerican Reef that have been damaged by storms or human activity and to replenish disappearing coral…
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Xibalba, a new Cenote Park by Xcaret to open near Valladolid in 2020

Visitors to the colonial town of Valladolid or to Chichen Itza in eastern Yucatan will have a new cenote park to explore next year, Xibalba. The latest park from the Xcaret Group and its first in the Yucatan, Xibalba is a journey into the Maya…
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Tulum gallery makes Time Magazine’s list of World’s 100 Greatest Places 2019

Time Magazine has included Sfer Ik Gallery in Tulum in its World’s 100 Greatest Places list for 2019. This dreamlike space was built using locally sourced wood, stone and cement and its walls are festooned with tropical plants. It is a…
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Cancun, Riviera Maya & Yucatan Events

Mexican Independence, September 15 & 16 Mexico celebrates the anniversary of its Independence from Spain with delicious food, music and colorful festivities the night of September 15 and processions on September 16. Xplor Bravest Race,…
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Cancun flight news, more options for Canadian visitors

In Cancun flight news for Canadian visitors, Air Canada is offering a new flight from Quebec City to Cancun for the winter season. It will be available from December 21 to April 11, 2020. Sunwing will also be adding a weekly flight from Waterloo…
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Mexico telephone dialing changes

Starting August 3, there are changes to telephone dialing in Mexico. You no longer have to use 01, 044 or 045 when making long distance calls in Mexico or when calling a mobile phone from a landline. If you are calling locally you now dial the…
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Mexican Caribbean shines with World Travel Awards

The Mexican Caribbean did well in the annual World Travel Awards 2019 with a number of awards in the Mexico & Central America and Mexico categories. Here are the winners in the destination categories: • Cancun, Best Airport in Mexico…