Cancun Airline News

For the second year running, the International Airport Council (IAC) has rated Cancun Airport as the best airport in Latin America and among the top five in the world with a handling capacity of five to 15 million passengers a year, in terms…
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The Xtabay, Legendary Mayan Temptress

One of the most intriguing characters in Mayan folklore is the Xtabay, a lovely temptress who ensnares men and leads them to their doom, a prostitute with the proverbial heart of gold or the vengeful spirit of a cold-hearted woman, depending…

Royal Resorts News App Now Available in the iTunes Store

For those of you who are always on the move, check out our FREE Royal Resorts News mobile app now available from the iTunes App Store. Read the latest news from Royal Resorts and plan your Cancun vacation with a selection of articles on things…
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Some like it Hot, Mexican Chilies

“Con picante or sin picante,” spicy or non-spicy, that is the culinary question here in Mexico. Staples in the national diet along with corn, beans and squash, chilies are everywhere. You’ll see them chopped up with tomato, onion and coriander…
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Sailfish, Mexico’s Ocean Marvels

A swift dark shadow with pulsating spots and gleaming stripes, the sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus), one of the ocean’s most beautiful predators, is in hot pursuit of its prey. Measuring between six and 11 feet from the tip of their spear…
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Henequen, Yucatán’s Haciendas

Henequen, Green Gold of the Yucatán Fields of spiky agave plants standing to attention with almost military precision, dot the flat landscape of the northern Yucatán. This is the zona henequenera, an area of estates where vast fortunes were…
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Happy Birthday Merida

On January 6, the gracious capital of the state of Yucatan is 469 years old! It is celebrating the anniversary of its foundation by Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo y León the Younger in 1542 amidst the deserted ruins of a much earlier…