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Air Canada announces new direct routes to Cancún and Cozumel

Air Canada has announced five new direct flights to Cancún this fall and says plans for even more routes to Mexico are in the works. 

Ancient San Miguelito is Cancún’s unknown Mayan wonder

Tucked between five-star resorts along Cancún’s hotel zone sits the remains of the prehispanic settlement of San Miguelito.

Mexico’s Caribbean coast continues to battle against record levels of seaweed

The presence of seaweed in the Caribbean is nothing new, but has increased dramatically over the past few years.

Drivers infuriated by dangers where train work clashes with Mérida-Cancún highway

Delays caused by construction are causing major headaches for divers on the Mérida-Cancún toll highway. Major construction kicked off over a year ago along the...

Simone Biles takes a training break on Yucatán’s beaches

Multiple Olympic medalist Simone Biles has been spotted on the Yucatán Peninsula vacationing with friends. 

2 shot, killed in attack at Tulum beachfront restaurant

Two men were shot to death and another was injured at an upscale beachfront restaurant in Tulum. The attack took place at 9 p.m. Saturday...

Mexico seeks to speed up tourist screening at Cancún airport

Authorities in Quintana Roo say they are working with the federal government to streamline border control at Cancún’s international airport. 

Marines to take over security at Mérida and Cancún airports

Mexico's Marines will be taking control of seven airports across the country, with  Mérida and Cancún among them. 

600 acres expropriated in Quintana Roo for new Mayan Train route

Mexico has seized 198 lots of land in Quintana Roo along phase 5 of the Mayan Train's path.

Influencers on Cancun party flight stranded, branded ‘idiots’ by Canadian PM

A group of Canadian influencers is stranded in Cancun and along Mexico’s Caribbean coast after Sunwing refused to let them board their flight back home. 

More gunplay on Cancún beaches; should you still visit?

Soon after a special battalion of National Guard troops was assigned to protect the area, gunfire broke out Tuesday on a hotel-zone beach in...

Scientists warn of a potential environmental disaster on Yucatán beaches

Record-breaking amounts of sargassum could soon reach the Peninsula, scientists said at a Mérida conference. 

Cancún and its airport are now busier than before the pandemic

As infections continue to decrease, the tourism industry on Mexico’s Caribbean coast seems to be doing better than ever. 

Tiger on the run near Cancún sparks concern

Over the weekend, a loose tiger was spotted on the highway between Cancún and Leona Vicario.

El Meco, a hidden archaeological gem north of Cancún

El Meco is a Mayan archaeological site just 8 kilometers north of Cancún's downtown but feels worlds away from the craziness of the enormous resort city.

El Rey: Archaeology in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone

When visiting El Rey, it is impossible not to notice the towering hotels of Cancun’s hotel zone visible just above the tree line.