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Federal legislation banning tourist attractions from exhibiting and offering interactions with dolphins was passed in late 2022.
During antiquity, Playa del Carmen was known as Xaman Há, which in the Yucatec-Mayan language, roughly translates as northern waters.
Tucked between five-star resorts along Cancún’s hotel zone sits the remains of the prehispanic settlement of San Miguelito.
Much mystery still surrounds the fertility goddess we know as Ixchel.
Nestled between the highway to Tulum, the Caribbean sea and Lake Muyil lay the ancient Mayan city of Chunyaxché — also known as Muyil.
Just 30 minutes from Chetumal lay the resort town of Bacalar — one of the most stunning destinations on Quintana Roo’s extensive coast line.
In its heyday, Oxtankah was among the most prosperous centers in the region and the largest city in the Bay of Chetumal.
As of today, Oct. 11, the Riviera Maya expects to close 2021 with an occupancy rate above 80%, its best figure since the beginning of the pandemic.
Recent research suggests that Dzibanché was one of the largest early Mayan cities in the entirety of Mesoamerica and may have been the first capital of the Kan, the first great Maya dynasty.
If you hear howls coming from the nearby jungle, don't be alarmed. The howler monkeys that inhabit the jungle are very peaceful.
The Chakanbakán lagoon all but disappeared after draining into six sinkholes that appeared underneath it. Now, with the help of some rain, the lagoon is recovering.
Authorities are investigating the long-term impact of a "toxic cloud" that killed at least 15 million bees, putting at risk next year's honey harvest.
The morning of Aug. 4 positively changed the lives for 20 "proud islanders" who worked as a team to rescue a massive stranded whale on Contoy Island.
Quintana Roo's lucrative tourist zones have been spared in the United States Department of State's updated travel advisory.
A senator-elect for Quintana Roo announced a new bullet train will begin construction in 2019 and be fully completed six years later.
An English-language library is opening in the heart of the area's Zona Maya at the end of the month.
The state's newly created Tourism Promotion Council is charged with promoting many of the Yucatán's Peninsula's lesser-known destinations and he's been given a staff of 30 to do it.
A noise crackdown on bars and club Quinta Avenida, or Fifth Avenue, has revealed tensions between nightclubs and the hotels who house many of their patrons.
Authorities have seized two wild animals that were being kept as pets in a private home.
While 20 years ago, Tulum was still "a hidden paradise with only a few beachfront boutique hotels and houses," today it's "crammed with more than a hundred hotels and restaurants."
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