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Tulum hotel ignores federal closures 3 times

Federal authorities checked in on a Tulum hotel that they said violated several closure notices.

Bella Hadid amuses fans during Tulum fashion shoot

Model Bella Hadid's visit to the beaches of Tulum was a work assignment, but she appeared to be having lots of fun.

Tulum’s outlandish growth comes at a grave environmental cost

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."

Scientists recreating virtual 3-D copy of underwater cave in Q. Roo

Scientists around the world will soon be able to dive into a virtual 3-D replica of a vast Yucatecan underwater cave — the one where the oldest skeleton in the Americas was found seven years ago. 

Archaeologists reveal what they found in largest underwater cave

Scuba-diving archaeologists at the world's largest underwater cave — recently discovered near Tulum — found fossils of giant sloths and an elaborate shrine to the Mayan god of commerce.

Environmental requirements halt hotel project

After six years of proceedings, a large hotel project has been canceled after failing to meet the necessary environmental requirements.

2 weeks later, sorting out the Tulum evictions

Roughly two weeks ago, news spread like wildfire about mass evictions at several small lodges in Tulum. A travel site now says tourism is still alive and well in Tulum, while one hotel's owners says they and their neighbors have yet to reopen.

Tulum’s population has tripled in 7 years

With around 10,000 residents in 2008, Tulum today has 30,000 inhabitants and is adding 1,000 new residents every month.