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Puerto Morelos picks up a World Travel Award

Puerto Morelos district has picked up a World Travel Award as Mexico’s Leading Adventure Destination 2019 in the 26th annual World Travel Awards. 

   In the online poll to choose the winner, Puerto’s charms for the intrepid tourist outshone its competitors. Activities in the area include scuba diving on the Mesoamerican Reef, jungle canopy zip lining, snorkeling in cenotes and exploring caves, horse riding, ATVs circuits, cycling and bird watching, among others.

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Three Mexican cities in World’s Best 2019

In the Travel + Leisure magazine’s annual reader poll to find the Worlds’ best travel destinations, hotels and travel services, three Mexican cities make the top five in the World’s Best City category. San Miguel de Allende came in at number two, the national capital Mexico City at number four and Oaxaca at number five.  

   All three cities are rich in history and traditions and are full of colonial churches, museums, markets and cultural centers. Mexico City has a vibrant dining, shopping and arts scene.

 

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Cancun flight news

In good 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 International Airport in Ontario to Cancun starting December 18 to April 8, 2020.

(Source via Caribbean Journal)

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Mexico 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 or calling a mobile phone from a landline. If you are calling locally you now dial the area code, such as 998 for Cancun, and then the phone number. For example, if you are in Cancun and wish to call Royal Resorts instead of dialing seven numbers (881-0100), you now dial ten (998 881-0100).