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Summer is whale shark season in the Mexican Caribbean

A huge shadow on the water, dappled blue-grey skin and the flick of an immense tail, the whale sharks are here. In May the gentle giants of the sea make their way to the Mexican Caribbean. Reports start to come in from yachtsmen who spot them…
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Travesia Sagrada Maya, Sacred Mayan Journey to Cozumel

With the first rays of the sun on May 17 in the bay at Xcaret, a fleet of Mayan canoes will set sail to a chorus of chants, drum beats and conch horns. They are embarking on a journey to the sacred island of Cozumel to worship at the shrine…
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Quintana Roo State Tourism Board Launches Guest Assist App

The Quintana Roo Tourism Board has launched a Guest Assist App as an information source to help visitors. It has a directory of emergency numbers, Consulates and embassies and useful advice and a link to a 24-hour Call Center with bilingual…
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Cancun to become a plastic-free zone

Cancun will soon become a plastic-free zone. In March the municipal government unanimously voted to ban the use of plastic bags, cutlery and straws and polystyrene glasses and containers in local businesses. Once the initiative is approved it…