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The End Of Tulum’s Party Scene? New Noise Control Law Starts Today

In an effort to address growing noise complaints, Tulum City Council will put into place new noise control laws in the city’s Coastal Zone beginning today, November 1st, 2022. These new laws are in addition to measures introduced in late September and are an attempt to reign in Tulum’s party scene that has rapidly grown …

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This Is Why Tulum Remains Popular Among Americans Despite Overtourism And Crime

This year, Tulum has been plagued by a surge in violence and corrupt practices, be it shootings or taxis operating on inflated fares. Even then, it has continued to grow as a destination and is expected to host a record number of guests this winter. So why does it remain one of America’s favorite sunny …

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Bacalar Growing In Popularity As The New Tulum

For years, Tulum has stolen the spotlight as the trendiest place to take an unforgettable vacation in the Riviera Maya, due to its close proximity to sandy beaches and iconic Mayan sights. However, having suffered from overcrowding and unsustainable tourism in the last decade, all eyes are now on Bacalar, a trendier, far more quaint …

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New Maya Train That Will Connect Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, And Tulum Gets Final Launch Date

Years in the making, it seems like Mexico’s Maya Train is finally setting off on an inaugural journey next year, with a final launch date announced by the country’s highest authority. The scenic train will run on a loop around the Yucatan Peninsula, connecting the tourist cities of Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, and numerous …

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Expect To See Armed Military Policing These Popular Beach Destinations This Winter

Travelers dreaming of faraway beaches for a trip this winter may be surprised to find armed military patrolling their favorite beach destinations. However, this should not be alarming, and it is becoming standard practice in some areas. Tourism is a huge source of income for many countries with beautiful beaches, and protecting visitors is a …

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Mexico Has Already Welcomed 36 Million International Tourists This Year

Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués, recently announced that country welcomed over 36 million international visitors between January and July of this year. As destinations such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum continue to break visitor arrival records, this number will only grow. Mexico’s most popular beach destinations have witnessed an explosion of …

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Travelers Are Still Required To Pay Tourist Tax When Visiting Cancun

On April 1st, 2021, the Mexican government implemented a tourist tax for international visitors coming into the state of Quintana Roo. Many of the most popular destinations in Mexico, including Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Cozumel, are located within Quintana Roo. As a result, most tourists entering Mexico are subject to the tax, which …

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Playa Del Carmen And Tulum Set New Tourist Records Following Cancun’s Success

Mexico is having a moment. Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum are wildly popular and have each broken tourism records recently. Cancun has broken records nearly every month of 2022, and now Playa del Carmen and Tulum have joined the fray. It’s no secret that Cancun is the King of tourism. However, it seems travelers …

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New Maya Train Will Make Cancun More Popular Than Ever

Cancun has consistently broken tourism records nearly every month this year, and the trend isn’t slowing. However, an ambitious project is underway that will take tourism in the area to heights never before seen, The Maya Train. A sprawling 1500 km (≈932 mi) long railway will connect Cancun to the entire Yucatán Peninsula, allowing travelers …

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Hilton Launches New VIP All-Inclusive Experience In Tulum

A few months ago, the global brand Hilton Hotels & Resorts opened the company’s largest all-inclusive resort in Tulum, Mexico, and now that hotel will offer guests a new exclusive service for the first time in an all-inclusive resort.  The Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort is offering visitors a new exclusive room category called …

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Popular Cenotes In Tulum Have Shown High Levels Of Contamination

Three of Mexico’s most popular cenotes located in Tulum have been issued safety and health warnings after local authorities detected a substantially high level of bacteria in the water, the kind that’s particularly harmful to visitors. Now, they are being urged not to swim in these areas, or even avoid the popular attraction altogether. Cenote …

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The Luxury Brand Nobu To Open Hotel In Tulum

Fans of luxury travel can rejoice, following the news that the luxury brand Nobu is set to open a hotel in the Mexican town of Tulum, on the Yucatán Peninsula. With the pandemic all but grounding travelers for a period of two years, the opening of the luxury Nobu hotel gives travelers the opportunity to …

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