Friday, December 14, 2007

Cancun Recognized as Top Destination for Holiday Travel by Orbitz and Travelocity
Recent bookings from the top online travel site Travelocity reveal Cancun as the number one international destination for holiday travel, outranking London, Cabo, Jamaica, and the Bahamas, among others. “Cancun is the ideal location for the holidays,” says Arturo Escaip Manzur, General Director of the Cancun Convention and Visitors’ Bureau. “Our people are as warm and sunny as our climate, and you can afford to bring the whole family for a great vacation.”

Saturday, December 8, 2007

"A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila" Recaps: Episode 1.9 "Three's a Crowd"
Cancun? Can do! — Tila is excited to be taking her top three off to Mexico for a fun-filled adventure, because it's their last chance to "prove to me who they really are and how they feel about me now that we get to spend some really quality time together."

IGTM celebrates first decade as a golfing business conference
IGTM kicked off in Cancun celebrating its first decade as the world’s premier business event in the golf calendar. Taking place at the Cancun Convention Centre, the event teed off with the best ever attendance: more than 400 exhibitors from 55 countries, and over 200 buyers from across the world.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Faked out? How to get real in Cancún.
In the 1970s, just as the rest of the world was discovering "cultural tourism" — focusing on a country's communities and traditions — Mexico, which had little but cultural tourism until then, unveiled Cancún. Today droves of visitors come to the resort town to lounge on body-lined beaches, drink yard-long margaritas and dance to American hits in fog-filled megaclubs. But what if you're in Cancún and actually want a slice of the real Mexico?

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Ultrasound Treats Localized Prostate Cancer
CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new clinic in Cancun, Mexico will offer treatment of localized prostate cancer with HIFU, an ultrasoundtherapy. This is the second facility in Mexico to offer this therapy; HIFU isalso available at Hospital San Javier located in Puerto Vallarta.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Tranquil Area of Cancun is Home to Laid-Back Luxury, Culture, and Eco-Exploration
Vacationers to Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula can experience a recipe of relaxation and exploration in the quiet village of Puerto Morelos, an area of Cancun located just 12 miles south of the International Airport. With just 5,000 inhabitants, this laid-back, bohemian town welcomes Cancun visitors to a relaxed hideaway that holds true to its Mexican roots.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Living the high life in Cancun
CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO - When you think of Cancun, perhaps what you envision is a packed beach, lined with cheap, all-you-can-eat, drink, and do all-inclusives. Or maybe you've heard Mexico's No. 1 sunspot is just a wild party place for the young set? Or, perhaps, you've been there, done that?

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Cancun International Film Fest: Gabrielle Union Steals The Show
When Gabrielle Union took the stage to accept the International Humanitarian award for the Cancun International Film Festival (, I didn’t know what to expect. I had met the actress the previous evening and found her to be as down to earth as can be, but when it comes to Hollywood, first impressions can be deceiving.

Cancun woos UK scheduled services in bid to move upmarket
The Mexican coastal resort has been extensively rebuilt since being struck by the devastating Hurricane Wilma in October 2005, with hoteliers plunging in more than $2 billion to upgrade facilities.

Orbitz names busiest airports this holiday season
Internationally, the top three are Cancun, Mexico; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. If you're flying into, out of, or through any of these airports, remember to arrive early and bring a book. And all the better if that book is about stress management or finding inner peace.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Cancun International Film Festival heats up
Mexico's seaside resort of Cancun takes centerstage for five days when the inaugural Cancun Intl. Film Festival (CIFF) kicks off Nov. 14. New event joins an increasingly crowded Mexican festival circuit, dominated by grand dame Guadalajara, which celebrated its 22nd edition last March.
Mexico floods decimate agriculture in Tabasco state
OSTUACAN, Mexico – The floods that forced hundreds of thousands from their homes in Tabasco have also wiped out agricultural production in the Gulf Coast state, one of Mexico's main producers of everything from chocolate and citrus to sugar cane, officials said Thursday.

The massive flooding, which is now in its second week and at one point left 80 percent of Tabasco underwater, will be Mexico's most costly natural disaster since a hurricane devastated Cancun and Cozumel in 2005, insurers said Thursday.
100 lodgings sparkle with AAA's five diamonds
Four resorts in Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean ascended to five-diamond status: Four Seasons Resort Whistler in British Columbia; The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman; JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Cancun; and the 1½-year-old Fairmont Mayakoba near Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

World's Biggest Pub Crawl To Span 9 Countries, 11 Cities And 4 Continents In 25 Days
Have you got $10,208.45 burning a hole in your pocket and have you been looking for something bizarre to spend it on? An Australian tour company will drink to that. Actually, they're hoping you'll drink to that as they finalize details of what they're calling the world's biggest pub crawl that includes Cancun.
Whitfield, Ertel win triathlon World Cup at windy Cancun
CANCUN, Mexico: Simon Whitfield won a thrilling finish from fellow Canadian Paul Tichelaar in the men's race, while American champion Julie Ertel won her first triathlon World Cup on Sunday.