Thursday, July 10, 2008

Mexico closes 5 small hotels south of Cancun
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Environmental Department is closing down at least five small, upscale hotels and three other developments south of Cancun. Officials say the businesses don't have permission to operate in the protected area near the Tulum Ruins.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Cancun offers more than lazy beach time
Along with the above, Cancun — a 2½-hour flight from Dallas — offers mucho activities, from swimming with dolphins to holding an alligator to swinging through the jungle. The operative word is "vamanos” or "let's go.”

"This is our fifth time here (to Cancun),” said one California tourist, there with her large extended family. In a seven-day trip, they like to spend five days going and doing, she said.