In The Roo Travel Guide and Buy Playa Real Estate Advisors are sponsoring a Trip Report Competition each month through the end of 2010. The best trip report submitted each month will win $100 USD in cash, while a runner up will win $50 USD in cash. 

To be eligible, entries must be posted on the Trip Reports section of the forum. Travel must have been completed in 2010, and include destinations within the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Eligible travel locations include the popular travel destinations of Cancun, Isla Mujeres, the Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, and the Costa Maya. 

“Everyone loves to read trip reports, whether to live vicariously through other travelers or to help plan future travels. Although writing a trip report takes some effort, the writer is rewarded with a lasting memory of his travels.” said John Bekas, Jr., owner of  “Often, we intend to write up a trip report just as soon as we get back home, but then life gets in the way, and the trip report goes on the back burner. We at and want to give travelers an incentive to record their trip memories. There's no better incentive than cold hard cash!”

The trip report contest will run through December 31, 2010 with prizes being awarded monthly for the best submissions. Trip reports are evaluated by an impartial judging panel, consisting of residents and seasoned travelers of the state of Quintana Roo. Visit for complete details.

Travel Writing Contest is an interactive travel guide and online community covering the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. The Roo includes the popular travel destinations of Playa del Carmen, the Riviera Maya, Cancun, and the Costa Maya. Popular features of the website include an extensive directory of local businesses, interactive map, a forum for visitors as well as expatriates, and a growing collection of travel articles.

Buy Playa Real Estate Advisors is a family owned and operated real estate company located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Offering comprehensive Buyer Broker services to investors from the United States and Canada, Buy Playa has recently expanded its portfolio of listings to include long term and vacation rentals and concierge services.