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Greetings "Life's a Beach" readers! What follows is a message from Tamara Magnusson (tamarainprogreso[at]gmail.com) who is once again seeking information from the US and Canadian ex-pats and snowbirds in Mexico and Central America. Plans to initiate a ferry service from Tampa to Progresso are back on the table at United Caribbean Lines and they are looking for our input to help them move forward with this ambitious investment. To help United Caribbean Lines make an informed plan to bring this ferry service to the Yucatan, please copy and paste the questionnaire below into an e-mail and send to BNIERENBERG@AOL.COM. Don't forget to share this blog post with your expat friends so that they too can weigh in on this exciting development. Read More...
Wow. Just wow! I knew I was going to come away with some good info when I registered for Kay Walten's Social Media Boot Camp for Tourism but after reviewing more than 10 pages of notes I am seriously appreciating the value of the information she is sharing with us. For those of you who don't know her, Kay Walten and her husband Gary came to the Riviera Maya way back in the late 1980's, when the area of pristine beaches and jungle south of Cancun was referred to, unceremoniously, as the Cancun-Tulum corridor. Read More...
Explore Tourismâ„¢ Social Media Boot Camp 2011, Cancun-Riviera Maya, is a new marketing seminar that focuses on social media and social media marketing for the tourism industry in Mexico. This two-day seminar will discuss tourism marketing and how social media can be used effectively by travel & tourism businesses. This seminar is an invaluable information resource that includes lessons and strategies to further social media marketing efforts of individual businesses while increasing the strategic use of travel and tourism marketing for the area. Read More...
POSITION AVAILABLE - TEACHING CHEF Personable, charismatic Teaching Chef needed for Tourist Cooking School on Riviera Maya, conducting classes in Authentic Mexican cuisine to curious travelers. Classes conducted in English but Spanish spoken to our 2 Read More...
The second installment in the short series of articles I am writing for the popular regional website www.PlayaMayaNews.com has just been posted. "I Thought YOU Were Driving!" - How a nice suburban family ended up in Playa del Carmen , Mexico Read More...
After thinking long and hard about poverty, the subject of Blog Action Day 2008 , I find myself with more questions than answers. First and foremost is "What IS poverty?" and secondly "Who makes that determination?” Can we categorize Read More...
In response to numerous inquiries from friends and customers, today I will be starting a series, reoccurring monthly, of construction updates via actual photos of projects going up in and around Playa del Carmen! Many of you have already purchased pre-construction Read More...
By Chris Aspin MEXICO CITY , Feb 21 (Reuters) - Mexican airport operator Asur will fight to take part in the bidding process for a planned airport in the Riviera Maya region which will drain passenger traffic away from its key runways at the resort of Read More...