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Playa del Carmen Real Estate Company is now hiring for the position of Office Manager. Read More...
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...
Original Resorts, a Mexican hospitality brand, continued its strategic plan to expand with the opening of its new clothing-optional resort, Desire Pearl Resort & Spa on March 30. Original Resorts opened the first clothing-optional hotel of the group, Desire Resort & Spa, in the Riviera Maya. This new five-star hotel complex, located on a beautiful beach in Puerto Morelos, just a few minutes outside of Cancun, is an exclusive couples only-hotel, marking the brand's fifth resort in Mexico. Read More...
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, México - The PGA TOUR, along with officials of the Mayakoba Golf Classic and its sponsor OHL, announced today a six-year contract extension through the 2018 season. With the initial six-year agreement running through the 2012 tournament (February 22-26), the new contract represents a total commitment of 12 years by the PGA TOUR to Mexico and Playa del Carmen. 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 Tourism™ 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...
A new proposal may make this a reality! Currently, unless you are a Mexican national, you purchase property that falls within Mexico's "Restricted Zone" using a fidecomiso or in a foreign owned corporation. A change to the law has been proposed 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...
This is a recent update from Marcus Roehmer of BRIC International regarding tremendous new additions to their already impressive portfolio of Vacation Rentals and an amazing new residential development in Belize. " We are proud to inform you of two Read More...
Well, I guess I have put this off long enough. It has been so rainy and miserable, I just haven't wanted to go out and tromp around on muddy construction sites. My good friend Mike (of WWMD fame) gave me a gentle nudge via email this morning, so out Read More...
Yesterday evening, Rob and I were invited to the grand opening party for the offices of Origo, the prolific developers of the fabulous condominium projects " The Elements, Playa del Carmen' , " Vaiven " in Playacar and coming soon...."The 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...
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