Riviera News

Articles from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya.

Local airline, Mayair, wants to better connect the island with Cancun and mainland attractions such as Chichen Itza.

To this aim, they have signed an alliance agreement with Mexicana, one of Mexico's largest airlines.

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Flights to Chichen Itza
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AMPI, the Mexican realtors' association, will be holding their 37th annual conference on the Riviera Maya close to Cozumel this November 20-23.

The association is the Mexican equivalent to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in the US and has close ties with their counterpart across the border.

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Real estate conference.
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Following last year's success, the second annual 'Sacred Mayan Crossing' will take place at the end of the month.

Thirty 26-foot canoes, each with a crew of four to six, will paddle from the mainland to Cozumel and back.

The 3 day event re-creates ancient ritual pilgrimages undertaken by the original inhabitants of Yucatán to Polé (Xcaret) and then on by canoe to Cuzamil (Cozumel).

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Mexican Caribbean real estate event.
  Atlas Legal, a US conference organizer, will be holding a 'summit' for the real estate market in Playa del Carmen, near Cozumel, next month.

They have held other property events in Mexico in the past, but this is the first that will focus on the Mexican Caribbean.
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Cozumel was lucky last month. When Hurricane Dean passed by to the south it only brought a little wind and rain.

The island is fine, but some of Cozumel's cousins on the mainland weren't so fortunate.
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Mahahual on the mainland after Dean.
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