Riviera News

Articles from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya.

Many US based news sources published false information claiming that the Riviera Maya got hit hard by Hurricane Dean when in fact it never lost power, cable, or internet.

Other then a bit of wind and rain Playa del Carmen was calm.

Playa del Carmen after Dean
Playa del Carmen beach after Dean.
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Mayan canoe crossing
Canoes leaving at sunrise.
  History was made at sunrise last Friday, when some 180 rowers took to more than 20 traditional Mayan canoes and paddled across the channel from the mainland to Cozumel.

The re-enactments of travesías sagradas - crossings last made by the Maya over 500 years ago - were organized as part of an event to promote knowledge of local traditions.
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Mexican pop diva Paulina Rubio married Spanish businessman Nicolas Vallejo Nagera last week at Xcaret Eco Park, on the Riviera Maya coast near Cozumel.

With paparazzi clamoring for an exclusive photograph of the famous duo, security was tight.

Over 150 security guards were hired to secure the local tourist attraction from looky-loos and wannabe wedding guests.
Paulina Rubio's wedding
Superstar wedding.
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New recruitment website.
  High staff turnover is a common problem within the service industry.

It is often the result of lack of recruiting resources, followed by poor training methods and need of time.
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Local Playenses and tourists visiting the Rivera Maya flocked to the zocalo in downtown Playa del Carmen to participate in the annual El Grito.
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