Great news for the Cancun Visitors Bureau! Lizzie Cole Guerrero has been appointed as the new Director and Chief Executive of the Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau. After recently working as the Marketing Director at Riviera Maya Destination Marketing Office, Cole brings 14 years of experience in tourism and marketing to the new role, and she will be responsible for the development of new marketing and promotional strategies that will keep Cancun´s position as the leading tourist destination in Mexico.
Its white sandy beaches and warm turquoise waters and its tropical setting have been attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. There are new hotels and activities opening up all the time to keep the interest alive in visitors that come back year on year to spend their vacation in Cancun.
Holbox Island is preparing to host the 5th edition of the Holbox Gastronomic Festival, aptly named the Eat, Love and Contemplate Gastronomic Festival 2016. It will be held from November 10th through to the 12th on the beautiful idyllic island of Holbox.
The Day of the Dead is coming and all the people in Cancun are getting ready to celebrate it. One of these symbols, and a very emblematic one is the calavera or skull. They are made from sugar, or chocolate and also in wood or stone. They are alway colourfully decorated and beautiful! Continue reading
Island Time Music and Fishing Festival will take place next year from February 7-11, 2017 on the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres. The Island Time Music and Fishing Fest has given music lovers and fishing enthusiasts the opportunity to interact with talented writers and performers under the welcoming skies of this paradise island of Isla Mujeres. Continue reading
Cancun is now becoming known for hosting great concerts with some great music venues, some in hotels and others in stadiums which hold thousands of people. Some of the concerts coming up over the next few months are :
13th November 2016 – Estadio Andres Quintana Roo – RICKY MARTIN Ricky is back in town! Reserve your tickets for a concert you will not forget and experience Ricky Martin in Cancun!
18th – 19th November – Moon Palace Arena – KOOL AND THE GANG & GLORIA GAYNOR
29th December 2016 – Moon Palace Arena – DURAN DURAN British 80s pop icons will be playing here in Cancun!
10th, 11th, 12th February – Moon Palace Arena – THE CRANBERRIES
For more information about upcoming concerts in Cancun or things to do in during your Cancun vacation then please visit our website http://www.cancun.travel.
The Wine & Food Festival Cancun – Riviera Maya, will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in wonderful venues, luxurious ambience and the most amazing hotels bringing the best chefs, wine makers and sommeliers of the world to Cancun.
Wine & Food Festival Cancun – Riviera Maya celebrates in a very unique way, the flavors of Mexico and Spain with fifteen astonishing events in Cancun and Riviera Maya. From April 28th to May 1st, travelers and lovers of haute cuisine from all around the world, will enjoy the 2016 edition of the Wine & Food Festival Cancun – Riviera Maya during four days with spectacular events to celebrate the awesome five years of Wine & Food Festival Cancun – Riviera Maya in the #1 tourism destination in México. Cancun will be hosting Haute Cuisine celebrities, wine personalities and discerning gourmands, in a celebration that combines the incredible flavors of Mexico with the chefs seasoning and the most incredible colors of the Mexican Caribbean with the inspiration of the turquoise sea and the spectacular crimson sunsets at the beach. Continue reading
Isla Blanca Kite Festival was held on the 27,28 February. This year was the best festival yet!
Jim Martin who is a world renowned single line kite flyer, visited us here in Cancun for the first time. The winds were fantastic and he was able to fly some really big kites! Penny Lingenfelter supported us by coming and flying her four line Revolution kite. The kids enjoyed the Peter Pan and Mario skits. We were also blessed with the company of Bethany and Andy Wilson, kite flyers from Utah. Roberto Reyes and Cira Caballero, kite makers and flyers from Cancun flew their own kites and also did the piñata de papalotes on both Saturday and Sunday which the kids loved.
Here is the video on YouTube
Still photos of the festival are available at