The word oil is found in the word spoil and that is exactly what happened to the Gulf of Mexico. It’s tainted, tarnished, and spoiled. The damage has been done and will continue for years or maybe even centuries. Everyone is scrambling for concrete answers but the reality is that until time runs its course, we will have few.
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It is coming, the newest Mexican airport in the Riviera Maya, and there is no stopping it. Years in the making and originally put on hold due to the global economic crisis, the airport will be located just outside of Tulum.
Theories of December, 21, 2012, are varied and flying around the globe faster than the speed of light. The ancient Mayas have caused quite a stir with their prophecy of an end of an era and interpretation of the indigenous insight is not at all agreed upon.
Did you know that all the taxes paid while souvenir shopping abroad can be claimed? Many stores in popular Mexican tourist destinations like the Riviera Maya and Cancun offer official invoices to claim purchases upon leaving the country. In Spanish, the invoice is called a factura, pronounced like (fact\tour\a) and it is relatively standard for store clerks to ask if you would like one upon making a purchase. So, keep all receipts and credit card slips organized with the invoices to claim taxes paid and regain some cash.
During the annual Tianguis Tourism Fair in Acapulco, Mexican president Felipe Calderon Hinojosa and Secretary of Tourism, Gloria Guevara called on the country´s tourism industry to promote travel to the country. The second most popular international luxury destination and fourth in ecotourism, tourism is Mexico´s third largest source of revenue, accounting for 13.3 percent of the country´s GDP. With the best of Mexico´s beaches on the Caribbean Sea, Cancun and the Riviera Maya have become Mexico´s most preferred travel destinations.
There are two options while planning a trip. One, throw a dart at a map and fly by the seat of your pants or two, plan and deeply consider your options. Regardless of which method you choose, there are some very helpful resources to guide you along.
Not much persuasion is needed to travel to the Caribbean but the next time the decision must be made; Quintana Roo should be put at the very top of the list. This is Mexico´s seaside state of splendor. With Belize to the south, the Caribbean Sea lining the entire eastern coast and the Gulf of Mexico to the north, Quintana Roo is a must visit for three good reasons; Climate, Culture and Color.