The Riviera Maya Hotel Association recommended that tourists not use the ATM machines located along Quinta Avenida. This is due to the risk of credit and debit cards being cloned, as according to experts, a new hardware that steals data has been detected.
The director of the hotel sector, Manuel Paredes Mendoza, referred to the recommendation regarding these machines was already made to the municipal government.
When security is minimal, it is relatively simple to place a cloning instrument. It is advised to only use the machines which are in banks.
The editorial press of Solidaridad is going to be reactivated, to spread the work of local writers. This year, three books will be published, announced Director of Culture Cultura Luis Ernesto López Vargas.
A collection of texts, which will contain the works of local writers, is to be released. The genres will be short story, poetry, and narrative. “We are looking for stories from people from Solidaridad, not precisely histories, but anecdotes based on their lives”.
A committee made up of people with experience will be in charge of the contest and evaluating the writing they receive. The invitation for writers to send in their work will go out the first week of October.
On Friday, September 25, Tulum and Isla Mujeres joined the list of new Pueblos Mágicos program - a recognition that helps attract tourism and allow authorities to safeguard the national heritage and the select town. So far, Quintana Roo has three Magic Towns, including Bacalar. Felipe Carrillo Puerto and Holbox are still hopeful of becoming Pueblos Mágicos by the Ministry of Tourism, as this allow them to have access to specialized resources and improve their tourism infrastructure.
The selected towns represent emblems of important eras for Mexico; they must also be near a tourist area or a large urban center, be accessible by highway and must house important cultural, gastronomic, historical or religious value.
With an investment of $25 million pesos, the Dorado Generation Riviera Maya hotel will expand their installations with the construction of an auditorium, three museums, a restaurant, a spa and garden área, as well as the continued operation of already constructed features on their property.
In April the cornerstone for the entertainment center Noa Noa was laid by artist Juan Gabriel. Lomas Travel asked the Semarnat for a change in zoning for an area of 14,118 square meters. They are hoping to capture new segments of the tourist market, which will increase revenue. They are planning the addition of 160 jobs, 100 which are temporary and 60 permanent.
Currently, the property has constructions which have been sanctioned by Profepa, for regulations with the use of forest material (# 519/2015) and the resolution of environmental impact (#0535/2014), both against the Desarrollos y Proyectos Lomas SA de CV company.