Posts Tagged ‘CANCUN tourism’

Welcome to Cancun in Mexico!

Cancun is located just north of Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort band known as the Riviera Maya. Cancun is just one of over 60 official online guides covering the whole of Mexico. Cancun is a city in southeastern Mexico, located on the northeast coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. If […]


Cancun History

Cancun began as a tourism project in 1974. Since then, it has undergone a comprehensive transformation from being a fisherman’s island surrounded by virgin forest and undiscovered shores to being one of the two most well-known Mexican resorts, like Acapulco on the west pacific coast. The majority of local ‘Cancúnenses’ are from Yucatán and other […]


Why visit Cancun?

The history of Cancun dates back to 1967 when the Mexican government, recognizing the importance of tourism to the country’s economic future, began a detailed search to pinpoint ideal sites for tourism development. Resting on the northeast corner of the Yucatan Peninsula in the state of Quintana Roo (keen-tah-nah-ROW), Cancun, which was a remote sandbar […]


Cancun City Layout

Cancun’s Mainland or Downtown area has diverged from the original plan; development is scattered around the city. One development abutting the hotel zone is Puerto Cancun, also Malecon Cancun is another large development. The remaining undeveloped beach and lagoon front areas outside the hotel zone are now under varying stages of development, in Punta Sam […]