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Cancun the Site to 'Get Your Shine On'

Cancun the Site to 'Get Your Shine On'

January 22nd was the date of the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun's hosting of Florida Georgia Line, where the stellar band performed their latest single, “Get Your Shine On.” Already a stunning tourist attraction and unbeatable travel destination, the arrival of Florida Georgia Line certainly made the famous beach too hot to resist for any who had the chance to go.

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Cancun Draws Eye of Chinese Companies, Mexican Left Fights Back

Cancun Draws Eye of Chinese Companies, Mexican Left Fights Back

The Mexican left wing has aligned itself with local businesses in fighting against Chinese-backed commercial projects set to take root in the city of Cancun. Complete with a shopping center, numerous housing units for migrant workers, and several other works, local businesses are fighting tooth and nail to prevent building permits from being issued for the massive undertaking.

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Cancun's Beaches under Serious Threat

Cancun's Beaches under Serious Threat

Cancun, and many other major beach resort locations, is under serious threat of being destroyed as sea levels continue to rise. There is little that can be done to prevent them from being swept beneath the sea, as within 100 years estimates predict an increase of at least one meter of sea levels, enough to wipe away some of the most popular and well known beaches the world has to offer.

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Specter of Death Hangs Over Cancun

Specter of Death Hangs Over Cancun

Despite being no more dangerous than any other travel destination, Cancun has acquired some unfortunate media attention with the accidental death of Mark Iaconis, who fell from the second floor of his hotel coming shortly after the deaths of two Mansfield residents after a rogue wave struck late in the evening. While this shouldn't cause alarm for anyone, other than those close to Iaconis, it should stand as a cautionary tale about the value of our lives and our time here.

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Cancun's Neighbor a Sight for the Curious

Cancun's Neighbor a Sight for the Curious

Tulum, Cancun's next door neighbor, has been noted as a travel destination fit for kings – with very open minds. Boasting the sort of crowds that might draw the eye in all the wrong – or right – ways, Tulum is praised as the destination for professionals and the mature, but simultaneously come with a hefty price. It's not a destination for those looking to save by any stretch of the imagination.

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BREAKING: Honeymooners Often Choose Cancun

BREAKING: Honeymooners Often Choose Cancun

Believe it or not, Cancun, Mexico is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in the world. I had figured that my wife and I were one of the few couples who made this decision. Okay, all sarcasm aside, Cancun is a stellar honeymoon destination and I couldn't recommend it more. There are even some very affordable all-inclusive resorts that you can hit up if you're honeymooning on a budget.

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Cancun Gets a New All-Inclusive Resort

Cancun Gets a New All-Inclusive Resort

With five restaurants, all-inclusive desserts (which should be the main draw, obviously), beautiful grounds and Mayan-themed architecture, Paradisus Cancun Resort looks like it's going to be a heavy competitor in the all-inclusive resort market in Cancun. With a full spa and a golf course on site, everyone should have a great getaway there.

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Mayans Were Wrong, Celebrate in Cancun

Mayans Were Wrong, Celebrate in Cancun

Well, the world didn't end and you've blown almost all of your money on frivolous parties, expecting to not need it after December, but the Mayans prediction was wrong and you're left with just enough cash to take a trip somewhere. Celebrate the fact that you're still alive by going to Cancun and swim with the sharks and immerse yourself in a civilization that you once believed could predict the future.

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Cancun Opens Museum on Mayan Civilization

Cancun Opens Museum on Mayan Civilization

The Mayan Museum of Cancun may celebrate a culture that took ages to construct their immense and wonderful architectures, but the museum itself only took six years to complete. Full of information for inquiring minds, this is a great family location as well as one that's indoors, so it'll help you avoid any (further) sunburns you might have acquired while on vacation.

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Muhammad Ali Celebrated in Cancun, Deemed 'King of Boxing'

Muhammad Ali Celebrated in Cancun, Deemed 'King of Boxing'

Cancun, Mexico, hosted an event held by the WBC (World Boxing Council) at the Grand Oasis Hotel. The touching event also presented multiple lifetime achievement awards to notable boxers Jean-Claude Biver and Roberto Borge Angulo (now the governor of Quintana Roo), marking a beautiful celebration for a sport normally seen as anything but.

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Personalized Rundown of What to do in Cancun

Personalized Rundown of What to do in Cancun

For those that have come across some of my work concerning Cancun, it should come to no surprise that I am absolutely in love with the Mexican getaway location. No matter how much fun I've had on trips there, I'm always surprised to see that there is actually more stuff to do there than what I did myself and it makes me exponentially more excited thinking about a return trip. Follow the jump below to read about one writer's trip there and get excited to head there yourself.

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Amazing Vacation Advice for Cancun, Mexico

Amazing Vacation Advice for Cancun, Mexico

Looking back on a vacation my wife and I spent in Cancun, we apparently did everything that every other tourist does while in the Mexican resort city. While we had the time of our lives while there, the suggestions from ABC News (linked-to below) sound like absolutely fantastic ideas for a vacation, especially the suggestion to visit Xel-Ha, which is on our list of things to do the next time we go.

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Growth of Cancun's Hotel Industry

Growth of Cancun's Hotel Industry

Despite a range of negative news out of Mexico over the last few decades, Cancun's tourism and hotel industries are thriving. New hotels have been popping up in the area for years now and there seems to be no end to the expansion, which just means better tourism opportunities will pop up as well.

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Street Artist Takes Craft under the Sea

Street Artist Takes Craft under the Sea

Invader, a street artist who uses tiled images from the classic Space Invaders game, has taken his art underwater just off the coast of Cancun. Somehow, he affixed his trademark imagery to the sunken statues and structures found in the Bay of Cancun.

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Cancun Resort Going to the Dogs

Cancun Resort Going to the Dogs

In a new promotion from ME Cancun, they are hoping to grab the attention of dog owners that feel there just isn't enough luxury in pooch's life. The Cancun resort will offer plush amenities for dogs that include toys, special doggy beds and hooded blankets for them to root around in.

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Traveling Through Modern Day Maya

Traveling Through Modern Day Maya

Despite droves of merchants littering the landscape at the ancient Mayan site of Chichen Itza, just west of Cancun, the site is still home to one of the most iconic pyramids in the world. This piece covers Barbara Barton Sloane’s travels

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Usher Set to Play Cancun in December

Usher Set to Play Cancun in December

Planning a winter holiday vacation to Cancun this year? If so, and you’re a fan of exceptional singers and performers, you’re in luck as Usher has been confirmed to be performing in beautiful Mexican city in December of this year.

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