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Amazing Mexico | RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 21

Amazing Mexico | RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 21

Mexico is one of the top 10 countries for international tourism in the world, ranking 6th with 39.3 million tourists a year, according to the U.N. World Tourism Organization. Carlos Trujillo Balmaseda, Executive President of AMDETUR, shared with us 10 things that make Mexico fabulous.

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Travel Tips-Cancun

Travel Tips-Cancun

High season in Cancun runs from mid-December to March. Watch out for spring break, when thousands of college students roll into town, creating quite a different atmosphere than the norm.

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Have It All: What Is All-Inclusive?

Have It All: What Is All-Inclusive?

All inclusive resorts are pretty simple, but there are still some ins and outs you should know before you decide to book this style of vacation, which is popular at tropical destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.

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Cancun

Cancun

Most travelers probably don’t know that in 1969, Cancun was specifically chosen by the Mexican government as an ideal site for tourism development.

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Reef Adventures

Reef Adventures

Turtle turtle turtle! It was the snorkeling dive master’s job to point out any interesting sea life to our crowd of floating tourists, and on this day, his voice was getting some exercise. Ten minutes earlier from the dock, the captain pointed out our three snorkeling destinations; they were only about a mile offshore in calm conditions.

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Walk & Wander

Walk & Wander

Walking is a great way to see the city. The slow pace allows you to absorb the sights, talk to people, get some exercise, and use your senses of hearing and smell a lot more than you would cruising along at 40 mph in a car. The numeral 7 shaped hotel zone of Cancun is highly walkable and safe, with enough variety to keep everyone interested.

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Island Escape

Island Escape

Stepping off the ferry onto Isla Mujeres, you get the feeling that not much has changed on the sleepy island since the 1970s. Here, you won’t find high rise hotels or designer stores, but you will find plenty of charming, friendly people, and a little piece of old Mexico.

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Michelada: A Mexican Classic

Michelada: A Mexican Classic

If you’re seeking respite from the hot Mexican sun, at most any bar in Cancun you can order a Michelada, which is a Mexican style beer served in a chilled, salt-rimmed pint glass, mixed with tomato juice, lime juice, hot sauce and other spices. It’s an interesting alternative to the classic margarita, and is a tasty companion to the tropical heat.

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RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 19 | Cancun

By on February 22, 2018
RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 19 | Cancun

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed and we’re publishing our first issue of 2018. We’ve had the featured destination for this issue, Cancun, planned for quite some time now, and it’s exciting to see it brought to life through the vibrant imagery and colors on the pages that reflect the richness of the lifestyle and culture in Cancun.

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4 Local Favorites: Beaches

4 Local Favorites: Beaches

Near the southern end of the numeral 7-shaped hotel zone lies Playa Delfines, one of the largest beaches in Cancun. It also boasts some of the bluest water you’ll ever see. Public access means plenty of parasailers, jet skiers, and kite surfers.

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