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RTX Resort Spotlight | El Cid Resorts

RTX Resort Spotlight | El Cid Resorts

Take in the tranquility and variety of the Mayan Riviera as it was meant to be seen at the Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort. Step up to an all-inclusive Riviera Maya family resort dedicated to a natural paradise of warm azure waters, soothing breezes, and rare tropical plants bursting with color. Leave time for fascinating Mayan cultural sites that let you explore the grounds of this ancient society.

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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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5 Amazing Exchanges | RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 20

5 Amazing Exchanges | RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 20

The most populous island in Hawaii has much to explore, from the busy streets of Honolulu to the country of the North Shore. Pay respects at the Pearl Harbor monument and aviation museum, or spend the day at Sea Life Park, home to penguin shows and dolphin swims. Oahu is also home to Iolani Palace, the 19th century former home of Hawaii’s final monarchs.

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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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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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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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Ancient Astonishment: The Heart of Mayan Civilization

Ancient Astonishment: The Heart of Mayan Civilization

Getting up at 3:30 in the morning may not seem like the proper way to relax on a vacation, but that’s the way we did it for our Chichen Itza tour, and that’s the way we’d recommend it. The ancient Mayan capital city, built starting in 600 AD, is about a 2.5 hour bus ride from Cancun.

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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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