Caribbean Tourism

Cancun

CANCUN: USEFUL INFORMATION

TOURIST OFFICES: Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau Address: Blvd.Kukulcan km. 9 Hotel Zone Cancun, Roo 77500 Fax: 52 998 881 2774 Phone: 529988812745 Web: http://cancun.travel/en/ Chicago: The Mexican Government Tourism Office 70 East Lake St, Ste 1413, Chicago, Ill 60601 Tel: 312-606-9252. Fax: 312-606-9015. Houston: 5075 Westheimer, Ste 975 W,...

CANCUN: WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING: Restaurants include: Mexican. Native. Gourmet. International Chinese. Japanese. Italian. Argentine. Vegetarian. American and Fast Food. Usual practice for tipping is 10 to 15% directly to the waiter. Dress code is casual NIGHTLIFE: Entertainment available includes: Discos. Dinner/dances. Nightclubs. Cinemas. Live Music. Salsa & Merengue Clubs....

CANCUN: COUNTRY PROFILE AND MAP

GEOGRAPHY: Cancun Island is approximately 16 miles long located 19 degrees 39 07" north. 89 degrees 24 52" west. Highest point above sea level is 200 ft. The State of Quintana Roo is located 550 miles south of Miami in the South-eastern part of Mexico. Given its calcareous soil, there are numerous underground currents which frequently become uncovered...

CANCUN: MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS: Banamex. Banca Serfin. Bancomer. Banco Bita Banco Internaciona banpais. Banco Bilbao Viscaya. Inverlat. Mexicano Santander. Bancrecer. BANKING HOURS: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00. Saturday - 10:00 - 14:00. BUSINESS HOURS: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 20:00. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: January 1 - New Year's. February 5 - Constitution Day....

CANCUN: HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES: Aerocancun. Aerocaribe. Aerocozume. Aeromexico. Allegro. Aviateca. Aviacsa. Aeroperu. Continental Cubana. Iberia. Lacsa. Lanchile. Lufthansa. Magnicharters. Martinair Holland. Mexicana. American Airlines. Northwest. Taesa. Varig and several Charters from all over the world. AIRPORTS: (CUN) - International Airport. Distances from downtown/main...

CANCUN: This unique resort city on Mexico's east coast combines high-profile larger-than-life

This unique resort city on Mexico's east coast combines high-profile larger-than-life luxury with traditional Mexican hospitality. Currency is the Mexican peso (though dollars are accepted everywhere) and the official language is Spanish (but making your point in English is rarely a problem). Cancun can be great fun! Miles of spectacular beachfront hotels...