07/07/2009Cancun News

  • Savings and more savings at Cancun hotels
  • Glamour and fashion festival takes over Cancun
  • Xel-Ha will be seen by millions of youth via the Disney Channel
  • Cancun welcomes NBA stars
  • The Environmental Education Program of Xel-Ha park turns 10 years old
  • Savings and more savings at Cancun hotels
    The beaches of Cancun are now even more accessible and economical than ever, thanks to Starwood Hotels & Resorts. The hotel chain, through their “Extraordinary Savings” promotion allows visitors to enjoy exclusive stays at the Mexican Caribbean and Cancun with free stays and extraordinary discounts. As part of this new promotion, the Westin Cancun Resort & Spa, Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort and Le Meridien Resort & Spa Cancun, offer visitors the opportunity to receive 1 or 2 free night stay with a 4 and 7 day reservations of; discounts up to $200 and $300 dollars on food and beverage and availability to credits and upgrades at other unique facilities. This promotion will only by valid until the end of the calendar year.

    Glamour and fashion festival takes over Cancun
    Cancun invites you to be part of the sovereignty of beauty and glamour at the 14th annual Ultrafemme Summer Festival which will transform the famous Mexican coastlines into a stage of cosmetics, fragrances and skin care products. The festival will take place within the Luxury Avenue Cancun from July 24th-August 8th, featuring make-up sessions, product demonstrations, live concerts, raffles, promotions, discounts and much more. World-renown Bulgari, Cartier, Clinique, Dior, Ed Hardy, Hermes, Swiss Army, Guerlain, Chanel, Estee Lauder, Yves Saint Laurent y Lacome are just a few of the participating brands. More than 500 of the most prominent cosmetic and fragrance brands along with image consultants will cater to customers assisting them in finding the products that fit their needs as well as experience the latest in treatments and makeovers.

    Xel-Ha will be seen by millions of youth via the Disney Channel
    The popular Disney Channel program, Zaping Zone, visited the natural park Xel-Ha in Cancun, filming various scenes to be used for transmission through-out all of Latin America. The show’s host Vanesa Andreu, crossed the great floating bridge that joins the Caribbean ocean and the caleta, snorkeled the crystalline waters, lived among the manatees in the La Caleta de Kay-Op and cycled through the Tierra de Hu until reaching Jardin de los Chacahs, where she planted her own tree. “It has been a very beautiful experience; one that I was able to share with our audience, from children 8 years of age to young adults 25 year old” stated Vanesa, who was very impressed by the beauty of Xel-Hal and promised to return with her family.

    Cancun welcomes NBA stars
    Eduardo Najera, Cancun’s most prestigious basketball player and a member of the New Jersey Nets, was in Cancun on June 27th to participate in the “International Basketball Clinic,” alongside Earl Watson, Mexican-American player of the Oklahoma City team Thunder. In coordination with the Telmex foundation and the Promoter of Pioneers of Quintana Roo, the free clinic opened their doors at 9 am for children ages 10 to 16 years old. More than 6 thousands attendees were able to interact with the basketball stars and ask for autographs.

    The Environmental Education Program of Xel-Ha park turns 10 years old
    While registering its 500th visitor, the Environmental Education Program of Xel-Ha park—one of the richest ecological zones of Cancun—turned 10 years old. The program has promoted the caring of ecosystems among more than 52 thousand children and 6,700 professors, with free tours and guided visits, creating consciousness within the care of species near extinction and the sustainable use of natural resources. Students from the Miguel Ortega Navarrete School marked the programs 500th visitor.