Tulum news

  Last June 13th 2011, the under-secretary of Infrastructure Fausto Barajas confirmed that the international bidding process for the construction of the Mayan Riviera Airport (the Tulum Airport) will be re-launched after the failed auction of last May 20th.  Mr Fausto Barajas confirmed the development of tourism infrastructure is high priority for the SCT (Transport
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Riviera Maya Airport (Tulum Airport) auction cancellation challenged by Grupo Mexico

Grupo Mexico (a large Mexican mining conglomerate) and its airport operation partners of Grupo Aeroportuario Pacifico (GAP) have just (June 1st 2011) challenged the Mexican Transport regulatory body’s (SCT) decision to cancel the auction of the Riviera Maya Airport (Tulum Airport). On May 20th 2011, the SCT had found none of the technical offers had
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Riviera Maya Airport postponed

On May 20th, the Mexican Communications and Transport Secretariat declined all the technical offers for the construction of the Riviera Maya Airport (Tulum Airport).  At least 5 consortia of Mexican and multinational groups where bidding to build and operate the Mayan Riviera Airport.  The airport was expected to start operating in 2014. The Mexican Government
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Tulum will have its own airport

So far, to get to Tulum you need to fly to Cancun, 90 minutes away by car.  The development of the Tulum airport (Mayan Riviera Airport) will make it a lot easier and faster to get to Tulum. On April 27th 2011, the competing groups Tradeco, Grupo Mexico, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, Aeropuerto de Cancun,
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