Cancún

(redirected from Cancun, Mexico)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms.

Cancún

(känko͝on), city (1990 pop. 167,730), Quintana Roo state, SE Mexico. An international resort, Cancún is known for its beaches, agreeable climate, and luxurious hotels and facilities. Built in the early 1970s at the site of a small Maya village, Cancún extends along a barrier island. Nearby are Isla Mujeres and the other "Riviera Maya" resorts as well as numerous ancient Maya sites. The resort suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Wilma in 2005 but has recovered.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
CANCUN, Mexico - Mexico has voiced support for Japan's bid to deal with so-called Singapore trade issues in farm trade liberalization at an upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial meeting in Cancun, Mexico, a Japanese official said Monday.
FACE OFF: Protesters confront Mexican police outside the WorldTrade Organisation summit in Cancun, Mexico
CANCUN, Mexico -- On September 29, the streets of Chicago will be the scenario for the launch of the new promotional campaign under the slogan "Cancun Deeply Unique," presented by The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Mexico Tourism Board.
Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines for seasonal service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico.
com)-- A popular place to travel this summer is beautiful Cancun, Mexico.
Prize: Thomas Cook 7-night all-inclusive holiday for 2 adults (18/over) to Cancun, Mexico.
WestJet Airlines is launching a new service between Moncton, Canada, and Cancun, Mexico, on 9 January 2010.
Spirit's hub in Fort Lauderdale offers connections to 11 tropical destinations: Cancun, Mexico, Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, Grand Turk and Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Kingston and Montego Bay in Jamaica, Nassau and San Salvador in the Bahamas, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic and St.
The International Criminal Police Organization, better known as Interpol, held its 73rd General Assembly October 5-8 in Cancun, Mexico.
Trade has been a big international policy issue recently, due to the 5th World Trade Organization Ministerial Meeting in Cancun, Mexico in September.
CANCUN, Mexico - Mexican farm minister Javier Usabiaga hinted Tuesday Mexico may delay talks for a free trade agreement (FTA) with Japan scheduled for mid-October, a Japanese official said.
I have to think about how to proceed from here," said a relaxed Tyler via telephone from Cancun, Mexico, where she went for a long-scheduled vacation after the march board of directors placed control of the event under new interim executive director Malcolm Lazin "[The march] is bigger than me," Tyler said.