The Riviera Maya may be known as a hot destination with high-rise hotels and all-inclusive resorts. But you can still find a quiet getaway away from the crowds, where you’ll find local cuisine, ongoing conservation efforts, and unusual art exhibits. This week, Peter broadcasts from the Fairmont Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Featured guests include:
Kerry Sanders, NBC Correspondent who covers news in South and Latin America, gives insight on current events in the region.
Mario Jobbee, co-founder and COO at Circos Brand Karma, joins Peter to discuss the needs of the luxury traveler and intricacies of social media.
Roselia Flandes, spa director at the Fairmont Mayakoba, talks about spa trends in Mexico, including Mayan-inspired experiences.
Kevin Frid, President for FRHI Hotels and Resorts in the Americas, will share about the the hospitality and tourism industry in Mexico and world travel.
Diego Stefan, Chef for El Puerto Restaurant, describes his Falling Flowers menu, a menu that consists of edible flowers, and his Lion Fish menu that helps to preserve the coral reef.
Roberto Diaz, a member of the Cancun Nautial Association and Director of the Museo Subacuatico de Arte (MUSA), talks about the Underwater Museum and conservation of coral reefs and other marine life in the area.
Andres Pan de Soraluce, CEO for OHL Desarollos, shares his insight on city development in Riviera Maya.
Vicente Ferreira, project director for Amigos de Sian Ka’an, will tell Peter about the new resorts community being built in a nature park and how it will benefit nature and the Biosphere Reserve.
By Judith Retana for PeterGreenberg.com