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Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

Bristol, Tennessee
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Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

Me and my family are traveling to Riu Caribe Cancun in June. Does anyone know any recent negative news that was posted about the resort? Trip Advisor just flagged the resort today for suggested additional research.

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New Jersey
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1. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

Don't have any idea what that flag is about. I went with my family and stayed for 6 night during Easter week - we had a great time. No concerns then. Great beach and good food. We had a great time.

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2. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

I’m at the Riu Caribe right now and I don’t know why this message is on trip advisor. I do know that the Riu Cancun was the hotel where the vendor was shot on the beach so it may be related to that. All I can say is everything’s great here and feels safe. Hope this puts your mind at ease.

Houston, Texas
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3. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

"I do know that the Riu Cancun was the hotel where the vendor was shot on the beach so it may be related to that"

This is where we stayed as well.

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4. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

Sorry Riu palace was where the shots were fired not the Riu Cancun.

Jefferson City...
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5. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

I just read a review on the Riu Caribe about tainted or drugged drinks. Its dated May 8th. I assume that may be the reason.

Los Angeles
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6. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

can you post where you saw that review about tainted drinks? thanks!

Los Angeles
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7. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

This is really alarming - i already have booking in 12 days and this is not good... here's the review that is possibly the cause of the TA flag: https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-…

Winnipeg
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8. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

I wonder why this review is by "A Trip Advisor Member" with no screen name? They also gave a 3 star rating which to me is quite shocking considering the information in the review.

New Jersey
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9. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

The warning sites recent media reports. I found this long report that named several resorts including the Caribe that was updated the end of March. I'm not sure if this is what they are referring to. https:/…

Niverville, Canada
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10. Re: Riu Caribe Trip Advisor suggets additional research

I have seen SO MANY drunk people on holiday.

They sit at the swim up/bar and take shots AND other drinks for hours. Not to mention it's 100 degrees outside.

Then they're concerned because they can't walk? No kidding you can't walk!

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