New private aviation terminal opens at Merida International Airport

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The general manager of the International Airport of Merida, Óscar Carrillo Maldonado, reported that of the 37,000 operations per year that this terminal has, 35% represent private aviation. (Photo: Google) The Executive Terminal registered 13,000 private flight operations in 2016, and on average 40 daily flights of private planes arrive from different More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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How to integrate into your new job in Mexico

Moving abroad to work in a new job can be a very stressful experience, whether you are being transferred by your company or just decide to have an adventure in Mexico on your own. You can raise your odds of success More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Jewish travelers claim they were ‘held hostage’ by Cancun hotel in bill dispute

CANCUN — About 550 U.S. travelers who claim they were “held hostage” by a Cancun hotel over allegedly unpaid bills are back from their highly problematic Jewish holiday in Cancun, and they’re More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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U.S. Treasury Dept. targets front companies linked to Los Cuinis leader

–Alleged assets include Playa del Carmen shopping Center.– The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City distributed the following U.S. Department of the Treasury news release on Thursday April 20.  WASHINGTON – More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Airlines must compensate passengers for cancelled flights under proposed law

Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies has voted in favor of punishing airlines to the benefit of passengers when the latter suffer inconvenience due to flight delays and cancellations. While approved by the lower More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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$200M pesos allocated, but still no new airport for Playa del Carmen

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – According to Riviera Maya News and Novedades Quintana Roo, after more than 200 million pesos was allocated for a new airport for Playa del Carmen, the project was left abandoned by the previous More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels work at full capacity for Easter

CANCUN – The current Easter Season has been confirmed as a success for the destination. The Federal Secretariat of Tourism said that this year Easter has brought a hotel occupancy of 92 percent and it is expected More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Mexican Customs to phase out “red light – green light” inspections

The traffic light lottery utilized by Mexican Customs will soon be a quirk of the past, reports mexiconewsdaily.com. Changes intended to improve service to travelers include elimination of the traffic signals More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Merida near the top of Mexico’s touristic destinations

According to DataTur (National Statistical Information System of the tourism sector), Mérida closed 2016 with 62.1% of hotel occupancy, which represents 2.1% more than in 2015. “This percentage places our More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Renderings of “Paseo 60” reveal a new commercial complex in Merida’s hotel zone

A project that for so long lived in mystery is finally being revealed: PASEO 60. According to ForoMerida.com, the new development located behind the Hyatt Regency Merida on 60th Street in Mérida’s Hotel More...