China Focus: Singles’ Day shopping bonanza goes global

 HANGZHOU — Eight years after the first Singles’ Day promotion, the Chinese shopping festival has become a global retail event. Buyers and retailers are getting ready for this year’s shopping extravaganza which falls on Saturday. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said over 15 million types of goods from 140,000 brands will be available More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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New mall set to open in Progreso next year

The API Progreso Mall would begin to function before the 2018 Easter season, with the company Ricsa awarded the space concession…. PROGRESO — Raúl Torre Gamboa, director of the Port, said that after More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Shopping tips for “El Buen Fin” from Canacome’s president

In order to help consumers save more money,    Canacome business chamber’s president Juan José Abrahan Daguer gives some advice to take advantage of the deals… MERIDA — The excessive advertising More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Yucatan University sees great potential in “rural tourism”

It is necessary that the government promote the realization of cultural activities in rural communities… MERIDA – According to Carlos García García, member of the National Academic Committee of Rural Tourism, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Texas, Calif. and Fla. top origin points of American visitors to Riviera Maya

PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Tourists from the states of Texas, California and Florida top the list of visitors from the United States to the Riviera Maya, according to the “Tourist Profile Study in Quintana More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Negative international perception of Mexico is unfair: tourism chief

“The travel alerts to Mexico due to insecurity are unfair and damaging, but the reality is that there are no shootings or terrorism here, as it does happen in the United States and many countries in Europe”, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Pittsburgh to get seasonal weekly flight to Cancun on Southwest

CANCUN — According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Southwest Airlines will be adding seasonal, nonstop flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to Cancun, Mexico, the airport announced last week. Each More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Drone manufacturer will expand operations in Yucatán

RHO Group, the US company specialized in the manufacture of oil-research drones, will invest half-a-million dollars to expand its operations in Latin America using Yucatan as its platform for the expansion… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Trump administration imposes new restrictions on Cuba travel

WASHINGTON — Americans seeking to visit Cuba must navigate a complicated maze of travel, commerce and financial restrictions unveiled Wednesday Nov. 8 by the Trump administration, part of a new policy to further More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Campeche police crack down on taxi drivers’ protest

CAMPECHE — The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) has filed charges of illegal deprivation of liberty, in the form of kidnapping, theft and damage to property, against the five taxi drivers arrested More...