Cancun: Mexico’s preferred destination to celebrate the New Year

The beauty and the comfort of the internationally known Cancun hotel zone is on the top of preferences of the Mexican tourism market… CANCUN – Cancun, Madrid, Paris, New York and London are the five cities that Mexicans sought to vacation at this end of the year, said the administrative director of Expedia for Latin America, Carolina Piber. In More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Yucatan industrial-sector growth ranks among highest in Mexico

Yucatecan industry remains positioned as one of the best in the country, with Yucatan among the five states with the highest industrial growth in the nation during the first 8 months of 2017… MERIDA – Between More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Mexico’s tourism secretary rejects U.S. report citing safety issues for U.S. travelers

Recently, the U.S. State Department released a report of U.S. tourist deaths in 2016. Of the 843 American fatalities that occurred across the globe last year, Mexico leads the list with 264—and 75 of them were More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Hotel occupancy in Merida reinforced by Medical Tourism

The recent increase of foreign travelers that seek a high-quality medical procedure with a lower cost, best known as medical tourists, has reinforced the construction of executive hotels in Merida… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Mayor forecasts Cancun will break 2016 tourism record

For the winter season 2017-2018, the Official Airline Guide reports that programed airline flights have capacity of 5,136,527 airplane seats coming from different airports in the world to Cancun… Cancun Mayor More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Thousands of Christmas shoppers jam Merida’s Downtown

MERIDA – According to Municipal Police of Mérida (PMM), around 8,300 people per hour arrived at the Historic Center of Merida over the weekend to make their purchases for Christmas festivities, including toys, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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RIU opens new hotel in Costa Mujeres

CANCUN — RIU Hotels & Resorts has just inaugurated the Hotel Riu Dunamar, the company’s first in Costa Mujeres and its eighteenth in Mexico. The 5-star hotel is located on a spectacular white-sand More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Merida Airport celebrates arrival of passenger #2 million

MERIDA – From Indiana, United States, José Fraga Salomón recently arrived at Merida International Airport “Manuel Crescencio Rejón” to be recognized as Passenger Number 2 million arriving to city by plane. (Photo: More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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U.S. trade deficits with Mexico and China are getting bigger

According to Money CNN, President Donald Trump often cites the U.S. trade deficit as a sign that America is losing to China, Mexico and other countries on trade. He uses it to justify renegotiating trade deals and slapping More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Gas stations now may choose to be independent or franchise

Fuel costs will also depend on the barrel price and the peso/dollar exchange rate… MERIDA – In Mexico despite the control exercised by the government over oil production and commercialization, not all gas More...