Cold front rocks Cozumel dive operators and maritime services

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — Due to the effects of the Cold Front number 14 of the season, with wind gusts of up to 30 kilometers per hour and the swell, Cozumel’s port has been closed to navigation of smaller vessels for four days already. César Cepeda Escamilla, in charge of the security area of the National Association of Aquatic and Touristic More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Hoteliers forecast a good year at the Yucatan Hotels’ Association gala

The president of the Association of Hotels of Yucatan, Héctor Navarrete Medina, announced the incorporation of four new members: the Hyatt, Fiesta Americana, Presidente Intercontinental and Holiday Inn… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Waldorf-Astoria and Hilton coming to Cancun

CANCUN — Hilton is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a pair of major new projects on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Hilton has announced plans to open both a luxury Waldorf-Astoria and an all-inclusive More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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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 More...

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...