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 Roo” (Estudio del Perfil Turista de Quintana Roo). The document published at the end of last month highlights that the US, with 36.8% More...

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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 Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Opinion: More Americans viewing Mexico favorably

BanderasNews.com collaborator Ricardo Acerco writes in an opinion piece that the perception of Mexico among the U.S. population is improving…. The number of Americans with a favorable view of Mexico has grown, 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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American polygamist detained in Chihuahua triple-murder investigation

CHIHUAHUA — With the help of the FBI, prosecutors of the Mexican state of Chihuahua detained an American polygamist wanted for questioning related to the triple murder of three male youths, one of them a More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Police officers charged with killing two Americans on Coahuila highway

MEXICO CITY — The Associated Press reports two Mexican police officers have been charged with fatally shooting a U.S. citizen and a U.S. legal resident at a highway checkpoint near Saltillo in the northern border More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Riviera Maya sexual-assault victims’ posts removed by TripAdvisor: Report

Leading travel review website TripAdvisor removed posts warning about rapes at Mexican resorts from its online forums, according to tourists who submitted them, and refused to publish other reviews that described More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Mexicans Iñárritu and Lubezki awarded special Oscar

According to El Universal the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on October 27 they have decided to award a special Oscar to Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu and Mexican cinematographer More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence firms on the rise in Mexico

According to Statista, the Artificial Intelligence market will have a value of almost $60 billion USD by 2026, which represents a great business opportunity… MEXICO – We all have heard about artificial intelligence More...