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, “beyond sun and beach tourism, Yucatan has enormous potential in rural tourism; the training of villagers is the key for this activity More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Don’t miss Yucatan’s Xmatkuil Fair 2017

The most important event of the season starts on Friday November 10th and will remain open until Sunday December 3rd…. MERIDA — If you are looking for something to do this season, the TYT team recommends 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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Emergency 9-1-1 app will debut in Yucatan in January

The cellphone app will have a Panic Button and direct line with the police department…. MERIDA — In January 2018 the mobile application for the emergency number 9-1-1 will operate in Yucatan, which will More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Yucatan economic growth three times higher than the national average

MERIDA — The head of the Mexican Institute of Economy and Finances in Merida, Amenoffis Acosta Rios, said that the current administration is in time to receive the benefits of the programs implemented at the More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Undiscovered Yucatan cenotes mapped with cutting-edge technology

Cutting-edge technology is enabling a team of experts to discover and map previously unknown cenotes, or sinkholes, on the Yucatán Peninsula and is also helping to confirm the existence of one previously detected More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Mexican producers film in Yucatan

Mexican movie producers record Izamal sites for a tourism project… IZAMAL — In the “heart” of Izamal, the eyes of walkers, neighbors and onlookers focused on the workers of an audiovisual More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Cockfights will remain illegal in Yucatan: legislator

The Tekax Council initiative to declare cockfights as Human Heritage will not be approved, legislative leader declares… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the Tekax city council was seeking to More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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New tourist attractions created in Izamal

The “videomapping” of Izamal will feature a Mayan ritual… IZAMAL, Yuc. — To enrich and make more attractive the show “Senderos de Luz” at Izamal, named a Pueblo Mágico de México, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Trendsetting Yucatan plans increased production and usage of clean energy

“The objective is that in Mexico, by the year 2024, 35% of the total of its electricity generation comes from a clean source,” said the federal deputy Pablo Gamboa Miner… MERIDA — When meeting More...