Their trip to Mexico convinced them of the value of travel…

Travel offers more lasting pleasure than mere acquisition of things, numerous studies show, a concept that millennials seem to have made their own. Before cellphones and social media and long before the word “millennials” signified a generation, my husband, Phil, and I tumbled to that mind-set by a serendipitous series of events. Having left family More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Delayed or canceled flights in Merida trigger 68 complaints

MERIDA – Friday December 8 was the first month anniversary of the Civil Aviation Law, which guarantees the compensation to travelers for delays and cancellations of their flights. Since then, at the Merida Airport, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Check out these bargain flights to sunny destinations

If you are reading The Yucatan Times while enduring frigid temperatures in the U.S., and you’re looking to escape the cold with a tropical getaway, or to schedule a last-minute trip to see friends and family More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Campeche, Yucatan and Q. Roo ports are on new ‘Grand Mayan Experience’ cruise

Campeche Governor Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas led the presentation of the Victory cruise line that next year will begin operations in the state with the first season of The Grand Mayan Experience route, leaving an More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Aeromexico launches flights on Merida-Atlanta route

The Merida International Airport is already the eighth most important in the country… MERIDA – On December 1, the Mérida-Atlanta route was inaugurated, operated by Aeromexico, with daily flights and a capacity More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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‘Alternative’ tourism promoted for rural Yucatan

It is intended that visitors have direct contact with nature and towns’ cultural expressions… MERIDA – With the aim of strengthening alternative tourism through the promotion, dissemination and commercialization More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Giving in to ‘Temptation’ at Cancun’s newest topless-optional resort

CANCUN — A $40 million renovation has seen Temptation Cancun rise to new levels. TTG’s travel expert and collaborator Andrew Doherty headed to the topless-optional resort to experience its sensual More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Leica V-Lux camera: Great holiday gift for travelers

Forbes.com contributor Larry Olmsted writes in this product review that for anything keepsake beyond basic selfies or twitter posts, your smartphone still doesn’t cut it for taking quality photos, especially when More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Smaller properties are defining luxury in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

For many years, Mexico’s luxury lodging inventory was defined by large chain properties that dot the strips and shorelines of famous destinations like Ixtapa, Cancun and Los Cabos. But more and more, travel agents More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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More travel since Canada eliminated visa for Mexicans one year ago

Throughout this year the number of Mexican visitors to Canada has grown. In 2016, the monthly average was 22,000, but this year it grew to 30,000 people… MEXICO – Today Friday December 1st marks the first More...