World-famous Zipolite beach retains its unique vibe

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It was the classic Zipolite moment: while sitting in the town’s best beach restaurant, I listen to the crashing waves, gaze at the yoga enthusiasts in the shade to the right while body surfers frolic ahead and board surfers catch curls further out to the left. Two women stroll by hand in hand; the smell of pot wafts in the air. A waiter with a full More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Marriott unveils incentive program for Caribbean and Mexican resorts

According to Travel Weekly the prestigious hotel chain Marriott is offering a new incentive programat called “Paradise Perks” at their Caribbean and Latin America Resorts, a collection of 10 properties. Agents More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Campeche: Heritage sites, beaches, ruins, ziplines, wildlife, golf — and more

Travel writer Lea Lane raves about Campeche in this piece for forbes.com. Mexico offers many exceptional areas for exploration, and I’ve written about many of them. One of my favorites is Campeche – More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Aeromexico to suspend Cozumel flights

COZUMEL — According to Riviera Maya News, at the beginning of May, Aromexico flights to and from Cozumel will no longer be offered. (Photo: Google) The announcement comes after failed meetings between the town’s More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Campeche included in list of 5 most colorful cities in Mexico

According to Travelers Today, these are the five most coloful cities in México: Having the ultimate travel adventure sometimes requires you to wander off in the deepest parts of the jungle or swim in the deepest More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Cancun will host sustainable and social tourism forum

CANCUN — From May 4 to 6, the Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit at the Cancun Convention Center will provide a forum for many organizations, academics and industrial entrepreneurs to address all their More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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China Southern Airlines launches new flight to Mexico City

According to Reuters, China Southern Airlines Co Ltd (600029.SS) has flown its inaugural Guangzhou to Mexico City flight, via Vancouver, the first route operated by a domestic Chinese carrier to the Latin American More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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A glimpse of ‘Diamond Resorts’ in Mexico

According to Yahoo News, Mexico has long been a popular tourist destination, with a vast array of options that will satisfy any traveler’s passions – whether its pristine beaches, dense jungles or fascinating More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Barceló Resorts and Xcaret announce alliance for Tulum tour

Thanks to the results of the Chichén Grand Tourism tour, Turavia — the Barceló Group representative in Cancún and Punta Cana — together with Group Experiencias Xcaret, made an alliance to offer visits More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Barcelo Riviera Maya offers several amazing ways to enjoy spring break 2017

According to PRNewswire, Barcelo group offers many ways to spend the Spring Break holiday with friends, family or as a couple, on the beaches of Riviera Maya, Mexico. The region offers culture, beaches and nightlife, More...