Record tourist arrivals predicted for Riviera Maya

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo —  The State’s Secretariat of Tourism Promotion (Secretaría Estatal de Fomento al Turismo) expects to reach a record high figure this summer, as the number of visitors could reach five million during this holiday season, with an average hotel occupancy of 95% along the Riviera Maya. It should be noted that during More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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A gay-friendly getaway in the Mexican Caribbean

Paul Heney, collaborator of Travel Pulse magazine, published an interesting article about his last trip along the Riviera Maya and Cancún… Cancun is well-known as an LGBT-friendly vacation destination, but More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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Puerto Morelos is designated an ‘Enchanting Town’

PUERTO MORELOS, Q. Roo  – “As Puerto Morelos was integrated into the national program called “Pueblo con Encanto” (Enchanting Town), many different actions will be carried out by municipal authorities to More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Chen Río: Secret beach in Cozumel

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — Chen Río is the secret place Cozumel residents enjoying going to due to its natural swimming pools of warm and crystalline water. Not a lot of tourists decide to venture themselves into More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Mérida leads the ‘Top 5’ Mexican summer destinations

With the arrival of summer, Mérida leads the top five of the national destinations that had a noticeable increase in booking travel packages. Mérida beats destinations such as Guadalajara, Ixtapa and Cabo San More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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U.S. to beef up security for all inbound commercial airline flights

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City issued the following fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on June 28, 2017…. Overview: Change to Global Aviation Security Requirements The United States More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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6 beaches in Cancún are among the Top 15 in Mexico

Cancun has beaches that are not only renowned in Mexico, but also worldwide. This famous touristic destination boasts six beaches with the category ‘blue flag’, which are among the 15 best in the country. CHAC More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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’17 Photos that Will Make You Want to Visit Mexico Right Now’

Condé Nast Traveler magazine, one of the world’s leaders in travel journalism, has just published a collection of 17 stunning images of Mexico in the June 2017 issue. The article, titled “17 Photos More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Most dangerous countries for American tourists

Each year, the U.S. State Department issues dozens of advisories with the intent of keeping Americans safe as they travel abroad. What countries are targeted by these advisories, and what risks do Americans face More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Celestún offers an economical destination for tourists

CELESTÚN, Yucatan — The Transport and Social Management directors of Celestún’s City Council, Luis Chay Chay and Armando Yan Estrada, touted the port’s touristic strengths, with Chay Chay reporting More...