Tag archive for ‘tourism’
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Merida meeting shines spotlight on haciendas as tourism resource

MERIDA — About 90 of Mexico’s most prominent landowners — owners of historic haciendas from various regions — are gathered in Merida this week for a conference aimed at helping to generate More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Paramedics at Yucatan tourist sites undergo certification process

The Cultur board seeks to provide improved first-aid and emergency services for Yucatan visitors… MERIDA — Paramedics from the Board of Cultural and Tourist Services Units (Cultur) will certify their More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

95 German tourists rescued from sinking Cozumel ferry

COZUMEL – About 9:30 am Wednesday Nov. 15, a catamaran that transported 95 German tourists to the Passion Island began to sink near the northern part of Cozumel Island. Immediately after noticing this trouble More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Polish tourist robbed on bus trip to Merida

When she arrived at her Merida hotel she realized that her purse was missing with all her money, credit cards, cell-phone and passport. MERIDA — Mrs. Magdalena Zacharewycz reported that on  Sunday November More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Is Cancun headed in the right direction?

CANCUN — This is what tour operators and service providers had to say about Cancun and the Riviera Maya during the last edition of Cancun Travel Mart, Mexico Summit 2017 regarding the state of tourism in More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Cancun visitor growth strongest in the Americas: survey

CANCUN — Cancun is expected to be the strongest growing city in 2017 in the Americas, Euromonitor International research revealed this week at World Travel Market London, a leading global event for the travel More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017

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, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

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 Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Travel agents who met in Cancun reportedly ‘upbeat’ about selling Mexico

CANCUN — Travel agents and suppliers attending the Cruise Planners annual convention in Cancun last week were upbeat about selling travel to Mexico, despite the spate of bad news that has bedeviled the nation’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Yucatan hopes to capitalize on cruise mega-convention here this week

The Yucatan Siglo XXI Convention Center is hosting the conference meetings, workshops and trade show, and the opening ceremony featuring Mexico’s tourism secretary and Yucatan’s governor will be held More...