Tag archive for ‘Travel’
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Yucatan woos the cruise industry

At the largest convention of Caribbean cruise lines, Gov. Zapata promoted Yucatan as a key destination for the attraction of  more ships, thanks to the state’s tourist attractions and infrastructure… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Quintana Roo is Mexico’s leader in cruise tourism

It is expected that during the next two months more than one million cruise passengers will arrive on board 409 ships…. MERIDA — Quintana Roo is expected to receive more than 5.7 million passengers aboard More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Merida achieves specialized certification in meetings and conventions management

MERIDA — Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal reported that Mérida received, for the first time, the certification “Destination CMS” (Certified Meetings Specialist), a Certification of Specialization in Tourism More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Take a stroll along the colonial streets of the ‘Best City in the World’

International Living collaborator Jason Holland recently published an interesting article in which he describes the pleasures of strolling the colonial cobblestone streets of San Miguel de Allende…. We walk More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Mexico bets on tourism to supply trade with USA

According to El Universal, Elena Achar, Head of the Regional and Sectoral Coordination Unit of the Federal Ministry of Tourism (Sectretaría de Turismo abbreviated SECTUR), stated that tourism is a great option More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Progreso vendors lament slow sales from cruise passengers

Cruise tourists prefer to visit archeological zones, Merida and other beaches over staying in Progreso…. PROGRESO — This was the first cruise of the week, and although sales were “regular” More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Yucatan tourism professionals to receive certification in meetings and conventions

The objective is to prepare companies and employees in the care, attention and requirements of travelers…. MERIDA — One-hundred-twenty Yucatecan tourism professionals began on Tuesday October 17 a process More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Visit the ‘Umbrella Roof’ connecting Merida’s cathedral and MACAY museum

It is an example of a global artistic initiative that promotes tourism and public spaces… MERIDA — In order to promote tourism in the Historic Center, the Merida Council, through the Directorate of Tourism More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA — Yucatan is close to breaking the record of visitor influx in the state’s museums and More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

San Miguel’s feel is ‘Mexican Disneyland’: Lonely Planet

Many people say that San Miguel is a bit like a Mexican Disneyland for foreign (mainly American) retirees and visiting chilangos (those from Mexico City). While there is a certain contrived fairy tale feel to More...