Despite worry about the increase of Airbnb usage in the city, several prestige hotel firms will open their doors in Merida in 2018….
MERIDA – The President of the Yucatan Hotels of Mexico Association, Héctor Navarrete Medina, confirmed that there are approved for the next year 29 floor usage licenses to start construction of 29 hotels, owned by 19 worldwide prestigious hotel enterprises, including Marriot, Sheraton, NH Collection, Live Aqua from Grupo Posadas and Grupo Luma, among others.
“There will be not only big commercial hotels, in fact a lot of boutique hotels will open their doors next year, just as the “Hotel Misión Merida” that just re-opened a few weeks ago, with only 34 rooms and owned by Grupo Luma, a recognized hotel brand that also owns hotels in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo” he said.
Then he remarked that the “Hotel Merida” is separate from the tower that is attached at the rear, and that building will be a Holiday Inn Express. With 90 rooms, it should open its doors in 2018.
Also the President of the Yucatan Tourist Entrepreneurs Conseil (CETUR), Jorge Escalante Bolio, recalled there are already under construction several hotels around the Paseo de Montejo and Colón Avenue area like the Wayam by Xixim, the Marriot near the International Congress Center, another that will be located at the old American Consulate Building that is reportedly to be a Live Aqua from Grupo Posadas (brand that also owns Fiesta Americana), among others.
Escalante Bolio also announced that he has meet with several New York investors that are interested in placing a building in Merida Downtown, in which they project to open a hotel exclusively for “millennials”; the hotel will have shared rooms and will count with high technology for the use of these young people.
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