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‘Concerning practices’ mean no new flights between Mexico and the United...

Mexico lost its FAA Category 1 aviation certification in May 2021 after a series of inspections revealed what was described as “concerning practices.”

Tour agency in hot water after running over sea turtle nests...

A tour company has angered Río Lagartos locals after their vehicles damaged sea turtle nests on the beach — according to Por Esto. 

New all-time passenger record at Mérida airport

Mérida's international airport has registered nearly a quarter of a million passengers in a single month, an all-time record. 

Cenote Suytun beckons lovers of nature and social media alike

All about the magnificent Suytun Centoe on the outskirts of Valladolid.

Yucatán boosts its own unique brand in Europe

Authorities from Yucatán announced a new campaign to promote the state as a destination for European travelers. 

Mérida, but not the Caribbean resorts, named in Airbnb survey

Puerto Escondido, La Paz, and Mérida are among Mexico's top trending travel destinations for US travelers right now, according to an Airbnb survey. Mérida...

Entry fees at Progreso’s new dinosaur park irk public

The new attraction in Chichxulub, called “Sendero Jurasico,” will be charging an admission of 200 pesos per adult and 100 per child. 

Explore Progreso’s La Ría, one of Yucatán’s most underrated attractions

La Ría Progreso is run by a small community cooperative that offers a variety of recreational and educational activities at very reasonable prices.

Beach communities across Yucatán brace for an influx of tourists

Coastal communities across Yucatán are preparing for their first true Easter Holiday season since 2019.

Yucatán’s hotels are bouncing back, with Valladolid leading the pack

Overall, hotels in Yucatán have seen a 25% increase in bookings when compared to this time last year.

Long weekend draws huge crowds to beaches across the Yucatán

kend, and spring break is likely to have all contributed to the above-average size of the crowds.

Thousands flock to witness Spring Equinox illusion in Chichén Itzá under...

Huge crowds gathered over the weekend to observe the spring equinox at the archeological site of Chichén Itzá.

The world’s new largest cruise ship, ‘Wonder of the Seas,’ docks...

The Mexican island of Cozumel welcomed the world's largest cruise ship, "Wonder of the Seas."

Kukulkán gets the last laugh as INAH reverses course on spring...

The capacity of the archaeological site will be capped at 15,000 to allow for social distancing and avoid the spread of COVID-19.

INAH denies spotlight to the great Kukulkán during summer solstice yet...

Just like last year, and the year before that, the great Kukulkán is preparing for his descent down Chichén Itzá’s most famous pyramid, but no adoring pilgrims will be there to see him.

New business closures remind Yucatecos the COVID-19 pandemic is not over

Several restaurants, bars, and nightclubs have been shut down for failing to follow Yucatán's COVID-19 guidelines. 

Yucatán’s most famous attractions enter the Metaverse

Several communities and archaeological sites in Yucatán have launched projects to bring their attractions into the world of virtual reality.

Yucatán looks forward to Easter under the ‘new normal’

Feeling encouraged by falling hospitalization rates and deaths from COVID-19, many communities in Yucatán are preparing for Easter festivities and events under the “new normal.”

Frustration grows in Yucatán as several archaeological sites remain closed

Several of Yucatán's archaeological sites remain closed almost two years after shutting their gates to visitors at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

After 4-month pause, Valladolid’s video mapping show is back

Four months ago, a strong gust of wind and power surge damaged Valladolid’s video mapping show projectors.

Chichén Itzá hikes entrance fee yet again

This most recent entrance fee hike is already the second increase this year, bringing the total to 571 pesos, or 27 USD.

Mexico seeks to speed up tourist screening at Cancún airport

Authorities in Quintana Roo say they are working with the federal government to streamline border control at Cancún’s international airport. 

Cozumel locals fight back against the construction of a massive new...

Environmental activists on the island of Cozumel are protesting the construction of a new dock which they say would irreparably harm the island's delicate ecosystem.

Omicron forces Cozumel to take on new restrictions

Municipal authorities in Cozumel have decided to temporarily close several streets in an attempt to slow down the spread of COVID-19.