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Big buses for thirsty travelers bring back cantina tours

Food tourism is back, including Turibus' restaurant and cantina tours in Mérida this weekend. To give the program a push, they are starting with three...

Progreso’s cruise industry reaches new heights, but Cozumel remains in a...

So far in 2022, Progreso has hosted 72 cruise ships with nearly 20,000 passengers and 1,600 crew. 

Hacienda Mucuyché and its 2 cenotes are ideal for tourists and...

With a long history dating back several centuries, impressive architecture, and pristine cenotes, Hacienda Mucuyché sure has a lot to offer. 

19 more hotels are on the way as Mérida ranks high...

Following the designation of Mérida as the Fourth Best City in the World to visit, the city's economic development director announced that the capital...

Passenger drone tours ready for takeoff in Tulum, if permission is...

The vehicle slated to carry visitors over Tulum is similar in appearance to commercially available drones for recreation and photography, but they are built on a much larger scale.

Mexico’s prison paradise retreat emerges in the Pacific

Islas Marias, an island chain off the Mexican start of Nayarit, is a Pacific Island paradise. Especially now that the prison is gone. Its main...

How to avoid scams, hazards and getting kicked out at Chichén...

Avoid scammers and crowds at Chichén Itzá with our 10 essential tips.

Top 10 kid-friendly activities in and around Mérida

Yucatán has no shortage of activities the whole family can enjoy!

Cozumel shoots for the stars with new astronomical tourism push

Cozumel has long been one of the Yucatán Peninsula’s most famous tourist attractions. But this Caribbean island, best known for its beaches, diving, and cruise...

The summer season kicks off in Progreso, but vendors say they...

Progreso, Yucatán’s most popular beach drew thousands of visitors over the weekend. But vendors and restauranteurs say that despite decent sales, they continue for things...

‘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.