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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.
Yucatán Turismo sponsors a travel video for a new generation
Sex sells, even when you're selling Yucatán excursions to young people. A new nearly seven-minute video throws in lots of t-and-a, a little profanity...
Untrained tour guides compete for tourist dollars in Chichén Itzá
Over the past few months, several certified tour guides at Chichén Itzá have complained about competition from unlicenced guides accompanying groups of tourists. Under Mexican...
New Frontier Airlines route to connect Cancún with Houston
Citing an increase in demand, Frontier Airlines has announced a new flight between Houston and Cancún.
Three cruise liners dock in Progreso as Yucatán breaks new record...
Three cruise ships docked in Progreso at the same time, bringing with them a combined total of 2,394 passengers and 749 crewmembers.
Getaways: Exploring Bacalar and its astonishing ‘7-color lagoon’
Just 30 minutes from Chetumal lay the resort town of Bacalar — one of the most stunning destinations on Quintana Roo’s extensive coast line.
Influencers on Cancun party flight stranded, branded ‘idiots’ by Canadian PM
A group of Canadian influencers is stranded in Cancun and along Mexico’s Caribbean coast after Sunwing refused to let them board their flight back home.
2021, a hectic year, in review
It has been one doozy of a year. From the ever-evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic to the decline and bouncing back of the tourism industry, to wacky news stories that for some reason or another caught traction in 2021.
Tourists face long lines and cramped ferries in Mayan Riviera
Travelers in Cozumel and Playa del Carmen are dealing with long lines and wait times as the number of cruise ships continues to increase.
Mérida is on top of Vogue’s list of 2022 best travel...
Vogue Magazine had eight places to recommend for travelers in 2022. Guess which destination was on top of their list. Mérida, Yucatán is somehow still...
WestJet flights between Toronto and Mérida make a comeback
After nearly two years, the Canadian airline WestJet has begun to operate direct flights between Mérida and Toronto once again. The first of several scheduled...
Beware of new Chichén Itzá hot air balloon scam
Authorities in Yucatán are warning visitors to Chichén Itzá against fraudulent tour operators offering non-existent hot air balloon rides over the ancient site.
Progreso schedules over 100 cruises for 2022
Port authorities in Progreso have announced that the city is expecting the arrival of more than 100 cruises in 2022.