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5 reasons to make Flores, Guatemala, your next holiday destination

Flights begin Monday from Mérida's airport. Here is why travelers are so excited.

Just a few months after opening, Mexico’s newest airport is in...

Travelers continue to take to social media to complain about the airport’s limited amenities, including a lack of food, and bathrooms without running water.

Words of wisdom from a frustrated flight attendant

Some common-sense advice from a flight attendant has gone viral. On her Facebook page, Kristie Koerbel said she wanted to let passengers know how to...

‘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.”

New flight brings Mexico’s alluring San Miguel closer

Here's why we're excited about the upcoming MID-SMA direct flight.

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. 

Tour Yucatán: Join us for 5 exciting days full of natural...

We have decided that the time is right to launch our very first Yucatán Magazine tour.

Mexico’s government wants you to fly into its new airport, whether...

To remedy the situation, the federal government has issued a decree to immediately move all cargo and charter flights to the new airport — in what could only be described as an effort to save face.

The charming and eclectic San Cristóbal de las Casas

There are few if any cities in Mexico more charming than this city in Chiapas.

What you need to know before flying into Mexico City’s new...

The distance between the two airports is just over 27 miles, and on average, the trip is likely to take at least an hour and a half.

Once Yucatán’s ‘second city,’ Valladolid is booming and now is the...

Valladolid has long had the reputation of being Yucatán’s second city, though in terms of population it has long been dwarfed by municipalities on Mérida’s periphery, such as Kanasín. 

Exploring Campeche, the colonial bastion on the Gulf of Mexico

Established in 1540 by Francisco de Montejo and León "El Mozo," son of the elder Francisco de Montejo, Campeche was founded two years before Mérida — making it the first major Spanish settlement on the Peninsula. 

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.

Celebrating Archaeology Monday’s first anniversary

Exactly one year ago we at Yucatán Magazine published the first in what would become a series of archaeology articles called Archaeology Monday. 

Bus travel in high demand over the holidays

If you are planning to travel by bus in Mexico over the holidays, book quickly.

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...

Details emerge about Mérida’s upcoming direct flight to Guatemala

Travelers in Yucatán will soon have a new convenient destination for their getaways, the Central American country of Guatemala.

Thick fog strands hundreds of frustrated travelers in Mérida’s airport

Flight delays left hundreds of travelers stranded in Mérida's airport Tuesday night. 

US removes travel ban for vaccinated foreigners

As the United States continues to see a dramatically improved COVID-19 outlook since the summer Delta surge, border restrictions were lifted today. Fully vaccinated travelers...

Fake travel agency scams on the rise in Mexico

Action is needed to combat the growth of fraudulent travel agencies in Mexico, says the county’s travel agents association. 

Mérida’s new far-flung airport will be less convenient and cost more

According to federal infrastructure plans, the new airport will be located in the tiny community of Poxilá which has a population of under 1,000.

Mexico’s new ‘COVID-19 passport’ will open up travel for millions

People who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Mexico can now request a vaccination certificate.

Cancun recovers lost ground with new flights from Europe

Quintana Roo’s state tourism board says Cancun and the Riviera Maya could expect to see as many as six million tourists during the second half of 2021.

Belize reopens border with Mexico for tourists and tax free shopping

The Central American country has set up COVID-19 screening stations at its borders in an effort to prevent the further spread of the pandemic in the country.