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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.

Cruise travel expert Chillie Falls on the industry’s comeback and what...

Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cruise industry in the Yucatán peninsula had been experiencing continuous growth for well over a decade. In 2019, ports welcomed nearly 2,000 cruise ships, making it the region’s best season to date.

Mérida’s airport begins to recover lost ground

Traffic continues to increase at Mérida’s Manuel Crescencio Rejón international airport. The airport received an average of 5,200 passengers a day during the month of April.

Bus travel to be little more difficult in Yucatán

Departures from the ADO Tame terminal have been cut by 65%. Photo: File People traveling by bus from...

New Plan B for travelers to the US

Insertion of the cotton swab can be uncomfortable but only takes 15 seconds. Photo: File Passengers to the...

Snowbird travel in jeopardy as possible Canadian travel ban looms

Given smaller passenger volume, many Canadian airlines have opted for utilizing smaller aircraft. Photography: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht

A closer look at the world’s best small cities

Despite the global pandemic that has pretty much paralyzed the travel and tourism industry, Conde Nast Traveler, a...

Cancun adds direct flights to Hartford, a new New England route...

Photo: Getty JetBlue today announced it is expanding service in Hartford, Conn., adding a daily nonstop route to...

Merida airport expansion will allow travelers to keep a healthy distance

The Merida International Airport is in midst of a huge expansion and renovation. Photo: Sipse The Merida airport's...

Should snowbirds travel to Yucatan this winter?

Going to Yucatan this winter? Think through your decision. Photo: Weerayut Ranmai / EyeEm This past New Year’s...

How expats in Mexico can drive and fly back home safely

Although there are many who still cannot get flights as their country's borders are closed to citizens and tourists alike, many people...

Cancun airport reopens terminal as tourism continues growth

Cancun Airport. Photo: Getty Cancun International Airport will reopen Terminal 2 on Tuesday to keep up with tourist...

Airline passenger says she was singled out for coughing while Asian

A Vancouver woman flying home from Mexico said she was asked to wear a face mask because she coughed and is Asian.

Yucatan surpasses Vallarta and Los Cabos as a favorite summer vacation...

Merida is a natural base for exploring places like Uxmal. Above, the Nunnery Quadrangle has a ball court in the foreground....

Fewer visitors from Mexico are coming to Houston

Houston is losing tourism dollars from Mexico, despite being linked to several cities with direct flights. Photo: Chron.com

Spilled drink delays vacationers’ trip to Cancun

A Condor airlines flight to Cancun is grounded over a spilled drink in the cockpit. Photo: Irish Mirror

Miami airport has double ‘blue flu’ trouble

Miami International Airport will close a terminal early for three days because of a shortage of screeners.

Good luck with that connecting flight in Mexico City

Mexico City's current airport. Photo: Getty Catching a connecting flight in Mexico City, already a challenging task, will...

Marina Aguirre connects travelers with Mexico’s authentic culture

When we met with Marina Aguirre at a Centro cafe, her enthusiasm came through immediately. We understood right away why she switched careers, from corporate banking to hosting small tour groups throughout Mexico.

For U.S. travelers on Thanksgiving, Mexico dominates international bookings

More U.S. travelers are headed to Mexico for Thanksgiving than ever before, according to Allianz Global Assistance’s Top 10 Thanksgiving Destination Index.

Update: Volcanic ash heads to Pacific, spares Yucatán airports

Officials have called off warnings about the potential of Guatemala's deadly volcano to disrupt air travel in Yucatán.