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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

Passenger numbers continue to increase at Mérida’s international airport, after a dramatic drop-off in arrivals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo:...

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

More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns prompted the U.S. to close its borders to international travelers from...

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.

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.