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Website targets clothing-optional destinations along Riviera Maya and beyond

There's Airbnb for conventional travelers. And now there's Naturist BnB for those who enjoy their vacations au naturel.

Mérida airport poised for direct flights to Las Vegas, says official

A Mexican airline has laid the foundation to begin direct flights to Las Vegas, announced the state tourism secretariat.

Power restored at Atlanta; Mérida flights still on the board

Flights to and from Atlanta remain on Aeroméxico's boards this morning as the world's busiest airport recovers from an 11-hour power outage.

Global Entry interviews held at Canaco offices

Interviews are being scheduled for travelers wishing to qualify for the U.S. Global Entry program.

Food & Travel readers send trophies to Ku’uk, Xixim

When the Food & Travel awards were handed out last week in Mexico City, many of the winners took them home to the Peninsula.

Travel agency continues despite mounting complaints

A travel company continues to do business despite a growing number of complaints filed with the consumer protection agency.

16.3% more travelers at Mérida airport so far this year

The international airport in Mérida is absorbing more foot traffic, at a rate well above the average of other airports ASUR manages. 

Defiant Volaris still charging luggage fees, to appeal fine

Volaris said it will keep charging for the first checked suitcase on its flights from Mexico to the United States and Canada, despite the fine imposed on Tuesday by Profeco for doing just that.

Mérida leads in summer tour-package sales growth

A few days after the arrival of the summer holidays, the city has emerged as the fastest growing tour-package destination.

Luggage fees get airlines in hot water with Mexican authorities

Five airlines are being punished for violating consumer rights, said Mexico’s consumer-protection agency.

No more cash payments to border customs agents

As of today, travelers arriving in Mexico will no longer be able to use cash at the customs desk.

Mexico sues 3 airlines for luggage fees; Volaris fights back

Profeco, Mexico's Federal Consumer Attorney's Office, is suing Aeroméxico, Volaris and Interjet for charging passengers for their first checked suitcase on fights to the U.S. and Canada.

Red tape grounds U.S. flights to Mérida, Cancun

Newly initiated flights from Los Angeles and Miami have been canceled, disrupting travel plans for thousands of travelers, while airlines await approval from Mexican authorities.

Southwest links LA to Cancun with direct flights

Already making huge strides in Mexico market over the past two years, Southwest Airlines now has direct flights from Los Angeles to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos.

9 out of 10 tourists in survey happy with Mérida

A study by the University of Yucatán reported that nine of every 10 tourists who visit Merida are satisfied with the destination. Nearly all would come back.

Weekend Mexico City-Mérida flights sold out

This weekend's Hanal Pixán activities have stimulated air travel from the nation's capital. So much so that flights to Mérida from Mexico City have sold out through Sunday.

Lonely Planet ranks Mérida among world’s best cities

Lonely Planet's list of the world's must-see travel destinations puts Mérida among cities such as Los Angeles and Seoul.

Miami-Mérida flights coming a week early

American Airlines' new Miami-Mérida route is coming earlier than expected.

Airline passengers get virtual side trip to Yucatán

The tourism promotion campaign "Yucatán ven por todo” happens high up in the sky.

American Airlines to add direct Mérida-Miami flight

Starting Nov. 6, American Airlines will join Aeroméxico in offering direct flights between Mérida and Miami, Fla.

The 10 sweetest destinations in Mexico

Mexico offers a range of sugary confections that are the envy of the world. Here's where to go to satisfy your sweet tooth.

The votes are in: Mérida’s top 7 cultural treasures

The people have spoken, and their list of seven top cultural treasures has a heavy favorite: The Cathedral.

T&L poll: Mérida is a top-5 Latin American city

The White City ranked high — as did many cities in Mexico — in a Travel & Leisure "World's Best Awards 2016" survey.

A walk through a forest of fireflies

A summertime jaunt isn't necessarily a trip to the beach. Right now we're in the middle of a three-month window to explore the Sanctuary of the Fireflies at Tlaxcala.