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New Air Routes Boost Tourism in Mérida

Mérida is set to enhance its international tourism through the introduction of new air routes. The Director of Economic Development and Tourism of Mérida, José Luis Martínez Semerena, announced partnerships with airlines such as Viva Aerobus to establish direct flights between Mérida and Bogotá, with a layover in Cancún.… Read More

Promising Vacation Season for Tourism in Yucatán

The head of the Ministry of Tourism Development (Sefotur), Michelle Fridman Hirsch, announced a positive outlook for Yucatán’s vacation season, projecting another record-breaking year based on current data and trends observed in 2024 so far. The optimistic forecast comes as the state continues to build on its growing tourism success.… Read More

Yucatán Shines at Tianguis Turístico 2024

The Tianguis Turístico 2024, a major tourism industry event, has officially commenced, with the state of Yucatán playing a prominent role. Known for its rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty, Yucatán aims to enhance its visibility on both national and international platforms through this event.… Read More

Empowering Women and Condemning Violence Takes Center Stage at Mérida Business Summit

The Mérida International Congress Center bore witness to a powerful call for the eradication of violence against women during the second day of the inaugural Business Summit of Leaders of Commerce, Services, and Tourism. The event commenced with a robust manifesto presented by Elizabeth Vargas Martín del Campo, Vice President of Business Women of Concanaco Servitur. Focused on the elimination of violence against women, the summit also featured a unique auction of the boxing glove worn by undefeated world champion Ricardo “Finito” López and the compelling life story of Spanish-African businesswoman Bisila Bokoko.… Read More

Tourism Flourishing in Mérida: Five Exciting Tourist Routes Approved

Tourism in Mérida is on the rise as five new tourist routes in the Tovar municipality have received official validation. The exciting announcement was made by Alí Ernesto Padrón, the Minister of Popular Power for Tourism, via various digital platforms. These newly approved routes, namely Cucuchica spa, Memorias de Tovar, Palo Cruz, La Museística, and Páramo de Mariño, promise to captivate the imaginations of both national and international travelers.… Read More

Hidden side of Chichén Itzá will open its doors to tourists

In a thrilling announcement, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) revealed that starting from September 2023, a previously unknown area within the ancient ruins of Chichén Itzá, referred to as “Old Chichén,” will be unveiled to the public. The director-general of INAH, Diego Prieto Hernández, disclosed this exciting news during a recent press conference, underscoring the potential for a more enriching experience for visitors.… Read More

Londoners live the gastronomy of Yucatan up close

Yucatan’s gastronomy once again captivated Londoners with its rich flavors, enticing aromas, and vibrant colors, showcasing the region’s ancestral culinary techniques. Chef and traditional cook Wilson Alonzo brought the essence of Yucatan to the old continent, delighting the taste buds of European food enthusiasts.… Read More

Tourism outlet in Yucatan closes with excellent results

The Yucatán Siglo XXI Convention Center recently held the second edition of the “Viajo porque viajo (I Travel Because I Travel)” expo, which brought together various companies in the tourism sector, such as travel agencies, hotels, transportation companies, and airlines. The event offered special rates to individuals seeking the best vacation destinations.… Read More

Yucatan is ready to show its strengths in romance tourism

The state of Yucatan in Mexico is preparing to showcase its strengths in romance tourism by hosting the Forever Wedding Summit (FWS) on April 18 and 19, 2023. The event is expected to attract 350 attendees, including 300 wedding planners, 50 of which are among the best in Latin America. The summit provides an ideal opportunity for the state to highlight its specialized offerings and services, as well as its many scenic locations such as old cathedrals and churches, haciendas, chapels, beaches, and cenotes.… Read More