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Volaris announces direct flights connecting San Miguel de Allende and Mérida

- June 13, 2022

Mexico’s second-largest airline has announced new flights connecting two expat-friendly cities, both renowned for their beauty and cultural offerings — San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, and Mérida, Yucatán.

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The new Volaris route from Mérida to Bajío Airport in Silao, the nearest airport to San Miguel de Allende at 90 minutes from the city, offers expats in Yucatán access to a cooler summer climate to unwind in a region famed for its wine production and art scene. It also gives expats in San Miguel de Allende an easy journey to the Maya region with some of the county’s best beaches, inspiring ruins, and natural sights.

Results of the Tourist Tianguis 2022

After concluding this exhibition, the state government reported that the event announced an increase in the Yucatan air connection with new flights from Mérida to León, Guanajuato, and to the new “Felipe Ángeles” international airport in Santa Lucía, both through Volaris. Also to Las Flores, Guatemala by TAG airline, and Toluca, State of Mexico by Viva Aerobús.

These flights will begin operations before the end of this year, so the frequencies and costs will be announced soon.

In addition to the announcement of these new routes, meetings were held with airline directors to continue strengthening connectivity, and alliances were made to strengthen our tourism hand in hand with other destinations, airlines, and commercial partners.

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Among these alliances are those established with the states of the region of the Mayan world; with the El Corte Inglés travel agency, which will strengthen the positioning of the Yucatan destination in the European market; as well as other destinations such as Puebla, Querétaro, San Miguel de Allende, and Nuevo León. Also with main business partners such as Viva Aerobús, Volaris, Tag Airlines, CBX, Travel Shop, Megatravel, PriceTravel Holding, Conextur, Viajes Palacio, among others, for the development of tourism products that contribute to promoting joint actions to consolidate tourism to the state.

These types of alliances make the state a benchmark in sustainable tourism, as it promotes and highlights the vast natural and archaeological attractions, as well as the cultural identity of the entity, developing high-quality tourism products that position Yucatan as a tourist power. competitive and cutting-edge.

Regarding the recognition obtained in this edition of the Tianguis Turístico, it was mentioned that the magazine Mexico Unknown, during the award ceremony for “The Best of Mexico 2022”, distinguished Yucatan in the categories of the Best experience with the Cenotes of the state; Best Emerging Destination with the Homún community; Best Archaeological Zone with Chichén Itzá and Best Sound and Light Show with the Nights of Kukulcán in Uxmal, with which Yucatán became the event’s highest award winner.

To these were added the two prizes awarded by the Travvy Awards in the categories of Best gastronomic destination and Best tourist office.

The Yucatan Post