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2020: a promsing year for the Tourism Industry in Yucatan

Yucatan hoteliers predict a good closing of 2019 and a promising 2020 for this sector, due to the "Tianguis Turístico" and other events that will take place next year. Yucatan has become an example in tourism and a reference for the organization of major events. The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, that took...

A magical land called Yucatán

Few Mexican destinations can dazzle you with ancient Maya ruins, azure Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico waters and colonial cities all in one place. This magical land holds many more treasures to be discovered. Many of them lie just outside these resort areas in the Yucatán Peninsula, the place admiringly refer to...

Women Only Hotels: the new global travel trend

Mallorca, Spain just opened a female-centric hotel with a 'No Men Allowed' policy. Traveling solo, especially as a woman, can be particularly difficult at times. One of the most pressing issues women face while traveling alone can be finding places that feel completely safe. The rise of women-only travel opportunities, including tour...

Mérida: “Condé Nast Travel Best Small City in the World 2019”

Condé Nast Travel, one of the most important luxury travel and lifestyle magazines in the world, has published the winners of the Readers ‘Choice Awards, in which the city of Mérida is ranked first in the category of Best Small Cities in the World. In this 32nd edition, the renown magazine has registered...

Explore Mérida’s “Mercados”

After tasting the best cuisine at Mérida restaurants, explore the markets, both for cheap Yucatecan meals and ingredients for your own kitchen creations. Some of your best meals will be had at one of the plastic tables at the market: treats like sopa de lima (a nourishing chicken soup), panuchos,...

Urban farmers a new trend in Mérida

In order to eliminate the chemical inputs used in the conventional production processes in Yucatan and the rest of the country, and give way to an ecological, agroecological and organic production, AgroEco Mx was born, a collective that seeks to add urban and rural farmers through workshops and training that allow to achieve totally healthy products.

Yucatan named “State Of Peace” after World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

The seventeenth annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates has just concluded, having taken place from September 19 through 22 in the State of Yucatán—the first Mexican state ever to host this important international event. The state’s capital, the historic city of Mérida, welcomed over 12,500 attendees, who participated in four days’ worth of activities,...

Cenotes of Sabacché Tecoh

About 60 kilometers south of Mérida on the road to Cancun, you will find the Sabacche Cenotes Ecotourism Center. There you have to descend almost 15 meters to a platform from which you can contemplate or swim in the Calcuch cenote. Or if you prefer, you can visit...

Modern 100 kilometer “Sacbé” to link Yucatecan localities

A sacbe or "white road", is a raised paved road built by the Maya civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. Most connect temples, plazas, and groups of structures within ceremonial centers or cities, but some longer roads between cities are also known. And now, in the XXI Century, a modern "Sacbe", tht will be known as “Camino...

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Mérida: a big success

The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates comes just days after López Obrador sent a proposal to Congress for an amnesty law that would allow some criminals, including young people convicted of minor drug offenses, to be released from prison. Colombia passed a similar amnesty law in late 2016 that protected guerrilla fighters of the...