The Pyramid of Kukulcan: Chichen Itza’s most famous landmark (VIDEO)

Situated in the Yucatan Peninsula, Chichen Itza is the most famous, most visited, and most impressive of the country’s many Mayan sites. This is somewhat ironic because its most famous structures do not have typical Classic Mayan architecture but show strong influences from other civilizations from Central Mexico. While the scorching sun and teeming crowds […]

Yucatan hotel occupancy plummets in February

According to the president of the Mexican Association of Hotels in Yucatan, Juan José Martín Pacheco, said that this is a low month in terms of room occupancy, since, compared to the last two previous months, 60% of services were reached used. “Since January 5 we have 39% occupancy, this shows that we have to […]

Warning of Chichén Itzá hot air balloon scam

Authorities in Yucatán are warning visitors to Chichén Itzá against fraudulent tour operators offering non-existent hot air balloon rides over the ancient site. INAH Authorities went on to point out that no authorization has been requested, much less approved for such activities. “Chichén Itzá is run by the INAH, and as such is entirely under its purview. Flying […]

CHICHÉN ITZÁ closure, a hard blow to vendors

CHICHÉN ITZÁ, Tinum.— The closure of the archaeological zone of Chichén Itzá on 1, 2 and 3 of this month, in the middle of Holy Week, will hit hundreds of tourist service providers in the Pisté area and its surroundings, such as they are hoteliers, restaurateurs, artisans, tourist guides, and all businesses that depend on […]