With Mexico Tourism Board closing, private sector seeks promotion options

After months of speculations, the Mexico Tourism Board has confirmed that Mexico’s federal government plans to shutter the bulk of its operations and use its $300 million annual budget to build the “Maya Train Project”, connecting tourism hot spots and villages across the Yucatán Peninsula and Southeast Mexico. What remains unclear More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Airlines to give customers ‘nonbinary’ choice under gender

Major U.S. airlines say they will soon change their ticketing process to give passengers the option of identifying themselves as other than male or female. The gender option on airline sites will soon include More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Outstading participation of Yucatan in the State Fair of León, Guanajuato

Yucatan successfully closed its participation as the guest state at the State Fair of León, which concluded on February 5th, exceeding its expectations of attendance with 6,059,765 visitors, eight percent more More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Lack of tourism promotion by AMLO’s new government puts the industry in risk: (Coparmex)

In a visit to the city of Merida, Yucatán, where he held various private meetings, the National President of the Employers’ Confederation of the Mexican Republic, (Coparmex), Gustavo De Hoyos Walther, warned More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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San Miguel is one of the “Destinations you must visit in 2019” (Purewow)

Purewow.com is a women’s lifestyle website that features information on fashion, beauty, home, entertainment, wellness, money, tech, food, books, travel and family. They came up with a list of “Destinations More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Unwise comments by Yucatan’s Tourism Secretary

On Thursday, January 31, Yucatán’s State Secretary of Tourism Promotion Michelle Fridman spoke to representatives of the local media about her trip to Spain with the governor where they participated in the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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6 hotels in Mexico make the TripAdvisor top ten list in different categories

TripAdvisor reveals its top hotels and B&Bs for 2019 World’s top 10 hotels Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Province of Puntarenas, Costa RicaHotel Belvedere, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyViroth’s Hotel, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Mexico Cruise Passenger Numbers Highest in a Decade

The number of visitors who arrived in Mexico on cruise ships hit a 10-year high in 2018, the majority of them stopping at Cozumel in Quintana Roo. Data from the General Coordination of Ports and Merchant Marines More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Guanajuato: overwhelmingly stunning, cultural and in constant renovation

Travel Weekly contirbuting editor, journalist and travel expert Meagen Drillinger says that Guanajuato City should be in every traveler’s radar in 2019. Guanajuato City, the state capital, is More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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EDITORIAL: A Jar of Minced Garlic

Storytelling at Work calls itself a blog about the power of personal storytelling, they recently posted a hillarious tale that took place in SMA… So there I am at La Comer, San Miguel de Allende;s biggest More...