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  • AeroMexico
    Visiting Mérida, Yucatan? Here's how to get there.
    Mérida, Yucatan is a great place to visit, but what are the best options for getting there, or for moving on at the end of your visit?Transportation options are continually changing, however following extensive research, we are pleased to present...
  • Mexico's Isla Holbox to host annual culinary fest Oct. 15-18
    Mexico's Isla Holbox to host annual culinary fest Oct. 15-18
    Attention octopus and other seafood fans: The folks on Cancun’s little offshore island of Isla Holbox want you to know you’re invited to their Third Annual Gastronomic Festival set for Oct. 15-18. Organized by the Holbox Restaurant...
  • Secrets of Mexico's flying snake gods
    Secrets of Mexico's flying snake gods
    The name “Kukulkan” pops up a lot around Cancun, the Riviera Maya and the rest of what was once the Mayan empire, all the way down to Honduras.You see it on Cancun’s main boulevard signs, on a big pyramid in the inland ruins of...
  • John Wooden Legacy Classic ranks No. 19 in College Baketball's early season exempt classics.
    NCAA men's basketball: Ranking the early season tournaments, 16-23
    The pairings for all NCAA men’s early season basketball tournaments were announced on Aug. 8.This article is part one of four articles that will rank all 23 NCAA Exempt Tournaments. This article will look at the tournaments, #16-23.16....
  • Colorful new 'street art' project an eye-popper on Isla Mujeres
    Colorful new 'street art' project an eye-popper on Isla Mujeres
    Attention art lovers (particularly fans of whale sharks and the like): The little Mexican Caribbean island of Isla Mujeres off the coast of Cancun has some surprises for you. Fifteen of them, to be exact. You’ll see them gracing the walls of...
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    Mexican spirit, Mayan soul, Nizuc Resort and Spa, Cancun, Mexico
    story and photos by Susanna Starr“A Mexican Spirit. A Mayan Soul”To Nizuc's exquisitely expressed description, I would only offer “an experience in beauty.” The location was originally a vacation home for one of the...
  • Laid-back Puerto Morelos joins the '15,000 room club' on the Mexican Caribbean
    Puerto Morelos to join the elite '15,000 room club' on the Mexican Caribbean
    Make a little room in your closet for another T-shirt you’ll be bringing home from Mexico one of these days. It’ll say something like “I (heart) Puerto Morelos.”Puerto Morelos? Where’s that? It’s a little town...
  • Upscale travelers rate Mexico's top hotels
    Upscale travelers rate Mexico's top hotels
    There’s a big hill between western Mexico’s booming resort town of Cabo San Lucas and the nearby Capella Pedregal, the country’s recently voted No. 1 hotel. But guests don’t show up huffing and puffing from a long climb --...
  • Why whale sharks go to Mexico for their spring break
    Why whale sharks go to Mexico for their spring break
    Swimming around the world’s oceans is hard work, especially if you’re 40 feet long and weigh 15 tons. So it’s no wonder you need a sort of spring break now and then to flop around in sunny waters, get together with old friends,...
  • Infinity pool with Caribbean in background, Nizuc Resort and Spa, Cancun, Mexico
    Nizuc Resort and Spa, a touch of zen luxury in Cancun, Mexico
    story and photos by John LamkinDriving the short ten to fifteen minute distance from Cancun Airport to the resort I was amazed at how beautiful the scenery was. Instead of going through the town of Cancun and down the long, crowded hotel strip...
  • Coming in Mexico: Your chance to get cozy with giant whale sharks
    Coming in Mexico: Your chance to get cozy with giant whale sharks
    It’s “whale shark time” again – when the world’s largest fish make their annual migration to the waters off eastern Mexico’s island of Isla Mujeres, about a 20-minute ferry ride from the mega-resort at Cancun....
  • New mega-resort, more hotels, golf courses, high-speed train on tap in Mexico
    New mega-resort, more hotels, golf courses, high-speed train on tap in Mexico
    Visitors to Mexico’s top resorts will be getting a lot of “Z’s” later this year and in 2015. What’s happening is, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts is dramatically expanding its new Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva brands, both...
  • Special report from Mexico's Tianguis travel trade fair
    Special report from Mexico's Tianguis travel trade fair
    Next time you're planning a vacation south of the border, chances are the bargain rates you'll see in the travel ads – one might say: “7 nites in Los Cabos for $750 PPDO incl. air” – came from a deal cut at Mexico&...
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    Alaska Airlines announces Seattle to Cancun service
    Alaska Airlines announced on Monday that they're going to offer seasonal, nonstop service to Cancun from Seattle, starting in November.The airline applied for permission from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion...
  • ASTA travel agents report hot spots for summer travel
    ASTA travel agents report hot spots for summer travel
    Travel agents again named Orlando as the No.1 domestic summer getaway of their clients, according to a recent poll of members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). Las Vegas again scored second place in domestic destinations –...