When the Food & Travel awards were handed out last week in Mexico City, many of the winners took them home to the Peninsula.
The region is competing again to be the “Best Destination of Mexico” and hopes for a three-peat as “Best Gourmet Destination.”
Once again, Mérida beat out Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca in a readers’ poll for the best gourmet destination in Mexico.
The business magazine Convenciones de Latinoamérica has named Mérida the 2016 best destination for conventions and workshops.
Mérida was called Mexico’s Best Gourmet Destination and Rosas & Xocolate in the capital, and Xixim Hotel in Celestún were named best urban hotel, and best ecotourism hotel, respectively.
Mérida’s Gran Museo del Mundo Maya took the top prize as Best Emerging Cultural Destination of the Year in its region.