Over 550 guests are free after a hotel here tried to block their departure over some hefty charges in dispute.
While renovations creep along at the old Hotel Mérida, a Mayan relic it once displayed will be loaned to the Palacio Cantón for an exhibit.
Facing San Juan Park, a new boutique hotel called Mansion Mansión Lavanda has been shut down for allegedly operating without proper permits.
Twelve new hotels will rise across Mérida within the next few years, adding 1,600 rooms to the city’s supply, according to tourism officials.
From a business point of view, one “convencionista” equals more than three holiday-goers, which explains all the energy behind a new conference center.
A second City Express Junior is quickly rising on the Periférico, bringing 106 more hotel rooms on seven floors when it opens in October.
El Centro Internacional de Congresos de Yucatán —The International Convention Center of Yucatán — has broken ground and is on track to book functions in the second half of next year.
The Ko’ox hotel chain has opened its third hotel in Mérida, an 18.5-million-peso complex that combines apartments and guest room facing the growing area around the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya and the Siglo XXI Convention Center.
Tourism growth in Mérida has been driven by the quality of life, greater air connectivity and educational opportunities, writes El Financiero, which reports on business to a national readership.
Hotel infrastructure throughout the state grew slightly more than 10 percent in the last five years, said the president of the Mexican Chamber of Hotels.