Hyatt Regency Merida donated US$5,000 to El Hogar de Loreto for its positive impact on the community.
Slide show: The Diplomat Boutique Hotel is one of Mérida’s newest lodges, an oasis in bustling Santiago.
The owners of the grand Villa Verde Mérida had their hands full already. Then came hosting duties for the White City Ball, and at the same time, the imminent launch of a second business.
Hotels near the beach are reporting 90 percent occupancy this weekend, the last gasp of a summer season that ends Monday when school begins.
The push continues for a new Merida convention center, one that downtown hotel guests can walk to.
The first round of the IV Olympiad continued the tradition of a friendly competition between service workers in the Merida hotel zone.
Hotels in Merida are gleefully reporting occupancy rates of 85 percent, with tourists staying two nights on average, signs that marketing campaigns promoting Yucatan are paying off.