Mérida lacks beaches, and Progreso has them. Now, the two cities are collaborating to promote tourism between both municipalities.
The destruction of coastal dune thickets and mangroves eases the way for hurricanes to penetrate coastal areas, an environmental researcher asserts.
Adding lanes and flattening the stomach-churning dip on an overpass will cost 200 million pesos overall.
Citizens have banded together against cars and trucks that menace sea turtles on the beach.
For all its attractions, Progreso is underperforming as a tourist destination, says the president of the Tourist Business Council of Yucatán, Jorge Escalante Bolio.
Surprise street and sidewalk closures left businesses and residents feeling trampled by a group of triathletes.
Yasmin Hurd and her “very Texan” husband, Webster Hurd II, share their story with “HHI,” even depicting their former lives back in the U.S. before moving to Chelem.
Fishermen have banded together, vowing to block the port if that’s what it takes to prevent oil drilling off Yucatán.
Residents and visitors in Progreso complain that they were shooed away from the public beach to make way for a privately owned attraction.
An estimated 30,000 local, national and international tourists descended on Progreso’s malecon on Sunday, lured by beautiful weather.