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Merida, Yucatan — The city's third Hermana República has opened in a historic home that was integrated into...
In 2011, when the restaurant Katún opened on Calle 60, between Avenida Colón and Cupules, the owners were in a prime location. But they couldn't possibly have known just how prime.
Now several hotels are in the works, with more investments certain to follow, said Carol Kolozs Fischer, vice president of tourism for the local Chamber of Commerce.
President Enrique Peña Nieto's visit to Yucatán on Thursday marked two projects designed to ignite the state's economy.
Workers are scrambling with last-minute details to get the International Congress Center open by Thursday.
Sometime during the last week of March, the new International Convention Center of Yucatán will be ready to roll. And in April, the first conventions will roll in, one of international stature.
A building that served as a landmark to past generations has been torn down in the name of a growing Hotel Zone.
The Yucatán International Convention Center, Powered by Samsung, is set to open in March 2018, three months later than initially announced.
Burying cables that until now were suspended on poles is the final stage of street modernization around the new convention center.
More than 200 guests from four continents will convene in Mérida for the 77th Congreso Mundial del Pan in October.