Tag: Yucatan

Revived Mayan Pilgrimages to Cozumel Give Glance into Ancient Mayan Culture

Mayan Pilgrimage

Some of the most interesting traditions of Mayan culture were the pilgrimages they made before the Spanish conquest. For hundreds of years, ancient Mayans would embark on adventurous pilgrimages from Pole on Yucatan to the island of Cozumel. These pilgrimages were inspired…

National Geographic Travel Writer to Blog and Tweet Through Mexico to Highlight Mayan Culture

In anticipation of the end of the Mayan calendar on Dec. 21, 2012, Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine’s “Digital Nomad,” has embarked on a cultural adventure to Mexico to uncover the mysteries of the Maya. He will travel to five Mexican states…

CNN Highlights Mayan Ruins As Part of Mexico’s Mundo Maya Tourism Campaign

MEXICO CITY – The following is being released by Marca Pais – Imagen de Mexico: Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico were recently featured in a CNN story about tourism in Mexico and the significance of the year 2012 in the Mayan calendar. CNN’s World’s Treasures asked Jeff Morgan,…

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula Makes Frommer’s Top 10 List of Travel Destinations for 2012

Frommer’s, one of the most trusted names in travel and one of the bestselling travel guides in America, has released their list of Top 10 Destinations for 2012. Out of a very impressive selection, we are thrilled to report that Mexico’s…

Entrepreneurs Preserve Mayan Culture and Traditions at Centro Cultural y Artesanal in Izamal, Yucatán

Centro Cultural y Artesanal (Cultural Center) is located in the small, historical city of Izamal, located in the state of Yucatán, approximately 40 miles east of Mérida.  If you are planning on making a trip to Mérida, I highly recommend…

Travel Journalist Peter Greenberg Joins President Felipe Calderon for ‘Mexico – The Royal Tour’

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What I had anticipated since first being teased with a video demonstration back in June 2011, is now coming to life (public television rather). Needless to say, this Mexico-enthusiast is very excited about the news. Emmy Award-winning travel journalist Peter…

Dalia Ceja Honored as Woman of the Year by Napa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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The MEXICO Report Salutes Dalia Ceja for receiving the ‘Woman of the Year‘ Award by Napa County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. When I did a report last year on the beautiful and talented Amelia Ceja and the Ceja Vineyards “Building…

Mexican Entrepreneurs Relaunch Aguas Frescas Start-Up, Cobá, Win Award

The MEXICO Report  Los Angeles based start-up beverage company Cobá, unveiled their revamped brand at the Natural Products Expo West and took home the sought after award of Top 5 Beverage Products at this national showcase among thousands of exhibitors…

Merida’s First Festival of New Yucatecan Cuisine K’óoben Celebrates Unique and Diverse Cuisine, November 26 – December 3, 2010

The MEXICO Report MERIDA, Yucatán, Mexico — Seven of Mexico’s most renowned chefs will travel to Mérida, Nov. 26 – Dec. 3 to participate in the  First Festival of New Yucatecan Cuisine, K’óoben. The Maya word k’óoben, translates as “kitchen”,…

A Transformational Expedition Through Mexico: Experiencing The Trip of a Lifetime with Journey Mexico

The MEXICO Report By Susie Albin-Najera They say, do what you love and the rest will fall into place. Well, this is exactly what happened for Zachary Rabinor, who turned his love for Mexico, travel, culture, tour leading and surfing…

The Luxurious and Eco-friendly Hacienda Tres Rios Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Located along Mexico’s most pristine coastline in the exotic Riviera Maya, Hacienda Tres Rios is an award-winning, eco-friendly resort and spa and a leading model for sustainable luxury tourism.   Abundant with accreditations from some of the most notable associations…