Top 7 Must-Know Facts About the Whale Sharks

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Top 7 Must-Know Facts About the Whale Sharks

Did you know…? 1. In some other countries  around the world, the whale shark is called: Shalaam Waan (Thai), Pez Dama (Spanish), Requin Baleine (French), Tiburon Ballena (Spanish), Tubarão Baleia (Portuguese), Tofu Shark (Taiwan), Tuki-Tuki (Visayan), Tuko (Tagalog), Vaame (Swahili), Walhai (German), Walvishaai (Afrikaans), among others. 2. Whale sharks are grayish, bluish or brownish above, […]

Finding Love in Mexico

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Finding Love in Mexico

by Stacey Marcus 72 hours later and there I was in Mexico, alone and not knowing which direction to go, where I would sleep that night, or how I would get to this unknown magical place. The trip had come about very spontaneously; to be exact it was a last minute cheap fare that was irresistible. Hopefully […]

Dreams Come True in Yucatan

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Dreams Come True in Yucatan

by Paola Sofia Moreno Why pick Yucatan for your next vacation trip? I’ll tell you why… Yucatan has everything for any kind of traveler. Let me put it this way…… Your dreams come true in Yucatan. From the simplest backpacker get-away trip to the most luxurious livable experience, unique for the endless adventurer and enchanting […]

Hidden Treasure in the Riviera Maya: Paamul

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Hidden Treasure in the Riviera Maya Paamul

by Susie Albin-Najera Located on pristine Mexican coastline, the exotic Riviera Maya is a true paradise with its vibrant turquoise waters and white, sandy beaches lined by picture-perfect palm trees. Gentle warm breezes and soft melodic sounds from the natural environment channel positive energy to your senses. In the Riviera Maya, one can experience ancient […]

Take Me To Yucatan | by Sharon Drechsler

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Take Me To Yucatan

The Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico calls me. I long to swim in one of those subterranean, water-filled caves known as cenotes (“say-note-ays”); gaze up at the famous pyramid of Chichen Itzá; try my hand (or should I say foot?) at dancing the salsa all night, followed by hours and hours beneath a palapa on the […]

Travel Writers’ Quest | Vote for your favorite.

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Travel Writers Quest

The second phase of the Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers’ Quest has begun and now that we have chosen the 20 finalists it’s YOUR turn to help these superb writers and bloggers win a 5-day / 4-night Cancun vacation. What do you have to do? It’s very easy: A) Go to the Yucatan Holidays Facebook Page. […]

Yucatán Holidays Announces Innovative Initiatives to Increase Tourism

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Yucatan Holidays

Yucatán Holidays—a Cancun-based travel group—launched its free travel agent specialist program, Yucatán Holidays Specialist. The agency also announced its free Cancun vacation give-away through its Facebook Fan page contest. Cancun, Mexico (April 21, 2010) – Yucatán Holidays, a Cancun-based travel group providing vacationers with a range of hotels, excursions and travel benefits, announced it is […]

Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade 2010

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Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade 2010

With a commitment to be in tune with the world’s ever-increasing social topics, Yucatán Holidays attended this years’ Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade promoting gay-friendly vacations and an open environment in the Riviera Maya and Cancun. In its second year, the Gay Pride Parade drew about 30,000 people to Ocean Drive in Miami Beach for […]

Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

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Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Under a bright, sunny day, Cancun is celebrating its 40th birthday today, April 20th, 2010. Before becoming Mexico’s most important tourist destination, Cancun was a sleepy, fishing village with only three residents in Isla Cancun and 117 people in nearby Puerto Juarez. This paradise on Earth was found after an extensive land search by the […]

Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers’ Quest

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Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers Quest

The Travel Writers’ Quest has begun and we are eager to receive all you travel articles, stories and blog posts. We are looking for our next Yucatan Holidays Travel Writer and it can be you! Remember we are giving away 10 fabulous Cancun Vacations and you’ll only have to be our fan on Facebook to […]