Mexico's Tourism Campaign Focuses on Mayan Prediction of Coming Apocalypse

Mexico has been engaged in a major international marketing campaign to remind people that the world is ending this Friday, December 21, 2012. It's worked. Hundreds of thousands of people have been flocking to Mayan sites to learn more about the coming apocalypse. Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico, has seen a huge surge of tourists. Some people are not happy about the exploitation of the Mayan culture. Others don't see a problem with it. CNN reports on apocalypto tourism:

Posted on December 15, 2012

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