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Mexico president faces anxiety at tourism trade show

It was an important week for Mexico tourism at the 44th annual Tianguis Turistico in Acapulco last week, perhaps one of the most important ever.  

04/14/2019 05:25 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mexican border crisis affects customs staffing at airports

Some Customs and Border Protection officers from airports have been temporarily reassigned to the southern border, and that has led to lengthened wait times at  international arrival halls.

04/12/2019 09:15 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Cruise and Maritime Voyages doing Puerto Penasco departures

The Mexico port is about a 4-hour drive from Phoenix.

04/10/2019 02:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hotel Xcaret adds Xavage adventure park

It will offer a ropes course, ziplining, whitewater rafting and more when it opens April 15.

04/09/2019 09:40 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Nobu Hotel Los Cabos opens

The 200-room beachfront property features the brand's signature Nobu Restaurant and Bar.

04/09/2019 09:40 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hard Rock's Kidz Bop Experience coming to Riviera Maya

To celebrate the launch, the Kidz Bop Kids will visit the resort Aug. 12 to 16 for the Ultimate Kidz Bop Live Fan Experience.

04/09/2019 09:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mexico's gutting of tourism promotion draws criticism at Tianguis

At the opening ceremony of the 44th annual Tianguis Turistico, tourism executives minced no words about the new president's dismantling of the Mexico Tourism Board.

04/08/2019 01:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mexico's former president: Tourism promotion is necessary

Felipe Calderon urged current president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to "reflect" on the importance of tourism to Mexico's economy and perhaps "reverse" his decision to dissolve the Mexico Tourism Board.

04/04/2019 05:10 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Congressman seeks to reinvigorate Mexico-U.S. tourism

A bill proposed by Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) gets the secretary of state involved in promoting the U.S. as a tourism destination for Mexicans.

04/03/2019 12:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Grupo Vidanta acquires cruise ship

The Mexico resort developer plans to sail a 298-passenger ship, the former Crown Monarch, from its resort in Nuevo Vallarta.

03/26/2019 02:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Banyan Tree Mayakoba to open new event space

MK Blue will feature 7,885 square feet of indoor function space and a 2,500-square-foot outdoor terrace.

03/26/2019 01:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Grand Velas Riviera Maya launches 'Rent-A-Paparazzi' service

The service handles all photography, including drone and underwater photos.

03/26/2019 01:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mexico travel suppliers suffer 'perfect storm' as numbers fall

When coupled with Mexico's drug-related violence and an already declining American visitor base, the new government's decision to shutter its 21 international tourism promotion offices has created "the perfect storm," according to Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya.

03/17/2019 06:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Resort-within-resort planned for Desire Riviera Maya

The eight-suite Desire Mansion is scheduled to open within the Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort in winter 2020.

03/12/2019 12:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Paradisus Cancun unveils renovated oceanview suites

Formerly known as the Paradisus suites, the renovated Ocean View Luxury Junior Suites measure 473 square feet and are available with one king-size bed or two double beds.

03/08/2019 07:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Two Mexico resorts dropping Oasis brand

AMResorts will assume management of properties in Cancun and Tulum under the Now and Sunscape brands.

03/07/2019 02:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mexico Tourism Board expected to close all international offices

According to multiple sources, the New York, Tokyo and Berlin offices will be shuttered by the end of the quarter, and Miami will close in May or June.

03/07/2019 12:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Biodiversity meets beachfront idyll at Mukan

For those who want to experience seclusion within an idyllic beach landscape, yet also enjoy luxe accommodations that make them completely forget they're in a remote nature reserve, this resort is where they need to be.

03/07/2019 09:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Homey vibe at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

For a vacation-home vibe with all the amenities of a luxury resort, the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun offers the perfect combo.

03/07/2019 07:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Walk, swim and ride on the wild side in Mexico

When travelers venture outside of Cancun into other parts of Quintana Roo state, they'll find a different wild side, one that will simultaneously spark a sense of wonder and get their adrenaline pumping.

02/28/2019 04:20 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]