Travel Weekly – Travelers to Mexico are digging into something different. While Mexico will always and forever be a favorite getaway for soaking up the rays, there has been a significant spike in travel to Mexico for food travel.
EFE – Mexico received 21.2 million tourists in the first eight months of the year, further consolidating its position as one of the world’s top 10 global tourist destinations.
RT – Huge amount of seaweed washed ashore at Mexico’s most popular tourist destination, the Mayan Rivera, forcing the national authorities to deploy the navy for an unusual battle with the ever-growing threat to the regional economy.
CNN – A city of 20 million, Mexico City is North America’s “maximum city” — one of the most dynamic, fascinating and, yes, enjoyable places on the planet. In the best of Mexico City you’ll find what everyone loves about great urban centers: centuries of history, impressive museums, five-star restaurants, sexy boutique hotels, artsy neighborhoods and lots of great conversation with intelligent locals.
Fox News – Mexico might be famous for its taco stands and tequila, but it’s the stylish and secluded hotels that keep luring us back. From private ocean-view villas on the Riviera Maya to minimalist eco-lofts in Ensenada’s burgeoning wine country, our favorite resorts combine classic Mexican hospitality with elegant amenities and forward-thinking design.
Sentido Comun – G6 Hospitality has started construction of a new $63 million Studio 6 hotel in Puerto Vallarta. The hotel will have 114 suites designed for long-stay guests and open in March 2016.
Wallpaper – A sense of time and place percolate deep within the walls of Mexico City’s Hotel Carlota, a new boutique property nestled within the lively Cuauhtémoc neighborhood, remodeled from the Hotel Jardin Amazonas.
Sentido Comun – Carnival opened a dock in Cozumel as part of its expansion in the Caribbean. The new dock required an investment of $20 million and is Carnival’s third in Cozumel and Punta Maya.
Pop Sugar – If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience for your loved ones and for you and your significant other, you might want to consider a destination wedding. And if you live in the United States, one of the easiest and most affordable locations is our neighbor Mexico.
Sentido Comun – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will open its new W hotel in the Mexican resort of Punta de Mita, Riviera Nayarit, at the end of the first quarter of next year.
El Economista – Mexico this year will receive a record 30 million foreign tourists expected to spend $17 billion, said the Minister of Tourism, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero.
Sentido Comun -Fiber Hotel, specializing in the acquisition and operation of hotels for business travelers, opened of its new extended-stay hotel in Ciudad del Carmen, which operate under the Fiesta Inn Lofts brand and will be operated by Grupo Posadas.
CCTV – The beautiful beach paradise of Tulum, has been drawing travelers, particularly from the New York area, in droves. Located on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, this once, sleepy, beach village has gone from hammock heaven to a must-visit magnet of chic bungalow hotels and restaurants, in a decade. But development has begun to put this tony town in peril.
El Economista – Mexico has “great potential” for growth in health and wellness tourism, which represents a market of $10.5 billion. The country currently ranks 11th. In November, Mexico City will host the ninth edition of the Global Congress on Health and Welfare.
EFE – Mexico’s tourism activity rose by 3.5 percent in the first quarter, compared to the same period in 2014, thanks to foreign tourist arrivals. Spending by foreign and domestic tourists rose 2.5 percent.
Fox News Latino – Despite warning from the State Department of threats of kidnappings and violence, drug cartel bosses on the loose and regions with some of the worst rates of violent crime in the Hemisphere, U.S. travelers are still flocking to Mexico in droves.
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S.’s southern neighbor was the top international destination for American travels last year, with Mexico seeing a record 25.9 million visitors from the U.S. in 2014 – a 24 percent rise from the previous year.
Independent – Between its vast cosmopolitan cities and tiny mountain villages, thick rain forests and endless northern desert, spectacular coastline and snowcapped volcanoes, Mexico has a versatility that few other countries can offer.
Yucutan Times – Cancún, Riviera Maya, Mexico City, and Puerto Vallarta are among the friendliest Mexican destinations for gay travelers, said a Ministry of Tourism official. According to him, the LGBT tourism is an important market for Mexico and needs further support.
Travel Pulse – Conrad Hotels & Resorts will unveil its first hotel in Mexico next year, with the opening of a 135-room luxury property in the colonial city of San Luis Potosi. The Conrad San Luis Potosi will be Hilton Worldwide’s second property in the city.
Sentido Comun – Grupo Aeromexico is adding a new direct, non-stop route connecting Mexico City with Cozumel. Daily flights will begin in October. The destination is the airline’s 46th in Mexico.