Forbes – Thanks to an ambitious and masterful rebuilding after being virtually decimated last year by Hurricane Odile, Palmilla resort in Los Cabos is once again luring some of the world’s most discerning and sophisticated travelers.
Zacks – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide recently broke ground on Solaz resorts at Los Cabos. The resort is scheduled to open in 2017. It will be Starwood’s first Luxury Collection hotel in Los Cabos and the brand’s seventh hotel in Mexico.
Sipse – Due to the construction of resorts, protective structures and dams, Mexican beaches might disappear in the long term, warned Institute of Ecology researcher Patricia Moreno-Casasola Barceló.
The Guardian – Trendsetters are heading for the hippy-chic island of Holbox, 40 miles north-west of Cancun. A 20-minute ferry ride from Chiquila, the 26-mile long isle, where fishing is the primary industry, is a world away from high-rise hotels and package tours.
Sentido Comun – Delta Air Lines is opening of a new route between Seattle and the Mexican resort of Cancun from December to April of next year.
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KHOU – Cruise lines cancelled stops in Puerto Vallarta because of a recent spike in violence and the updated U.S. State Department travel warning for Mexico advised “exercise caution” throughout the region.
ABC – A recently opened attraction at a bustling cruise port has visitors taking the plunge into what’s being billed as the “world’s first” underwater oxygen bar. Called Clear Lounge, the freestanding aquarium is at Puerta Maya Cozumel.
Travel Weekly – Data from both American Express Travel and TripAdvisor point to an upswing in travel abroad from June 1 through Aug. 31, and Mexico stands to benefit from that wanderlust. The destination appeared on both companies’ top 10 lists of travel preferences of U.S. travelers.
Latin American Herald Tribune – Tourism activity in Mexico increased by 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared with the same period of the previous year. Spending by domestic and foreign tourists was up 2 percent.
LAT – The Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas will gain a new luxury brand when Nobu Hotels comes to town. The Japanese chef-turned-hotelier Nobu Matsuhisa plans to open its first hotel in Mexico in 2017.
Yahoo Travel – As one of the largest cities in North America with more than 20 million residents, Mexico City is flush with spooky, strange, and surreal sights. From the island of decaying dolls to grasshopper grub to colossal quesadillas, here are 10 wonderfully wacky things to see and do.
New York Post – Puebla, Mexico’s fourth largest city — and supposedly built with the assistance of angels — is where shrines and saints abound alongside aesthetic and gastronomic delights.
NY Post – Even as Roma Norte is rapidly gentrifying, the district — which borders the far posher Condesa — still retains a pleasantly scruffy, bohemian vibe. Its leafy streets, lined with beautiful Art Nouveau and Beaux-Arts mansions (now mostly offices), and interspersed with the occasional graffitied wall, are home to trendy restaurants, hip cocktail lounges and edgy boutiques.
Sentido Comun – Aeromexico in December will start daily, nonstop service between Mexico City and Vancouver, its third destination in Canada after Montreal and Toronto.
CBC – The Canadian and U.S. embassies in Mexico have issued warnings for tourists and travelers in and around Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara after another outbreak of drug-gang-related violence.
The Province – For regular travellers to Mexico, Cancun, Ixtapa, Riviera Maya are popular options, but for those who want a laid-back beach trip with plenty of natural beauty and distinct cuisine, Huatulco, Oaxaca should be next on the list.
Travel Weekly – Tryp by Wyndham Mexico City opened April 16, marking the entry of the brand into Mexico. The 48-room Tryp hotel is in the World Trade Center district.
Travel Weekly – InterContinental Hotels Group will bring the Candlewood Suites extended-stay brand to Mexico with the opening of two properties in Guanajuato and Queretaro in 2016.
Sentido Comun – Fibra Inn announced the suspension of plans to build a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot hotel in Ciudad del Carmen because the impact the drop in oil prices has had on the area’s economic activity.