Sentido Comun – Pacific Airport Group, or GAP, a company that manages 12 airports in Central and Pacific Mexico, said passenger traffic at its terminals last month rose 1.2 percent over the same period last year.
USAToday – Newly opened beach resorts in Mexico are continuing the trend of offering all-inclusive vacations, in which one price covers accommodations, food and drink and most activities. Here are six standouts to visit this year.
Yahoo Travel – Punta de Mita, Mexico, is only 30 miles north of Puerto Vallarta, but it’s a whole different kind of scene. The quiet, secluded area is a mix of rustic beachfront towns and fancy five-star resorts, sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre mountains.
Sentido Comun -Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, or Asur, with nine air terminals in southeastern Mexico, said the number of passengers visiting its airports increased 11.6 percent in December, the 46th consecutive increase.
Carib Journal – American Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Mexican air carrier Interjet. The agreement paves the way for new services to a number of destinations in Mexico.
The Star -Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have both opened new golf courses in the last month in Los Cabos on the tip of Mexico’s stunning Baja Peninsula.
El Dario – The cruise industry is back in Mexico after three years of steep declines that reduced it by a third. Between 2010 and 2013, the number of cruise passengers fell from 6.6 to 4.3 million.
EFE – A growing number of tourist attractions, the chance to have a symbolic wedding and an atmosphere of non-discrimination have made the coasts of Jalisco and Nayarit a paradise for the international gay community.
UTSanDiego -An updated travel warning for Mexico issued Wednesday by the U.S. State Department for the first time includes the state of Baja California Sur as an area of concern.
Excelsior – The Instituto Nacional de Migración has increased staff to the airports in Mexico City, Cancun, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Monterrey and Los Cabos to help expedite the entry of foreigners during the holiday period.
Business Wire – Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Playa Hotels & Resorts has opened of Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta, an all inclusive resort at the site of the former Dreams Puerto Vallarta.
Conde Nast Traveler – You’ll find the fullest expression of Oaxaca’s complex personality in its food markets and handicrafts. Here, three Oaxacan travelers give the lowdown on what not to miss.