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Mexico to launch new tourism campaign aimed at Chinese travelers

Mexico to launch new tourism campaign aimed at Chinese travelers

The Mexican government plans to launch its latest tourism campaign, called “Knocking at the Door,” to attract more Chinese tourists, the Tourism Ministry said on Sunday. The idea is to target countries with large tourism markets, such as China, and improve Mexico’s standing among global tourist destinations, Tourism Minister Miguel ...

Mexico is the most popular travel destination of Americans

Mexico is the most popular travel destination of Americans

The U.S. National Travel and Tourism Office announced a record-setting 93 million departures in 2018, a six-percent increase over 2017. 45% of the 93 million Americans (41.8 million) traveled outside the United States flew to overseas destinations, a 9% increase from 2017. U.S. air travel to overseas markets (1) totaled ...

Dominican Republic tourists arrivals rose 8%

Dominican Republic tourists arrivals rose 8%

Santo Domingo.- Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic rose 8% in February compared to the same period in 2018, the Central Bank reported. According to its website, the country received 604,977 non-resident foreign and Dominican passengers by air, or 44,998 more than in the same period the previous year. It ...

Other countries will benefit from Mexico’s decision to withdraw tourism marketing funds

Other countries will benefit from Mexico’s decision to withdraw tourism marketing funds

Mexico’s decision to disband its tourism marketing agency will benefit other holiday destinations in the region, according to industry experts. Bill Geist, CEO of Wisconsin-based tourism consultancy firm DMOproz, told the travel news website Skift that the government’s decision to eliminate the Tourism Promotion Council (CPTM) was “a headscratcher,” and ...

Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil towns are in Airbnb top list

Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil towns are in Airbnb top list

Carolina in Puerto Rico, Monterrey, Mexico and Santos in Brazil are in the list of Airbnb top ten holiday destinations for travellers over this year’s spring season, based on what people are searching for. Carolina situated in a quiet corner of the Northeast coast with close links to the capital ...

Mexico will close infamous Isla Maria Prison

Mexico will close infamous Isla Maria Prison

Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie Papillon and will dedicate the place to tourism. Mexico will relocate about two-thirds of the 659 remaining inmates and free about ...