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TTC Special: Sargassum is another red light that warns against climate change

TTC Special: Sargassum is another red light that warns against climate change

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- The sargassum has lit the red alert light in the Mexican tourism industry, in the Caribbean islands and also in scientific groups that are concerned with the expansion of the aftermath of climate change. Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been ...

It’s official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

It's official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

Hotels in Mexico have been reducing prices to stimulate demand, and that idea has seemed to work. During an Apple Leisure Group event Funjet Vacations president Ron Jacobs and Apple Vacations president John Tarkowski noted that resorts have been aggressively discounting. Hotel occupancy in Mexico is down 3% to 4%, ...

Congressman seeks to reinvigorate Mexico-U.S. tourism

Congressman seeks to reinvigorate Mexico-U.S. tourism

A new bill introduced by Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) seeks to promote tourism between the United States and Mexico. The United States-Mexico Tourism Improvement Act of 2019 says a decline in Mexican visitors to the United States is “a critical economic trend given that Mexico is the biggest source if international ...

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 ...