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Mexico Tourism Board closing 18 of 21 international offices

Mexico Tourism Board closing 18 of 21 international offices

The Mexico Tourism Board is shuttering all but three of its 21 international offices and has shifted nearly $300 million earmarked for promoting inbound tourism to construction of a train along the Mayan Peninsula. Alfonso Sumano Lazcano, head of the tourism board’s New York office, confirmed Monday what had been ...

Mexico tourism boom

Mexico tourism boom

MEXICO is enjoying a huge tourism boom despite record-breaking criminal sprees Almost 45m holidaymakers, 38m from the US alone, are due to visit the cartel-ravaged country in 2019 – a six per cent INCREASE on last year. Source: Brinkwire

Deterioration of coral reefs will seriously affect the economy of Quintana Roo

Deterioration of coral reefs will seriously affect the economy of Quintana Roo

Specialists seek to reverse the massive death of corals with a special treatment against the disease known as “white syndrome”, which could bring a highly negative impact in the local and regional economy in the medium term. Since January 9th, this year, a group of experts from UNAM, the National ...

Sargassum invasion of beaches along the Mexican Caribbean to return in 2019

Sargassum invasion of beaches along the Mexican Caribbean to return in 2019

The damage to the Mexican ecosystem and the tourism industry will be severe if the sargassum returns with the same ferocity as last year the Latin American Herald Tribune, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) scientist Brigitta Ine van Tussenbroek warning. The areas most likely to be impacted include Cancun, ...

It’s official. Mexico: Hoteliers bet on tourism boom

It's official. Mexico: Hoteliers bet on tourism boom

Mexico hoteliers are making a major bet on the country’s tourism boom, according to a report of El Financiero magazine. Hoteliers will open 352 new hotel properties by 2022. City Express Hotels leads the way with the most growth. The company plans to add around 80 new accommodation units to ...

Cancun remains popular with tourists but residents worry about insecurity

Cancun remains popular with tourists but residents worry about insecurity

Cancun is the fifth most visited city destination in the Americas behind four United States cities, and No. 1 in Latin America. The only other Mexican city in the top 100 is Mexico City, which ranked 88th with just over 2.4 million visitors last year. Hong Kong, Bangkok and London ...