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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 ...

Cuba’s 1st posh hotel ushers could transform tourism

Cuba's 1st posh hotel ushers could transform tourism

Located right on the edge of old colonial Havana and the site where modern buildings were built in the 18th century as a sign of accelerated urban development in Cuba stands the Gran Manzana Kempinski hotel, the first five-star plus luxury hotel in the island country. Since the property made ...

Point of View: Hotel Paradisus Varadero Wins at World Travel Awards

Point of View: Hotel Paradisus Varadero Wins at World Travel Awards

Prensa Latina Agency The Paradisus Varadero Resort & Spa hotel was awarded in the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards, in Cuba’s Leading Resort 2019 category. This facility, located in the homonymous resort (west of the island), stands out for the natural surroundings that make it an option for ...

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travelers

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travelers

As of December 31, 2018, Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of 286,732 passengers; a 15.93 percent increase from the 247,330 visitors Guyana welcomed in 2017. A release from the Guyana Tourism Authority said over the past years, they have worked on raising the profile of Destination Guyana ...

Saint Lucia has won the award for the Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Saint Lucia has won the award for the Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Saint Lucia has won the award for the Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) in Jamaica at the Sandals Montego Bay on January, 28, 2019. Saint Lucia has won this award ten times, with the most recent honour in 2018. The red-carpet award ceremony ...