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Belize tourism continues growth trend in early 2019

Belize tourism continues growth trend in early 2019

Belize reporting strong visitor arrivals in early 2019. The country hosted 58,000 overnight arrivals in March 2019, an all-time high for the month and a 6.6 percent year-over-year increase compared with last March, said Belize Tourism Board (BTB) officials. Belize’s first-quarter 2019 visitor arrivals totaled 158,290 overnight guests, a 6.3 ...

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 ...

It’s official: Big start for Jamaica tourism in 2019

It's official: Big start for Jamaica tourism in 2019

Jamaica’s tourism sector has reported a big and “unprecedented start” to 2019, according to record-breaking arrival figures and earnings. The country has become the first Caribbean destination to welcome one million visitors during the nine first months of the year. Tourism generated for Jamaica foreign exchange earnings of approximately US$800 ...