Articles tagged “baja california”

Travelers Are Worried Los Cabos and Cancun Security Woes Aren’t Worth the Risk

Travelers Are Worried Los Cabos and Cancun Security Woes Aren’t Worth the Risk

Andrea Navarro and Nacha Cattan, Bloomberg

Mexico's current security problems have cast the country into a negative light with many travelers, and that was exacerbated by recent earthquakes. Yet, at the same time, cruise lines are saying they plan to reroute some ships to Mexico because of hurricane damage in the Caribbean. Interesting times, indeed.

1 year ago

The Eagles Sue a Hotel California for Having the Same Name as Their Old Hit Song

The Eagles Sue a Hotel California for Having the Same Name as Their Old Hit Song

Associated Press

Since this hotel has been making this connection for decades without issue, we hope this doesn't mean the Eagles are opening up a chain of Hotel California-themed hotels.

2 years ago

U.S. Visitors Return to Baja California, Mexico as Crime Drops

U.S. Visitors Return to Baja California, Mexico as Crime Drops

Julie Watson, Associated Press

With the exception of Tijuana, the two Mexican states that make up Baja California were safer than any American city over the last decade, so it's good to see U.S. travelers return.

5 years ago

The fragile ecosystem in Baja California that’s under threat from a Spanish resort chain

The fragile ecosystem in Baja California that’s under threat from a Spanish resort chain

The coast along the Sea of Cortez is largely unspoiled by resorts, and where it is -- in places like La Paz and Loreto -- developers can't consistently fill the rooms they have. Building one slightly closer to Cabo won't make a huge difference -- except to a fragile ecosystem.

6 years ago

Mexico-bound lanes at Tijuana border crossing get an upgrade to speedier entry times

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press

The Mexican authorities have the advantage of approaching border issues without the same, obstructionist political baggage that bogs down their U.S. counterparts.

6 years ago

Developers in Baja California still think it’s a great idea to build next to coral reef

Developers in Baja California still think it’s a great idea to build next to coral reef

Associated Press

Although the developers have trimmed room numbers by about 25%, the reef isn't the only environmental problem. Freshwater is severely limited here and despite building in other parts of Los Cabos, Cabo Pulmo has remained relatively untouched.

7 years ago

U.S. tourists come to Mexicali, Mexico for its dentists and doctors

The Baja California capital is brisk and efficient, making it an attractive site for medical tourists to find affordable care.

7 years ago