Articles tagged “cancun”

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Add Coronavirus Testing to Popular Caribbean Destinations

With second waves threatening the influx of holiday travelers that airlines haven't seen since March, U.S. carriers are looking to incorporate rapid testing to ease passenger fears and help meet destinations' entry requirements.

Tourism

Tourists Begin to Find Their Way Back to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico is at peak infection rates, but that's apparently lost on these travelers.

Tourists Begin to Find Their Way Back to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Tourism

Mexico Beach Tourism Battles Against Smelly Seaweed

Mexico's recently elected president Andrés Manuel López Obrador needs to take more serious action to combat the massive stinky piles of sargassum, a type of seaweed, arriving in coastal towns like Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum. Otherwise the damage to the area's tourism reputation and ecosystem may linger for years.

Mexico Beach Tourism Battles Against Smelly Seaweed

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Add Cancun Flights in Bet That Travel Warning Memories Will Fade

Mexico is Southwest Airlines' largest international market. Cancun is getting increased visitation as Southwest, Spirit and Delta ramp up flights, and the destination benefits from hurricane damage in other parts of the Caribbean.

U.S. Airlines Add Cancun Flights in Bet That Travel Warning Memories Will Fade

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

U.S. Widens Mexico Travel Advisory to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen

TV news shows often overstate the dangers of violent crime in resort areas. But it's true that emboldened narcos are threatening to burst the bubble that has protected beachgoers.

U.S. Widens Mexico Travel Advisory to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen

Tourism

Mexican Court Rules Against Development Destroying Cancun’s Mangrove Trees

At least the Mexican court system is acknowledging it's not okay to sacrifice the environment in order to boost tourism. Environmentalists will have to increasingly rely on local court and justice systems for help with preventing more harm as governments and tourism organizations are often in the back pockets of real estate firms getting rich from tourist development.

Mexican Court Rules Against Development Destroying Cancun’s Mangrove Trees

Airlines

Cancun Airport’s Expansion and Success Is Good News for Stock of Owner

Cancun Airport’s Expansion and Success Is Good News for Stock of Owner

Airlines

Southwest Adds Flights Between Cancun and Los Cabos and the U.S.

Flights by Southwest to both destinations from the U.S. will bring down prices and will make warm-weather seekers happy this time next year.

Southwest Adds Flights Between Cancun and Los Cabos and the U.S.

Hotels

Cancun hotel occupancy rates are highest since start of economic crisis

The economic recession coupled with violent headlines and rising competition pushed Cancun tourism to record lows. Although occupancy is up, revenue still can't match 2007 numbers.

Cancun hotel occupancy rates are highest since start of economic crisis