Articles tagged “mexico”

AeroMexico Made a Highly Relevant Video Ad That’s the Opposite of Divisive

AeroMexico Made a Highly Relevant Video Ad That’s the Opposite of Divisive

Isaac Carey, Skift

Twitter users are saying the airline just trolled Americans — and the outcome is pretty funny.

1 day ago

Canceling Mexico City’s New Airport Will Be Very Expensive

Canceling Mexico City’s New Airport Will Be Very Expensive

Andrea Navarro and Nacha Cattan, Bloomberg

Yes, Mexico's new airport was going to cost more money than was necessary. And yes, the location on dry lake bed was not ideal. But it is still shocking the new government scrapped the project, considering it was well underway.

4 weeks ago

Airbnb Drops Proposed Tax Collection Deal With Mexico

Airbnb Drops Proposed Tax Collection Deal With Mexico

Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

Airbnb may have another crack at a deal with Mexico's new administration, but it's unclear whether a new attempt would be successful.

2 months ago

Mexico’s Once-Soaring Interjet Is Now Racking Up Debt

Mexico’s Once-Soaring Interjet Is Now Racking Up Debt

Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

Interjet needs all the cash it's borrowing. But in the years to come, the airline will likely regret having piled on so much debt.

3 months ago

$13 Billion Mexico City Airport Gets the Ax in Nationwide Vote

$13 Billion Mexico City Airport Gets the Ax in Nationwide Vote

Daniela Guzman and Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

The cost of abandoning Mexico City's new airport could be as high as $10.5 billion, but Mexico's president-elect maintained that the project gave him serious misgivings.

3 months ago

The Resilience of the American Vacation in Mexico

The Resilience of the American Vacation in Mexico

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

The relationship between American tourists and Mexico is nearly a century old and has weathered ups and downs. Today's drug-related violence, mounting border tension, and political rhetoric won't stop these trips, but are clearly disrupting them.

3 months ago

This Coastal Region Is Primed to Become Mexico’s Next Big Luxury Tourism Spot

This Coastal Region Is Primed to Become Mexico’s Next Big Luxury Tourism Spot

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Truth be told, Mexico tourism officials have been promoting Riviera Nayarit as the country's next big tourism destination for at least the past decade. But it looks like, finally, that hard work is beginning to pay off.

4 months ago

Fate of Mexico City’s New Airport May Be Put to a National Vote

Fate of Mexico City’s New Airport May Be Put to a National Vote

Daniela Guzman and Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

The decision to cancel or continue building Mexico City's new airport might be put to a national referendum in October, said President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. It's often problematic to put an infrastructure project up for a popular vote, but this may be a special case.

5 months ago

Proposed ‘Mayan’ Train for Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Could Draw More Tourists

Proposed ‘Mayan’ Train for Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Could Draw More Tourists

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press

On paper, it sounds like a great idea for Mexico, down to reducing overtourism in some of the Yucatan's more popular spots by allowing access to more remote regions. But like any project of this scale, and with this price tag, politics and certain opposition loom.

5 months ago

What Mexico’s President-Elect Could Mean for Tourism Amid Protectionism Worries

What Mexico’s President-Elect Could Mean for Tourism Amid Protectionism Worries

Dan Peltier, Skift

At least Mexico's president-elect, López Obrador, has tapped someone intimately familiar with the travel industry and how it operates locally and internationally. It's more than the United States can say it's done for travel in the past year and a half.

7 months ago

Mexico Tourism Marketing Blitz to Address Safety Concerns After Violence

Mexico Tourism Marketing Blitz to Address Safety Concerns After Violence

Dan Peltier, Skift

Mexico's tourism industry has been lucky in the past year as the violence mostly hasn't targeted tourist destinations like Mexico City. But if history is any guide, tourism is often the focus for anyone wanting to cause harm and chaos. We hope we're wrong about this one.

8 months ago

Charter Company in Cuba Plane Crash Was Subject of Safety Complaints

Charter Company in Cuba Plane Crash Was Subject of Safety Complaints

Michael Weissenstein and Bert Wilkinson, Associated Press

Mexican authorities will investigate the charter company involved in the Cuban plane crash. Lets hope authorities in Mexico and Cuba will find out what happened.

8 months ago