Articles tagged “mexico”

Latin America’s Popularity Declines: U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for November 2016

Latin America’s Popularity Declines: U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for November 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

November was the third consecutive month that U.S. arrivals to South America decreased or were flat from the previous year and the fourth -- albeit non-consecutive -- month of declines in U.S. arrivals to the Caribbean in 2016. Travel brands are monitoring demand for Latin America following zika virus outbreaks across the region during the past year.

3 weeks ago

Bus Travel Is Growing Around the World, But Airline Competition Is Increasing

Bus Travel Is Growing Around the World, But Airline Competition Is Increasing

Dan Peltier, Skift

As economies around the world continue to fluctuate from boom to bust times, the bus market will remain relevant to capitalize on what consumers can afford and what amenities they're willing to give up -- or gain -- from choosing the road over the skies.

4 weeks ago

Mexico Is Making a Play for Tourists With New Luxury Offerings

Mexico Is Making a Play for Tourists With New Luxury Offerings

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

High-profile spats between the presidents of Mexico and the United States might be giving the destination some free publicity. For anyone considering a trip, here's a look at the latest tourism developments.

4 weeks ago

U.S. Warns Tourists Following Mexico Shootings

U.S. Warns Tourists Following Mexico Shootings

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press

Continued shootings in Mexico resort towns is not good news for the country's tourism industry during its period of highest demand.

1 month ago

U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for October 2016

U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for October 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

With more airlift from the U.S. to Mexico, and the country's increased focus on luxury travel, combined with a stronger U.S. economy, it makes sense that U.S. travel growth to Mexico became robust in 2016.

2 months ago

After Mistake, Southwest Will Resume Suspended Flights to Mexico

After Mistake, Southwest Will Resume Suspended Flights to Mexico

Associated Press

For an airline that's been so consistent for so long, it's good to see them tripped up by matters that their peers would have likely caught before cancellations were necessary.

3 months ago

Southwest Failed to Get the Approval It Needs for New International Flights to Mexico

Southwest Failed to Get the Approval It Needs for New International Flights to Mexico

Brian Sumers, Skift

This is an oops moment. No matter whose fault it is, Southwest should have not launched new service to Mexico without receiving final regulatory approval.

3 months ago

U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for September 2016

U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for September 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Nine months in to 2016, outbound U.S. tourism is confirming our earlier position that this was going to be an excellent year for foreign travel. A strong currency helps outweigh fears of violence and even Zika.

3 months ago

Canada Eases Visa Restrictions on Mexican Tourists

Canada Eases Visa Restrictions on Mexican Tourists

Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg

Canada and Mexico want to make it clear to each other that they're willing to work together to make tourism easier, even if the new administration in the country between them doesn't share the same view.

3 months ago

Mexican Low-Cost Airline Volaris Is Outsmarting Rivals, One Bus at a Time

Mexican Low-Cost Airline Volaris Is Outsmarting Rivals, One Bus at a Time

Brian Sumers, Skift

You may not have heard of Mexico's Volaris yet, but that should change soon. It is planning a major U.S. expansion.

6 months ago

More Flights and Cheaper Tickets on the Way for U.S.-Mexico Routes

More Flights and Cheaper Tickets on the Way for U.S.-Mexico Routes

David Koenig, Associated Press

Getting flights to lesser-known destinations in Mexico has always been a struggle. The new rules have the potential to quickly create new tourism favorites.

6 months ago

Wine Lovers Are Finally Flocking to Mexico Thanks to Valle de Guadalupe

Wine Lovers Are Finally Flocking to Mexico Thanks to Valle de Guadalupe

Archana Ram, Bloomberg

With more than 100 wineries, hip restaurants and hotels, and even Uber service, Valle de Guadalupe has a recipe for success. The key now will be keeping its character as more tourists pour in.

7 months ago