Articles tagged “mexico”

Hotels

Daily Podcast: Too Many Job Openings at Hotels

Good morning from Skift. It’s Monday, January 10, in New York City. Here’s what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Too Many Job Openings at Hotels

Tourism

Visit Mexico to Tout Digital Wallet as Unofficial Loyalty Program

It's not obvious the world needs another payment method. But a points-based loyalty program tied to the new debit card may give Visit Mexico a tool to steer travelers to suppliers and locations that most need visitors. The idea is intriguing.

Visit Mexico to Tout Digital Wallet as Unofficial Loyalty Program

Tourism

Mexico’s Unrestricted Holiday Tourism Fuels Covid Surge, Deaths Now Nearing 300,000

Mexico saw a surge of American and Canadian tourists over the holiday season. Good for the trade, but the country is paying the price now.

Mexico’s Unrestricted Holiday Tourism Fuels  Covid Surge, Deaths Now Nearing 300,000

Tourism

U.S.-Mexico Border Reopens After 20-Month Hiatus

Confusion over Covid rules and long lines of cars slowed family reunions on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico but this will sort itself out in coming weeks.

U.S.-Mexico Border Reopens After 20-Month Hiatus

Airline Weekly

Pandemic-Strengthened Volaris Plots Aggressive Fourth Quarter Growth

Contrary to most of the airline industry, Volaris has emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic strengthened with a growing fleet and expanding share of its home Mexican market. The airline is focused on keeping costs low to lure more former bus riders and expanding into Central America.

Pandemic-Strengthened Volaris Plots Aggressive Fourth Quarter Growth

Tourism

U.S. to Reopen Canada, Mexico Land Crossings for Vaccinated Travelers

Two of the world's busiest border crossings will soon get back to business, reopening the world to hundreds of thousands of vaccinated people a day who are traveling for pleasure, work, and family.

U.S. to Reopen Canada, Mexico Land Crossings for Vaccinated Travelers

Tourism

Mexico City’s Newly Revealed Ancient Treasures to Prompt Future Tourism Upturn

Teotihuacan near Mexico City has drawn visitors for decades. But archaeologists have just revealed more of their finds from under the ruins. In the future, they'll put these treasures on display.

Mexico City’s Newly Revealed Ancient Treasures to Prompt Future Tourism Upturn

Online Travel

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

Argentina-based Despegar has broadened its geographic reach through acquisitions, and that has enabled the company to boast that seasonality factor has been eliminated from the business. While that statement is a stretch, it will be great for the company to take advantage of Mexico summers while Brazil winters.

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

Online Travel

Startup Casai Buys Its Way Into Serviced Apartments in a Play for Brazilian Business Travel

The conventional wisdom in the U.S. and Europe has been that business travel will be slow to recover easing out of the pandemic and that emerging markets in Latin America, such as Brazil, will have a snail-like rebound, too. Travel startup Casai is gambling that both ideas are wrong.

Startup Casai Buys Its Way Into Serviced Apartments in a Play for Brazilian Business Travel

Online Travel

Latin America Travel Booking Sites Won’t Fully Recover Until 2022 at the Earliest

Online travel agencies were big players in travel search during the pandemic in major Latin American countries. There's a bright future for these booking sites in the region as travel restarts.

Latin America Travel Booking Sites Won’t Fully Recover Until 2022 at the Earliest