Articles tagged “mexico”

Low-Cost Carrier Allegiant Seeks Permission to Fly to Mexico, Finally

Low-Cost Carrier Allegiant Seeks Permission to Fly to Mexico, Finally

Brian Sumers, Skift

Allegiant Air has teased us before about flying to Mexico. But the airline is probably serious now. Will smaller-market travelers want to visit Mexican beaches as much as Las Vegas and Orlando? We'll see.

2 days ago

Mexico’s Mystifying Tourism Move Leaves Competitors Ready to Pounce

Mexico’s Mystifying Tourism Move Leaves Competitors Ready to Pounce

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Mexico's new government has priorities for tourism, but that doesn't include a tourist board. Will other destinations seize the opportunity?

1 month ago

Travel Advisors Think Mexico Is Hurting Its Own Tourism Prospects

Travel Advisors Think Mexico Is Hurting Its Own Tourism Prospects

Maria Lenhart, Skift

The announced closures of the Mexico Tourism Board offices make little sense to travel advisors who sell the destination. Already challenged to convince some clients about the destination's safety, they say the timing couldn't be worse.

2 months ago

Mexico Tourism Board Demise Will Hurt the Destination More Than Travel Advisors

Mexico Tourism Board Demise Will Hurt the Destination More Than Travel Advisors

Maria Lenhart, Skift

The dissolution of the Mexico Tourism Board means that travel advisors and others involved in the selling and marketing of Mexico have lost a major resource. With safety perception issues still dogging Mexico, the timing couldn’t be worse — for the destination and advisors alike.

2 months ago

Mexico Makes Risky Bet by Moving Global Tourism Effort to Embassies

Mexico Makes Risky Bet by Moving Global Tourism Effort to Embassies

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Mexico's tourism promotion body probably needed some changes, but this is likely going too far. Will Mexico's travel industry find a way to fill the gap?

2 months ago

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.

3 months 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 months 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.

5 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.

6 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.

6 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.

6 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.

7 months ago