Articles tagged “mexico”

Marriott Taps Ritz-Carlton Brand as Part of Its All-Inclusive Expansion

Marriott Taps Ritz-Carlton Brand as Part of Its All-Inclusive Expansion

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

This is yet another example of a large hotel chain filling in the white space in its portfolio. Bonvoy members will soon have a solid selection of all-inclusive resorts to redeem points on.

3 weeks ago

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Executive Q&A: How Posadas Improved Guest Loyalty Through Major Tech and Marketing Investments

Executive Q&A: How Posadas Improved Guest Loyalty Through Major Tech and Marketing Investments

Posadas + Skift

Posadas recently made major investments in its digital marketing and technology platforms to provide a more personalized experience for its customers and a more seamless process for its staff.

4 weeks ago

Mexico Beach Tourism Battles Against Smelly Seaweed

Mexico Beach Tourism Battles Against Smelly Seaweed

Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

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.

1 month ago

Mexico Discount Airline Offers $1 Fares for Central American Migrants Headed Home

Mexico Discount Airline Offers $1 Fares for Central American Migrants Headed Home

Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

What a sad situation. In the past many of these people might have had a chance to win asylum in the United States.

2 months ago

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Executive Q&A: Posadas’ Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond

Executive Q&A: Posadas’ Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond

Posadas + Skift

Posadas has witnessed many shifts within Mexico’s tourism industry over the last five decades since it first launched its Fiesta Americana hotel. The brand continues to evolve and has big plans for major expansion in Mexico and other areas of Latin America.

3 months ago

Mexico Tours and Activities Operators Feel the Pain of Tourism Board Demise

Mexico Tours and Activities Operators Feel the Pain of Tourism Board Demise

Paul Biasco, Skift

Cuts to the Mexico Tourism Board are having an immediate impact on local operators in some of the country's most popular tourist destinations. A lack of marketing resources is especially difficult for some of the country’s smallest and often most alluring places.

3 months ago

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.

4 months 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?

5 months 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.

6 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.

6 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?

6 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.

7 months ago