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Hacienda Petac evolves for foodies

In a curated week of cooking classes and excursions, guests explore the cuisine of the Yucatan and the culture of the region.

10/16/2018 02:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Temptation Cancun Resort offers 'Untying the Knot' package

Designed for divorcees, the package lends itself to men and women who have recently gone through a divorce.

10/16/2018 02:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Contentious Mexico train revived as new president comes to office

The Mexican Congress is expected to increase its tourism tax on airline tickets to $32 from $25 to help build the $6 billion-plus tourist train that would connect hot destinations across the Yucatan Peninsula.

10/16/2018 02:05 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Thompson hotel to open in Zihuatanejo

The Mexico hotel is a renovation of the former Viceroy on Playa La Ropa.

10/11/2018 01:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Riu brings its A-game to Costa Mujeres

Opened at the end of December, the Riu Dunamar has set up shop on a gorgeous slice of sand in overlooking the Caribbean Sea with Isla Mujeres in the distance.

10/04/2018 10:10 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Across the Yucatan, different approaches to luxury

Marriott's Steve Heitzner said today's travelers want it all. The same person can switch often, using one brand for business, another for a romantic getaway, another for a guys or girls weekend.

10/04/2018 01:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda to open new waterpark

The park will have three pools, one of which will have five water slides and dumping buckets.

10/02/2018 10:40 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Apple Leisure gives top sellers chance to earn more

Next year, the company will roll out a new top tier in its cash-based rewards programs.

09/27/2018 12:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Nexion tweaks name, launches Mexico division

The host agency is now Nexion Travel Group and has an updated logo.

09/24/2018 11:25 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Posadas CEO on growth, ALG and Mexico's president-elect

Growth in parallel: Apple Leisure Group flexes muscles, Grupo Posadas charts an aggressive expansion plan.

09/24/2018 02:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Growing Hilton-Playa alliance benefits both

Playa is well positioned to benefit from the Hilton Honors loyalty program.

09/23/2018 06:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Excellence Group revitalizes Mexico properties

The company is investing $8 million in its four properties in Cancun and Riviera Maya.

09/18/2018 04:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos now accepting reservations

The 639-room hotel will feature a Rock Spa, eight restaurants and three lounges.

09/18/2018 03:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Karisma invites agents to show their love

Resort owners will be honored this year at December's 11th Annual Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Agent Sales & Marketing Forum Awards.

09/18/2018 03:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hilton delves deeper into all-inclusives with Playa deal

The Royal Playa del Carmen in Mexico and Dreams La Romana in the Dominican Republic will be renovated and reflagged as Hiltons. The partners plan to convert up to eight more all-inclusive resorts by 2025.

09/17/2018 03:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Grown-up getaway at Hacienda at Hilton Puerto Vallarta

The new section offers a boutique-style hotel experience wrapped up in an affordable, all-inclusive package.

09/07/2018 09:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mexican traditions writ large in Guadalajara

What the city lacks in sun and sand, it more than makes up for in history and culture. In fact, traditions that many associate with Mexico as a whole actually originated in and around the capital of Jalisco state, the second-largest city in the country.

09/04/2018 12:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Zika virus remains concern for travelers with pregnancy plans

While mainstream media coverage of the Zika virus has largely faded into the background, agents say that clients who are most at risk of negative side effects -- women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant -- are still avoiding travel to areas where the virus has been locally transmitted.

08/31/2018 11:30 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Palace Resorts revamps agent loyalty program

At the highest level, agents have the opportunity to make up to $6,250 on group bookings, completely separate from their earned commission.

08/24/2018 11:10 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Puerto Vallarta named cultural heritage site

The protected area runs from the malecon through the Zona Romantica and up into the Conchas Chinas neighborhoods.

08/21/2018 06:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]