Mexico Tourism Board News

World Travel Market 2016: Mexico prepares to welcome Hotel Xcaret

World Travel Market 2016: Mexico prepares to welcome Hotel Xcaret

Visitors with an interest in green tourism can find out about Hotel Xcaret, which is currently under construction in Mexico and which will be the first hotel to have an EarthCheck certification for its planning and design when it opens next year. The 900-room all-suite luxury ocean-front resort is due to open in December 2017 in the Maya Riviera, the first accommodation made from start to finish by the consortium Grupo Experiencias Xcaret, which prides itself on its commitment to sustainability, social responsibility and innovation.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Cultural tourism in Veracruz, Mexico

Breaking Travel News investigates: Cultural tourism in Veracruz, Mexico

11th May 2016 Focus

Veracruz, bathed by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, is located in the eastern part of Mexico. It thrives as a symbol of the country’s culture and history, famed for its abundant natural wealth and lands filled with history and the aroma of coffee. Here Breaking Travel News reporter Eleanor Hawkins joins a trip operated by local tour operator Totonal to find out more.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Tianguis Turístico, Mexico

Breaking Travel News investigates: Tianguis Turístico, Mexico

9th May 2016 Focus

Designed to encourage the promotion of Mexico’s tourism products and services and increase the flow of visitors from domestic and international markets, Tianguis Turístico is the largest hospitality event in the country. Here Eleanor Hawkins reports for Breaking Travel News from the show and discovers a feeling of optimism surrounding the ever growing sector.

IATA AGM 2015: Mexico City airport receives official support

IATA AGM 2015: Mexico City airport receives official support

The International Air Transport Association and Mexico’s ministry of communications and transportation have signed a memorandum of understanding in which IATA will provide technical and operational assistance for the design and construction of Mexico City’s new airport. The agreement also encompasses IATA offering technical and professional advice for the current Mexico City airport to ensure it continues to operate efficiently until the new facility is completed around 2020.

Mexico surpasses targets for tourist arrivals

Mexico surpasses targets for tourist arrivals

30th Nov 2012 Press Release Tourism News

The Mexico Ministry of Tourism reports that private investment for the development and maintenance of tourism projects in the period January 2007 to September 2012 reached $20,129,900,000 USD, a figure that exceeds the established six-year target of 20 billion dollars.

A house divided against itself: Safety of tourism in Mexico

A house divided against itself: Safety of tourism in Mexico

5th Oct 2011 Focus

As it battles back from a series of catastrophes – including the swine flu epidemic of 2009, collapse of national carrier Mexicana and global economic downturn – Mexico continues to struggle with its violent image. But visiting Mexico City, Breaking Travel News here finds there are two sides to every story.