Yucatan Named “State Of Peace” at World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

Yucatán, Mexico, 2019-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The State of Yucatán, Mexico, completed its duties as host of the 17th edition of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, which took place Sept. 19 to 22, with a closing ceremony that highlighted the state’s leadership and goals of peace and equality. During the… Read the full press release

IHG’s avid™ hotels brand continues expansion and accelerates international growth with first groundbreaking in Mexico

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today (07 AUGUST 2019) that its avid™ hotels brand continues to expand, with nearly 200 signings now in place for new locations. More than 60 of those signed are hotels under construction, or have design and construction… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon in Mexico

140-room Hyatt Centric hotel opens in the heart of Leon, Mexico CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today (July 24, 2019) announced the opening of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, marking the Hyatt Centric brand’s entry into Mexico. Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon is the latest hotel to join the global Hyatt Centric… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants to unveil first properties in Mexico in 2020

Boutique hospitality brand to open in Polanco in 2020  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants announced today (16 JULY 2019) that the company will unveil their first properties in Mexico in 2020 with the opening of two high-end boutique hotels in the upscale neighborhood of Polanco in Mexico City. Both projects are… Read the full press release

Merida, the Capital of the State of Yucatan, is Named One of the Best Cities In Mexico at Travel + Leisure 2019 World’s Best Awards

New York, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The historic city of Merida, capital of Yucatan, has once again been named one of the top cities in Mexico by the readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine as announced this morning by the publication. Merida is the entry point to the State of Yucatan and a key… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the new-build 100-room Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Ensenada Centro hotel in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

The hotel is the first IHG property located in the heart of the leisure destination Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®, (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new-build 100-room Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Ensenada Centro hotel in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. It becomes the… Read the full press release

Swoop unveils 28 winter getaway routes in its 2019 winter schedule

Airline brings more sun flying to Canadians this winter, adds three aircraft to its fleet CALGARY, AB, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 25, 2019) Swoop released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from June 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020. The schedule boasts 28 winter getaway routes, including the… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico

Mexican Airline Offering Most Destinations in the U.S. Now Serves Four Destinations from OAK Oakland, CA, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico. Volaris inaugurated service between Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oakland in  2009. OAK, along with LAX, were Volaris’ first two U.S. destinations…. Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts unveils a limited-edition capsule collection of jewelry and accessories designed by Mercedes Salazar

Designer Mercedes Salazar Translates the Indigenous Allure of The Luxury Collection’s Unique Hotels and Resorts in Mexico and the Country’s Vibrant Culture into an Exclusive Line of Jewelry and Accessories New York, NY, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts is unveiling a limited-edition capsule collection of jewelry and accessories designed… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the new-build 131-room Holiday Inn Express® Merida Centro hotel in Yucatan, Mexico

IHG brings smart lodging to the cultural heart of this enchanting historical city Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®, (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new-build 131-room Holiday Inn Express® Merida Centro hotel. With a prime location in the city’s historic downtown, the property incorporates a… Read the full press release

Marriott International to expand its footprint in Mexico by more than 50% to the end of 2023

Company signed deals in Mexico in 2018 for 15 hotels with more than 2,300 rooms– including the first EDITION contract for the Caribbean and Latin America  Mexico City, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today (04/23/2019) announced that it expects to expand its footprint in Mexico by more than 50% to… Read the full press release

Hyatt celebrates the opening of the sixth Hyatt Place hotel in Mexico — Hyatt Place Aguascalientes/Bonaterra

144-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the heart of Aguascalientes AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 7, 2019), Hyatt Place Aguascalientes/Bonaterra is officially open, marking the sixth Hyatt Place hotel in Mexico. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Volaris’ new direct service from Chicago Midway International Airport to Aguascalientes, Mexico

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Volaris;Airlines today (02/19/2019) announced new direct service from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) to Aguascalientes, Mexico (AGU) ), a new destination from Chicago. This new service from Midway begins on June 16, 2019 and will operate twice weekly on A-319 aircraft seating 144 passengers. “We are pleased to welcome Volaris’ new route from Midway ahead… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the first Canopy by Hilton in Mexico and the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Monterrey

Properties introduce new brands in two of Mexico’s most vibrant cities, with first Canopy by Hilton in Mexico and first Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in Monterrey CANCÚN and MONTERREY, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (February 19, 2019) announces the signings of the first Canopy by Hilton in… Read the full press release

Renaissance Hotels opens its first hotel in Mexico — Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marin

Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina Opens its Doors in Downtown Cancun with Theatrical Design that Playfully Pays Homage to its Mayan History Mexico City, MX, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Renaissance Hotels today (02/15/2019 ) announced the opening of Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina, the brand’s first hotel to open in Mexico. The anticipated resort… Read the full press release

Aeroflot and Aeromexico announce new codeshare agreement

Airlines enter a codeshare agreement to offer Aeroflot customers connections to Mexico City via Amsterdam, London, Madrid and Paris Codeshare passengers also enjoy access to the benefits of both airlines’ frequent flyer programs and premium lounges, as well as SkyPriority Moscow, Russia, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — From late December, passengers travelling between Russia and… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes TUI’s Winter 19 and Summer 2020 programme; adding a new long haul route to Cancun, Mexico from summer 2020

Doncaster, England, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today TUI UK, the UK’s largest holiday operator, has put on sale its recently announced Winter 19 and Summer 2020 programme from Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  It represents a major commitment by TUI to Doncaster Sheffield Airport with a new weekly long haul route to Cancun, Mexico from summer… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Guadalajara, Mexico as new destination on its high demand transpacific freighter route

After a highly successful year in 2018, the cargo carrier expanded its freighter network with new destination Guadalajara DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, expanding its network in the Americas region. The new destination is being served by the airline’s Boeing 777 freighter…. Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport announces return of Aeromexico’s service to Mexico from May 31, 2019

Calgary, Alberta, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — YYC Calgary International Airport is excited to welcome back Aeromexico with service to Mexico City beginning May 31, 2019. The airline will operate seasonal direct flights four days a week linking Calgary and Mexico’s capital city. Calgary – Mexico City AM 613 11:55 p.m. 6:30 a.m.* (Monday, Friday,… Read the full press release

RIU Hotels & Resorts introduces a new architectural concept with the opening of its nineteenth hotel in Mexico, Riu Palace Costa Mujeres

Mallorca, Spain, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — RIU Hotels & Resorts has now opened Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, introducing with it a new architectural concept. The innovative layout of its bars and restaurants allows guests to enjoy spectacular views of the sea. It is the international hotel chain’s nineteenth hotel in Mexico and its second… Read the full press release

UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit highlights on investment in tourism technology

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit, held yesterday by World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was well received by participants from government and the private sector for its more dynamic new format leading to more concrete takeaways around this year’s theme: Investment in Tourism Technology. This year,… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new, nonstop service from Midway International Airport to California and Mexico

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation(CDA) announces that Southwest Airlines has launched new, nonstop service today (11/04/2018) from Midway International Airport (MDW) to California and Mexico, just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season. As of today, Southwest now has daily service between Midway and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline also began service from Midway to sunny Cabo San Lucas Aeropuerto… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International adds nearly 5,000 rooms by opening 40 hotels this year in Latin America and Spain

Company Makes First Entry into Colombia and Spain Through Sercotel Alliance ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) continues to expand its international footprint with 40 hotel openings planned this year in Latin America and Spain. This includes introducing the first Choice Hotels brands in Spain and Colombia, as well as opening hotels in Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, and Panama,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City: Fifty Mils named #45 on The World’s 50 Best Bars

The multi-awarded bar has received the most prestigious recognition in the industry Mexico City, Mexico, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — In the beginning, Fifty Mils was the best kept secret of Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City, but in a short period of time it has become a first class reference on mixology and an industry leader in… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Mexico announces signing of 20 new-construction Sleep Inn hotels by 2023

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Mexico, a subsidiary of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has signed an exclusive multi-unit agreement with SI Operaciones, a Mexican private equity fund, to develop 20 new-construction Sleep Inn hotels over the next five years. The agreement is expected to add 2,000 rooms in top markets,… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of 196-room Holiday Inn® Ciudad Juárez hotel in Mexico

IHG® continues to grow its portfolio in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (22 AUGUST 2018) announces the new opening of the 4-story, 196-room Holiday Inn® Ciudad Juárez hotel. Conveniently located on Juarez Tecnologico Avenue 3620, Partido Iglesias… Read the full press release

Fifty Mils at Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City becomes the first bar in the world to win World Class Mexico three times in a row

Marco Dorantes won the most important competition on mixology with the cocktail “Forever Young” and he will represent Mexico in the international edition of World Class in Berlin in October 2018 Mexico City, Mexico, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — For the mixologists at Fifty Mils, there’s nothing more exciting than being behind the bar, except… Read the full press release

North America: Tourism trends for 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for North America, Viola Ncube. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook for North America looks incredibly positive, which is sure to result in bountiful opportunities for independent hoteliers in the region. Despite constant political ups and downs, the US economy remains strong… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo officially starts its international shipping program

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is entering its next era as it officially began its international shipping program on Sunday.  With this milestone, the carrier now offers the ability to ship between the United States and Mexico City. Later this summer, the carrier intends to add the ability to ship between… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ launches its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico from Indianapolis International Airport

Cancun today, then Austin in April and Oakland in July INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking off just in time for last-minute, spring-break plans or for a summer getaway, Southwest Airlines’ launched its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) today (March 10, 2018). The airline’s… Read the full press release