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

IHG® announces that avid™ hotels is now available for franchising in Mexico

IHG® announces that avid™ hotels is now available for franchising in Mexico   Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (20 FEBRUARY 2018) announces that avid™ hotels, its new high-quality midscale brand, is now available for franchising in Mexico. The launch of the… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mayakoba recognized as the best hotel in Mexico by U.S. News & World Report

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Riviera Maya, Mexico (February, 2018) – Rosewood Mayakoba, the award-winning resort nestled in the lush enclave of the Riviera Maya, has been recognized as the best hotel in Mexico by U.S. News & World Report. As the #1 hotel on this year’s iteration of the list, moving… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its latest winter sun campaign

London, UK, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To bring some sunshine to Brits as the temperatures start to drop and the days start to draw in, British Airways is launching its latest winter sun campaign. The airline offers great value flights and holidays from Gatwick to destinations which include the Caribbean, Florida, Mexico and the… Read the full press release

Mérida, Mexico to host annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show from October 23-27

Pembroke Pines, FL, 2017-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — For more than 20 years, destinations have increased their cruise tourism benefits by hosting the annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise conference and trade show in the Caribbean and Latin America. From triple-digit growth in passenger and vessel arrivals to the development… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation strengthens its presence in Mexico by expanding partnership with Aerolineas Ejecutivas

Textron Aviation strengthens its presence in Mexico by expanding partnership with Aerolineas Ejecutivas   LAS VEGAS, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is strengthening its presence in Mexico by expanding channel partner Aerolineas Ejecutivas’ role to include new aircraft sales and service for its full jet and turboprop… Read the full press release

IATA calls on Mexico to apply global standards for the management of airport slots

Montreal, Canada— /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Mexico to apply global standards for the management of airport slots to maximize the country’s air infrastructure and ensure its flourishing air industry remains competitive. The recently-proposed slot system by Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission COFECE deviates from global standards in the… Read the full press release

IHG® opens newly-built Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Monterrey Valle hotel in Mexico

IHG® opens newly-built Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Monterrey Valle hotel in Mexico   New-build property delivers new design solution in public areas Denham, UK, 2017-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the newly-built 174-room and 25 suites Holiday Inn Express® &… Read the full press release

St. Regis Amplifies Presence In Mexico With Property Development Plans in Los Cabos

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), today (04/26/2017) announced it will amplify its presence in Mexico with the signing of a 120-room hotel and 60 residences in Los Cabos, one of Mexico’s fastest-growing luxury destinations. Expected to open in early 2021, The St…. Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation delivers SITEUR’s first TEG-15 train in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico

TEG-15 train arrives for commissioning on Guadalajara’s Line 1 New and improved light rail vehicles being manufactured in Mexico on time BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today the arrival of the first TEG-15 model light rail vehicle (LRV) in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. The vehicle… Read the full press release

IHG announces new-build, 100-room Candlewood Suites® Queretaro-Juriquilla property in Mexico

Extended Stay Brand Marks Arrival with Candlewood Suites Queretaro-Juriquilla Hotel Opening Denham, United Kingdom, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies announces today (10 NOVEMBER 2016) that the new-build, 100-room Candlewood Suites® Queretaro-Juriquilla property has opened as the brand’s first property in Mexico. The Candlewood… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens its fifth Hyatt Place hotel in Mexico, Hyatt Place Celaya

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Celaya opens today (October 12, 2016) , marking the fifth Hyatt Place hotel to open in Mexico. The brand’s global growth throughout Mexico and Latin America illustrates the success of the select service model as Hyatt Place hotels continue to create value for guests and owners. Hyatt… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide further expands in Mexico with the opening of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Salamanca

SALAMANCA, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) continues its expansion in Mexico by announcing the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Salamanca. The 128-room hotel joins the Hampton by Hilton family which also includes Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by… Read the full press release

Starwood’s Aloft brand to debut in Veracruz and Queretaro, Mexico

Aloft Veracruz to Debut in 2017 followed by Aloft Queretaro in 2018, Reinforcing the Brand’s Strength in the Region MIAMI, 2016-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced from the Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) Conference that its innovative Aloft brand will soon debut inVeracruz, the main commercial seaport… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts to open 250-Room LEED certified luxury hotel in Monterrey, Mexico in 2019

Fibra Inn to Develop the 250-Room, LEED Certified Luxury Hotel within the Arboleda mixed use complex Mexico City, Mexico, 2016-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the distinctive sophisticated luxury brand of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), announces the development plans of the new JW Marriott in Monterrey, set to debut in 2019. … Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to provide daily service between Denver International Airport and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, subject to governmental approvals

Carrier to add third nonstop destination in Mexico for Denver Customers DALLAS, 2015-4-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning in November 2015, subject… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of IHG’s first Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Pachuca, Mexico

Downtown hotel is expected to become a top choice for travelers to the city PACHUCA, Hgo., 2015-2-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the opening of IHG’s first Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Pachuca, Mexico. The new-build 118-room Holiday Inn Express Pachuca hotel is located… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group and Operadora MEXAA announce the opening of the Staybridge Suites® Puebla hotel, Mexico

New Staybridge Suites hotel to open after a $12 million investment by ownership Puebla, Mexico, 2014-12-9 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, and Operadora MEXAA, announce the groundbreaking of the Staybridge Suites® Puebla hotel. Currently undergoing construction, the hotel is expected to open by Fall 2015. There are… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® plans to provide daily nonstop service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from Orange County/Santa Ana, California beginning June 7, 2015

Service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from Orange County/Santa Ana, California, Beginning June 7, 2015, pending government approvals DALLAS, 2014-11-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today filed its application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend

New Service on Southwest Airlines Offers Nonstop Options from Orange County/Santa Ana, Atlanta, and Baltimore/Washington DALLAS, 2014-8-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend that bring new flight options offering the value and legendary Customer Service delivered by the Employees of Southwest, the United States’… Read the full press release

World Tourism Day to be hosted by Mexico in the city of Guadalajara on 27 September 2014

Tourism and Community Development’ is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). The theme underscores the potential of tourism to promote opportunities for communities around the world, as well as the role that community engagement has in advancing sustainable tourism development. The official celebrations will be hosted by Mexico in the city of… Read the full press release