Sentido Comun - Fibra Hotel, the first investment trust specializing in real estate business in Mexican urban hotels, announced it will buy Grupo Posadas Hotels Fiesta Inn Tlalnepantla in Mexico City and Fiesta Inn Toluca.
Travel Blackboard - IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group and Grupo Hotelero Latinoamérica announce the opening of the Holiday Inn Express® Veracruz Boca del Rio. This is the sixth IHG-branded hotel in this region.
KTNV - Interjet will offer nonstop international service from Monterrey to Las Vegas on Thursdays and Sundays. Visitors who arrive on these flights are projected to generate $15.2 million in non-gaming impact during the route's first year of operation.
National Post - The father of a deaf man from British Columbia says his son was robbed and pushed over a three story railing while staying at a resort hotel in Mexico. The victim suffered a broken hip, skull fracture and crushed ankle in the attack in Cabo San Lucas.
NYT - San Miguel de Allende is almost 500 years old, and for more than 50 it’s been a beloved tourist destination. Nevertheless, San Miguel eels fresh again, with rebooted energy from an influx of sophisticates far younger than the expatriate retirees traditionally associated with the town.
Forbes - Anyone thinking of heading to Mexico, for business or pleasure, needs to be well aware that anyone could become an intentional or unintentional victim, at almost any time. Here is some information to help to prepare for problems.
PRWeb - Travel+Leisure Magazine has selected Earth, Sea & Sky Vacations (CaboVillas.com) for their list of “40 All-Star Agencies” offering villa rentals in the March 2013 edition. The other Mexican agency selected is Villa Turquesa, also in Cabo San Lucas.
Mail Online - A secret garden nestles 300 metres beneath the surface of the Earth at the bottom of Mexico's "hobbit holes." The dauntingly deep caves showcases the deepest open air pits in the world. These huge pits in the Aquismon region in Mexico should only be tackled by the most experienced of cavers.
WFAA - The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to discourage all spring break travel to Mexico, even to popular tourist resorts that many consider safe.
USAToday - American Airlines announced three routes today, unveiling plans for two new destinations in Mexico as well as a new cross-country-route within the USA. The two new Mexico destinations are Hermosillo and Zacatecas from Dallas/Fort Worth.