Sentido Comun - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, which 12 airports in Mexico's Pacific region, said that June passenger traffic increased 6.4 percent from the same period last year, the 22nd consecutive rise.
Sentido Comun - Volaris has opened a new route between Tijuana and Manzanillo. In high season, the airline it will have two weekly flights. Volaris currently offers 25 destinations from Tijuana.
AP - Officials say at least six U.S. airlines - U.S. Airways, Delta, United, American and Alaska Airlines- have canceled more than 40 flights into and out of Mexico City and Toluca airports after the Popocatepetl volcano spewed out ash, steam and glowing rocks.
Dow Jones - Allegiant Travel Co. applied with the U.S. government to fly to Mexico next year, its first foray into a foreign country. The carrier wants to begin flying by June 1, 2014, from its base in Las Vegas to San José del Cabo and Hermosillo.
9NewsWorld - A crocodile bit two fingers off a US tourist's hand after the man apparently pretended to give food to the predator on a golf course in Cancun. The victim was attacked after he ignored signs about the presence of crocodiles.
IANS/EFE - US-based Apple Leisure Group plans to invest $600 million in six projects that will create more than 4,000 jobs in Mexico.
The funds will be used to construct and expand facilities in Jalisco, Baja California Sur and Quintana Roo states.
The Republic - Volaris, Mexico’s largest low-cost airline, plans to start non-stop service from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport three times per week to Mexico City and Guadalajara. Exact days and times of the flights remain undecided.
EuroNews - The tiny town of El Alberto 100 kilometers from the U.S. border is attracting tourists with its controversial EcoAlberto Park in which visitors can experience what immigrants feel while trying to cross the border to the United States.
USA TODAY - Small ship line Un-Cruise Adventures has announced four new itineraries in Mexico's Sea of Cortes and is offering up to $400 travel credit on new week-long bookings through Aug. 2.
Bloomberg - Mexico’s tourism industry, already the nation’s fifth-biggest source of revenue, is seen taking on more economic importance by the end of 2018 as international visits rise and new infrastructure is built.