Category: Americas

Palladium Hotel Group launches two new luxury properties in Mexico

Costa Mujeres – the stretch of coastline in the northeast of the Yucatan Peninsula – is set to be Mexico’s newest gourmet destination with the opening of the 673 room Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa and TRS Coral Hotel, a 473 room adults-only property, in autumn 2018. The newest development by Palladium Hotel […]

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Air Canada Cargo becomes an industry leader for transporting live animals reinforced with IATA Certification

Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive a new global certification for the safe transport of live animals. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded Air Canada Cargo with the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) Certification following successful completion of the verification process in […]

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TRS Coral Hotel announces its inclusion in ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’ Collection

TRS Coral Hotel, the luxurious adults-only property in Costa Mujeres, northeast of Yucatan Peninsula – Mexico, opening in autumn 2018 by Palladium Hotel Group, has announced its inclusion in the exclusive collection of hotels that make up ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’, after satisfactorily fulfilling demanding quality and service criteria. ‘The Leading Hotels of […]

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Brazil sees growth in tourism sector during the first 6 months of 2018

The tourism numbers in Brazil are up during the first half of 2018 with both inbound tourism and tourist spending showing the increase compared to last year, informed Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism. With an increase of 8% compared to the first six months of 2017, the number of foreign tourists by June reached 3.5 million. […]

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LAWA, Delta flags-off USD 1.86 billion project

Delta Air Lines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have formally kicked off the Delta Sky Way at LAX project — the USD 1.86 billion plan to modernise, upgrade and connect Terminals 2, 3, and the Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B). Construction is expected to begin this fall. The project kick-off follows the Los […]

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Mexico witnesses 10.6 million travellers in the first quarter of 2018

Mexico welcomed more than 10.6 million international travellers in the first quarter of 2018 as compared to 9.4 million travellers in the same period previous year. The large number of international tourists helped Mexico to earn USD 6.217 billion in tourism revenue, an increase of 12.6% Y-o-Y. The tourism ministry of Mexico said in a […]

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Ohio breaks tourism records; hosts 219 million travellers

In 2017, Ohio welcomed more 219 million travellers from across the globe creating a new record in the travel industry. Meanwhile, in the year 2016 the state received 212 million travellers. The direct spending by the tourists rose from USD 1 billion to 35 billion. The tourism employment grew slightly along with the industry, 428,000 […]

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Avanti promotes new experiences of South America

As South America continues to welcome a solid number of visitors, holidaymaker Avanti Destinations is increasing its offerings in the region. Patagonia spanning Chile and Argentina is one of the hot selling tourism areas in the continent and its new offerings highlight the unique opportunities in the area. Avanti showcased new product and offerings of […]

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Orlando received record-setting 72 million travellers last year

According to tourism officials, Orlando in the state of Florida has welcomed a record-setting 72 million tourist last year. The 5% year-over-year increase in visitors was powered by domestic travellers which help Orlando to hold its title as the most visited destination in the United States. “The success in Orlando is great, not just for […]

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Alberta tourism to promote products in China

In order to strengthen tourism ties with China, Alberta’s tourism board recently announced their strategic plans for targeting the Chinese market as part of the China- Canada tourism year. The proposal outlined a comprehensive plan for marketing and publicity in China. It also highlighted the province’s commitment to enhancing bilateral relations with China. Speaking about […]

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