Mexico sets a date for the inauguration of its ‘new capital city airport’; its President threatens to stop using his name if it doesn’t open on time

Only a short time ago, a headline like that above would have referred to the opening of a brand new purpose-built airport in Mexico City,…..

Dusit International dreams big in China, while Marriott bring its playful Moxy brand to Mexico City

The year has ended with a number of additional hotel  project confirmations, the most notable among them being plans by Dusit International to expand its…..

The cost of Mexico City’s alternative to its (cancelled) new airport is skyrocketing and WTTC now says its airbase conversion is not feasible

There is a saying in the English language about being ‘penny wise, pound foolish’. It is all about being extremely careful with smaller, inconsequential amounts…..

Aeromexico echoes Delta’s arguments over unfair subsidies as Emirates prepares for Barcelona-Mexico flights

Although it has fallen farther down the industry radar, the Gulf airline subsidy debate is still simmering across the Americas. Now Aeromexico has joined the…..

From out of season incentives to wider exploration – cities work to address ever expanding overtourism

From overcrowding on Mount Everest to a glut of tourists triggering a ‘Poppy Apocalypse’ in California, ‘overtourism’ is gaining traction in the mainstream media. Cruise…..

It’s all change again down Mexico way as the capital’s main airport prepares to build a third terminal

The saga (not too strong a word) of the replacement airport in Mexico City that never was, having been axed by the incoming President Andrés…..

Socioeconomic turmoil across Latin America may not blunt the desire to travel, but trips will be better planned, shorter and less costly

Latin Americans still plan to travel this year, even if it is only on a domestic basis due to the socioeconomic turmoil that continues across…..

There’s a new infrastructure plan for Mexico City’s airports, but do the costs add up?

Mexico’s Tourism Secretariat stated recently that the Government’s strategy for Mexico City’s airport infrastructure following the cancellation of the new airport project is to “double…..

The Plan Obrador begins to shift into action in Mexico – Santa Lucia’s second runway to be operational in two years

Having scuppered the partially built New Mexico City International Airport on the basis of the result of a dubious referendum, Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López…..

As WTTC publishes the world’s top ten cities by tourism market size, we bring an economic value of air transport parameter into the equation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has published its 2018 City Travel & Tourism Impact report, which details 72 of the world’s most important…..