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…..

Cancun is once again the top destination for US summer travel, the fourth year it has topped the ranking

Despite some negative publicity in the recent past, Cancun remains the top destinations for summer travellers from the US, according to new research by Airlines…..

Understanding LCCs – where in the world do LCCs most heavily dominate?

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since,…..

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…..

Switching passengers from bus travel remains a key strategy for Mexican ULCC Volaris

Even though Mexico remains Latin America’ second largest aviation market, air travel penetration remains lower compared with other markets across the region. This create numerous…..

As Latin America and Caribbean carriers celebrate 15 consecutive years of traffic growth, ALTA reveals the fastest growing intra Latin American markets

ALTA, the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association, has reported that passenger traffic levels among its airline members across these regions grew 5.7% in…..

Buenos Aires excels in what was a mixed performance for hotels across Central, South America and the Caribbean in 2018

Hotels across the Central and South America region reported positive, but inflation-affected performance results in 2018, according to full calendar year data from benchmarking specialist…..

Carlson Wagonlit predicts a generally positive outlook for Latin America in 2019 with small declines in hotel rates and airfares

Although projections for Latin America’s economic performance in 2019 show 2.3% growth, both hotel rates and airfares are expected to drop, according to new research…..

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…..