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…..

Country Insight: #17 – Mexico

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Volaris reaps rewards from its pioneering subscription model

Mega rental car companies Avis and Hertz are just beginning to test the stickiness of the subscription model, and Netflix-like services are still rare in…..

Hertz and Enterprise test stickiness of the subscription model in the car rental space

Netflix type subscription models are scant in the airline industry, but rental car companies Enterprise and Hertz are testing the waters in that space. Hertz…..

Experience beats expense for Latin American and North American family travellers

Away from the pressures of travel for work, when it comes to family travel, especially those with younger children, getting the best deal or lowest…..

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…..

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,…..