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,…..

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…..