Mexico

An aerial shot of the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun.

Posted on February 17th, 2016

Q&A With Grand Residences’ General Manager Carlo Bicaci

Tucked away in a private enclave between Riviera Maya and Cancun, the 103-all-suite Grand Residences Riviera Cancun provides, according to general manager Carlo Bicaci, something unique to the area’s hotel landscape.
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The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s new Groom Suite Experience includes a tequila tasting on the terrace of the Imperial Suite.

Posted on February 17th, 2016

A Handsome Wedding Day Offer for Husbands-to-Be

Husbands-to-be can shake off their wedding day jitters with the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s new Groom Suite Experience.
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Posted on February 17th, 2016

A Peek at Thompson Playa del Carmen’s Boho-Chic Beach House

The 27-guestroom and -suite oceanfront Beach House at Thompson Playa del Carmen recently made its debut in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen on the heels of the main hotel’s November 2015 opening.
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Countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission. (Photo credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Posted on February 5th, 2016

Travel Industry Responds to Zika

New reports on Zika’s spread, potential effect and modes of transmission surface by the day, but is it, and how is it, affecting travel to destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America?
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Puerto Vallarta views from the lighthouse at El Malecon.

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Eye on the World: Scenic Puerto Vallarta

Recommend just got back from Gala Vallarta Nayarit, where we got the scoop on what's new in Puerto Vallarta, including updates to hotels and info on new hotels, too.
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Entertainment at the Welcome Cocktail for Gala Vallarta Nayarit.

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Gala Vallarta Nayarit: We’ve Got the Intel on Destination Happenings

Our Associate Editor just spent five days surrounded by crystal-blue waters and lush green mountains in Puerto Vallarta. But she wasn't sipping away on margaritas by the pool. Instead, she was attending Gala Vallarta Nayarit to bring you what's new and what's happening in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
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A premium oceanview guestroom.

Posted on February 1st, 2016

Onsite Review: Viva Ziva!

Symbolizing rebirth after Hurricane Odile’s wrath forced the shuttering of Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos in September 2014, a single surviving palm continues to sprout fresh fronds. One year and one day after Category 3 winds battered the Baja Peninsula’s southern tip, the Playa Hotels & Resorts-owned beachfront property emerged as a re-imagined playground more deeply infused with the area’s rich spirit.
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Spa relaxation area.

Posted on February 1st, 2016

Onsite Review: Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal Don Pablo Collection

The Bahia Principe resort in Riviera Maya, a huge, 4-complex property complete with a casino, a marketplace, a nightclub, spas, and more than enough places for kicking back and relaxing, is made for clients who might want to venture offsite to explore the area, but are perfectly content staying put and enjoying all the amenities an all-inclusive resort of this magnitude offers.
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Hyatt Ziva Cancun's main pool.

Posted on January 21st, 2016

Eye on the World: Hyatt Ziva Cancun

Fire-wielding acrobats rappelling off of a building, suspended aerial silk dancers performing midair over a pool, and a daring performer (also wielding fire) soaring over the same pool with the assistance of water jet pack wowed guests at the Hyatt Ziva Cancun's grand opening party on Jan. 12—and I had a front row seat to all the action.
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An aerial view of Acapulco.

Posted on January 21st, 2016

Acapulco Achieves Record High Hotel Occupancy

According to the Acapulco Destination Marketing Office, Acapulco achieved record high hotel occupancy this past December, making it the most successful winter season in the past seven years for the resort city located on Mexico's Pacific coast.
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