Mexico

Treatment at the NIZUC Resort & Spa.

Wellness Havens

We’ve handpicked three resorts across Mexico with spas that deliver on indulgence, and threw in our favorite accommodation for the ideal pairing.
The adults-only Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is offering a new romance package.

Wedding Bands and Sun Tans: Beach Nuptials

Sunsets and white-sand beaches are the backdrop for these beach weddings.

Meet UNICO 20° 87° Riviera Maya

UNICO 20˚87˚Riviera Maya recently opened its doors to guests, and Recommend had the opportunity to settle in at this all-inclusive resort for a few nights to get a feel of what's in store.
Couples can opt for the Driftwood Romance ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotels All-Inclusive Resorts.

4 Weddings & A Paradise Setting

Four weddings set in Mexico.
Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos is set to open this fall.

New Honeymoon Retreats

Whether honeymooning clients are dreaming of sand between their toes while cuddling, or exploring Mexico’s vibrant colonial side as a twosome, an array of new hotel openings cater to their fantasies.
The resort’s exclusive Paradise Beach Resort Spa.

Gobetrotting: Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso

Sure, couples could choose any number of all-inclusive resorts in Mexico’s Riviera Maya for a getaway, but according to...
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort's unique collection of summer experiences includes a four-course “gypsy dinner” of authentic Mexican dishes  in a beachfront encampment.

Las Ventanas Unveils Summer 2017 Collection of Unique Experiences

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort in Los Cabos is rolling out a unique collection of summertime experiences.
Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only.

Experience Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta’s Hot Summer Extravaganza

From July 1 to Aug. 31, 2017, guests of La Coleccion’s Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Adults Only property can experience the resort’s Hot Summer Extravaganza.
Taking a cruise—both ocean-going and on the rivers—is one of the most popular ways to vacation, according to the survey, and Cuba is a top international destination. (Photo credit: Royal Caribbean International)

Travel Trends

You, too, are the travel experts, so we conducted a Future of Travel survey a couple of months back on recommend.com to get your take on what’s trending in travel in 2017 and 2018.
Jennie Ho, president of Delta Vacations.

Jennie Ho Takes the Reigns as President of Delta Vacations

With the recent appointment of Jennie Ho as president of Delta Vacations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, we thought it fitting to have a chat with the former Delta Air Lines managing director - specialty and Canada sales, to find out more about her transition and future initiatives.
Colin Cowie Wedding Collections' Driftwood Romance ceremony features neutral earth tones and rich foliage.

Colin Cowie Brings Wedding Planning Finesse to All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels

The all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Punta Cana are providing the idyllic backdrops for the brand’s new Colin Cowie Wedding Collections, which were created in collaboration with the well-known wedding planner and TV personality Colin Cowie.
Palace Resorts is now offering Certified Angus Beef at all of its properties throughout Mexico.

The Culinary Scene

Mexico knows how to create a wondrous culinary spread. In this country, which has given the world mole, tacos al pastor and guacamole, among a long list of other menu superstars, sitting down for a meal is an experience to be savored, as well as a savory experience.
A rendering of the Presidential Suite's outdoor terrace at Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos.

Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos Scheduled for Fall Debut

Palace Resorts has announced that the new Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos will debut this fall on Mexico's Baja California Peninsula.
Signature Eco Junior Suite accommodations at Sandos Caracol Eco Resort in Riviera Maya.

Five Fun-Inclusives

It’s fiercely competitive in Mexico’s resort landscape. If a hotel company isn’t building a new resort, they are renovating or upping the ante in terms of onsite amenities. And when it comes to their family-friendly properties, hotel companies are constantly adding offerings to please each member of the family.
On The Go Tours' ultimate bucket list tour that takes travelers to each of the New Seven Wonders of the World, including the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Explore the New Seven Wonders of the World

On The Go Tours is offering the ultimate bucket list trip that takes travelers to each of the New Seven Wonders of the World, including the Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu.
Restaurant Benazuza at Grand Oasis Sens in Cancun, Mexico specializes in molecular dining.

Unique All-Inclusive Eats

All-inclusive hotels in Mexico are satisfying guests' demand for unique dining options with specialized menus and menu items catered to the travel gourmand.
Privilege accommodations at the new Ocean Riviera Paradise in Riviera Maya.

Posh Getaways

These newly opened high-end getaways are the perfect fit for clients looking to call stylish accommodations their home away from home.
The Grand Oasis Sens in Cancun, Mexico, offers a unique dining in the dark experience.

Dine in the Dark at Grand Oasis Sens

If you can’t tell if it looks good, should you still eat it? That’s the question your clients will have to answer while dining in the dark at the Black Hole restaurant inside the all-inclusive Grand Oasis Sens.
Kevin Froemming, executive v.p. and CMO of Playa Hotels & Resorts with Kim Manna, CEO of Panama Jack.

Playa Hotels & Resorts Partners with Popular Lifestyle Brand: Panama Jack

Playa Hotels and Resorts has partnered with the popular lifestyle brand, Panama Jack, to bring guests a new collection of luxury all-inclusive resorts.
Pool views at UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya. (Photo courtesy of UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya.)

Discover UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya

Recommend recently attended a pop-up for UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya, where we were able to discover what makes this property unique.
Poolside at the Palapa Royal Service Restaurant. (Photo courtesy of Paradisus Los Cabos.)

Paradisus Los Cabos Opens

Paradisus Los Cabos, an all-inclusive resort, is set to open December 23, 2016. The 350-guestroom property, formerly Melia Cabo Real, recently went through a multi-million dollar renovation to transform it into a Paradisus by Melia hotel.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Unveils Its 2017 Travel Trends

For the first time in the company’s history, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has unveiled its picks for the top travel trends for 2017.
Royal Caribbean International’s Brilliance of the Seas.

Comic-Con Comes to the High Seas

FAN2SEA, the first-ever Comic-Con at sea, is set to take place Jan. 19-23, 2017 aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Brilliance of the Seas.

One&Only Resorts Dishes Up Gourmet Dinner Series

This fall, One&Only Resorts has invited a number of leading chefs and winemakers to collaborate on a gourmet dinner series, The Ultimate Global Culinary Adventure, taking place at several of the luxury hotel brand’s properties around the globe.

New Winter Flights to Mexico and the Caribbean

As North American snowbirds prepare to flock to Mexico and the Caribbean this winter, major airlines are launching new and additional services to accommodate the warm weather seekers.

Last-Minute Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals

Because of the overwhelming amount of deals we've received, we decided to post one last roundup of holiday deals just in time for the annual Black Friday/Cyber Monday "salebration."

12 (More) Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Last week, we whet your budget travel appetites with 10 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals to book before the end of the moth. This week, we’re squeezing in 12 more limited-time offers for you and your clients to consider.

Barcelo Hotel Group’s New Multi-Brand Strategy

Your father's Barceló brand? It's changing.

Hyatt Ziva Cancun Debuts Butler Service

The all-ages Hyatt Ziva Cancun in Cancun’s popular hotel zone has become the first all-inclusive Hyatt brand property to offer butler service in Mexico.

Island Destinations Debuts New Itineraries and Booking Engine

Island Destinations debuted its 2017 Travelers Collection brochure and launched a new online booking engine to an audience of more than 200 travel professionals during an annual gala at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City last month.

Oasis Hotels & Resorts Brings Day of the Dead to Life

On Nov. 1-2, Oasis Hotels & Resorts is bringing the rich tradition of the Day of the Dead holiday to life through a series of interactive events for both adults and kids at Grand Oasis Cancun.

Locally Inspired Spa Treatments

At these three resorts, destination immersion has made its way into the spa through locally inspired treatments.

Sporty, Sumptuous and Spirited Mexico Vacation Packages

For a taste of the sporty, sweet and sumptuous side of one of North American's favorite vacation playgrounds, book these Mexico vacation packages.

Velas Resorts Debuts New Travel Agent Website

Mexico’s Velas Resorts has debuted a new website for travel agents that is available in Spanish, English and soon French.

AlSol Hotels & Resorts Rolls Out New Agent Program

AlSol Hotels & Resorts is rolling out a new travel agent program, AlWays AlSol, that rewards agents who book directly on the portal with 15 percent commission.

Tim McGraw to Perform Onboard Carnival Breeze

Three-time Grammy award winning country music star Tim McGraw is scheduled to perform aboard two Carnival ships—the Carnival Breeze on March 2 and the Carnival Valor on March 3—while the ships are docked in Nassau, The Bahamas as part of Carnival Cruise Line’s 2017 Carnival LIVE line-up of concerts.

Holland America Line Launches Onboard Cooking Shows

Holland America Line is enhancing its culinary programming with the introduction of shipboard cooking shows produced in partnership with the long-running TV show “America’s Test Kitchen.”
Two-story beachfront Casita accommodations.

Falling for The Beloved Hotel

First-hand look at The Beloved Hotel in Playa Mujeres, Mexico.
The eco-conscious Treehouse accommodations at Playa Viva.

The Best of All Worlds

Here’s a handful of escapes in Mexico—from a South Pacific-style retreat to a fitness-infused getaway.

Ocean Riviera Paradise Poised for Winter Debut

Ocean Riviera Paradise—a five-star all-inclusive resort located on the seafront in the Playa Del Carmen area of Riviera Maya, Mexico— is poised to open Dec. 15, 2016.

A “Standing Ovation” for Celebrity’s New “Far Away” TV Spot

A travel agent executive gives Celebrity Cruises' new TV spot “Far Away” a standing ovation.

Rancho La Puerta Provides a Heavenly Stay For Bleisure Travelers

For some, vacation is no time to skimp on work and fitness commitments, which is why Rancho La Puerta—a luxury destination spa in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico—offers bleisure travelers the opportunity to fulfill both.

All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels Enhances Amenities for Kids

For those who think all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels is all foam parties and cocktails by the pool, the groundbreaking of the new Woodward Riviera Maya kids club at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico should change their minds.
As part of its All Playa Experience, Sandos Playacar Beach Resort showcases world-famous beaches, including Malibu.

Multigen Crowd Heads to Mexico

If you think grandparents, mom, dad, and the kids are the only folks that make up today’s multigenerational family traveling group, you might be missing out on some lucrative commission.
Arena at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico.

The Cranberries Postpone Moon Palace Concerts Until 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Cranberries have rescheduled their upcoming concerts at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico from Aug. 26, 27, and 28, 2016 to Feb. 10, 11 and 12, 2017.

Mexico for Families, Couples and Solo Travelers

From teens and tweens to lovebirds and those with a full nest, Mexico's robust hotel scene has something for every type of traveler.

Island Routes Moves Into Mexico

Earlier this summer, Island Routes Caribbean Adventures celebrated its seventh anniversary with the announcement of its 12th destination Cancun, Mexico, marking the Jamaica-based tour company’s first venture to a mainland Caribbean destination.

Refresh for Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos

Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All Inclusive Golf & Spa has unveiled a new renovation that includes extensive room upgrades and an additional restaurant and bar.

UNICO Hotels Charts New Course in All-Inclusive Industry

Along a picturesque stretch of Caribbean coastline, a unique take on the all-inclusive concept is debuting in Riviera Maya the first quarter of 2017.

The Perks of Booking an All-Inclusive

The perks of booking an all-inclusive resort can extend far beyond the included amenities your clients receive, and the commission you earn.

Book More, Earn More at Palladium Hotels & Resorts

There are approximately two weeks left to take advantage of discounted rates and room upgrades at select Palladium Hotels & Resorts throughout Mexico and the Caribbean.

A New Bahia Principe Resort Hits Bavaro Beach

This November, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts is opening the company’s 14th property in the Dominican Republic—Luxury Bahia Principe Fantasia Don Pablo Collection.