Authenticity. It’s the buzzword of the hour and one that French designer Marc Hertrich seemed hyper aware of when he set out to add a little pizzazz to Club Med Cancun Yucatan. As a fifth generation cabinetmaker, Hertrich already had a sense of where to dig in—plunging into Mexico’s vibrant cultural heritage and exploring the work of local artisans. The result was a $14 million renovation with a keen sense for locality, family and festivity.
Why is The New York Times Travel Show one of the largest trade and consumer travel events in North America? Well, let’s take a quick look at the numbers of the 10th annual tourism showcase, held Jan. 23-25, under the banner of 150 Countries, One Destination.
There’s no denying that Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most gorgeous destinations. Its lush Sierra Madre Mountains landscape, its passionate people, its array of unique neighborhoods, and its shoreline make it an alluring destination, so it’s no surprise to us that 2014 is set to become one of the best years on record for Puerto Vallarta’s tourism industry.
Last week, Recommend's Associate Editor snuck away for four days to check out the Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort & Spa.
A few weeks ago, Recommend attended an event in Miami to get the 4-1-1 on AMResorts' new AMRewards program, where the senior director of sales, Matt Mullen, mentioned the brand was expanding to Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as adding more properties in Mexico.
Starting January 2015, Un-cruise Adventures will be offering a new marine life adventure cruise in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Biosphere Reserve.
InterContinental Hotels Group is offering its Fantastic Escapes program to more than 200 properties throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and Mexico.
You've all heard of Cyber Monday, the big sales that go on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Well, who wants to wait that long for a deal? On June 21, the Saturday before the start of summer, 22 hotels and resorts are coming together for the second annual CyberSummer event.