Girls Getaway in Mexico

For ladies interested in a girls getaway in Los Cabos, Villas Del Mar is providing the ultimate setting with a 4-night villa package complete with cocktails, massages and a private chef.

Mexico’s Sun Triangle Destinations

Mexico is highlighting three unique cities within its new Sun Triangle destination campaign designed to increase tourism to the region.

Grand Solmar Land’s End Resort & Spa

A desert by the sea—that’s Cabo San Lucas in a nutshell.

Wedding Savings at AMResorts

Couples tying the knot at AMResorts in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica can receive rewards when they book early.

Introducing IBEROSTAR Playa Mita

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is proud to introduce their newest destination in the Riviera Nayarit region of Mexico’s Pacific coast. This will be the tenth property for the brand in Mexico and the first on the western coast. The all-inclusive, Premium Gold IBEROSTAR Playa Mita opens December 2013.

Palladium Debuts Raggs Show

On July 20, Palladium Hotels & Resorts will introduce Play at Palladium with Raggs, presenting live musical shows at its resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean.

Exchanging Vows in Mexico

From boutiquey to all-inclusive, we’ve highlighted five properties that know how to throw a fab wedding, intimate or otherwise.

Mexico’s Honeymoon Retreats

A beachside romantic dinner for two or strolling hand-in-hand through the cobblestone streets of a quaint colonial town—Mexico was fashioned just for newlyweds.

Q&A with Club Med’s Patrick Mitchell, Vice President of U.S. Sales

Our editor-in-chief, Paloma Villaverde de Rico, sat down with Patrick Mitchell, v.p. of U.S. sales for Club Med, to speak about the evolution of Club Med.

Book at IBEROSTAR and the Kids Stay Free

Let IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts treat your client’s family to the ultimate in setting and service. Plus, when you book your clients now through Dec. 23 for travel through Dec. 23 at select family hotels in Mexico, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, the kids stay free.

A Marriage Made in Heaven

There are so many options for just-perfect destination weddings in the Caribbean and Mexico, it’s sometimes hard to choose exactly which well-known hotel brand to say “I do” to. But we’ve done a bit of the legwork for you and your soon-to-be-wed clients by highlighting the offerings at key destination wedding powerhouses, which, of course, have the area’s top wedding coordinators and event planners on hand to help with all the details, no matter how big or small. Some offer travel agent commission for the weddings, some offer commission only on the rooms, but with the popularity of destination weddings skyrocketing, and the size of the wedding parties only getting bigger—and with many in the party adding extra nights to make it a complete vacation—even getting those guestroom bookings are a dream come true to your bottom line.

New Additions to Mexico’s Powerhouse Properties

With major hotel brands adding new properties and undergoing renovations in Mexico, your clients can have their fill of renovated and improved places to choose from, whether they want an all-inclusive experience complete with a kids' club or a more gourmet retreat.

Q&A with Secretary of Tourism for the State of Sinaloa, Frank Cordova

The port city of Mazatlan recently received international recognition when it was ranked the No. 1 city in Mexico (No. 5 in the Americas) with the highest median economic and profitability expectation by the Financial Times. Associate editor Deserae del Campo spoke with Frank Cordova, secretary of tourism for the State of Sinaloa, about what this ranking means for Mazatlan.

Package Deal with The St. Regis Punta Mita

With the launch of the Punta Mita Beach Festival 2013, taking place in Riviera Nayarit July 4-7, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort is offering guests a 3-night package filled with music events, outdoor activities and more.

AMResorts Opens Booking Platform to TRUE, CLIA and ARC Agents

AMResorts has extended its booking platform to allow TRUE-, CLIA- and ARC-affiliated agents to use its services.

Sandos Opens New Resort in Los Cabos

On May 1, Sandos Hotels & Resorts is opening its newest all-inclusive property, Sandos Finisterra, in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Fairmont’s Mexican Golf Meccas Break Par

After two unrelated visits to the Fairmont Mayakoba on the Riviera Maya and, in Acapulco, The Fairmont Acapulco Princess and The Fairmont Pierre Marques, I can’t resist comparing them.

Book Now at IBEROSTAR and the Kids Stay Free

From sparkling pools to dazzling beaches, challenging golf courses to relaxing spas, IBEROSTAR has created one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive resorts along the most pristine beaches in Mexico and the Caribbean.

Spring Sale at Club Med

When guests book now through May 7 at Club Med resorts worldwide, including those in Mexico and the Caribbean, they can save with the new Happiness Sale promotion.

Art Fest Returns to San Miguel

Hotel Matilda is highlighting Mexico's top artists by bringing back the San Miguel ART (SMART) festival for the second year.

Q&A: Spotlight on Acapulco

During the recent Cruise Shipping Miami, Recommend’s editor-in-chief had the opportunity to sit down with the folks from the Port of Acapulco and the Acapulco Destination Marketing Office to learn what’s new with the destination.

Q&A With Jesus Almaguer, CEO of the Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau

For our April issue, which focused on island stays around the world, we highlighted Mexico’s offshore islands: Isla Holbox, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. That led us to interview Jesus Almaguer, CEO, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Island Hopping in Mexico

For an authentic Mexican vacation experience, tell clients to head to Mexico’s charming islands: Isla Holbox, Isla Mujeres and Cozumel.

Q&A With Travel Impressions’ John Hanratty

For our April issue, which focused on island stays around the world, we highlighted Mexico’s offshore islands: Isla Holbox,...

Celebrate Your Wedding in a Space Full of Bliss

Celebrate your wedding in the Hacienda Tres Rios natural paradise, an angelical place for an angelical life event.

Q&A with Sylvie Laitre, Director of Mexico Boutique Hotels

For our April issue, which focused on island stays around the world, we highlighted Mexico’s offshore islands: Isla Holbox,...

Magical Wedding at The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos

The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos empowers its guests to immerse themselves in endless possibilities with 243 well-appointed guestrooms offering a distinct alternative to Mexican luxury and style.

Infinite Luxury at Royal Hideaway Playacar

Set on the most pristine stretch of white sand beach overlooking the Riviera Maya is Royal Hideaway Playacar. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, this elegant, adults-only, all-inclusive resort offers the perfect setting for your client’s destination wedding or honeymoon.

Yes We Do!

At the adults-only resort Live Aqua Cancun, your clients can have a luxury barefoot wedding with a luxurious all-inclusive concept that will allow full enjoyment of pleasure through all the senses.

All-Inclusive Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun

The all-inclusive Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun is internationally rewarded and transforms and heightens the Mexican culture to provide your client a privileged destination.

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts. Fall In Love At Every Turn

Gracing the shores of Mexico’s most idyllic beaches, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts are a true couples’ paradise. Beneath swaying palms and sun-kissed beaches, couples are invited to relax, reinvigorate and rekindle like never before.

Allow Sandos to be Part of Your Client’s Dreams

Sandos Hotels & Resorts is the ideal place for your client to celebrate their wedding, and the only thing missing is the perfect couple.

Unique Weddings with Barcelo

Barcelo Karmina Palace Deluxe offers specially designed wedding packages to make your client's special day unique.

Ready to Sell the No. 1 Destination Wedding Location? Mexico Is Ready for You

The Mexico Tourism Board has a revamped official site, and a new dedicated Weddings and Romance website.

Detox at the New Amansala Chica in the Riviera Maya

Amansala, known for its Bikini Bootcamp, has opened the new eco-chic Amansala Chica resort in Tulum, Mexico, located just a 1-minute walk from Amansala Grande.

Explore Colonial Puebla

One of the oldest cities in Mexico and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Puebla is welcoming travelers and the Tiangus Turistico Mexico—taking place March 17-20—with its delicious cuisine (think mole and chalupas), Talavera pottery and colonial buildings, all surrounded by volcanoes, rivers and archaeological zones.

At IBEROSTAR, You’ll Be the Star

Let IBEROSTAR treat you to the ultimate in setting and service. Now through Feb. 28, you can earn free nights in Mexico when you book a 5-night or more stay at select IBEROSTAR resorts.

Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa

The hotels that make up the Villa del Palmar Resort Collection offer all the customary amenities and delights associated with a luxury hotel brand, but in order to up the ante and stand head and shoulders above the rest, they’ve launched a new branding campaign, “Your story starts here,” that aims to provide all guests with vacations that are unique and personal and where lifetime memories will be forged.

1, 2, 3: Easily Become a Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Specialist

Become a Mexico Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Specialist with the new website,

Everything Shines Brighter at IBEROSTAR

Let IBEROSTAR treat you to the ultimate in setting and service. Book a 5-night or more stay at select IBEROSTAR resorts in Mexico and earn one free night.

The Best of the New Year Starts at IBEROSTAR

This New Year let IBEROSTAR treat you to the ultimate in setting and service. Book a 5-night or more stay at select IBEROSTAR resorts in Mexico and earn one FREE night. Plus, book a 5-night or more stay at IBEROSTAR Cancun and you'll receive a $25 Visa Gift Card.

Sensational Spas

The time is never better for a spa stay in Mexico, the Caribbean or Latin America with new spa openings and additions at a variety of hotels.

Romantic Getaway at Las Alamandas

With Las Alamandas' Valentine Special, couples can spend two days in February on Mexico's Pacific Coast.


Once again, we’re excited to bring you our information-packed Caribbean, Mexico, and Latin American Travel Guide.

Saint Lucia

Not only one of the most beautiful islands on earth, St. Lucia is famous for the twin Piton mountains on its southwest shore, and yes, you can climb them (hint: the shorter one is actually harder to scale because it’s steeper).


The different landscapes that steal your breath away are the first thing we’ll show you of Mexico, but everything else—its historical legacies, tomorrow-ready indulgences and the warmest of people—we’ll leave for you to discover.

Cancun, Mexico

One of the world’s most popular playgrounds and the No. 1 international travel destination for North Americans, Cancun is blessed with some of Mexico’s most beautiful beaches and accommodations that best each other year after year.



Cozumel, Mexico

The island of Cozumel, just off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, is home to the Mesoamerican Reef, the largest of its kind in the Americas—an underwater world of hundreds of fish, sea turtles and other creatures that put on a show for the many divers that come from around the world to explore its tunnels and caves.

Guadalajera, Mexico

The capital of the state of Jalisco is also perhaps the most emblematic of Mexico’s cities.

Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Contrary to popular belief, Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo are actually two different towns.

Mazatlan, Mexico

Miles of Pacific beaches and a world-famous Carnival (this year’s takes place Feb. 7-12) are not the only claims to fame of this romantic Pacific city.

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