Mexico

Inside the Mesa Dragones room where guests can enjoy a private dining experience at Bovine.

New Private Chef’s Table Experience Offered in San Miguel de Allende

Your diehard foodie clients heading to Mexico will delight in the opportunity to enjoy a private feast at San Miguel de Allende's new and unique brasserie: Bovine. 
Hotel Amapa will open its doors to guests in early February 2018.

Design Hotels Property Comes to Old Town Puerto Vallarta

While news of new hotel openings in Puerto Vallarta often involve all-inclusive properties on the beach, Hotel Amapa seeks to bring something different to the hotel landscape of the popular tourist destination. 
Waterfront dining is one of several new additions to the renovated Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive & Spa.

Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive & Spa Completes Renovation

After four months of renovations and a $3.2 million investment, guests at Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive & Spa can now enjoy three additions to the property, including new dining options and an adults-only club.
The Pleasant Holidays Mexico sale spans 250 hotels and all-inclusive resorts.

Pleasant Holidays Launches Portfolio-Wide Mexico Sale

Pleasant Holidays will end the year on a high note with a portfolio-wide Mexico Vacation Sale going on now through Jan. 31, 2018. 
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit takes guests on an exclusive tequila experience that includes a private plane to Tequila. (Photo courtesy of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.)

Exclusive Tequila Experience at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Luxe travelers will want to get in on this one. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has a new exclusive tequila experience that includes a private plane to Tequila.
Los Cabos - Open of Surf 1

What’s New in Los Cabos

New hotels, new infrastructure developments, a rise in tourism numbers and a new five-point action plan to ensure a secure travel environment: Los Cabos Tourism Board's managing director, Rodrigo Esponda, gave us the 4-1-1 on what's new in Los Cabos. 
Visitors to Cancun can swim in the region’s famed cenotes.

Destinations That Shine

Ask the principals at Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations to name Mexico’s top-selling vacation spots and the destinations that roll off their tongues are: Cancun/Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos.
Poolside at Live Aqua.

Globetrotting: La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana in Cancun

I recently ran into three beauties while visiting Cancun. Let me introduce you to them: Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun, Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun, and Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun.
Poolside at the Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort.

Globetrotting: Finding Your Rhythm at Sandos Cancun

A jewel-box in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone, the 213-room Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort offers an all-inclusive experience tailored for those who want a luxurious getaway with plenty of action.
Artist renderings reveal big plans for the Le Blanc Spa Resort, Los Cabos set to open in early 2018.

Palace Resorts’ Plans For Expansion

Travel agents, tour operators and industry insiders gathered at Moon Palace Jamaica for Palace Resort's fourth annual Palace Experience Global Conference where executives shared some big news on the brand's plans for expansion.

Eye on the World: Unfiltered Cancun

Whether your clients are foodies, spa-lovers, or like to relax in luxury, there's something here to fit their needs. Take a glimpse of our unfiltered images for a peek of what Cancun has to offer.
Outdoor spinning class is one of many activities guests can participate in to stay fit while on vacation at IBEROSTAR.

New IBEROSTAR Program Helps Guests Stay Fit on Vacation

While staying at an all-inclusive resort often involves lots of eating and drinking, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is encouraging guests to stay active while on vacation through its Fit & Fun program.

Be a VIP With Oasis’ Special Agent Rates

Oasis is giving travel agents the VIP treatment with special rates and more for stays in Mexico.
Accommodations at Royal Hideaway Playacar.

VIP Wellness Stays

These all-inclusive resorts in Mexico cater to VIP clients who can’t tear themselves away from their wellness-focused lifestyle.
Bird’s-eye view of the pool area at Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen.

Globetrotting: Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort

Sipping coconut water straight from the source while wading around an infinity pool overlooking the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, I thought to myself, “this is the life.”
Some guestroom terraces at the TRS Coral Hotel will overlook the ocean and have a private pool.

Palladium Hotel Group Announces Two New Cancun Properties

The Palladium Hotel Group is bringing the best of both worlds to Cancun's northernmost point with its latest project featuring two new properties: the family-friendly Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa and the adults-only TRS Coral Hotel.
Accommodations at Royal Hideaway Playacar.

How Do Your Clients Define Luxury?

Luxury travel. What does that term mean in today’s world? In the travel industry, it’s been the topic of conversation for quite some time and has been an ever-evolving concept.
The newly expanded kids club at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun.

Kids Rule!

The kids are in charge—or at least they think they are—at these resorts where sandboxes, bunk beds and splash zones rule.

Let’s Talk Sandos Hotels & Resorts in Mexico

Let's talk about the Sandos brand, new initiatives at Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort, and big news for travel agents.
Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Master Suite bedroom.

Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort to Debut This December

The Solmar Group is expanding its footprint in Los Cabos, Mexico with the opening of a new luxury resort on the region's Pacific coast.
The AeroMayan Pass opens up creative itineraries through southern Mexico.

Aeromar’s New Air Pass Speeds Travelers Along the Route of the Maya

Visiting the Mayan masterpieces of Mexico has just become easier with the introduction of the AeroMayan Pass.
Silversea has unveiled details of its enrichment program for 2017 voyages, which includes complimentary yoga.

3 Cruises that Blend Wellness with Culture

Whether it's meditation classes in Cambodia or mindfulness hikes in Espiritu Santo, these luxury cruises let you stay physically and mentally balanced while exploring some of the most culturally rich areas of the world.
Beachside at the Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka’an.

Made for Romance

These 5 all-inclusive resorts fire up the heat for a sultry couples-only getaway.

The Royal Suites Hotels Difference

Palladium Hotels & Resorts is rebranding its adults-only luxury resorts known as The Royal Suites by Palladium into The Royal Suites Hotels.
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.
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