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Sailing into a rosy future: the Mexican Caribbean stars in the world’s US$15 billion cruise industry. 1

Sailing into a rosy future: the Mexican Caribbean stars in the world’s US$15 billion cruise industry.

By Kastelein, Barbara Publication: Business Mexico Date: Thursday, December 1 2005 Cruises are tearing through the Caribbean’s clear waters at an ever-increasing clip. North American cruise lines boast that they have transported and entertained more than 90 million people, while a 2004 study sponsored by Cruise Lines International found that nearly 30 million Americans are likely to cruise within the… Read More »Sailing into a rosy future: the Mexican Caribbean stars in the world’s US$15 billion cruise industry.

PASADO: Como Acapulco no hay dos

Quien diga que no se puede vivir del nombre y de los recuerdos, no conoce el mejor lado de Acapulco. Fue el primer destino turístico de México, la primera playa tropical de Norteamérica, y los especuladores aseguran que está viendo su tercer renacimiento. Pero, al margen de los desarrollos que miran hacia el futuro, en el Acapulco viejo, existe un… Read More »PASADO: Como Acapulco no hay dos

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Special Report: High End Tourism

Staying Power, Diversity, and the Emerging Elite Niche This is a balmy moment for Mexico’s tourism sector, the third industry in the country, representing 8.2% of GDP. The 1.7 million people it employs have worked hard to earn it a worldwide prestige and poise that have become especially evident in the last four years. Armed with a new-found maturity –… Read More »Special Report: High End Tourism

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“Any Excuse For A Party”?

The Importance of September’s Colorful Fiestas Patrias Many marvel at the amount of festivals and public holidays held in Mexico. Two working days may miraculously disappear from what you would expect to be an ordinary week if one of the many días festivos happens to fall on a Tuesday or Thursday in which case, respectively, the Monday or Friday, also… Read More »“Any Excuse For A Party”?