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Hotel Occupancy Sets Record in Mexico


Mexico registered record hotel occupancy of 185,550 reserved rooms during the January-April period, up 7.6 percent compared to the same period in 2011, the Tourism Secretariat said.

Mexico's Stirring Volcano Temporarily Shuts Down International Airport

International Business Times

Ash from Mexico's towering volcano reached Puebla's international airport on Tuesday temporarily shutting down operations and cancelling flights.

Hikers Begin Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail

San Diego Union-Tribune

Hundreds of hikers from across the globe set out this spring to walk from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail, taking their first stride in San Diego County, near the border burg of Campo.

X Rally Challenge Puerto Vallarta 2012


The X Rally will take place on May 19 and May 20 at the Municipal Stadium and the Vista Vallarta Golf Club. This event has become a tradition for offroad lovers as one of the ways to promote the scenery and beauty of Puerto Vallarta and throughout the region.

Mario Gutierrez: From Poverty to Kentucky Derby Win

Vancouver Sun

The horseracing world is talking about Mexico's Mario Gutierrez, who rode I'll Have Another to victory at the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Here is his story.

Hard Rock Hotels Enters Mexico In Global Push

Five years after buying the Hard Rock brand for nearly $1 billion, the Seminole Tribe of Florida is launching Hard Rock hotels in Mexico as part of a larger global expansion.

Mexico City Finds that Grit is Good for Tourism

Fox News Latino

Call it grit tourism. Visitors are looking beyond the elegant plazas to the infamous drug dens and bordellos of Mexico City.

US Swimmer Attempts World Solo Swim Record Across the Sea of Cortez


On June 11th, Paul Lundgren will attempt to complete the longest unassisted solo nonstop open water swim in history. If completed, his 76-mile swim across Mexico's Sea of Cortez will also mark the first successful traverse of that body of water.

Gay Travelers Explore LGBT-Friendly Destinations at Travel Expo

Chicago Phoenix

Steven Levenberg, the expo's organizer, said companies have grown more aware of the LGBT traveler in recent years and are putting more of their marketing dollars in the gay market as the economy recovers.

Are Americans Safer in Mexico than at Home?

Lonely Planet

Every week or so I get asked, 'Is it safe to go to Mexico?' I had always said, if you're thoughtful about where you go, yes. But after my most recent trip there, I'm changing my answer... to a question: Do you think it's safe to go to Texas?

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