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Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 13 percent

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 13 percent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, today reported its preliminary traffic results for December 2014.

Ecuador: The best country in the world to retire in 2015

Ecuador: The best country in the world to retire in 2015

BALTIMORE, MD - Ecuador takes top spot in InternationalLiving.com’s Annual Global Retirement Index—now in its 24th year.

ASUR: Total passenger traffic up 11.6 perent

ASUR: Total passenger traffic up 11.6 perent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S A B de C V, the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, as ...

Green Globe certifies complete collection of IBEROSTAR hotels & resorts in Mexico

Green Globe certifies complete collection of IBEROSTAR hotels & resorts in Mexico

LOS ANGELES, California - Located near Riviera Nayarit on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, IBEROSTAR Playa Mita has marked its first anniversary since opening with certification by Green Globe.

Train accident in Rio de Janeiro: 140 injured

Train accident in Rio de Janeiro: 140 injured

Two trains have collided outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with at least 140 people injured in the incident, local media reports.

Colombian airline acquires controlling stake in Chilean carrier

Colombian airline acquires controlling stake in Chilean carrier

Sky Airline (Chile) and AviancaTaca Holdings have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in which the Colombian group will acquire a controlling 59% stake in the Chilean carrier.

USA-Cuba: What the Caribbean Tourism Organization has to say

USA-Cuba: What the Caribbean Tourism Organization has to say

The recent announcement of a change in diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States is a welcomed opportunity to increase tourist arrivals to the Caribbean.

American Airlines flight experiences problem with cabin pressure

American Airlines flight experiences problem with cabin pressure

American Airlines flight 916 reported a problem with the aircraft’s cabin pressure, leading to it being diverted from its original flight plan from Bogota, Colombia to Miami, Florida.

Tourism leaders of the Americas to gather in Haiti

Tourism leaders of the Americas to gather in Haiti

Haiti will host UNWTO’s annual regional gathering of tourism authorities, the UNWTO Commission for the Americas.

Spanish visitors biggest spenders in Bolivia

Spanish visitors biggest spenders in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia - Tourists from Spain visiting Bolivia are the ones who spend the most and remain in the country the longest, according to a study released by the Tourism Statistical Information ...

Curacao flag carrier launches Guyana service

Curacao flag carrier launches Guyana service

The flag carrier of Curacao, Insel Air has expanded its flights to and from Guyana.

Brazil's New Year's festivities and rituals for 2015

Brazil's New Year's festivities and rituals for 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - During New Years in Brazil, Reveillon parties are enormous events that incorporate traditions and festive celebrations on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach.

Memories Resorts & Spa go green in Bahamas and Dominican Republic

Memories Resorts & Spa go green in Bahamas and Dominican Republic

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates Memories Resorts & Spa on the certification of Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort and Memories Splash Punta Cana for their ...

US visitor robbed, injured at Buenos Aires airport

US visitor robbed, injured at Buenos Aires airport

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A United States tourist was injured after being robbed in Aeroparque Metropolitano Jorge Newbery airport in Buenos Aires City.

Quality products for Jamaica’s tourists

Quality products for Jamaica’s tourists

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The first of five exhibitions was held in Jamaica under the Craft Enhancement Project, which seeks to enhance the local arts and crafts industry, enable artisans to become ...

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta opens in Mexico

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta opens in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Playa Hotels & Resorts BV, a leading owner, operator and developer of all inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations, announces the opening of ...

One happy island of Aruba celebrates one huge milestone

One happy island of Aruba celebrates one huge milestone

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - One happy island of Aruba celebrated one huge milestone, Wednesday, Dec. 17.

If you want to see 'real Cuba' book your trips now

If you want to see 'real Cuba' book your trips now

Online searches for trips to Cuba are up a staggering 95 per cent following US President Barack Obama's plans to re-develop relations between the two countries.

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts blazing trails in Aruba’s eco-tourism

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts blazing trails in Aruba’s eco-tourism

LOS ANGELES, California - The luxurious Caribbean Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba, stands at the pinnacle of environmental tourism excellence.

Hyatt plans two new hotels in Brazil

Hyatt plans two new hotels in Brazil

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation and FSA Group SA announced today that joint venture entities formed by Hyatt affiliates and FSA Group have entered into agreements to purchase two sites in ...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts strengthens footprint in Colombia

Starwood Hotels & Resorts strengthens footprint in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc continues its growth momentum in Latin America and strengthens its presence in Colombia with the openings of Four Points Bogota and ...

Silver Airways further expands flights from Florida to the Bahamas

Silver Airways further expands flights from Florida to the Bahamas

Silver Airways, who already offers more routes between Florida and the Bahamas than any other airline, is offering even more travel options with the introduction of three new nonstop routes ...

Montego Bay airport workers thanked for contribution to tourism

Montego Bay airport workers thanked for contribution to tourism

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - As Jamaica welcomes the start to the 2014/2015 winter tourist season Customs and Immigration workers as well as Red Cap Porters at the Sangster International Airport (SIA) ...

Jamaica: Partnership being bolstered to enhance safety in resort areas

Jamaica: Partnership being bolstered to enhance safety in resort areas

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The strong partnership between the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment and the Ministry of National Security was further bolstered yesterday when the respective ministers, ...

GOL: Domestic load factor reaches 80 percent

GOL: Domestic load factor reaches 80 percent

SAO PAULO, Brazil -GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America, hereby announces its preliminary traffic figures for November 2014.

Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana expects 2 million people for New Year’s Eve party

Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana expects 2 million people for New Year’s Eve party

The 450th anniversary of the Marvelous City will be the theme of the biggest New Year's Eve event in open air in the world: the New Year's Eve in Copacabana.

Emerging tourism destination: Why Quito?

Emerging tourism destination: Why Quito?

The future for Quito, Ecuador, is looking bright, with over $87 million in hotel investment announced over the next 10 years, being recognized as South America's leading destination by the World ...

Aeromexico launches Managua service

Aeromexico launches Managua service

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announces the beginning of its new service with six weekly flights between Managua and Mexico City.

W Hotels Worldwide debuts in Colombia

W Hotels Worldwide debuts in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia - W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today debuted in Colombia with the unveiling of W Bogota.

The Commonwealth of Dominica expands its citizenship by investment program

The Commonwealth of Dominica expands its citizenship by investment program

LONDON, England - Dominica (or the "Nature Island" as it is widely known), in the Eastern Caribbean, is accepted as one of the best places to live.

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