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More RIU resorts reopening in the D.R., Bahamas, Aruba and Mexico

With the start of summer RIU will have more than 50 hotels and resorts reopening in 16 of the 19 countries where it operates, including Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Aruba, the D.R. and the Bahamas.
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Mexican Caribbean on track to reopen 75% of hotels by July 1

The Mexican Caribbean, which started its gradual reopening to tourists on June 8, has approximately 30% of hotel rooms now open and anticipates seeing this increase to 45% by June 15.
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Tianguis goes virtual in Sept. 2020; on-location event now March 2021

After postponing Tianguis 2020 from March 2020 to September 2020, organizers now say Mexico’s annual tourism conference will be reinvented as a two-part event, the first being digital and proceeding in September 2020, followed by an on-location event in Merida in March 2021.
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Iberostar, Spice Island Grenada, Holiday Inn Montego Bay announce temporary closures

Three more hotel companies have announced temporary closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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With 10 days to go, Tianguis 2020 postponed until the fall

After insisting as recently as March 10 that the show would proceed as scheduled later this month, organizers of Mexico’s annual travel industry trade show and conference Tianguis now say the event will be postponed until September.
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Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico & D.R. launch all-new destination wedding designs

The all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Punta Cana, Cancun, Riviera Maya, Nuevo Vallarta and Los Cabos have launched all-new destination wedding designs along with already-popular wedding group perks for clients.
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Bahia Principe celebrates 20 years in Mexico

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first-ever property in Mexico, a destination where it has consistently seen growth over the past two decades.
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Sunwing kicks off flights to Mazatlán from YQB with airport festivities

It was quite the scene at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport yesterday, where Sunwing celebrated its inaugural flight from Quebec City to Mazatlán, Mexico.
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TDC’s National Leadership Conference kicks off in Mexico

More than 200 travel agency owners, preferred partners and members of the Transat Distribution Canada leadership team are taking part in TDC’s bi-annual National Leadership Conference at the Marival Armony Luxury Resort & Suites.
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Mexico’s Cozumel port proposes cruise ship passenger tax

The Mexican tourist resort of Cozumel is proposing its first tax on cruise ship passengers.
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