luxury travel industry Archive

Their List, Our Reviews: World Travel Awards

The annual World Travel Awards for Latin America took place recently in Lima and a lot of properties we’ve highlighted were among the winners. Like any contest where people go online to vote—and the nominees beg and plead for weeks to sway the outcome—there’s a lot of ballot stuffing determining the winners. Whoever has the […]

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Mexico Celebrates a Record Year for Tourism

It looks like Mexico is back in the groove. At the Tianguis Turistico conference I attended last week, government officials and the private sector were celebrating impressive growth numbers and a new record for the number of foreign visitors. It’s one thing when a tiny country with less than a million annual visitors posts double-digit […]

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Adventure & Travel Trends in Latin America

Your editor for this publication has been on the conference circuit lately, listening to a lot of presentations on what’s new and trending in the worlds of luxury travel and adventure travel. One big trend is, those two are converging like never before. More luxury travelers are mixing in adventure activities and wanting to stay […]

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Mexico Tourism: Good Times Are Back

I spent last week at the Tianguis Turistico Mexican tourism fair in Cancun/Riviera Maya and I mingled with quite the upbeat crowd. The last time I attended this thing was two years ago, when most of the talk was about drug violence perceptions and the struggle to convince Americans to return in big numbers to […]

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The Best Luxury Travel Blog

Yes indeed, that’s what we just got named in the Avis A-list Blog Awards: Best Luxury Travel Blog. Thanks to all of you who saw the note we put on here a few weeks ago and voted for us. We appreciate it! So who came out on top in the other categories? Here are a […]

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Give Us Your Nod for Best Luxury Travel Blog

This month we got nominated in the Avis A-list bloggers awards for Best Luxury Travel Blog. We are flattered, of course. Who knows if we have a prayer of winning, but if you could be so kind as to give us your vote, much appreciated. Follow this link to visit the Luxury Blog category page, […]

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