Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Cancun: Setting the Global Standard for Premium Tourism
Only one word is needed to convey the feeling of being transported to a different and magical world: Cancun.

Magnificent turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, awe-inspiring natural wonders, a variety of entertainment complexes with endless possibilities, luxury resorts, professional golf courses and exquisite cuisine that combines culture, flavor and beauty in every dish. Cancun has something for everyone.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Mexico to cruisers: Shop here, and we'll refund your taxes
Good news, cruisers: It'll soon cost you less to go on a shopping spree in Mexican ports. Industry watcher Travel Weekly reports that Mexico soon will begin reimbursing the 15% value-added tax (VAT) that cruisers and other tourists pay when buying goods in the country.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Despite housing crunch, boomers still buying in Mexico
The baby boomer generation continues to drive the search for second homes, not just in the United States but in Mexico and throughout Latin America as well. According to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors, vacation- and investment-home sales declined with the overall market in 2007, but still accounted for 33 percent of all existing- and new-home sales.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

How to fly Mexico's budget-friendly skies
While U.S. airlines have been dropping like flies (or at least grounding their planes and filing for bankruptcy), Mexico's discount airlines have been steadily adding new destinations. Rather than suffering an interminable bus ride, now you can start your vacation in Guadalajara and zip over to CancĂșn to end it on the beach for about $120.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Saddle up in old Cancun
When my teenage daughter, Sarah, persuaded me to go horseback riding in Cancun a few winters ago, I don't think she knew what she was getting us into. I know I didn't.

Monday, May 5, 2008

5 Places in Mexico to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
If you're looking for a weekend getaway that won't break the budget, consider one of these Mexico vacation spots for places to playa (playa means "beach") this Cinco de Mayo. During this traditional day of festivities, margaritas and tequila shots taste even better in Mexico. Besides the wild nightlife, these hot Mexico vacation spots offer plenty to do and see during the day. Or you can just sit back and relax on the beach or by the pool at your own private villa rental.