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New York City Welcomes Spanish Fashion

New York City Welcomes Spanish Fashion

The Spanish SoHo Mile once again put the New York City spotlight back on the Iberian nation's fashion industry, whose stores are increasingly numerous in that neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. continue reading »

Chinese Visting Mexico Surges by 35 Percent

Chinese Visting Mexico Surges by 35 Percent

Chinese tourist arrivals to Mexico grew 35.1 percent in the first quarter of 2013 over they same period last year, the Tourism Secretariat said Tuesday. continue reading »

U.S. Visa Requirement for Chileans Visiting U.S. is Eliminated

U.S. Visa Requirement for Chileans Visiting U.S. is Eliminated

Chilean citizens have been chosen for the U.S. Visa Waiver program, Chile's president said here Monday. continue reading »

Frozen Lobster Tails Cause Galapagos Cruise Cancellations

Frozen Lobster Tails Cause Galapagos Cruise Cancellations

A small cruise in the Galapagos Islands had its permit to operate revoked for allegedly violating the area's strict environmental regulations. Celebrity Cruises was forced to cancel a June 2 trip by the Celeb continue reading »

REPORT:  Check Out Which Latin American Countries Least “Gay Friendly”

REPORT:  Check Out Which Latin American Countries Least “Gay Friendly”

Spartacus International Gay Travel Index has come out with its listing of least ‘gay-friendly’ countries to travel to and several Latin American countries are at the top of that list. continue reading »

British Hotel Group Developing $350-million Golf Resort in Cuba

British Hotel Group Developing $350-million Golf Resort in Cuba

The British firm Esencia Hotels and Resorts is to take part in developing a $350-million golf resort on the island in a project approved by Cuba's tourism authorities. continue reading »

Llama Meat Maybe Coming to a Restaurant Near You Soon

Llama Meat Maybe Coming to a Restaurant Near You Soon

Llama meat, a traditional part of many Andean residents meals, is getting more attention outside the region. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said Monday. continue reading »

Interjet Bringing Direct Flights Between Mexico, Puerto Rico

Interjet Bringing Direct Flights Between Mexico, Puerto Rico

Mexican budget airline Interjet has begun flying a route between that country and Puerto Rico, ending a more than 13-year drought without a direct flight between the two territories, the executive director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority said. continue reading »

Cuban Economy is Dependent on Growing Tourism Sector

Cuban Economy is Dependent on Growing Tourism Sector

Cash-strapped Cuba is looking to further boost its long-vital tourism sector, the crown jewel of which the famed resort town, Varadero, is located 138 kilometers (85 miles) east of Havana. continue reading »