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May 2013 Archives

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 »

Top Five Most Beautiful Mammals in the Amazon

Top Five Most Beautiful Mammals in the Amazon

There are approximately 800 different species of mammals in the Amazon Rainforest that have been classified. In an area spanning 2.124 million sq miles (5.5 million kmĀ²), there are bound to be more exotic creatures yet to be discovered. continue reading »