CROWD: Small-hotel association Mexico Boutique Hotels
added the 15-room Hacienda Puerta Campeche to its collection,
increasing membership to 39 hotels in 24 Mexican destinations.
Rates at the 17th century, city-center Campeche hotel, a Starwood Hotels and
Resorts Haciendas Mexico property, start at $169 a night. For more
information, visit www.mexicoboutiquehotels.com or www.haciendasmexico.com; email [email protected]; call (800)
728-9098; or send a fax to (011) 52-322 221-2255.
FREEBIES: AM Resorts divisions Dreams Resorts and Spas and
Sunscape Resorts and Spas are dishing out rewards to travel agents
who book stays by June 30. For each five-night booking at Sunscape
Puerto Aventuras on the Riviera Maya or Dreams Puerto Vallarta
Resort and Spa in Puerto Vallarta, retailers get three free nights
for the first booking, four free nights for the second booking at
the same resort, a $50 spa credit for the third booking and $50
cash for the fourth booking. To book, call (866) 2-DREAMS or (800)
SUNSCAPE, or go to travel agent-specific pages at www.dreamsresorts.com or www.sunscaperesorts.com.
SEAT: Mexicana Airlines (www.mexicana.com) will begin service between
Dallas/Forth Worth and two cities in Mexico Zacatecas, four times
weekly, and Morelia, three times a week starting July 1 &
Aeromexico Airlines (www.aeromexico.com) launches twice-weekly nonstop
flights between San Diego and Mexico City on July 7, operating
Thursdays and Sundays & Aeromexico also debuted a range of
online flight information and ticketing options at www.aeromexico.com for passengers on domestic
Mexican flights, including itinerary access, seat selection and
GO: Iberostar Hotels and Resorts officially opened the new
18-hole, par-72 Playa Paraiso Golf Club golf course at its
Iberostar Paraiso Maya resort on the Riviera Maya. The P.B.
Dye-designed course joins nine others on the Riviera Maya and
Cozumel belonging to the new Mexican Caribbean Golf Association, of
which Iberostar is a founding member. For more, go to www.iberostar.com and www.cancungolf.org.