JOSE del CABO AIRPORT will expand and receive a number of
upgrades during the next three years in an effort to accommodate
Los Cabos' tourism boom, airport and tourism officials announced.
Airport improvements will include the addition of parallel landing
strips to accommodate more arrivals and departures, reconfigured
highway access to ease airport and road congestion, a fourth
terminal building that will be united with a remodeled Terminal 3
and a new structure offering enhanced car rental facilities, shops
and business services. The expansion is scheduled to begin in
August, with the entire project slated for completion by early
THE LOS CABOS TOURISM BOARD has commissioned a
"circulation study" of traffic in Los Cabos in an effort to improve
flow during peak traffic periods and ease the destination's
congestion woes. The study, which began on June 24, will include
traffic counts of the major tourist destinations, including Cabo
San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. The data will be used to formulate
modifications to existing traffic patterns and come up with
long-range solutions to Los Cabos' growing road
VACATIONS is offering a free companion ticket on select
nonstop flights to Mexico with the purchase of air/hotel packages.
The free air credit is for a maximum of $200 per reservation when
bookings are made by July 5 for travel from July 1 to Oct. 31.
Packages include roundtrip air fare, hotel and roundtrip airport
transfers. A sample package with three nights at the Allegro Nuevo
Vallarta by Occidental with roundtrip air from Houston to Puerto
Vallarta on Aeromexico is priced from $479.99 for the first person
and $279.99 for a companion. In addition, two children 12 and
younger stay and eat free, and guests receive a complimentary room
upgrade. For information or reservations, call (800) 558-3050 or
HOLIDAYS teamed up with Marriott properties in Cancun to
offer a $100 discount per couple on new bookings for travel through
Dec. 22. The promotion is available at the CasaMagna Marriott
Cancun Resort and JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, with
four-night, land-only packages starting at $337 per person, double.
The rate includes roundtrip airport transfers and all hotel taxes
and surcharges. Call (800) 448-3333 or visit www.pleasantagent.com.
AEROMEXICO launched twice-weekly flights
from Mexico City to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and Managua,
Nicaragua, providing its U.S. gateways in Houston, Los Angeles and
Miami with access to these business destinations in Central
America. Flights to and from San Pedro Sula will be offered on
Tuesdays and Fridays, and flights to and from Managua will be
offered on Mondays and Thursdays. Starting July 9, flights to San
Pedro Sula will operate on Mondays and Thursdays, and service to
Managua grows to five days a week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
through Sundays. Visit www.aeromexico.com.
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