Travel to Mexico on the Rise, Perception Challenges Remain

Travel to Mexico on the Rise, Perception Challenges Remain

Hotel occupancy in Mexico was up 10 percent through August 2010, according to Smith Travel Research, while the number of international tourist arrivals to Mexico was up 27.5 percent in July 2010 as compared to July 2009. That’s the good news.

The bad news is that continued violence related to the drug trade in parts of Mexico near the U.S. border is affecting the whole of the country when it comes to meeting and incentive programs.

Take the case of an incentive program booked

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