cancun

Is it Time for Flights to Cancun from the RGV?

According to an article published in Viaje.com, Cancun and the Riviera Maya closed the year 2012 with 98 percent of hotel occupancy positioning this destination as number one in all of Mexico and Latin America. Visitors from th...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Celebrates 40 Years in the RGV

A water salute for Southwest Airlines 40th Anniversary in the RGV celebration at Valley International Airport. What is a cannon water salute?At an airport, typically an even number of vehicles will line up perpendicular on the...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Roasted Peppers in Madrid

Food as a Tourism Marketing Agent

There is little doubt that food is a major part of the tourism experience.  If tourism is about seeing new sights and having new and unique experiences then the culinary world is a major part of the tourism experience.  Becau...
by Dr. Peter Tarlow
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Aeromar jet

Aeromar Soars in McAllen, Texas

The empty white wall behind the ticket counter for Aeromar Airlines at the McAllen-Miller International Airport seemed eager to flaunt a bright neon light bearing the company’s blue and white logo, but it will have to wait ju...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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world-flags

Tourism Marketing: A Passion for Excellence

Although many tourism practitioners believe that they are marketing a destination, it might be more accurate to call travel and tourism: “marketing with a destination”. All too often, travel and tourism professionals are so...
by Dr. Peter Tarlow
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