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Protecting Soft Targets

By Dr. Peter Tarlow June 2013 With the onset of the summer travel season in much of the world June is a good time to ask ourselves how well we are protecting our tourism sites. Airlines and other forms of transportation have th...
by Dr. Peter Tarlow
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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
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Cambria McAllen Showcases Local Talent

This article is the first of several others I will publish that resulted from a recent tour of hotel properties in McAllen, Texas. Please note that this is not a paid advertisement. The sole purpose of this article is to showca...
by Nydia O
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Tourism IS Economic Development

Today, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the business volume of tourism equals or even surpasses that of oil exports, ‎food products or automobiles. Tourism has become one of the major player...
by Nydia O
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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
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