Guggenheim Museum

Museums Become the Tourism Industry’s New Star

  For all too many years, museums were places that people stated that they ought to visit, but often ignored, on their way to something they thought would be more fun.  That trend may be now reversing itself and as an in-...
by Dr. Peter Tarlow
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Winter Texan Visitor Numbers on the Decline?

The Rio Grande Valley has welcomed retirees for decades, and it is still one of the favored winter destinations today. The valley’s population is exploding, and so has our number of winter visitors, but things are changing, a...
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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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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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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