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2012-10-25 19:20:32

CAMPECHE, Mexico, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 94th meeting of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization taking place in Campeche, Mexico, high level executives of 14 prominent tourism companies signed the "World Ethics Code for Tourism." The document will serve as a global reference point to foster responsible tourism with the rights of people and care for the environment front of mind. During the ceremony, Mexico's Secretary of Tourism Gloria...

2012-03-12 08:31:00

MIAMI, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) will host the Mexico Pavilion at Cruise Shipping Miami 2012 trade show and conference, one of the industry's largest events, bringing together over 90 participants, including state and federal tourism officials, port representatives, and tour operators from across the country. MTB will promote the continued growth of the cruise sector in Mexico, which remains among the top ten destinations for cruise arrivals worldwide....

2012-02-14 11:18:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SECTUR, The Mexican Ministry of Tourism revealed that 2011 was a record breaking year for tourism. 22.67 million international travelers visited Mexico in 2011; this represents an increase of 2 percent on 2010, a 5.7 percent increase on 2009, and a 0.2 percent increase on 2008 - historically Mexico's best year for international tourism. "We are overjoyed that Mexico has broken our longstanding record with regard to international visitation," said...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012. "Today we are the 10th power for tourism in the world, and we are working hard to be in the top five," Calderon said at the...

2008-10-09 06:00:35

US-based power producer InterGen has acquired the 252MW Campeche facility and the 259MW Chihuahua facility, both in Mexico, from TransAlta for $303.5 million. The transaction was funded by a combination of InterGen equity and limited recourse debt. The Campeche facility is located at Palizada in the state of Campeche in the Yucatan Peninsula; while the Chihuahua facility is located in the industrial border region of Juarez, south of the US-Mexico border. Both combined-cycle projects began...