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August 4, 2019 - Travel Weekly

Sargassum, oversupply blamed for downturn at Mexican hotels - by Christina Jelski

Mexico's hospitality sector appears to have hit a stumbling block. According to recent data from STR, the country's hotel industry experienced a significant downturn in the second quarter, as RevPAR and average daily rate (ADR) dropped 6.1% and 3.1%, respectively, countrywide. 

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February 18, 2019 - Travel Weekly

With Mexico Tourism Board closing, private sector seeks promotion options - by Jeri Clausing & Eric Moya

After months of rumors, the Mexico Tourism Board has confirmed that Mexico's federal government plans to shutter the bulk of its operations. What remains unclear is what kind of inbound tourism promotion body, if any, will replace it. That uncertainty has travel companies scrambling for alternatives to keep from losing years of momentum in building Mexico into the destination it is today.

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More Americans have travel plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving than ever. New York and Cancun, Mexico top for the domestic and international destinations for four consecutive years, respectively. With busy traffic expected, travelers should plan ahead to keep it less stressful. 

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October 23, 2018 - BBC News

The places where too many are fat and too many are thin - by Dr Sophie Hawkesworth & Dr Lindsay Keir

Global health experts acknowledge the "Double Burden" epidemic that is spreading worldwide as both obesity and underweight rates escalate in nine-out-of-ten countries. 

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September 27, 2018 - Forbes

Revealed: The 15 Most Dangerous Places to Live - by Laura Begley Bloom

2018 Expat Insider Survey reports 15 most dangerous places to live in based on quality of life, working abroad, cost of living, etc. Surprisingly, or not so surprisingly, US is one of the nations ranked for higher danger.

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