Special Offer: FREE Google Mobile-First Indexing Readiness Test

Google PageSpeed

In March 2021 Google began removing all desktop-only sites from its index.

Is your website 100% ready for Mobile-First Indexing? Find Out!

Your report will compare your mobile and desktop pages and show you any discrepancies between SEO signals, content and structured-data markup, and test your site's mobile-friendliness.

Click to get your free test

Closure of 18 Mexico in-market tourism offices creates opportunities for competitors



By
15 February 2019 (Edited 05 March 2019)




Recently elected President of Mexico Andres Manuel Obrador has chosen to shift about $300M of the tourism-tax revenues currently used to fund national tourist board Consejo de Promocion Turistica de Mexico to expansion of the 1500 km Cancun/Yucatan "Maya Train" scheduled to be completed in 2022.

Visitation to the Yucatan Peninsula from the USA has been off since the State Department in 2017 issued travel advisories warning of cartel violence and tainted alcohol in the region.

The shuttering of 18 tourism offices, on top of ongoing US travel alerts for Mexico crime and violence, will put Mexico at serious disadvantage in competition among warm-weather Western Hemisphere tourist destinations.

What countries will be first to try to fill the gap? I'm thinking Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala are likely contenders.

Stay tuned.


If you found this article helpful and would like to see more like it, please share it via the Share This Article link, below.

And if you have questions or comments, you can easily send them to me with the Quick Reply form, below, or send me an e-mail.


David Boggs    - David
David@DavidHBoggs.com
View David Boggs's profile on LinkedIn

Google Certifications - David H Boggs
View my profile on Quora
Share This Article

Website
Visit Website
Rating
4/5 based on 1 vote.
Show Individual Votes
Tags , , , , ,
Related Listings




Sorry, you don't have permission . Log in, or register if you haven't yet.

Please login or register.

Members currently reading this thread:

Previous Article | Next Article