November at the Rosarito Beach Hotel:
Special Events, Packages & Great Rates
(Plus 4 Days of Thanksgiving Feasts)
BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO---Summer’s done but fall’s full of fun
at the 500-room Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort --- from great events
to special packages to exceptional off-season rates.
a wonderful time for a mini-oceanfront-vacation outside the U.S. but
yet just 20 miles south of the border --- the crowd’s of summer are gone
but the weather’s great and activities abound. Autumn vacations are
offered from $69 per night in oceanfront rooms --- and you’ll find
plenty to do.
holiday season brings a magical array of activities to Baja, from
unique holiday traditions to fresh lobster season. The Rosarito Beach
Hotel & Resort is at the center of it all.
is the closest gateway to Baja’s world-famous wine country and the
Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort offers tour packages from $199. These
include an oceanfront room, tour to Valle de Guadalupe’s three best
wineries and a 15 percent discount at the hotel’s Casa Playa Spa,
to extend the stay? Additional nights are available at $69 and an
upgrade to a lobster dinner for two at the Puerto Nuevo II restaurant is
only $30 (fresh lobster season started in October). Plus, two children
under 12 can stay free in their parent’s room (tour and dinner not
a large number of resident expats and U.S. visitors, Rosarito is a
popular spot for Thanksgiving. So, from Nov. 22 through Nov. 25, the
hotel offers three-course Thanksgiving lunches and dinners starting at
$15.90 for adults and $7.95 for children.
Need additional reasons to take a fall mini-vacation at the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort? Just visit www.rosaritobeachhotel.com
for many more great events, packages and rates of exceptional value.
The website also offers great views of hotel room, suites, spa,
restaurant and bars.
oceanfront Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort, founded in 1925 in the
heart of Rosarito, features more than 500 rooms and luxury suites,
restaurants, bars, world-class spa and a fishing pier. The 18-story
271-suite Pacifico Tower was added in 2008
BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO---Looking for a great way to end the
summer? The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort, ending its busiest summer
in a decade, is offering great Labor Day specials.
that doesn’t mean the end of great times at the hotel. With ideal
climate nearly year-around, the beachfront hotel just 20 miles south of
San Diego is offering great specials through September and into the
a two-night minimum stay, the hotel offers Labor Day weekend specials
from $99. That includes an oceanfront room, daily dinners from the
hotel’s getaways menu, plus a 15 percent discount at the luxurious Casa
Playa Spa, once the mansion of the hotel’s founding family.
as always, two children under the age of 12 can stay in their parents’
room for free. Early reservations are suggested, before the holiday
weekend is sold out.
to celebrate Mexican Independence Day (that’s Sept. 16)? Oceanfront
rooms begin at $79 from September 14 to 17, including the same amenities
offered in the Labor Day package.
29 is the date for the second of this year’s semi-annual
Rosarito-Ensenada 50-Mile Fun Bike Rides. For those wanting to
participate --- or just watch thousands of riders do so --- oceanfront
room rates begin at $79.
Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort also has special activities
throughout the month, including a rock legends concert on Sept. 1 and a
farmers’ market on Sept 2.
Further information on these plus other promotions and packages,including ones in the luxurious Pacifico Tower, is available at www.rosaritobeachhotel.com.
opening in 1925, the 500-plus room and suite hotel and resort has
served millions of guests, including stars from Marilyn Monroe, John
Wayne and Frank Sinatra to, most recently, Robert Redford, who stayed
for weeks while filming a movie at nearby Baja Studios.
With Its Busiest Summer In A Decade,
Rosarito Beach Hotel Plans Great August
ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO- Enjoying its busiest summer in a decade, the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort has planned a great August of exciting events, family fun and exceptional bargains.
“This summer has been far better than even we expected and we’re doing everything to ensure the excitement continues throughout Labor Day and into the fall and holidays,” said Hugo Torres, owner of the landmark 500-unit hotel which has welcomed millions since 1925.
That means great events, family activities and specials that include a wide range of affordable options in the hotel’s three towers, said sales and marketing director Daniel Torres. “We offer something for everyone,” he said.
An exciting blues festival on Aug. 25 is one of the event highlights, Full details on events, promotions and rates, as well reservations are available at www.rosaritobeachhotel.com
Now through Aug. 30 summer vacation packages are offered from $79 per night for double occupancy and $129 for quadruple occupancy. That includes oceanfront rooms and a special dinner or breakfast option.
Plus, two children under 12 always can stay free with their parents.
Friday and Saturday nights, Fiestas Mexicanas, a folkloric dance show and buffet is offered in the hotel’s Salon Mexicana. Family bonfires are held on the beach Saturday nights. A $2 per person admission charge includes a marshmallow brochette.
On Saturday Aug, 25 the first Baja Blues Festival will be held on the ocean at the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort to aid a variety of children’s charities through world-class musical performances.
The festival will feature an impressive lineup of blues musicians, food and drink, plus other attractions. The Rosarito Beach Hotel, an event co-sponsor, is offering room rates from $89 per night for festival goers. Deluxe hotel condo rentals also are available from $145.
The event is modeled after the popular San Felipe Blues Fest, which has attracted thousands of people annually for the past six years. Full information is available at www.bajabluesfest.com.
For those who like to plan far ahead, the twice-yearly Rosarito-Ensenada Fun Bike Ride is Sept. 29, The third annual Mariachi and Folkloric Festival will be held from October 3 to 7.
For more luxury, the Rosarito Beach Hotel offers deluxe condo packages in its new 18-story Pacifico Tower from $119 per night from Sunday through Thursday. Details on this and all other packages are available at www.rosaritobeachhotel.com
The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort, just 30 miles south of San Diego, is a Baja landmark that has hosted millions of visitors since opening in 1925, including stars such as Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne and Rita Hayworth, plus many more.
With more than 500 rooms and suites, its amenities include restaurants, bars and an elegant spa. A luxurious 18-story tower with 271 suites opened four years ago and the beachfront resort has its own fishing pier.
The Rosarito Beach Hotel also offers time shares and full ownership of luxury suites through its condo-hotel program.
rosarito, Baja California
Announcing a price reduction
on Las Flores 202-Club Marina, a 1,000 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bdrm other. Now
- Fully Furnished.
Info File – Cosmetic Surgery
- Cosmetic surgery is performed on patients who want to fix a physical
abnormality or to improve the appearance of a part of their body.
Through the years, cosmetic surgery gradually received the public’s
acceptance and has been made safer and more affordable for everyone to
enjoy. Ordinary individuals can now avail of cheap cosmetic surgery in
Mexico and get the same results as when done in the US.
- Some of the popular types of aesthetic surgery in Cancun, Mexico that one can choose from are:
- Rhinoplasty – This procedure is done to correct various nose
conditions such as a hump on the nose bridge or an over-sized nose, and
even breathing problems.
- *** augmentation – This is performed to enhance the appearance of
breasts. Bust size is increased by implanting silicone or saline-filled
prosthetics under the *** tissue.
- Rhytidectomy – Also known as face lift, this is done to remove or
lessen the effects of aging on the face and neck. There are different
types of facial cosmetic surgery in Cancun, Mexico that patients can ask
for depending on their specific needs.
- Liposuction – This is done to remove fat deposits from the abdomen
which cannot be removed by diet and exercise. Patients can also choose
to undergo fat transfer in Costa Rica
or Mexico, in which fat tissues are removed from one area of the body
through liposuction and injected into the desired areas, such as the
breasts or buttocks.
- Patients can also choose to undergo laser cosmetic surgery in Cancun, Mexico if they prefer a non-invasive procedure.
Why Plastic Surgery in Cancun, Mexico?
- The cost of plastic surgery in Cancun, Mexico is what appeals to
medical tourists. Cosmetic surgery prices in Cancun, Mexico are just a
fraction of the costs in the US and Canada.
- Cheap does not mean poor quality, as Mexico is abound with hospitals
that have state-of-the-art facilities and technology at par with that
found in the US and Canada. A number of hospitals in Mexico are
accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and the
International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
- Renowned plastic surgeons in Cancun, Mexico received training in
prestigious institutions abroad and follow up-to-date international
practices. Most of them are also fluent in English so communication
won’t be an issue.
- Traveling to Cancun for cosmetic surgery is easy, thanks to Mexico’s close proximity to the US.
- Patients can use their savings to visit some of the breathtaking
tourist attractions in Cancun during their stay. They should keep in
mind to always keep their belongings secure and to observe the country’s
traditions, especially when visiting historic and religious places. It
is, however, also wise to learn a few Spanish phrases to converse with
the locals when they roam the streets of Cancun, Mexico.
Cosmetic surgery in Cancun, Mexico, as with any other surgical
procedure, does not come without risks and complications. It may be life
changing in a positive or negative way, so patients should make an
informed decision before taking the plunge. Like what our old folks say,
it’s better to be safe than sorry.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Jul 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V.
("the Company" or "GAP") announced today preliminary terminal passenger
traffic figures for the month of June 2012 compared to traffic figures
for June 2011.
During June 2012, total terminal passengers increased 10.1%
compared to the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased
15.4%, while international passenger traffic increased 0.1% compared to
As part of June's relevant events, it is important to mention the
opening of the Orange County, California - Los Cabos route by Air Tran
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates twelve
airports throughout Mexico's Pacific region, including the major cities
of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto
Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and Manzanillo, and six mid-sized cities:
Hermosillo, Guanajuato, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los
Mochis. In March 2006, GAP's shares were listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol "PAC" and on the Mexican Stock Exchange
under the ticker symbol "GAP".
This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These
statements are statements that are not historical facts, and are based
on management's current view and estimates of future economic
circumstances, industry conditions, company performance and financial
results. The words "anticipates", "believes", "estimates", "expects",
"plans" and similar expressions, as they relate to the company, are
intended to identify forward-looking statements. Statements regarding
the declaration or payment of dividends, the implementation of principal
operating and financing strategies and capital expenditure plans, the
direction of future operations and the factors or trends affecting
financial condition, liquidity or results of operations are examples of
forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current views of
management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. There
is no guarantee that the expected events, trends or results will
actually occur. The statements are based on many assumptions and
factors, including general economic and market conditions, industry
conditions, and operating factors. Any changes in such assumptions or
factors could cause actual results to differ materially from current
In accordance with Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and
article 42 of the "Ley del Mercado de Valores", GAP has implemented a "whistleblower"
program, which allows complainants to anonymously and confidentially
report suspected activities that may involve criminal conduct or
violations. The telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party
that is in charge of collecting these complaints, is 01 800 563 00 47.
The web site is
GAP's Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate
SOURCE: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V.
From the print edition
When the U.S. Supreme Court
upheld the country’s health care reform law last week, Costa Rica’s
private medical sector paid close attention.
The Affordable Care
Act, known colloquially as “Obamacare,” will extend health insurance to
approximately 40 million uninsured U.S. citizens.
Court decision could hamper the growing global medical tourism industry,
a key tourist market in Costa Rica. According to the Council for
International Promotion of Costa Rica Medicine (PROMED), in 2010, the
country counted 36,000 medical tourists, who generated $288 million in
Numbers have not yet been announced for 2011. But PROMED
estimates 12 percent growth, putting the number at 40,000 tourists. At a
medical tourism conference in April, organizers predicated the industry
could begin attracting 100,000 medical tourists by 2013.
officials acknowledged those estimates might need to be tempered with
U.S. health care reform a reality. Barring a repeal of the law by
Republican lawmakers, the full extent of the reforms will go into effect
on Jan. 1, 2014.
The medical tourism industry’s philosophy
centers on providing quality care that’s more cost-efficient because
it’s received outside the United States. But with more citizens
obtaining insurance, health care in the U.S. becomes more affordable.
the law will not cover certain popular medical tourism procedures,
including elective surgeries and dental care. Dental treatments
represent almost 40 percent of medical tourism, while plastic surgery
represents another large percentage.
At the same time, medical
tourism promoters have been researching ways to provide care for
procedures often covered by insurance.
One initiative that is
gaining traction is corporate tourism. The program negotiates with
health insurance companies working with other private companies to
create deals where employees travel abroad for treatment.
see health care reform possibly reducing the individual market for
medical travel, we could have a huge opportunity for corporate buyers
for health care,” PROMED Executive Director Massimo Manzi said.
“Obamacare” might cause individual tourist numbers to stagnate,
businesses still have the potential to bring planeloads of tourists down
for treatments. The key to convince companies and their employees to
receive treatment in Costa Rica is to provide incentives, said Bob
Repke, president of Global Medical Conexions, a corporate medical
Repke has spoken on the law at medical
tourism conferences in Costa Rica. The June 28 Supreme Court ruling is
fresh, and he and the rest of the industry haven’t had time yet to
digest the law, which has more than 2,000 pages. However, he insists
medical tourism promoters should see many positives in the outcome.
been seeing an increase in medical travel in the last five years, and
we still haven’t penetrated the market fully,” Repke said, adding that
opportunities also include markets in the Caribbean and the rest of
Besides corporate tourism, another boost could come
from those who are impatient with the new system. In Canada, a country
with universal health care, patients can wait up to two years to receive
non-life-threatening procedures, such as knee or hip replacements.
Patients could choose to receive surgery faster in Costa Rica.
said those same long lines will form in the U.S., except in larger
numbers. Plus, medical tourism’s reputation has strengthened over the
years, and Repke believes in the future more foreigners will take
interest in the idea.
If destination weddings are the most happening things
during the wedding season, then a wedding by the beach is an icing on
In Indian mythology, the coming together of air, water and
fire is considered most auspicious and thus, newly weds pay their
respect to river Ganga or Yamuna – an age-old practice. New-age beach
weddings are not only concentrating on this auspicious angle, but are
also a lot about beach décor, food and towards making a memorable event
for a lifetime.
When choosing a beach for weddings, Bali ranks
high. One of the most mystical and beautiful places in the world, Bali
is an island of the Gods, a gem located in Indonesia and a favourite
travel and wedding destination.
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Now among the very-top of beach wedding destinations, ranks
Mexico’s Cabo San Lucas. Apart from being a holiday home to many
Hollywood celebrities, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan are romantic and
splendid destinations where every wish of the bride and groom comes
true. Stunning beach-facing resorts offer wedding planning services
while these secluded beaches make a sensational choice for a wedding
No article on beach wedding destinations is complete
without a mention of the Hawaiian Islands. The sun-drenched Caribbean
islands are a hot choice too, courtesy their year-round gorgeous weather
and some of the most dramatic sunsets on earth. Idyllic Antigua not
only has an unmatched 365 beautiful beaches, it is also home to British
Naval Base. Its harbour continues to be a popular yachting destination
for the jet-setter. Barbados, Belize, Jamaica and St Lucia are other
vacation and wedding hotspots, where magic is created again and again.
India, Goa is emerging as a popular beach wedding destination. Goa’s
long coastline, sandbars dotting it and local cuisines make it an
alluring must-visit. The Portuguese culture adds more to the charm of
Getting married on an ocean liner is rapidly gaining
favour as a wedding getaway. Cruising is a great alternative to beaches
as everything is on your fingertips. Twenty-four hour room service,
nightclubs, casinos, thematic dinners and cabaret shows, open decks for
cocktail parties make the wedding affair all the more enjoyable. Stops
at countries and ports are an added attraction.
A beach wedding
offers quite a number of advantages. To start with, there will a limited
number of guests rather than a plethora of them, which is the case when
holding a wedding or reception at home. Such weddings are fairly
informal – dress code doesn’t involve heavy diamond and gold jewellery
and shiny Kanjivaram sarees. Not just guests but family members too can
sit back and enjoy the wedding as it takes place. No rush, no
BlackBerrys or email pressures, no last minute crises. Little wonder that beach weddings are gaining in popularity.
The writer is an entrepreneur and educationist
Medical tourism news
safety concerns in a few border towns, Mexico continues to see a boom
with Americans seeking low price surgery or dental and cosmetic
treatment. There is nowhere else in the world where millions of
Americans have access to hundreds of hospitals and clinics where they
can drive there and back in one day. Although the Peso is the official
currency of Mexico, US dollars are also widely accepted.
The Mexican border town of Mexicali is making a push for more
tourists from the American Southwest to visit the city's dentists,
surgeons and doctors. Medical tourists from the USA with the right
documents can skip much of the wait on the Mexican side of the border by
using a new designated medical tourism lane. Mexicali’s tourism
director Omar Dipp, says the new lane is one part of the city's plan to
boost medical tourism by 50%, "You can now drive to Mexicali, take care
of your health, and only take 20 minutes to cross the border instead of
American patients must request a pass from Mexican doctors who are
participating in the programme. That pass, plus a doctor's receipt and
foreign license plates, will allow patients access to the special lane.
Once in the lane, vehicles can bypass the traffic on the Mexican side of
the border crossing, and cut to near the front of the line. Mexicali is
promoting the medical tourism lane in Arizona, Nevada and California to
persuade more residents there to visit Mexicali doctors. Patients who
go to the Mexicali area for affordable medical services also stay in
hotels, eat in restaurants, use taxis and attend shows. One problem is
that the shortcut only works on the Mexican side, since medical tourists
can still be subject to delays from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
agents. To avoid abuse, Mexicali tourism officials are requiring
participating doctors to sign a contract with the tourism board to
ensure they only give passes to foreign patients who are crossing the
border. Each pass costs the doctors $4.
Mexico City is raising its profile as a centre for medical tourism
with a campaign aimed at residents in Chicago and other cities with
large Mexican immigrant populations who need cancer treatment, heart
surgery, dental procedures and other health care. The marketing campaign
is focusing on Mexican immigrants and Mexican-Americans in the USA,
starting in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Diego. Although there are no
statistics on how many US patients travel to Mexico City for health
care, local health officials say that have been climbing since it began
promotions in Chicago and other US. Among the services being promoted in
Mexico City are organ transplants, diabetes care, gastrointestinal
procedures and fertility treatment, with the costs 40 to 80% cheaper
than those in the USA.
A number of clinics in Mexico are located very close to the US
border, and many patients opt to travel to these places and return home
the same day. The proximity of the location is a major factor for
American medical tourists in addition to the significantly lower prices.
Cosmetic surgery, obesity treatment and dental treatment are on offer
in places such as Tijuana. Crime in Tijuana is a problem but less common
in tourist areas.
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Luxury Cabo Viejo Vacation Rentals available on bobzio.com. This fabulous rental was newly listed. The cost to list was nothing since the owner is one of the first 20,000 to create an account.
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Cabo Viejo is simply the best new vacation destination in Cabo San Lucas. Located inside the world famous community of Pedregal, Cabo Viejo is an ultra luxurious 5 star boutique hotel destination. Perched atop a sea side mountain, the views of the Sea of Cortez are breath taking. The unique and unmatched location affords gorgeous sea and mountain views with instant access to all that old town Cabo has to offer.
A full service condo hotel, Cabo Viejo's staff in highly trained and incredibly accommodating. Any and all personal needs are handled by the friendly bilingual staff available 24/7. Security is also a priority at Cabo Viejo, the entire complex is gated and employs a full time security staff for your piece of mind, safety and relaxation.
The massive Condo Villas are unrivaled in size and affordability (2500-3500 sq. ft.) Pocket sliding glass doors open the entire living room to the amazing terrace (1000+ sq. ft.) With jaw dropping Sea of Cortez, marina and mountain views. The gourmet kitchens are 100% stocked with everything. GE appliances stainless steel fridge, wine bar, all bordered with granite marble and tamborine stone. Every villa has a huge furnished private terrace with private plunge pool/ hot tub. The only ones of their kind in all of Cabo. Combined with world class design, high-end interior furnishings and carpentry everything is designed in tasteful and authentic decor. These condo villas are 5 star resort quality at a 2 star cost.
Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home exchanges and area services. Bobzio.com announces free lifetime listings for owners of vacation rentals. A comparable website with thousands of listings will charge up to a $1000 for such perks and listing benefits as bobzio.com offers for no cost.
Each owner will get unlimited photos, video upload, interactive reservation calender, Google map and email contact form. Bobzio.com is only several months old but is growing fast. More users are discovering the advantages of searching for rentals based on activities such as golf, theme parks, scuba diving and any activity imaginable including surfing.
www.Bobzio.com, being a co-op, is owned by the members. The ownership role will be determined when the first 20,000 have joined. There will not be a better time to get in on an opportunity like this that could save up to $1000 each year in subscription costs. The website also offers training on techniques to increase internet marketing exposure for individual listings and tips to get photos and videos to show up in some of the major internet search engines. Jump on board. The sooner the better. To see an example of a free listing visit www.bobzio.com/view_property_details.php?title=Cape-San-Blas-Vacation-Rental-Bayrock-2-on-http://www.Bobzio.com--6080-Cape-San-Blas-Rd,-Port-St-Joe,-Florida-&pro_id=25
Bayrock a Cape San Blas Vacation Rental has a special going on now under Special Offers. Book a week in May for $1100. This is a $400 discount. Visit bobzio.com to see all the details and video under the Special Offer section.
Bobzio.com has created several strategic partnerships to assist with marketing and management of Vacation Retnals. One is DirectPlacement.co for help with Search Engine Placement (SEP). Visit DirectPlacement.co and ask about search engine placement ( SEP ) for the bobzio.com vacation property listing or home exchange. Adam, the owner, is very knowledgeable about SEP and personable in his approach. There are no long term commitments or contracts to try DirectPlacement.co services.
The second strategic partnership is with Alan Lane, owner of DepositGuard.com. DepositGuard.com makes it possible for the individual owner to accept credit card payments and bank transfer checks. The fees are minimal and paid by the renter. The renter gains the security of an escrow agent safeguarding their rental deposits. A second option is using Dwolla.com. They offer accounts that do electronic payments using the internet and Cell Phones. There service costs 25 cents a transaction. Both DepositGuard.com and Dwolla.com will be common names in the future but now they are getting started just like Bobzio.com.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 8, 2012
Rosarito To Host Binational Convention
Of Sister Cities From June 14 To 17
ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO---This beachfront resort city 20 miles south of San Diego County will host the XXIII Binational Convention of the Sister Cities of Mexico and the United States from June 14 to 17.
“We expect about 200 people, including Sister City officials and mayors from throughout the U.S. and Mexico, as well as many others involved in this important international organization,” said Jorge Villanueva, president of the Rosarito Sister Cities Committee.
“Several prestigious guest speakers from both nations will be featured,” he added.
The XXIII Binational Convention of the Sister Cities Mexico and the United States will be an important forum to discuss international cooperation and plan for the future. It will include discussions on challenges, as well as success stories about sisterhood programs.
As well as promoting a spirit of international understanding, Sister Cities emphasizes activities that involve the donation of emergency response equipment, aid for orphanages and medical assistance for those in need, plus many more.
The event at the landmark Rosarito Beach Hotel is sponsored by the International Committee of the Sister Cities of Playas de Rosarito, the Rosarito city government and Baja state government.
“Sister Cities is a wonderful organization and we are honored to host this binational convention,” said Hugo Torres, hotel owner and former Rosarito mayor. “The organization shows that the world is not comprised so much of unconnected nations but of sister cities.”
Those who attend the convention can enjoy a satisfying mixture of work and play, of interesting conferences and beachfront sunsets. Members of Rosarito’s 14,000-person expatiate community can purchase one- or two-day passes.
Baja Studios, where Titanic, Master & Commander and other blockbusters were filmed, is in Rosarito, and the conference will include an exciting presentation on the movie industry, including a major motion picture now being produced there.
Conference attendees can dine on traditional lobster dishes at world famous Puerto Nuevo plus visit the vineyards of the Guadalupe Valley, where the Mexican soap opera “Cuando me Enamoro” was filmed. Optional trips include the outlets and casinos in San Diego.
For registration information and a full conference program, visit www.rosaritosistercities.com. For further information contact email@example.com.
MEDIA CONTACT: Ron Raposa
As fishing season ramps up in several states, outdoor-types are
anxiously packing their tackle boxes and waders to get ready. This year,
focus on the daily catch and let someone else take care of details.
Forbes Travel Guide rounded up five great fishing trips—all planned by
luxury hotels—to book this year. Check out the full list here on Startle.com.
If you’re looking to reel in a big one, head south of the border,
where one Baja hotel offers everything you need for deep-sea marlin
fishing—from a Hummer-chauffeured ride from the airport to a nightly
massage. In Belize, Francis Ford Coppola’s Turtle Inn offers saltwater
fly-fishing expeditions—you’ll be accompanied by local guides who’ve
been fishing here all their lives. For a true taste of luxury, stay at
the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Little Nell
in Aspen, where you can take a helicopter over the Colorado Rockies to
fly-fish at a private ranch. The trips include perks you wouldn’t do on
your own, including chef-prepared catch of the day and gourmet packed
lunches with wine pairings. Read the full story here to find out more—including when to go—about these fishing trips.
Hard Rock to run casino-hotel in Caribbean’s Aruba
Courtesy of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida
The Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to add another popular tourist spot to the list of locations for its Hard Rock hotel brand: the island of Aruba in the Dutch Caribbean.
Hard Rock International is to manage the 310-room, beachfront Hard
Rock Hotel & Casino in Aruba near the capital city of Oranjestad.
The hotel is to be built by Southwest Horeca Development. Details on
financing and contracts are still be finalized, said Michael Shindler,
executive vice president of Hard Rock Hotels & Casino.
The Seminole Tribe bought the Hard Rock brand five years ago for
nearly $1 billion. Hard Rock has hotels in such U.S. locations as
Hollywood, Tampa and Orlando in Florida; Las Vegas, Chicago and San
Diego in other states; and Thailand, Indonesia, Dominican Republic and
Panama, among other nations.
Plans call for Hard Rock to debut in Mexico later this year in a
partnership with Mexico’s Palace Resorts. Palace is renovating three of
its all-inclusive hotels in Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera May
near Cancun as Hard Rock hotels to open starting this year. Together,
the three will add roughly 2,200 rooms to the chain.
Click here for our recent story on Hard Rock’s global expansion. The move should increase awareness of the hotel brand bring more customers to hotels in Florida, analysts say.
As someone who has known the great side of Tijuana all his life--the mercados, the mariscos, the street vendors, the todo--it's
given me great pleasure to see that the world is finally realizing what
a gastronomic wonderworld Baja California is, from the Baja Med chefs
to San Felipe, from Kentucky Fried Buches to everything, that there is more to Baja than overpriced lobster dinners and tequila attacks. Because of that, I've encouraged Dave and Niyaz
to blog about their Tijuana experiences, because it's basically on our
front door and because their findings are always drool-inducing.
Then it got me thinking: why not include my amigo, Bill Esparza of Street Gourmet LA,
America's best chronicler of Mexican food in Mexico, who has led all
sorts of gabachos and pochos into Baja to discover the scene, in our
coverage? And thus, I'm thrilled as hell to announce the debut of our
new weekly column, Tijuana Sí!
We're going to publish it every Thursday, with dispatches from Bill,
Dave, Niyaz, and me (once in a while) about Baja California's food
scene: singular dishes, restaurant reviews, photo essays, obsessions
over a mercado stall, interviews with chefs, olive oil, wine, beer,
EVERYTHING. By doing so, we hope to entice ustedes gentle readers
into visiting Tijuana, into realizing it's a magnificent city ready to
open itself to the world again, except with great food instead of donkey
And for the inevitable haters who'll rant on and on about
corrupt federales, beheadings, and the like? I direct you to the
inspiration behind the column's name, the legendary rock en español
outfit, Tijuana No!, and specifically this song: