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Building on solid tourism numbers in 2011, the Mexico Tourism Board predicts 52 million tourists will visit Mexico in 2012.

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hop-on, Inc. (pinksheets:HPNN) today announced through Hop-on's subsidiary, Hop-on Mobile, S. DE R.L. DE C.V. the first tourism industry specific cell phone with 24 hour a day privileges and services. The Company is looking to exploit its "first mover" advantage and bring truly new and innovative products to market in Mexico and neighboring markets. Peter Michaels, CEO of Hop-on, stated, "Hop-on has shipped thousands of phones into the Mexican Tourism Market. Hop-on has orders and relationships with the "Mega Resorts" in Cancun and neighboring tourism markets. The Mexican Ministry of Tourism reported that the number of air arrivals in December 2011 was up 13 percent compared to the same period in 2010. More than 1.07 million international travelers visited Mexico in the last month of 2011, a record for December. In addition to an increase of visitors from the US (10.6 percent) and Canada (9.1 percent), Mexico received significant year on year increases from Spain (6 percent), Italy (10.5 percent), Argentina (21.4 percent), and France (12.4 percent). "We envisage that 2012 will be a record-breaking year for Mexico in terms of tourism numbers," said Rodolfo Lopez-Negrete, Chief Operating Officer of the Mexico Tourism Board. "Mexico's tourism industry is undergoing a stunning transformation - based on a bold strategy of diversification -- focused on promoting a broader range of tourism products (i.e. cultural tourism, adventure travel and health related-tourism) aimed at attracting a new breed of global consumer." "The Mexico Tourism Board will continue to market directly to tourists from non-traditional origins in Europe and Asia, while at the same time strengthening our hold on American and Canadian travelers." Hop-on has been upgraded to "PinkSheets Current Information" rating by the widely-used Over-the-Counter quotation service upon acceptance of the Company's most recent financial statements and other requested supplemental information. About Hop-on, Inc. Hop-on, Inc. is a leading international manufacturer of electronics. Since the company's inception, it has been known for developing the world's first $10 disposable cell phone. Today, Hop-on remains one of the few U.S. based manufacturers of cellular technology. The Company currently develops and manufactures electronic cigarettes and cigars for distributors throughout the U.S. and internationally. Hop-on also offers multi-media services and has secured licensing agreements from essential patent holders for GSM, CDMA and WiFi technologies. Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933, and are subject to Rule 3B-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and other results and further events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Future events and actual results could differ materially from those set forth in, contemplated by, or underlying the forward-looking statements. Hop-on: Danny Coleman 1-949-756-9008 SOURCE Hop-on, Inc. Copyright (C) 2012 PR Newswire. All rights reserved
Published Monday, January 30, 2012 11:38 AM by Zinnia Q.


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