A new wave of hotels is cresting in Mexico City. Here is a look at three hotels that are set to debut in the country's capital city.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts is opening a second W location in the Santa Fe neighborhood. W Santa Fe will occupy a portion of a larger development, Liberty Plaza, in the commercial district. The hotel will have 132 guest rooms, with dining options from other locations in the Plaza, and a rooftop pool and bar.
Also in the Santa Fe district, Hilton has just opened the 260-room Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe. The hotel connects guests with offices, retail centers, dining and entertainment options within the Samara complex. Inside guests will find dining options lake Madera Restaurant. Cocktails can also enjoy light snacks and cocktails at Cielo, the hotel's rooftop bar, and the Lobby Lounge. Other amenities include a rooftop pool, fitness center and meeting space.
The JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City has just wrapped a year-long renovation and is showing off new guest rooms, a lobby, Xanat Bistro & Terrace, health club and executive lounge. The guest rooms have marble bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, 37-inch flat screen TVs and more. The newly renovated lobby has private comfort zones, while the new dining addition is serving up authentic Mexican cuisine. The newly renovated health club includes facials, manicures, pedicures, massages, hair and makeup services and a steam room. There is also a new Executive Lounge that offers views over the city.
Beginning April 11, Aeromexico began a fourth daily seasonal flight on its Miami - Mexico City route. The flight leaves Miami daily at 2:30 am, 7:00 am, 3:00 pm, and 6:08 pm. Return flights leave Mexico City daily at 1:00 am, 9:36 am, 12:44 am and 7:45 am.
Mexico City saw 9.2 million visitors in 2013, 82 percent domestic and 18 percent international. Of the international visitors, 85 percent were from the US. Overall tourism revenues were approximately $3.1 billion. Looking ahead, Mexico City anticipates 12 million tourist arrivals, as well as overall tourism revenue of $4.2 billion.