Travel Marketing

Havas to Launch LuxHub in Latin America (INTERVIEW with Tammy Smulders, Global MD)

LuxHub, the centre of excellence within Havas that focuses on fashion, luxury and premium lifestyle, is expanding to Latin America. The LuxHub will be based in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have offices also in Mexico City and São Paulo. Tammy Smulders, Global Managing Director of Havas LuxHub based in London, UK, speaks with Portada about current challenges in luxury goods […]


Luxury Ads to Grow 3%: Strong In-house Native, Print Dominates “High Luxury”

Expenditure on luxury advertising will rise by 3.0% in 2016, up from 1.9% in 2015, according to Zenith’s Luxury Advertising Expenditure Forecasts second annual edition. Luxury advertisers will spend a total of US$10.9bn across the top 18 markets(including The United Stated) in 2016, up from US$10.6bn in 2015. The USA is the largest luxury ad markets, accounting for 45% of luxury adspend in 2015, according to the report.


TRAVEL ROUND-UP: Skyscanner, Sabre, ASUR, and More…

A summary of the most exciting recent news in travel marketing and media in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop. U.S./U.S.-HISPANIC MARKET A recent AAA survey has shown that more than one-third of Americans (35%) are planning on taking a vacation involving two or […]


Sojern’s Andres Franklin on Programmatic and the Uniqueness of the Travel Industry

Real-time marketing and Big Data have opened big opportunities for marketers when it comes to hyper-targeting their prospects. This is particularly true of the heavily-digitized travel marketing sector. Sojern, a performance marketing platform, has specialized in delivering that message that each unique user is looking for before traveling. We asked Andrés Franklin, commercial director for Latin America at Sojern, to spell it all out for us.


6 Things You Need to Know About Best Western’s Approach to Marketing

Travel Marketing is one of the categories that are changing at the most rapid pace. As Dorothy Dowling, SVP of Marketing and Sales for Best Western International, puts it” you have to be able to pivot very quickly.”.The 30-year hotel industry veteran directs all of Best Western’s marketing and sales. We talked with Dowling about the latest (digital) marketing trends and about Best Western’s forays into the U.S. Hispanic market. 6 things you need to know.


MARKETER INTERVIEW: Volaris’ Ricardo Rivera on How Digital Marketing Should Be Reflected in a Company’s Organization

Volaris, the low-cost Mexican airline that has an important presence in the U.S. Hispanic market, is one of the pioneers in Mexican online marketing. Ricardo Rivera, Head of Marketing, Volaris (watch Video in Spanish), spoke to Portada about what he has learned in digital marketing and social marketing so far and what he recommends companies to do to keep up with the latest trends.


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During the seventh edition of the #PortadaMX summit, experts in Influencer Marketing took the stage to discuss best practices surrounding this elusive but undeniably effective tool to reach consumers. Vivian Baron, CEO and Creative Chairwoman at Band of Insiders, presented the panelists: Best Buy Mexico's E-commerce Subdirector José Camargo, Grupo Bimbo's Global Consumer Engagement Lead Giustina Trevisi, Band of Insiders' Influencer Marketing Manager Leonardo Vargas, and Pepsico/Drinkfinity's Director of Business Innovation & Marketing Yamile Elias.


Experts: Sears’ Future in Mexico Remains Bright, Implications for U.S. Hispanic Market

Experts: Sears’ Future in Mexico Remains Bright, Implications for U.S. Hispanic Market

Experts tell Portada the downfall of the storied retailer won’t affect the Sears franchise in Mexico where better merchandising and e-commerce under the management of Grupo Carso, owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, have built the franchise into a big hit with Mexican consumers. The implications for the U.S. Hispanic Market.


FIFA Adds Women’s Soccer Strategy

FIFA Adds Women’s Soccer Strategy

For FIFA, increased participation will mean increased interest in the women's game, leading to more marketing opportunities for brands as well.