Travel News Round-Up – Around the World in 7 URLs!

Welcome back, fellow travelers! Today it’s all about travel news. Let’s see if we can round up some travel news from each continent.

1. Mexico hosted 35 million international visitors in 2016, a 9% increase from 2015. Que genial, mis amigos!

2. Korean Air adds some new aircraft in anticipation of long-haul flights to Madrid, Toronto, and Zurich.

3. The Hard Rock may invade Costa Rica. Oof, all I can say is thank my lucky stars I’ve already been there.

4. Ireland will likely avoid ‘hard borders’ once Brexit is final. Slainte!

5. Environmental rules have limited the number of cruises to Antarctica, so here’s a list of the best of the best. My 2018 plans are more in focus now.

6. Australia’s Whitsunday Island has the best beach for the fourth year running! Good on ya, Aussies!

7. Uganda is becoming a prime spot for great ape-watching tours. Adding this to my bucket list!!

That is our travel news round-up for this week! What do you think? Did anything catch your eye? Let me know if the comments.