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Cambalache’s new location at La Isla Shopping Mall in Cancun

Cambalache was established in 1986 by a group of culinary professionals
dedicated to offering the most authentic home-style Argentinean cuisine
served in an original and innovative atmosphere. Since then their great success has been in delivering the highest quality imported steaks;  carefully aged to perfection and qualified only by the highest standards in the industry. The delicious menu is complimented by delectable family recipes that are typical in the Argentinean kitchen. Even the most demanding palate will be satisfied. At Cambalache you will encounter a warm atmosphere typical of the Buenos Aires people (referred to as Portenos). The decor and Tango music are passionate. There is no doubt you will enjoy the best Argentinean food in Mexico within Cambalache. Their exclusive “charcoal grill” and Asador (Vertical Spit over hot coals) are what make the difference. You will enjoy the best cuts of prime beef; beef de chorizo (similar to rib eye); tenderloin with sauces; and strip steak.
Also, tender pork and lamb roasted slowly over hot coals. Add to your experience with gourmet salads, pasta dishes, grilled vegetables, and heavenly desserts. Their extensive wine list includes varieties from Argentina, Mexico, Spain, France, Chile and California.

New Customs Procedures Simplify Entering Mexico

The traffic light lottery utilized by Mexican Customs will soon be a quirk of the past. Changes intended to improve service to travelers include elimination of the traffic signals that randomly select people for a baggage search at Customs entry points. At present, travelers must press a button when passing through Customs, and those who get a green light are free to go. The unlucky few who get a red have their bags searched. The changes were implemented at Mexico City airport’s Terminal 2 as a pilot project and will include the elimination of Customs declarations forms that are completed by travelers coming from abroad. At airports, baggage will be inspected by x-ray scanners while in transit between planes and baggage carousels in coordination with the Federal Police. Following the pilot, the new system will be introduced gradually at Terminal 1 in Mexico City and at the international airports in Cancún, Los Cabos, Guadalajara and Monterrey, through which 85% of international travelers arrive in Mexico. Authorities say the new procedures, which are standard practice internationally, will make it simpler for travelers, to whom control and inspection measures will be imperceptible.

UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya. Experience a new category of all-inclusive.

Set on the stunning white beaches of Riviera Maya, UNICO 20°87° immerses guests in the culture of the region, from the locally-inflected cocktails and cuisines to the art in the rooms. Three unique pools and a holistic spa and wellness center drive home a sense of relaxed luxury, while exciting pop-up events insert a touch of spontaneity into the experience. The adults only Riviera Maya all-inclusive hotel, each bright, spacious room is filled with local inspiration, from the art on the wall, to the patterns of the upholstery, to the handcrafted details throughout; they are a luxurious reflection of modern Mexico.

Cvent Reveals Top U.S. Meeting Destinations for 2017

Tysons Corner, Va.–Cvent, Inc., a cloud-based enterprise event management company, today revealed its annual list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States. The list was compiled according to meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network, a database of more than 245,000 hotels, resorts, and special event venues. Cvent sourced nearly $11 billion in meetings and events globally through its marketplace in 2016.

The top 10 cities for meeting and event booking in the United States for 2017 are:

  1. Orlando, Florida
  2. Las Vegas, Nevada
  3. Chicago, Illinois
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
  5. San Diego, California
  6. Washington, D.C.
  7. Nashville, Tennessee
  8. Dallas, Texas
  9. New York, New York
  10. Phoenix, Arizona