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Mexico Could Have Done Without The Acapulco Drug War Shootout

June 8, 2009 at 5:01 PM | by | ()

There's tons of hotel news flying around this week and we don't have time to give each and every story the love and attention it may deserve, so you will have to settle for some news briefs.

· Acapulco Resort Area Under Fire: Mexico has had a bad enough tourism year with the recession and the swine flu but the deadly drug war shootout in Acapulco is absolutely frightening. [NY Times]

· Mulberry Street Hotel Tentatively Called Hotel: There's a new hotel about to open on NYC's Mulberry Street. The name? According to this snapshot, "hotel." [Curbed]

· It's Mojito Monday: At the Mad46 Rooftop Space on top of the Roosevelt Hotel in NYC. The mojitos are $10 but you do get one free ginger mojito. [Twitter]

· The W San Diego's Owners Having Money Issues: The owners of the W San Diego (not Starwood) are forfeiting the property to its lenders. The big question is: Will the W brand remain? [WSJ]

[Photo via the AP]

Archived Comments:

cheap hotels in Acapulco?

If they weren't slashing hotel prices before this latest gun and grenade business, I bet there are super cheap deals to be had right about now.