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Acapulco regains glamour as gentrification grows

Acapulco set to recreate glamorous past?
Acapulco set to recreate glamorous past? Image by Prayitno / CC BY 2.0

The resort of Acapulco on Mexico’s southwest coast has seen the latest development open for business aimed at bringing back tourists. Once a favourite destination for glamorous holidays, the city’s reputation has recently been tarnished by drug violence, but the Mundo Imperial Complex, a massive convention centre, hotel and entertainment venue, hopes to build on the resort’s changing fortunes and encourage visitors to return. Read more: travelpulse.com