Travel Agenda: Mexico in party mood, New Miami Beach hotel and a Maastricht Christmas makeover

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Mexico is in a party mood, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1910 Revolution. Festivities include fireworks and parades, with a number of spin-off events, including a food festival in Playa del Carmen tomorrow (

This week

Miami Beach has a new hotel. The Lords South Beach opens tomorrow, geared towards a gay crowd ( In Jamaica, Goldeneye reopens on Thursday. The former home of Ian Fleming now features beach cottages and suites, as well as Fleming's original villa (

In the diary

From 3 December to 2 January, the historic centre of Maastricht will be transformed for Christmas with markets, an ice rink and music (