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Investment Pays Off for SPI

Hotelier Barry Patel is upping his ante in the South Padre Island tourism economy with the construction of a Courtyard by Marriott near his Hilton Garden Inn on the north end of the coastal town. He is wagering the Island’s future will deal him a full house. “I am very optimistic about the Island,” said Patel, a former mayor. “The things that the city has done in the last three…

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Lubbock: West Texas Windfall

West Texas town has something for everyone No longer your grandfather’s West Texas town, Lubbock has become a destination well worth the trip. What’s…

McAllen International Airport Plans Improvements

$2.9-Million Grant Funds Building Improvements McAllen International Airport is receiving $2.935 million from the Federal Aviation Administration via the Airport Improvement Program. Funds will…
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American and United add flights to Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport 

Passengers at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport now…

RV Parks for All Seasons 

The 110,000-plus Winter Texans who migrate to the Valley for two to…

Airport expansion brings benefits 

McAllen-Miller Airport this year has finally captured the majority…