Mexico and its Magical Towns conquer Los Angeles, California with Tianguis Internacional

Mexico’s Magical Towns have taken Los Angeles, California by storm as the second edition of the International Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos kicked off at the Shrine Expo Hall. With over 6,000 eager visitors flocking to the event, including tourism industry leaders, travel agents, and tour operators, it’s clear that the charm of these 177 enchanting locations has captivated the hearts of many in the United States.… Read More

The tourism sector generated more than one billion pesos in one year

Tourism has emerged as a significant economic powerhouse in the state of Durango, mirroring its importance on a national scale. This captivating region has recently experienced remarkable growth in tourism, resulting in a substantial income influx. According to a recent report featured in a local newspaper, Durango’s tourism industry has contributed over one billion pesos to its economy within just one year. This achievement underscores Durango’s potential to ascend as a premier tourist destination.… Read More

Exhibition on the Magical Towns of Mexico in Los Angeles

Get ready to embark on a captivating journey through Mexico’s picturesque Magical Towns as the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico (Sectur) brings the Second International Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos to Los Angeles. This exciting event is scheduled to run from Friday, September 23, to Sunday, September 25, featuring the participation of 24 Mexican states eager to showcase 138 Magical Towns.… Read More

Monarch butterflies boost tourism in Michoacán with a 12 percent increase in visitors

Tourist numbers are set to soar in Michoacán as the annual migration of monarch butterflies approaches. The state’s tourism authorities are anticipating a substantial 12 percent increase in visitor arrivals this year, along with a remarkable 22 percent boost in economic income compared to previous seasons. This delightful phenomenon, as stated by Roberto Monroy, Secretary of Tourism of Michoacán, is attributed to the presence of these majestic butterflies, whose arrival is eagerly awaited year after year.… Read More

50 million tourists arrive in hotel rooms in Nayarit in the first seven months of 2023

In a remarkable tourism boom, Nayarit, Mexico, welcomed a staggering 50.4 million tourists to its hotel rooms during the first seven months of 2023. This revelation came from Miguel Torruco Marqués, the Secretary of Tourism for the federal Government. His announcement showcased a robust surge in visitors, with national tourists dominating the scene, making up 73.1 percent of the total, while foreign tourists constituted 26.9 percent of the influx.… Read More

Chocolate Festival 2023 will be held from November 15 to 19 in Tabasco

The 2023 Chocolate Festival is set to take place in Villahermosa, Tabasco, from November 15 to 19, according to an announcement made during a press conference at the Government Palace. This marks the 12th edition of the festival, which was presented by Tabasco Governor Carlos Manuel Merino Campos, Mayor of Centro Yolanda Osuna Huerta, and Secretary of Tourism José Antonio Nieves Rodríguez, among other officials and business representatives.… Read More

Los Cabos, the secret paradise of Mexico that seeks to attract Spanish investors and tourists

Los Cabos, a hidden gem in Mexico, is setting its sights on attracting Spanish investors and tourists, with ambitious plans to host 100,000 Spanish visitors within the next five years. This influx of tourists could contribute a substantial 235 million euros to the region’s economy. Los Cabos is fast becoming an enticing prospect for international investors, who view this Mexican paradise as an excellent opportunity to develop high-end tourist projects, including the construction of luxury hotels, golf courses, and residential villas.… Read More

Exploring Guanajuato: Unmissable treasures of a colonial city

Guanajuato, a city recognized as a World Heritage Site since 1988, is emerging as the premier colonial destination for tourists in Mexico, boasting a diverse array of attractions. This charming city beckons travelers from all corners of the globe and offers an authentic Mexican experience like no other. Here, we’ve compiled a list of five unmissable places to explore during your visit.… Read More

In the Tourist Tianguis of Magical Towns in the US, the promotion of Puebla will be strengthened

In an exciting development for Puebla’s tourism sector, the state is gearing up to make a splash at the Second Edition of the International Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns Expo) in Los Angeles, California. Scheduled for September 22 to 24, this event is set to be a remarkable platform for Puebla’s promotion, according to Marta Ornelas Guerrero, the head of the Ministry of Tourism.… Read More

“The best is coming for tourism in Hidalgo”

Miguel Torruco Marqués, Secretary of Tourism for the Mexican federal government, has expressed his optimism about the future of tourism in Hidalgo, Mexico. In his recent statement, he assured that “the best is coming for tourism,” highlighting the upcoming International Fair of Magical Towns in Los Angeles as a significant opportunity for Hidalgo to strengthen its presence and consolidate its position as a tourist destination.… Read More

Tourism professionals from all over Mexico meet in Mazatlán

Tourism experts from across Mexico have gathered in the picturesque city of Mazatlán, brought together by the Skål organization to discuss and address issues of shared interest. Operating under the theme of “Doing Business with Friends,” Skål not only advances the professional sector but also actively supports local communities through participation in various local events and activities. This unique international group encompasses all facets of the tourism industry and boasts CEOs as its members, convening at local, national, regional, and global levels.… Read More

Hotel occupancy increases in Hidalgo, between 2021 and 2023

Over the past three years, Hidalgo has witnessed a remarkable resurgence in hotel room occupancy, indicating a strong revival of tourist activity in the region. Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez, the head of Hidalgo’s Ministry of Tourism, has highlighted this trend, citing information from local hotel industry experts, and emphasized the sustained and growing economic recovery in the state.… Read More

Oaxaca and Guanajuato, allies in tourism promotion

Guanajuato, a state known for its rich cultural heritage and historical treasures, is set to strengthen its tourism sector through a newfound partnership with Oaxaca. This collaboration aims to boost the already substantial influx of Oaxacan tourists to Guanajuato, which currently stands at over 220,000 annually. This number is projected to surge by an additional 3,000 visitors following the commencement of direct flights between the two regions on July 12th, a development announced by Juan José Álvarez Brunei, Guanajuato’s Secretary of Tourism.… Read More

Huamantla becomes a successful tourism model for Tlaxcala

Under the leadership of Mayor Salvador Santos Cedillo, Huamantla has emerged as a shining example of successful tourism development in the Tlaxcala region. Over the past two years, this picturesque municipality has taken significant steps to bolster its reputation as a national and international tourist destination, particularly in the realms of sports, art, cuisine, and culture. Throughout this journey, the town has consistently showcased the grandeur of its people and its historical heritage.… Read More

Promoting tourism in San Luis Potosí: a promising capital

Efforts are underway to shed light on the hidden treasures of the stunning city of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Collaborative endeavors by various organizations aim to elevate it as a must-visit tourist destination. With its captivating landscapes, rich historical tapestry, and vibrant culture, San Luis Potosí stands as a unique and enchanting haven for avid travelers.… Read More

Awards for Tourism Innovation: 35 municipalities of Hidalgo participate

Tourism enthusiasts and service providers hailing from 35 municipalities across Hidalgo are gearing up to showcase their creativity and innovation as they vie for recognition in the prestigious “Tourism Innovation Awards.” These awards, organized by the State Secretary of Tourism, are set to commend the finest practices in the tourism sector and promise to be a game-changer for the industry.… Read More

Tourism in Michoacán increased in the summer of this year

The State Secretary of Tourism (Sectur) in Michoacán, Roberto Monroy García, has just revealed some promising news for the local tourism industry. According to his recent report, this summer saw a substantial uptick in tourism, with a total of 1,352,761 visitors descending upon the region. This represents an impressive 11.48 percent increase compared to the same period the previous year.

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Summer vacations in Tamaulipas close with an increase in tourism of 4% per year

Tamaulipas has wrapped up its summer vacation season in 2023 with a noteworthy 4% annual increase in tourism. Over the course of six weeks, approximately 3.8 million tourists flocked to the region, with more than half congregating in the southern destinations. This surge in tourism contributed significantly to the industry’s earnings, accumulating an impressive 3,406 million pesos.… Read More

Sectur will bet on the alleys of Magical Towns to rescue traditions and attract visitors

Palacios Domínguez emphasized that these initiatives align closely with Governor Rubén Rocha Moya’s vision, which prioritizes the creation of new tourist magnets to captivate and engage visitors, while simultaneously uplifting local communities through sustainable development. As a testament to this commitment, work will commence in El Rosario during the first week of September, promising more thematic alleys that are expected to be unveiled soon, thanks to their rapid progress towards completion.… Read More

Quintana Roo triumphs at the World Travel Awards 2023 with 21 awards

In a remarkable display of its tourism prowess, Quintana Roo has once again asserted its dominance, not just as a premier Mexican and Latin American tourist hotspot, but as a global tourist magnet. The 2023 World Travel Awards turned out to be a shower of accolades for this Mexican gem, with an astounding seven awards being clinched. This triumph has been confirmed by Bernardo Cueto, the Secretary of Tourism in Quintana Roo, who articulated that the region’s tourism model is underpinned by a joint commitment to fashion sustainable and inclusive destinations, fostering prosperity for all residents of Quintana Roo.… Read More

An innovative vineyard brings wine tourism to Quintana Roo

An unexpected twist has taken root in the tropical Mexican Caribbean, as a pioneering vineyard garners attention and acclaim, introducing a novel facet to the region’s tourism landscape. This innovative project, dubbed “Viñedo Viveros,” has not only redefined the traditional agricultural pursuits of the area but has also earned the prestigious “Tourism Innovation” award, adding a new dimension to Quintana Roo’s allure.… Read More

Discover the secret of the depth: the fascinating cave of the ‘Sleeping Sharks’

Beneath the waves lies a clandestine realm, a sanctuary for some of the planet’s most fearsome sharks, known for their ferocity. The azure waters of the Mexican Caribbean cradle an astonishing diversity of marine life, with sharks lurking within their depths. Situated 30 kilometers away from Isla Mujeres, a hidden underwater gem named the ‘Cueva de los Tiburones Dormidos’ or the ‘Cave of the Sleeping Sharks’ beckons divers from across the globe, offering a unique spectacle of sharks at rest.… Read More

The wine harvest seasons have given tourism in Querétaro a great economic opportunity

In a recent conversation with Adriana Vega Vázquez Mellado, Secretary of Tourism for the State of Querétaro, the remarkable progress and potential of the region’s wine tourism initiatives have been highlighted. This ever-evolving partnership between the Secretary of Culture of Querétaro, Tere García Besné, and the Secretary of Tourism, Alejandra Iturbe, is proving to be a pivotal force in the development of Querétaro’s cultural and tourism landscapes.… Read More

Technological development will be promoted for the tourism and business sector in Hidalgo

In a bid to foster innovation and usher in new technological advancements for the betterment of the business and tourism sectors, the National Chamber of Commerce, Services, and Tourism (Concanaco-Servytur) has introduced the Business and Travel Development and Innovation Center (CDIET). This initiative stands as a platform poised to offer diverse competitive edges to enterprises.… Read More

The composer Arturo Márquez is immortalized in Álamos with a bust and plaque in his honor

In a heartfelt tribute, the town of Álamos, Sonora, has immortalized the renowned composer and conductor, Jesús Arturo Márquez Navarro, through the unveiling of a bronze bust in his honor. This event unfolded during the seventh edition of the ‘Álamos Pueblo Mágico’ Cultural Festival, which aims to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the region. The Municipal Government of Álamos, in collaboration with the Secretary of Tourism in Sonora, orchestrated this poignant ceremony to pay homage to a local luminary.… Read More

Quintana Roo occupies second place at the national level in attracting tourism investment

In a recent development, Quintana Roo has emerged as a leading destination for tourism investment in Mexico, claiming the second spot at the national level. Particularly noteworthy is the continuous influx of hotel investments into this region. As of the first half of this year, the state has welcomed 128,166 tourists, resulting in the addition of 767 new rooms. This is a significant rise from the 127,399 rooms reported at the closure of 2022.… Read More

Playa Miramar is “the jewel in the crown” of tourism in Tamaulipas

Playa Miramar stands out as the undeniable gem of Tamaulipas’ thriving tourism, welcoming a staggering 1.6 million tourists to its pristine shores. The State Tourism Secretariat has proudly revealed that this surge in visitors has triggered a notable boon across various sectors of the local economy, including restaurants, bars, hotels, shops, and handicrafts, all of which have reported a significant upswing in profits.… Read More

Magic Towns and Green Angels will give a new face to tourism in Veracruz

The Secretary of Tourism for the Mexican Government, Miguel Torruco Marqués, along with Governor Cuitláhuac García Jiménez, embarked on a productive journey through the state of Veracruz. The primary objective was to catalyze actions that bolster the region’s tourism by enhancing its attractions, infrastructure, and more, ultimately yielding economic gains for the local populace.… Read More

Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta consolidate the tourism sector of Jalisco

Jalisco’s thriving tourism sector is being firmly anchored by its two prime destinations: Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta. These picturesque locales have solidified their positions through effective promotional strategies and the introduction of new attractions. As a result, an impressive economic surge of up to 45% compared to the previous year is anticipated, with an 8% growth when juxtaposed with the pre-pandemic era of 2019.… Read More

Interest is increasing to see the total solar eclipse of 2024 from Sinaloa

As the celestial spectacle of the total solar eclipse approaches, all eyes are turning towards Sinaloa, where plans are underway to make the most of this extraordinary event slated for April 8 next year. The Ministry of Tourism in Sinaloa is actively collaborating with various agencies to ensure that the “Great Mexican Eclipse 2024” becomes a truly unforgettable experience for both locals and tourists alike.… Read More

Tourism advances in Querétaro with citizen participation

Querétaro’s tourism sector is experiencing a significant upswing, thanks to collaborative efforts between government authorities and engaged citizens. At the helm of this initiative is Adriana Vega Vázquez Mellado, the State Secretary of Tourism, who recently spearheaded a pivotal meeting of the Tourism Citizen Participation Council. Comprising a mix of influential business figures and industry leaders, the council convened to assess the state of tourism within the region and to devise strategies aimed at mutual benefit.… Read More

Tourism sector in Mexico exceeds pre-pandemic levels by 19.3%

Mexico’s tourism sector is experiencing a remarkable revival, surpassing even pre-pandemic levels with an impressive 19.3% surge. The Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) has disclosed that a staggering $15.577 billion has flowed into the country from international visitors during the first half of 2023. This reflects a substantial 12.8% increase in comparison to the same period in 2022, and astonishingly, it outpaces the earnings recorded from January to June 2019 by 19.3%.… Read More

Guanajuato again achieves the headquarters of the Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit

Guanajuato, a region renowned for its commitment to sustainable practices, is set to host the esteemed Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit for the second time. Previously held in Quintana Roo, this event stands as the pinnacle of sustainable and social tourism gatherings in Latin America. The forthcoming summit is scheduled to take place from August 30 to September 2 at the Poliforum León. This decision was formally announced by Guanajuato’s tourism authorities during a press conference held in Mexico City.… Read More

Price Travel Hot Sale boosts tourism in San Luis Potosí

San Luis Potosí’s tourism landscape is basking in the glow of success, thanks to a strategic partnership between the municipal government and the Price Travel platform. The 2023 Hot Sale, a widely anticipated event, has breathed new life into the region’s tourism sector, propelling key metrics like reservations, lodging nights, and passenger numbers into impressive double-digit growth territory. Claudia Lorena Peralta, the astute Director of Municipal Tourism, shared this exciting development.… Read More

Los Cabos: a land of wild rocks and steep cliffs

Nestled in the heart of nature’s grandeur, Los Cabos emerges as a sought-after paradise inviting globetrotters with an array of enticing experiences. From seaside camel rides to captivating snorkeling in the renowned ‘Aquarium of the World,’ the allure of this destination has already captivated over two million visitors in the year 2023.… Read More

Jalisco is the third largest recipient of international tourism in Mexico

The first half of 2023 has showcased Jalisco’s rising stature in the realm of international tourism, as it welcomed a staggering 1.7 million foreign visitors. This impressive figure not only represents a remarkable 16.5% growth compared to 2022 but also an impressive 17% surge compared to the pre-pandemic levels of 2019. Amongst Mexico’s various states, Jalisco now stands proudly as the third most sought-after destination by global tourists, surpassed only by the bustling Quintana Roo and the vibrant Mexico City.… Read More

Tecate will be beautified with the Magical Color Routes program

Tecate, a charming town nestled in the heart of Baja California, is set to undergo a stunning transformation through the implementation of the Magical Color Routes program. Accompanied by esteemed dignitaries including Governor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, Miguel Aguíñiga Rodríguez, Secretary of Tourism of Baja California, Edgar Darío Benítez Ruiz, the municipal president of Tecate, and the Honorable Zhang Run, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Mexico, the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) officially announced the town’s continuation as a ‘Magical Town’ – a prestigious designation earned in 2012, thanks to the town’s dedicated efforts and captivating allure.… Read More