MÉXICO » April-2023

Come and have fun at the Children’s and Girl’s Day Festival

The Institute of Culture and Arts of the state of Campeche is inviting families and their children to attend the Festival of the Day of the Boy and Girl. The festival will take place on April 30th at Concha Acústica, starting from 10am until 8:30 pm. There will be a variety of fun activities for the whole family, such as contests, music, a clown show, games, artistic workshops, tram rides, and much more.… Read More

Cozumel and Mahahual seek to attract more cruise travelers

Cozumel and Mahahual are exploring ways to attract more cruise passengers, as the sector is an essential part of tourism in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The general director of the Integral Port Administration of Quintana Roo, Vagner Elbiorn Vega, met with the president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, Michael Bayley, to propose projects that would attract more cruise ships to the area.… Read More

Puebla is among the destinations with the highest hotel occupancy before the May holidays

The Mexican city of Puebla is expected to see a 61.5% hotel occupancy over the next two long weekends, according to projections from the federal Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). The weekends in question commemorate Labor Day and the Battle of Puebla, and run from April 28 to May 1, and from May 4 to 7, respectively. Puebla is among a number of non-beach destinations where there is expected to be high demand for accommodation during these periods.… Read More

Tamaulipas promotes gastronomic tourism in Nuevo Laredo

The Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, Mexico, has expressed the government’s commitment to promoting the Gastronomy of Tamulipas to boost the economy and tourism. The comments come after the success of the “Grill Fest Women on the Grill 2023” event held at the Cultural Center of the City of Nuevo Laredo, organized by the Association of Women in the Media.… Read More

Influencers will promote tourism in Hidalgo

The Mexican Employers’ Confederation (COPARMEX) in partnership with the federal Ministry of Tourism has launched the Impulsa Turismo promotion campaign to boost tourism in Hidalgo, Mexico. Ten young social media influencers are part of the campaign, tasked with creating content for their followers on various platforms to promote the state’s tourist attractions.… Read More

Tourism outlet in Yucatan closes with excellent results

The Yucatán Siglo XXI Convention Center recently held the second edition of the “Viajo porque viajo (I Travel Because I Travel)” expo, which brought together various companies in the tourism sector, such as travel agencies, hotels, transportation companies, and airlines. The event offered special rates to individuals seeking the best vacation destinations.… Read More

Get to know the San Bartolo hot springs in Veracruz

The San Bartolo Hot Springs, located in the mountainous region of the municipality of Atzalan, Veracruz, is a perfect getaway for people looking to spend a weekend in a natural spa. The hot springs are not well known, so visitors might have the place to themselves or their family. The hot springs are formed from the Misantla River and are rich in minerals, emanating high-temperature water. Visitors can enjoy a crystal-clear view of turquoise waters, flora, and fauna.… Read More

More than 220,000 tourists went to Tlaquepaque on vacation

During Holy Week and Easter, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, a popular tourist destination within the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, received over 220,000 visitors, including people from Guadalajara, other Mexicans and some foreigners. The municipality recorded a hotel occupancy rate of 90% and an economic spill of 154 million 350 thousand pesos, according to the Tlaquepaque municipal government.… Read More

Cancun is a tourist leader in Latin America

On the occasion of Cancun’s 53rd anniversary, travel agency Despegar conducted an analysis of the destination’s positioning in the region, concluding that Cancun is the destination with the greatest tourist recovery in Latin America. The Riviera Maya and Cancun are among the most popular destinations for Latin American travelers, with bookings to Cancun doubling in 2022 compared to the same period in 2020 and 2021. Cancun was also the third destination with the highest growth in mobile travel reservations (+57%) in 2022.… Read More

Yucatan is ready to show its strengths in romance tourism

The state of Yucatan in Mexico is preparing to showcase its strengths in romance tourism by hosting the Forever Wedding Summit (FWS) on April 18 and 19, 2023. The event is expected to attract 350 attendees, including 300 wedding planners, 50 of which are among the best in Latin America. The summit provides an ideal opportunity for the state to highlight its specialized offerings and services, as well as its many scenic locations such as old cathedrals and churches, haciendas, chapels, beaches, and cenotes.… Read More

COTUCO seeks that the entry of tourists to Mexico is agile

The Tijuana Tourism and Conventions Committee (COTUCO) in Baja California Norte is asking federal authorities to review the admission process for foreign tourists entering the country to make it more efficient. The committee has observed that unnecessary documentation is often requested of tourists trying to enter Mexico, causing delays in the process. COTUCO’s leader, Arturo Gutiérrez, said that they have requested a precise review of the admission process to ensure that only necessary documents are requested.… Read More

5 hot springs to discover in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico has a lot to offer beyond its architectural beauty, cultural attractions, and mining legacy. Visitors can also enjoy the hidden gem of hot springs that are available in the area. This article highlights five such hot springs that offer a relaxing atmosphere through their thermal water pools.… Read More

Destinations in Hidalgo that you should know if you like adventure tourism

The State of Hidalgo is promoting adventure tourism, showcasing its natural wonders, gastronomy, landscapes, and cultural events through the “Hidalgo ¡Tiene Algo!” video. Adventure tourism is expected to be the leading activity during Easter, offering magic, flavor, and fun for children and adults. The state is inviting tourists from across Mexico to experience some of the most impressive and beautiful destinations, including the Basaltic Prisms, Xoxafi Grottoes, Tolantongo Caves, Peña del Aire, and Los Mármoles National Park.… Read More

Isla Mujeres and Cozumel “float” in success

Isla Mujeres and Cozumel are two Mexican islands that are considered special destinations due to their unique geographical conditions. Recently, the Integral Port Administration of Quintana Roo projected that the two municipalities would experience an increase of up to 922,000 passengers during April, which is a growth of nearly 18% in Isla and 22% in Cozumel compared to the previous year. Additionally, Cozumel has reported a 104% increase in passengers arriving on cruise ships in the first three months of the year, and it is estimated that there will be 1,154 arrivals and 3,726,115 passengers throughout 2023.… Read More

It is projected to mobilize more than 922 thousand passengers to Isla Mujeres and Cozumel in April

The Integral Port Administration of Quintana Roo (APIQROO) is expecting a significant increase in the number of passengers traveling to Isla Mujeres and Cozumel in April. The agency projects that over 922,000 passengers will visit the two popular tourist destinations, which represents an 18% increase in passengers for Isla Mujeres and 22% for Cozumel compared to the previous year.… Read More

San Luis Potosí registers a large influx of tourists during Holy Week

The director of Tourism of the San Luis Potosí City Council, Claudia Lorena Peralta Antiga, has reported a surge in tourism during Holy Week. The events held since last weekend in San Luis Capital have generated more than 70 percent of hotel occupancy. She stated that the hotel influx is expected to reach levels of 90 percent next weekend since they are the strongest days of the Easter holidays.… Read More

Growth of 30% is expected in the arrival of tourism in Sinaloa

The state of Sinaloa is expected to see a 30% growth in tourist arrivals during the Easter holiday period, which runs from Thursday, April 6 to Sunday, April 9. The main destination for tourists is Mazatlán, where a historic Holy Week is expected, with hotel associations reporting high reservation numbers. Tourists are also expected to visit the Magical Towns and beaches in the state. The increase in arrivals is predicted to be similar to the 25-30% growth seen during the Mazatlan Carnival.… Read More

Sonora awaits the arrival of one million 600 thousand tourists in Holy Week

The Governor of Sonora, Alfonso Durazo Montaño, has announced that over one million 600 thousand tourists from various parts of Mexico, as well as the United States, are expected to visit Sonora during the Holy Week. The three levels of government, federal, state and municipal, have come together to ensure the safety of these visitors with 8,600 personnel being made available.… Read More

The vacationers will leave a spill of 100 million pesos in Tabasco

The state of Tabasco in Mexico is expecting an economic boost of over 100 million pesos due to the Holy Holiday season. This comes after a three-year critical period caused by the pandemic and economic slowdown, which had a major impact on the tourism sector, leading to a near-complete shutdown. However, indicators in hotel occupancy, restaurants, tour packages, airlines, and airport operations are now at their maximum point of operation, according to the main tourist operators in Tabasco.… Read More

Puebla is projected among the 10 most visited cities in Easter 2023

The Mexican city of Puebla is expected to be among the top ten most visited destinations during the Holy Week and Easter holidays in 2023, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). Puebla’s hotel occupancy is projected to reach 63.5%, which is 1.4 percentage points above the national estimate of 62.1%. The city is one of twelve tourist centers monitored by the DataTur system.

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15 Oaxacan beaches suitable for recreational use are endorsed this Holy Week

The state of Oaxaca is renowned for its stunning beaches, attracting millions of tourists each year. However, the state’s health officials have taken it upon themselves to ensure the safety and cleanliness of these beaches, especially during the upcoming Holy Week holiday period. The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) has endorsed 15 of Oaxaca’s beaches for recreational use, indicating that they are safe and clean.… Read More

ChatGPT proposes to visit Mexico for its tourist offer

Carlos Slim Domit, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Carso, recently spoke at the Tianguis Turístico 2023 event in Mexico and asked ChatGPT for its recommendation on whether people should visit Mexico. In response, ChatGPT suggested that Mexico is a beautiful country with a lot to offer, from vibrant cities to historic towns, mountains to beach towns, and a vibrant culture with delicious food and friendly people. Slim Domit praised the response and its positive impact on tourism.… Read More