MÉXICO » June-2023

CDMX receives more than five million visitors in the first months of 2023

CDMX (Mexico City) is experiencing a promising recovery following the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Luz Elena González Escobar, the head of the Ministry of Administration and Finance. Taking to her social media platforms, she shared that the capital city has seen a notable increase in tourism. From January to May 2023, a total of 5.6 million tourists flocked to CDMX, coinciding with Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo’s tenure as the city’s government leader.… Read More

After eight years of waiting, Córdoba and Naolinco finally receive the title of Magical Town

Córdoba and Naolinco, two towns in Veracruz, Mexico, have finally been granted the coveted title of Magic Town after an eight-year wait. This designation, given by the federal Ministry of Tourism, is highly sought after as it guarantees an 8 percent increase in tourist activity and brings economic benefits to the region. The integration of these towns into the program was celebrated in Veracruz, with officials expressing their gratitude to Miguel Torruco Marqués, the head of the agency, and Iván Francisco Martínez Olvera, the State Secretary of Tourism and Culture, for their support and coordination.… Read More

San Ignacio, new Magical Town of Sinaloa

San Ignacio, a municipality located in Sinaloa, has been designated as a Magical Town by the Federal Tourism Secretariat. This distinction was granted on Monday, June 26, in recognition of the area’s rich history, delectable gastronomy, and stunning beaches. San Ignacio now joins the list of five other municipalities in Sinaloa that have received this prestigious title: El Fuerte, Mocorito, Cosalá, and El Rosario.… Read More

Sonora obtains the distinction of two Magical Towns after 11 years

Sonora has reason to celebrate as two of its towns, Ures and San Carlos, have been officially recognized as Magical Towns by the Ministry of Tourism of the Government of Mexico. This distinction, which promotes Sonora as a significant national and international tourist destination, marks the culmination of a remarkable 11-year journey. Governor Alfonso Durazo Montano expressed his satisfaction with this achievement.… Read More

Pride celebration could spill 1,200 million pesos: Concanaco

Mexico City’s LGBTIQ+ Pride celebration, which commenced with a march last Saturday and will continue until June 28, is anticipated to bring an economic benefit of 1,200 million pesos to the tourism and commerce sectors in the city, according to Héctor Tejada Shaar, the president of Concanaco-Servytur (Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services, and Tourism).… Read More

Clean and suitable for recreation beaches in Nayarit

Good news for beach lovers! The Secretary of Tourism in Nayarit, Juan Enrique Suárez del Real Tostado, has announced that the beaches in Nayarit are now clean and suitable for bathers. Extensive laboratory studies have been conducted, confirming that the waters are free from harmful contaminants, providing reassurance to both domestic and international tourists.… Read More

Actopan will celebrate 477 years of its creation with activities

Actopan, a municipality in Hidalgo, is gearing up to commemorate its 477th anniversary with a range of cultural, gastronomic, and craft activities from June 30 to July 9. The mayor of Actopan, Tatiana Ángeles Moreno, announced the festivities at a press conference, revealing that over 100,000 visitors and tourists are expected to attend this long-standing tradition in the region.… Read More

Tlaxcala lights up! Invites you to live a unique experience at the Firefly Sanctuary

Tlaxcala is preparing for an extraordinary natural spectacle that attracts thousands of tourists every year. The state becomes adorned with the radiant glow of countless fireflies, transforming the night into a mesmerizing light show. This phenomenon presents a significant opportunity for tourism development, prompting the Tourism Secretary of Hidalgo, Elizabeth Quintanar, and the Secretary of Tlaxcala, Josefina Rodríguez, to collaborate in strengthening this industry in both regions.… Read More

The cry of Spartan Race resounds in the Magical Town of Zacatlán

Zacatlán’s picturesque Valle de las Piedras Encimadas provided the breathtaking backdrop for an exhilarating event on Saturday, June 17, as over 4,500 participants gathered to compete in the renowned Spartan Race. The day commenced with an awe-inspiring ancestral ceremony, seeking permission from the sun, wind, and even Tezcatlipoca, before each category prepared themselves under the starting arch.… Read More

Take advantage of the heat and go to Tabasco! Know the best beaches to visit this vacation

Are you yearning to explore new destinations for your summer getaway? Look no further than Tabasco, where the combination of tropical vibes, lively music, and a generous serving of pozol awaits you on its stunning beaches. Nestled along the picturesque Gulf of Mexico coast, Tabasco’s beaches are truly nature’s gifts, boasting a mesmerizing blend of scenic wonders and abundant biodiversity.… Read More

This is how the second edition of “Real State Summit Across Borders” was experienced from the inside

The second edition of the highly anticipated “Real Estate Summit Across Borders” recently concluded, leaving a trail of great benefits for various business sectors in Mexico and the United States. Held on June 9, this binational event brought together real estate agents, government officials, and industry professionals to delve into the future of real estate ventures and foster stronger ties between the two countries.… Read More

Rosarito beaches, an option for adventure tourism

Situated in Baja California, the municipality of Playas de Rosarito may be the youngest among its counterparts, having come into existence in 1995. Nonetheless, its impact on the region’s economy cannot be overlooked, particularly considering its allure for both the local Mexican population and the residents of neighboring US border cities.… Read More

Londoners live the gastronomy of Yucatan up close

Yucatan’s gastronomy once again captivated Londoners with its rich flavors, enticing aromas, and vibrant colors, showcasing the region’s ancestral culinary techniques. Chef and traditional cook Wilson Alonzo brought the essence of Yucatan to the old continent, delighting the taste buds of European food enthusiasts.… Read More

Guelaguetza 2023 is promoted throughout the country to boost tourism in Oaxaca

Saymi Pineda Velasco, Secretary of Tourism, unveiled today a series of strategies aimed at promoting tourism in Oaxaca and fostering the growth of the sector in the state. As part of these initiatives, an advertising campaign titled “July, Month of the Guelaguetza 2023” has been launched, which will be extensively showcased in key locations throughout the country, known for their high footfall.… Read More

Mazatlán consolidates as a high-level sports tourism destination

Mazatlán is solidifying its position as a thriving hub for sports tourism, contributing to the overall diversification and growth of the region’s economy. Tourism has long been a driving force behind Sinaloa’s economy, generating employment opportunities and improving the well-being of its residents. Mazatlán, with its picturesque beaches, rich culture, breathtaking nature, and delectable gastronomy, stands as the primary beneficiary, attracting visitors year-round.… Read More

65th delivery of the Ariel Award will promote tourism in Guadalajara

The highly anticipated 65th Ariel Award Ceremony is set to take place at the iconic Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara on September 9, 2023. In a groundbreaking move, the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences announced that the prestigious Ariel Award Ceremony will be held outside of Mexico City for the first time. This momentous decision fulfills a long-held aspiration of academy members to decentralize the event and recognize excellence in Mexican cinema beyond the capital. It is anticipated that future award ceremonies will be hosted in other cities across the country.… Read More

Cancun, national leader in Sustainable and Platinum Clean beaches

Cancun has solidified its position as the frontrunner in Mexico for sustainable and clean beaches, as affirmed by the Mexican Institute for Standardization and Certification (IMNC). The Municipal President, Ana Paty Peralta, proudly accepted environmental certifications for seven public beaches in Cancun and a lodging center, recognizing their exceptional quality, services, and cleanliness.… Read More

CDMX announces that the tourism program “Colibrí Viajero (Traveling Hummingbird)” returns in summer

In an effort to provide free or affordable access to heritage sites and entertainment spaces, the government of Mexico City, through the local Ministry of Tourism (Sectur), has announced the revival of the “Traveling Hummingbird (Colibrí Viajero)” program for this summer. The program aims to offer city residents, especially children and older adults, the opportunity to explore various locations in Mexico City, including the parks that have been developed in the area. Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, the head of Government of the capital, highlighted the purpose of the program during its launch in 2022.… Read More

The tourist wealth of Aguascalientes reaches ‘Punto México’

The Secretary of Tourism (Sectur) has praised the abundant natural and cultural attractions of Aguascalientes, a scenic mountainous region renowned for its hot springs. Boasting national parks, mountain ranges, tourist sites, museums, paintings, and three picturesque Magical Towns—Real de Asientos, San José de Gracia, and Calvillo—Aguascalientes offers visitors a unique and captivating experience. Notably, Calvillo is home to the National Museum of Magical Towns. Additionally, the traditional San Marcos Fair, one of Mexico’s most significant festivities, captivates tourists with its vibrant celebrations.… Read More

Nayarit seeks a tourism that promotes development for the good of the people

In a significant step towards promoting development and enhancing the quality of life for its residents, Javier May Rodríguez, the general director of the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur), joined forces with Miguel Ángel Navarro Quintero, the governor of Nayarit, to establish a collaboration agreement. The agreement aims to transform tourism in Nayarit into an activity that prioritizes the well-being of its people. “All investments will be geared towards addressing the needs of those who require it the most,” emphasized May Rodríguez. … Read More

15 municipalities of Hidalgo enroll in the Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) program

Out of the 18 municipalities in Hidalgo that expressed interest in participating in the Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) program and obtaining the designation in 2023, only 15 were able to complete the required documentation and submit their folders to the Federal Ministry of Tourism before the June 2 deadline, announced Isabel Quintanar, the head of the Secretary of Tourism in the state.… Read More

The 9th LAMA 2023 Motorcycle Touring Championship closes successfully in Ciudad Victoria

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, witnessed a thrilling conclusion to the 9th National Motorcycle Touring Championship, leaving participants and attendees exhilarated. The fairgrounds buzzed with excitement as hundreds of motorcyclists came together to celebrate an unforgettable afternoon. This championship, which has already triumphed in the downtown area, continued its tour through the municipalities of Altamira, Madero, and Tampico, captivating the entire region.… Read More

Los Cabos and Lastminute join forces to attract Spanish and British tourists

Los Cabos, the stunning Pacific destination located in Baja California Sur, Mexico, has joined forces with the online travel agency (OTA) Lastminute.com in an effort to attract more tourists from Spain and the United Kingdom. Partnering with the Spanish airline Iberojet (Ávoris), which successfully operated the Madrid-Los Cabos route last summer, the destination is set to enhance its appeal to European travelers.… Read More