MÉXICO » March-2024

Cancun Anticipates Record Tourist Arrival for Easter Celebrations

Cancun is gearing up for an extraordinary Easter holiday, as the renowned beach destination is expecting a substantial influx of tourists. Forecasts predict that the coastal paradise will welcome over 50,000 visitors, marking a significant uptick in holiday foot traffic. This surge, estimated at 28% more than the previous weekend, underscores Cancun’s unwavering appeal as a prime spot for vacationers seeking sun, sea, and sand during the festive season. In response, local authorities have initiated a comprehensive safety operation to ensure that the anticipated crowds enjoy their stay without a hitch.… Read More

Discover Puerto Vallarta: A Paradise Awaiting Your Arrival

Puerto Vallarta, nestled in the state of Jalisco, stands as a beacon of tropical bliss, captivating the hearts of over six million travelers in 2023 alone, as reported by the Ministry of Tourism of Jalisco (Secturjal). This surge in visitors is a testament to the allure of its pristine beaches, vibrant festivities, and exquisite cuisine, making it a must-visit destination.… Read More

Discover Hidalgo’s Wonders: A Journey Through 12 Must-Visit Sites

Hidalgo, a state rich in culture, history, and natural beauty, offers an array of unforgettable experiences for every type of traveler. From its capital, Pachuca de Soto, affectionately known as “La Bella Airosa,” visitors can explore a blend of modernity and tradition. The city is home to the iconic Monumental Clock, the Rehilete Museum with its captivating exhibits, and a historic center that showcases stunning colonial architecture. This is just the beginning of a journey that reveals the magic of Hidalgo through its 12 essential destinations.… Read More

Guanajuato’s Gems: A Guide to Enjoying the City for Free

Guanajuato, a city in the heart of Mexico, is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also a place where culture, history, and adventure meet. Known for its colonial architecture and vibrant streets, Guanajuato offers an array of experiences that don’t cost a dime. The city’s climate is most favorable for tourism during the dry season, spanning from November to April. With its compact size, Guanajuato is best explored on foot, though buses and taxis are available for those who prefer a ride. Visitors are advised to dress comfortably and protect themselves from the sun.… Read More

Spring Break 2024: Mexican Beaches Lead in American Tourist Preferences

Spring break has traditionally been a period where tourists flock to various destinations for a brief respite from their daily routines. In 2024, the Mexican resorts of Cancun, Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta have emerged as the top choices for American tourists, securing the first, second, and fourth spots, respectively, on the list of favored international spring break destinations. This ranking comes from a comprehensive study by Allianz Partners, a global leader in travel assistance services, highlighting the enduring appeal of Mexico’s pristine beaches and vibrant culture to American travelers.… Read More

Tenosique: The Future Tourism Hub of Tabasco

In a recent development that could redefine the tourism landscape of Tabasco, Javier May Rodríguez, the gubernatorial candidate for the “Let’s Keep Making History” coalition, has unveiled his ambitious vision for Tenosique. During a house-to-house campaign in the area known as the land of Pino Suárez, Rodríguez shared his plans to transform Tenosique into the state’s tourism capital, leveraging the potential brought by one of the 34 stations of the Mayan Train.… Read More

Cozumel Expects Record Tourist Arrivals This Easter

As the Easter holiday season approaches, the idyllic island of Cozumel is gearing up for what is anticipated to be its busiest period yet, with a surge in both national and international visitors. The island, renowned for its stunning beauty and safety, is set to welcome tourists through an array of transportation methods including increased flights, cruise ships, and the federal maritime route.… Read More

Durango’s Tourism Boom: High Hopes for Easter

Durango is gearing up for an influx of tourists this Easter, with expectations of surpassing 90% hotel occupancy, as shared by Fernando Duran Escobosa, president of the Tourism Cluster in Durango. The anticipation builds as visitors have already started arriving in the week leading up to the main festivities, with reservations for the holy days seeing a significant uptick.… Read More

Record-Breaking Easter Spending Expected in Mexico

As Holy Week approaches, Mexico anticipates a significant surge in tourism revenue, with projections exceeding 275 billion pesos—an impressive 71.8% increase from the previous year. This forecast, provided by the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services, and Tourism (Concanaco-Servytur), underscores the vibrant economic recovery and growing interest among both domestic and international travelers. With the holiday period extending from the upcoming Saturday to April 7, destinations ranging from beach resorts to magical towns are preparing for a substantial influx of visitors.… Read More

Tlaxcala to Be Honored for Excellence in Sports Tourism

Tlaxcala is set to receive prestigious recognition for its remarkable achievements in promoting sports tourism, according to Josefina Rodríguez Zamora, the Secretary of Tourism. This accolade is in acknowledgment of the state’s success in hosting both national and international sports events that boost tourism and showcase its competitive edge in the industry.… Read More

Veracruz Anticipates Full Hotels for Easter 2024

As the Easter holidays approach, Veracruz is brimming with optimism, with tourist service providers and municipal officials projecting an impressive 100% hotel occupancy rate for the season’s first week. Mayor Patricia Lobeira Rodríguez highlighted the city’s readiness to welcome the influx of visitors, pointing to the positive turnout and bustling beaches during a recent long weekend as a promising indicator of what’s to come.… Read More

Discover Durango: A Guide to the State’s Must-Visit Attractions

Durango, a state with deep historical roots and rich cultural heritage, is a destination that captivates visitors with its diverse attractions. From the haunting beauty of the Cathedral of Durango, home to the legend of a nun’s eternal wait for her French soldier love, to the state’s recognition as Mexico’s most significant forest reserve, Durango offers a variety of experiences for every traveler.… Read More

Cancun to Host Groundbreaking Ibero-American Tourism Congress

Cancun, one of Latin America’s premier vacation destinations, is gearing up to host the first-ever Ibero-American Tourism Congress 2024, themed “Sustainable, Inclusive, and Fair,” on March 20th and 21st. This landmark event is being organized through a collaborative effort involving the Ministry of Tourism, the Government of Quintana Roo, the Ibero-American Federation of Young Entrepreneurs (FIJE), the Council of Ibero-American Entrepreneurs (CEIB), the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE), and the World Tourism Organization.… Read More

Veracruz: A New Tourism Frontier

In an intriguing turn of events, Veracruz has begun to attract an unexpected crowd of tourists from non-traditional countries, marking a significant shift in its visitor demographics. According to Guillermo Macías Lagunes, the general secretary of the Permanent Assembly of Civil Associations with the Culture and Tourism Commission, there has been a noticeable increase in travelers from Poland, a country not previously known for its citizens’ travel to Latin America, and particularly Mexico. This new trend highlights the global interest in the rich cultural experiences offered by the region.… Read More

Boost in Mexico’s International Tourism: A Positive Start to 2024

Mexico has witnessed a promising start to the year in its tourism sector, with a 3.6% increase in international visitors in January compared to the same month in 2023. The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) revealed that the country welcomed 3.63 million foreign tourists in the first month of 2024, marking an improvement from the 3.51 million tourists recorded in January 2023.… Read More

Mexico’s Air Tourism Soars in New Year Surge

Air tourism in Mexico has shown a remarkable uptick in the initial month of the year, as reported by the Mexican Government’s Ministry of Tourism. The country witnessed a transportation of 10.2 million passengers through its airways on both domestic and international fronts, surpassing the figures from January 2019, before the pandemic hit.… Read More

CDMX (Mexico City): The New Digital Nomad Capital

In recent years, Mexico City has experienced a remarkable transformation, becoming an increasingly popular destination for digital nomads, despite its challenges such as overcrowding, seismic activity, and pollution. This shift has been significantly influenced by the global pandemic, which spurred many to seek out locations with fewer restrictions, leading to a notable influx of remote workers. According to analysis by Restart, the population of digital nomads in Mexico has surged, tripling over the last four years, making it the leading destination in Latin America for this demographic. The majority of these nomads originate from the United States and are drawn to Mexico City for various reasons.… Read More

Mexican Tennis Open’s Economic Impact Dips Amidst Hurricane Fallout

The Mexican Tennis Open, an annual sporting event held in Acapulco, has recently concluded, leaving behind an economic footprint that, while substantial, fell short of previous years. According to organizers, the tournament, which took place from February 24 to March 2 at the GNP Arena, drew a total attendance of 56,760 spectators. While this is a notable number, it signifies only 63% of the attendance seen in the 2023 edition, which boasted an audience of 90,000 people.… Read More

San Luis Potosí Shines Internationally with Festival of Traditions

San Luis Potosí took center stage on the international tourism map with the commencement of the XIV Festival of Traditions of Life and Death, hosted at one of the world’s most renowned tourist destinations. The event, inaugurated by Governor Juan Manuel Carreras López, marked a significant moment in showcasing the cultural richness of the region to both national and foreign visitors.… Read More

Tourism in Morelos and its Role in Environmental Conservation

When discussing tourism in Morelos, one can’t help but marvel at the diverse array of options available for visitors. Whether you’re someone who revels in swimming and leisurely dips or prefers immersing yourself in natural landscapes for activities like hiking, birdwatching, or biking, Morelos has it all. From natural spas like Los Amates and Agua Hedionda to national parks such as Lagunas de Zempoala and El Tepozteco, the state offers a plethora of choices for nature enthusiasts.… Read More

Durango Emerges as Budget-Friendly Destination

Fernando Durán Escobosa, the president of the Durango Tourism Cluster, has underscored the city’s status as one of the most budget-friendly accommodation options nationwide. Emphasizing its below-average prices, Durán Escobosa points out that Durango offers visitors excellent value for their money, making it an attractive destination for travelers seeking affordability without compromising on experience.… Read More

Jalisco Promotes Tourism in Colombia

Jalisco, Mexico’s vibrant state known for its cultural richness and stunning landscapes, made a significant push to attract more Colombian tourists during the 43rd edition of the Anato 2024 Tourist Showcase held from February 28 to March 1 in Bogotá. With its flagship destinations, Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco sought to captivate the hearts of Colombian travelers, drawing attention to the diverse offerings of the region.… Read More