Tourism in Mexico News – August 2023

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Gastronomy of Veracruz
Veracruz

Savoring Veracruz: A Culinary Journey Delighting Tourists

Veracruz, renowned for its rich culinary heritage, has emerged as a top draw for both locals and tourists, with its gastronomy gaining the spotlight. The recent summer holidays have proven to be a boon for the region’s restaurant industry, reporting a surge in tourism and positive revenue, according to the Restaurant Association.… Read More

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

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

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Magic Towns in Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

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

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Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

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

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Ecotourism in Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

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

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Queretaro
Queretaro

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

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

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

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Sonora
Sonora

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

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Quintana Roo - Cozumel
Quintana Roo

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

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Tamaulipas
Tamaulipas

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

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Veracruz
Veracruz

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

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Jalisco

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

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

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

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Tourist Attractions in México

States Of Mexico

States Of Mexico

Mexico has an incredible diversity of landscapes, where the beauty of its beaches, internationally recognized, stands out. In its vast territory of coasts, there are beaches of unparalleled beauty, and colorful landscapes. A large network of first-class hotels and tourist services is available to visitors to these beaches. Mexico is also mystical places, dotted with archaeological testimonies inherited from its original inhabitants. Monuments made by the Mayas, Aztecs and Toltecs are located in magical landscapes, like lighthouses in an ocean of natural beauty. They offer visitors buildings that tell their history, and museums that collect their cultural heritage. And that keep alive ancestral traditions, in ceremonies and festivals, where you can enjoy cultural activities and entertainment.… Read More

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Ecotourism in Mexico

Ecotourism and Adventure

Mexico is one of the best countries for Ecotourism as it has a great variety of flora and fauna, as well as a large number of refuges for extraordinary species. You can enjoy recreational activities of appreciation and knowledge of nature through contact with it, such as: stargazing, observation of natural attractions, wildlife and bird watching. Throughout México there are more than 176 protected natural areas, 5 of them considered by UNESCO as Natural Heritage of Humanity. Just for this and much more, we believe that Mexico is a Paradise for Ecotourism.… Read More

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Capital Cities of Mexico

Capital Cities

Folklore, gastronomy, literary culture, art and exhibitions, is what you will find in the capitals of the states of Mexico. To the north, colonial Mexico, Puebla, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, the Sonoran desert and the California peninsula. To the east Veracruz and the gulf. To the west Acapulco, Oaxaca and Tuxtla Gutiérrez. And to the south the Riviera Maya and the pyramids of Chichén-Itzá, Tulúm and Cobá in Yucatán, Palenque in Chiapas, the cenotes, and the Central American jungles.… Read More

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Archaeological Sites

Archaeological Sites

The Archaeological Zones are the cultural past of every Mexican. You will be amazed at the ambient, nature and the environment that surrounds them. Climbing to the top or being around it will take us back in time to admire every detail. México is a country of culture and traditions, many of which we have inherited from the pre-Hispanic inhabitants of this vast territory, although it is true that there were more settlements in the central and southern part of the country, it is also possible to find some archaeological remains in the north.
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Magical Towns in Mexico

Magical Towns

A Magical Town is a place with symbols and legends, towns with history that in many cases have been the scene of transcendent events for our country, they are places that show the national identity in each of its corners, with a magic that emanates from its attractions ; visiting them is an opportunity to discover the charm of Mexico. The Magical Towns Program contributes to revalue a set of populations in the country that have always been in the collective imagination of the nation and that represent fresh and varied alternatives for national and foreign visitors. A town that through time and in the face of modernity, has conserved, valued and defended its historical, cultural and natural heritage; and manifests it in various expressions through its tangible and intangible heritage. A Magical Town is a town that has unique, symbolic attributes, authentic stories, transcendent events, everyday life, which means a great opportunity for tourist use, taking into account the motivations and needs of travelers.… Read More

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Gastronomy of Puebla

Gastronomy

The Gastronomy of Mexico has a great diversity of typical dishes, which is why it was recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The basic and representative ingredients of Mexican dishes are: corn, coriander, chili, beans, piloncillo, nopal and tomato. Mexican cuisine is also characterized by its sauces, which serve as an accompaniment to traditional dishes, prepared based on spices.… Read More

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Beaches in Mexico

Beaches

On the Beaches of Mexico you can immerse yourself in the intense blue ocean of the Pacific bays, sunbathe on the shore of the warm and transparent waves of the Caribbean Sea in Quintana Roo or even rest on the beautiful coasts of the Gulf of Mexico. Mexican beaches hide wonderful secrets for the traveler. By visiting them, in addition to enjoying the excellent climate and water activities, you can discover splendid archaeological sites and interesting colonial cities without traveling long distances.… Read More

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Interesting Sites and Activities

Traditions in Mexico

It is practically impossible to make a meticulous, and above all, accurate selection of the places to visit in Mexico. Each place that our country houses is unique and beautiful in its own way. Mexico, with its nearly 2 million km², has a large number of scenarios to offer, as well as endless activities to do. Do not lose your way and enter the places to visit in Mexico. In Mexico, apart from the beaches and its famous archaeological sites, there are many other really interesting sites and activities that you should know. In the surroundings of the main cities you will find places full of culture and tradition, where you can spend relaxing, interesting and fun vacations. On your trip through Mexico you cannot stop obtaining souvenirs, the crafts that are made here are of the highest quality and recognized worldwide. A shopping tour cannot be missed.… Read More

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