Tourism in Mexico News – December 2023

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Los Cabos, Baja California Sur
Mexico

Whale Watching Season Unveils Spectacle Along Mexico’s Coasts

December marks the commencement of Mexico’s annual whale-watching season, as thousands of magnificent marine giants grace the shores of the Mexican Pacific. The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) reveals that eight out of the 14 whale species existing in the country can be observed during this period.… Read More

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Huatulco, Oaxaca
Mexico

National Waterfront Destinations to Lead Travel Trends in 2024

As the year comes to a close, a significant shift in travel preferences for 2024 is on the horizon, with nearly 90% of surveyed travelers expressing a desire to unwind near water. This revelation, according to Booking.com’s Travel Predictions for 2024, points towards beach destinations gaining favor as the top choices for next year.… Read More

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CDMX
CDMX

‘Colibrí Viajero’ Sets Record, Provides Free Tours to Over Half a Million in Mexico City

This year, the “Colibrí Viajero” initiative set an impressive record by extending its support to 562,738 vulnerable inhabitants of Mexico City (CDMX). The beneficiaries, comprising 297,589 women and 265,149 men facing economic and social challenges, were treated to free guided bus tours as part of the local Ministry of Tourism’s social action program.… Read More

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Christmas in Mexico
Mexico

How Christmas is Celebrated in Mexico

In the heart of Mexico, the Christmas season is not just a time for festivities but a celebration deeply rooted in rich cultural traditions. From vibrant decorations to heartfelt customs, Mexicans embrace the holiday spirit with a unique flair that captivates locals and tourists alike.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Hidalgo Tourism Thrives in 2023: Achievements and Growth

The Ministry of Tourism in Hidalgo, led by Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez, has declared 2023 a year of significant success for the region’s tourism sector. Gómez highlighted that the department has diligently worked towards elevating the Hidalgo tourist brand both nationally and internationally, aiming to attract more visitors to the diverse attractions the state has to offer.… Read More

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Durango
Durango

Durango Set to Unveil 2024 Eclipse Viewing Centers in January

In an eagerly awaited announcement, Elisa Haro Ruiz, the Secretary of Tourism in Durango, revealed that the unveiling of viewing centers for the total solar eclipse in 2024 is scheduled for January. The revelation will follow extensive explorations conducted in 11 municipalities to identify safe sighting and camping areas. The effort involves collaboration with a small cabinet comprising the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Protection, and Security.… Read More

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Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Edition Hotels Debuts in Riviera Maya with Kanai Luxury Resort

In a move that underscores its ambitious global expansion, Edition Hotels has recently unveiled its latest gem, the Kanai hotel community, located in the heart of the Riviera Maya in Mexico. This announcement follows the brand’s earlier plans for expansion in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Choosing Mexico as its gateway to Latin America, the Edition Hotels’ Kanai embraces the trend of ultra-exclusive and private areas for the discerning traveler, akin to other upscale destinations like Mayakoba or Puerto Cancún.… Read More

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Beaches in Mexico
Mexico

Despegar and Airbnb Join Forces in Latin America to Combat Online Fraud

In anticipation of the year-end holiday season, the Latin American Internet Association (ALAI) has collaborated with travel giant Despegar.com and accommodation platform Airbnb to launch a campaign aimed at preventing online fraud in the region. The initiative seeks to educate users on secure practices when booking accommodations and trips through digital platforms.… Read More

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Campeche
Campeche

What is it like to travel on the Mayan Train?

The inaugural journey of the Mayan Train, connecting Campeche with Cancun, brought a mix of excitement and challenges for passengers eager to experience this iconic travel. Passengers arrived at the San Francisco Campeche station, featuring impressive architecture by Gabriela Bojalil. The station, though bustling, lacked certain amenities, with a limited waiting room and a sparse food supply. Ticket prices for Premier and Tourist classes were displayed, with a notable difference in costs.… Read More

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Gastronomy of Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Hidalgo to Unveil Directory Celebrating Traditional Ancestral Cooks

In a bid to showcase and celebrate the culinary richness embedded in the traditional cooks of Hidalgo, the state’s Tourism Secretariat is in the process of conducting a comprehensive census across its 12 regions. Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez, the head of the Tourism Secretariat, expressed her excitement about bringing to light the invaluable wealth of traditional ancestral cooks who have been preserving their culinary heritage in the towns of Hidalgo.… Read More

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Tourist Attractions in México

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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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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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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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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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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