Tourism in Mexico News – February 2024

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Valentine’s Day Sparks Tourism Surge in Cancun, Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta

Valentine’s Day, known as the Day of Love and Friendship in some regions, is set to ignite a surge in tourism in popular Mexican beach destinations such as Cancun, San José del Cabo, and Puerto Vallarta. Allianz Partners, a leading global provider of travel assistance services, has identified a significant uptick in travel to these locations, particularly favored by American tourists.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Discover Relaxation and Adventure at Hidalgo Spas

Nestled amidst the natural beauty of Hidalgo state lies the Tlaco Ecological Aquatic Park, a haven of tranquility and rejuvenation boasting natural jacuzzis, hot springs, and cozy cabins. Situated in the serene corner of Tlacotlapilco within the Chilcuautla municipality, this park offers an idyllic escape from urban clamor, inviting visitors to unwind and indulge in the therapeutic benefits of its pristine surroundings. With nature at its core, Tlaco promises a blend of relaxation and adventure for families, friends, and solo travelers alike.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Pachuca Carnival Parade Set for February 17

Get ready for a vibrant display of culture and tradition as the Pachuca carnival parade is scheduled to kick off this Saturday, February 17, starting at 11 a.m. in Hidalgo. With over 30 municipalities and more than 30 groups participating, the event promises to be a spectacular showcase of dances and traditions, transforming the main streets of the state capital into a colorful celebration. Organizers are eager for this event to become a national reference, aiming to spotlight Hidalgo as a prime tourist destination.… Read More

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Puebla
Puebla

Benito the Giraffe Boosts Tourism in Puebla

Benito the giraffe’s arrival at Africam Safari in Puebla is making waves in the world of tourism, according to Alejandro Cañedo Priesca, the head of the Ministry of Economy and Tourism. The presence of this majestic creature has sparked a surge in tourism, putting Puebla on the international map and drawing visitors from all corners of the globe.… Read More

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Durango
Durango

Durango Gears Up for Solar Eclipse Event

As the eagerly anticipated solar eclipse event on April 8 draws near, Elisa Haro Ruiz, the head of Durango’s Ministry of Tourism, has highlighted ongoing preparations within the region. With a particular focus on the sale of specialized lenses crucial for safely observing the astronomical spectacle, Ruiz emphasized that local suppliers have been making significant purchases of these essential items, sparking considerable anticipation among the population.… Read More

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Morelos
Morelos

Cuernavaca Carnival Returns After Half a Century

In a revival of cultural heritage and community spirit, the Cuernavaca Carnival is set to make a triumphant return after more than 50 years. Spearheaded by the Cuauhnáhuac Renace Collective, an assembly representing various neighborhoods and communities within the capital of Morelos, the carnival’s resurrection marks a significant milestone in the city’s cultural calendar. Scheduled for next Tuesday, February 13th, festivities will kick off at 5:00 p.m. with the iconic Chinelo jump in the heart of the historic center’s zócalo.… Read More

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Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Cancun Continues to Dominate Foreign Tourism in Mexico

Once again, Cancun has solidified its status as the primary destination for international travelers in Mexico. The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism reveal that in 2023, Cancun International Airport welcomed a staggering 47.7% of all international air travelers entering Mexico. This translates to approximately 10.42 million visitors, out of a national total of 21.8 million.… Read More

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Veracruz
Veracruz

Port of Veracruz Emerges as Prime Choice for Foreign Tourists

In a notable surge since December 2023, the Port of Veracruz has become the favored destination for foreign tourists, coupled with an increasing influx of weekend visitors, according to Mayor Patricia Lobeira. She attributes this rise to the city being perceived as an intriguing location for tourism, drawing attention for its beauty and diverse tourist activities.… Read More

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Sonora
Sonora

Sonora Anticipates Hotel Boom with Long Weekend “Bridge”

A resurgence in hotel occupancy is on the horizon for Sonora as the city anticipates a 40% rebound starting this weekend, thanks to the extended “long weekend” commemorating the promulgation of the 1917 Constitution. Martín Soria Rivera, president of the Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) of Navojoa, revealed that the current occupancy stands at 60%, but expectations are high for it to spike to 90% during the upcoming Coffee Festival. This event is set to draw merchants and artisans from various parts of the state.… Read More

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Morelos
Morelos

Morelos Emerges as Premier Wedding Tourism Destination

In a strategic move, tourism entrepreneurs in Morelos are shifting their focus towards wedding tourism as the primary driver of the industry. Margarita González Saravia, a key figure in the sector, has collaborated with business leaders during a visit to Jiutepec municipality, home to a plethora of wedding venues. Discussions revealed that around 100 weddings are hosted every weekend in Morelos, emphasizing the thriving nature of this niche.… 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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