Tourism in Mexico News - June 2023

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CDMX
CDMX

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

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Veracruz
Veracruz

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

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

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

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Sonora
Sonora

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

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Capital Cities of Mexico
Mexico

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

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Sonora
Sonora

Sonora strengthens sports and cultural tourism promotion in Arizona

Sonora is making efforts to enhance its sports and cultural tourism promotion by establishing collaborations with Arizona. The Government of Sonora, specifically the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur), has entered into agreements with various working groups in Arizona to learn about successful strategies in sports tourism promotion and to showcase Sonoran cultural events.… Read More

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Riviera Nayarit
Nayarit

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

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

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

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Tlaxcala
Tlaxcala

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

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Puebla
Puebla

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

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Beaches in Tabasco
Tabasco

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

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Capital Cities of Mexico
Mexico

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

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Baja California Norte
Baja California Norte

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

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Gastronomy of Yucatan
Yucatan

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

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Tourist Attractions in México

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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