Tourism in Mexico News - March 2023

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San Luis Potosí
San Luis Potosí

728 thousand tourists are expected in San Luis Potosí for this Holy Week

San Luis Potosí, Mexico, is preparing to receive approximately 728,000 tourists for Holy Week and Easter 2023. The Secretary of Tourism coordinated follow-up meetings in the four regions of the state to ensure the mobility of visitors between April 1 and 15 runs smoothly. Representatives of various institutions participated in the meetings to share their work strategies during the most important holiday season of the year.… Read More

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Animal Rescue in Mexico
Mexico

New section “Animal Rescue in Mexico”

A new section has been added to visit-mexico.mx to promote animal welfare and support organizations dedicated to this cause. The new section titled “Animal Rescue in Mexico” can be found in the CONTACT menu on the website. The section features two prominent animal welfare organizations in Mexico – Avenue Dogs and Burrolandia, and we hope to add more organizations to this section in the future.… Read More

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Magical Towns in Puebla
Puebla

Puebla expects a record number of visitors for the 2023 Equinox Festival

Chignahuapan, a small and charming town located in the Mexican state of Puebla, is gearing up to welcome visitors from all over the world for the “Equinoccio Festival 2023”. The festival is a two-day event that celebrates the arrival of spring with traditional Mexica rituals and cosmogony. The Secretary of Tourism in Puebla, Martha Ornelas, and the town’s President, Lorenzo Rivera Nava, recently held a press conference to announce the upcoming festival.… Read More

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Veracruz
Veracruz

The Tajín Summit expects at least 150,000 tourists this year

Veracruz’s Secretary of Tourism, Iván Martínez Olvera, has announced that this year’s Tajín Summit is expected to draw more than 150,000 visitors, with an estimated economic benefit of over 120 million pesos. The festival, known for its indigenous music, dance, and food, is a major event in the region and attracts visitors from across Mexico.… Read More

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Gastronomy of Hidalgo
Hidalgo

20,000 visitors are expected at the gastronomic festival in Tulancingo

The Tulancingo Gastronomic Festival with Flavor 2023 is set to take place from March 17 to 19 in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, organized by the municipal presidency for the first time. The festival aims to promote gastronomic tourism and generate economic benefits. It is expected that there will be 80 gastronomic exhibitors from the region, other municipalities with flavor such as Huejutla and Zempoala, and special guests from Tuxpan, Veracruz.… Read More

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Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Quintana Roo goes for German tourism

Quintana Roo is sending a delegation to the Berlin Tourism Fair to promote its local destinations and attract German tourists. The fair, taking place from March 7 to 9, is one of the most important international tourist markets, and is expected to surpass the 2019 edition’s attendance figures of 113,500 visitors and 10,000 exhibitors. The theme of this year’s ITB Berlin 2023 Convention is “Master the Transformation.”… Read More

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Mexico
Mexico

Mexico estimates revenue of more than 31 billion dollars for the tourism sector in 2023

Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism estimates that the country’s tourism sector will generate over $31 billion in revenue in 2023, representing an 11.3% increase from 2022 and a 26.8% increase from pre-pandemic levels in 2019. The economic recovery is expected to be fueled by the entry of 39.4 million international tourists to Mexico, 2.7% more than in 2022 and 12.6% higher than in 2019.… Read More

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

The Magical Towns of Sinaloa will be taken to the United States

The four Magical Towns of Sinaloa, Mexico, will be showcased at the International Magical Towns Tourist Tianguis in Los Angeles, California, United States, this October. The event is organized by the Federal Tourism Secretariat to promote Mexico’s culture, history, tradition, and natural wealth to international communities.… Read More

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Sonora
Sonora

Hermosillo wins Guinness record for largest grilled meat in the world

Hermosillo, the capital of Sonora, has broken the Guinness record for the largest roast meat in the world, previously held by Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, in Quebec, Canada. More than 2,000 grillers participated in the event, using five tons of meat and 1,200 grills to cook it. The previous record had been achieved by 914 people, so Hermosillo more than doubled the figure.… Read More

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Mexico
Mexico

Tourism in Mexico registers historical record

The Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) in Mexico has announced that the country’s Foreign Direct Investment in Tourism (IEDT) reached a historical record of $3.4 billion in 2022, surpassing the $1.1 billion captured in 2019 and the record set in 2017 of $1.6 billion. The IEDT for 2022 represented 9.8% of Mexico’s National Foreign Investment, according to the Ministry of Economy’s records.… Read More

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Capital Cities of Mexico
CDMX

CDMX Tourist Festival arrives at Paseo de la Reforma with special activities

Mexico City is gearing up for the 47th edition of the Tianguis Turístico, an event that will be hosted in the city for the first time. The event will take place from March 25 to 27, 2023, and is expected to attract over 15,000 businessmen and operators from the tourism sector. It aims to showcase the country’s rich cultural and tourist offerings to both domestic and international visitors.… 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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