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Chicago shows interest in offering Mexican destinations to its tourists

The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, and the General Consul of Mexico in Chicago, Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendívil, led a delegation to Chicago, Illinois, to promote Mexican tourist destinations. Over 300 tour operators and travel agents from the state of Illinois expressed a keen interest in offering their clients trips to Mexico. Illinois is the third-largest state in terms of tourists visiting Mexico, following California and Texas.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Grutas Cristal, an enigmatic place in Zimapán, Hidalgo

Grutas Cristal (Crystal Caves), a mysterious and secluded attraction located in Zimapán, Hidalgo, which is one of the seven Magical Towns in the state. These Crystal Caves, named for their whimsical stalactites and stalagmites, are situated in the Sierra Gorda Hidalguense and are known for their unique beauty.… Read More

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Sonora
Sonora

Nearshoring: Relocation of companies will bring more tourism to Hermosillo

The president of the Office of Conventions and Visitors (OCV) in Hermosillo, Sonora has stated that the relocation of maquiladora companies in the city, a phenomenon known as “nearshoring,” is expected to significantly increase business tourism. Francisco Karam García believes that this relocation will lead to a minimum 10% boost in business tourism, which currently accounts for 50% of the city’s visitors.… Read More

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Estado de Mexico
Mexico

International tourism in Mexico grows 7.9% year-on-year in March

According to a report from Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi), international tourism in Mexico experienced significant growth in March 2023. The country welcomed 7.9% more international tourists compared to the same month in 2022, resulting in a 7% increase in foreign currency income. In total, 3.57 million foreign tourists visited Mexico during the third month of 2023, up from 3.31 million in the previous year.… Read More

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Riviera Nayarit
Nayarit

“Festival del Viento” will catapult Nayarit as a destination of international stature

The “Festival del Viento” (Wind Festival) in Nayarit, Mexico, is set to elevate the region’s status as an international tourist destination. Miguel Torruco Marqués, the head of the Ministry of Tourism, emphasized that Nayarit offers a wealth of natural, cultural, and gastronomic attractions that continue to gain popularity among both domestic and international tourists.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Nine municipalities of Hidalgo seek to become “Magical Towns”

Nine municipalities in Hidalgo, Mexico, have expressed interest in becoming “Magical Towns,” according to Elizabeth Quintanar, head of tourism in the state. The municipalities that approached the Secretariat were Acaxochitlán, Chapulhuacán, Epazoyucan, Huejutla, Metztitlán, Nopala de Villagrán, Omitlán de Juárez, Tasquillo, and Villa de Tezontepec.… Read More

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Mexico
Mexico

Destinations in Mexico are recognized as the best in the world

The World Travel Awards 2023 has recognized destinations in Mexico as the best in the world in terms of their tourist services. Established in 1993, the World Travel Awards is known as the “Tourism Oscars,” and each year, it conducts a Grand Tour around the world to recognize excellence on each continent, culminating in a showdown between the winners of each region.… Read More

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Queretaro
Queretaro

Enjoy the National Cheese and Wine Fair 2023

The National Cheese and Wine Fair 2023 is an upcoming event that pays tribute to the high quality and attributes of wine and cheese, two products closely related to each other. The event promises to be a sensory experience filled with music, flavors, textures, and aromas. The fair will be held in the Magical Town of Tequisquiapan Querétaro from May 26 to June 11, 2023, at Pila Park.… Read More

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Guanajuato City
Guanajuato

“La Olla” Dam, an option for tourism in the City of Guanajuato

“La Olla” Dam, also known as “Presa de La Olla”, is a popular tourist attraction located in Guanajuato, Mexico. It is situated in the northern part of the city, in the area known as Cañada de la Luz. Visitors can enjoy several activities in the area, including boat rides, sport fishing, hiking, picnics, bird watching, and photography.… Read More

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Huatulco, Oaxaca
Oaxaca

“Marlín 2023 Sport Fishing Tournament” is announced in Bahías de Huatulco

The 31st “Marlín 2023 Sport Fishing Tournament” was announced by the Secretary of Tourism in Bahías de Huatulco, Oaxaca. The tournament, which will be held from May 11 to 14, will have a total prize pool of 2,570,000 pesos to be distributed among various categories. The Club de Pesca Deportiva Bahía Santa Cruz Huatulco Civil Association is organizing the event to promote sport fishing at the state level.… Read More

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Sinaloa
Sinaloa

Cruise tourism leaves a spill of 320 million pesos so far in 2023

According to the Ministry of Tourism in Sinaloa, cruise tourism has generated an income of more than 320 million pesos so far in 2023, making it one of the most significant sources of economic income for the area. At least 66 cruise ships from five different shipping companies have arrived in Mazatlan, bringing over 228,000 cruise passengers who have experienced the destination’s various attractions.… Read More

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Guanajuato
Guanajuato

Guanajuato attracts most Asian investment in the country

The State of Guanajuato has attracted the most Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Asia in the country in 2022, with $832.8 million mainly from Japan and China, representing a 25% increase compared to 2021. The Bajío region, where Guanajuato is located, captured $1.56 billion of foreign capital, with 53.2% of Asian origin.… Read More

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Sonora
Sonora

Opening of two new air routes will boost tourism in Sonora

The Mexican state of Sonora is set to boost its tourism sector with the opening of two new air routes. The Hermosillo-Mexico City route will be operated by Viva Aerobus, and the Hermosillo-Cancun route by Volaris. Sonora’s governor, Alfonso Durazo Montaño, said the routes will provide new travel alternatives to the state’s residents and position Sonora as an “extraordinary destination” for national and international visitors. The flights are expected to start on July 2 and 13, respectively.… 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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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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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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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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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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