Tourism in Mexico News – November 2023

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Mexico Launches Permanent Tourism Observatory to Boost International Image

In a joint initiative, Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) unveiled the Permanent Tourism Observatory on November 28. The aim is to enhance Mexico’s global image, innovate promotional efforts, and diversify marketing strategies for its tourism products and services. Miguel Torruco, Sectur’s head, and Joel Hernández García, SRE’s undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, emphasized that this observatory represents the evolution of the Tourism Diplomacy Council (CDT) based on lessons learned during the pandemic and the subsequent revival of the country’s tourism sector.… Read More

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Veracruz
Veracruz

Veracruz Mountains: Anticipating 35,000 Christmas Visitors

Anticipating a surge in tourism, the regions of Altas Montañas and Xalapa in Veracruz are gearing up to welcome over 35 thousand visitors during the festive Christmas season. Popular destinations such as Perote, Las Vigas, Xalapa, Córdoba, Orizaba, and Coscomatepec are anticipating increased footfall as visitors flock to admire winter landscapes, purchase pine trees, and indulge in seasonal shopping.… Read More

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Tamaulipas
Tamaulipas

Tamaulipas Tourism Bolsters Alliances at National Conference

The Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, played a pivotal role in the inaugural session of the “National Conference of Tourism Secretaries and Tourism Officials 2023,” led by Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués. Emphasizing collaborative efforts between different government levels, the conference aimed to boost tourism diversification nationwide, ensuring benefits extend to communities across the country.… Read More

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

Canadian Ambassador Enhances Ties with Mazatlán Community

In a bid to foster stronger bonds and ensure the well-being of Canadians residing in Mazatlán, Mayor Édgar González Zataráin engaged in a fruitful meeting with the Canadian community. The gathering, attended by Graeme C. Clark, the Canadian Ambassador in Mexico, along with Catherine Genouis, Consul of Canada in Mexico, and Estrella Palacios, Sinaloa’s Secretary of Tourism, aimed to prioritize the safety and comfort of the Canadian residents.… Read More

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Merida, Yucatan
Yucatan

Empowering Women and Condemning Violence Takes Center Stage at Mérida Business Summit

The Mérida International Congress Center bore witness to a powerful call for the eradication of violence against women during the second day of the inaugural Business Summit of Leaders of Commerce, Services, and Tourism. The event commenced with a robust manifesto presented by Elizabeth Vargas Martín del Campo, Vice President of Business Women of Concanaco Servitur. Focused on the elimination of violence against women, the summit also featured a unique auction of the boxing glove worn by undefeated world champion Ricardo “Finito” López and the compelling life story of Spanish-African businesswoman Bisila Bokoko.… Read More

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Durango
Durango

Art, culture and gastronomy of Durango is exhibited

Durango showcased its vibrant art, culture, and gastronomy at Expoarte 2023, according to Elisa Haro Ruíz, the head of the Ministry of Tourism. The event, held in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, featured Durango as the special guest, emphasizing its diverse cultural and commercial offerings. The expo, organized by the Fundación Mascareñas, A.C, and Friends of Fundación Mascareñas, A.C., not only provided a platform for Durango to exhibit its uniqueness but also fostered stronger ties with other states.… Read More

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Jalisco

Record-Breaking Cruise Tourism Boosts Puerto Vallarta’s Economy

In a tourism surge, Puerto Vallarta has welcomed over 456,000 tourists in the first ten months of 2023, courtesy of 142 international cruise ships. This figure marks a remarkable 50% increase compared to the same period in 2022, when 305,106 visitors arrived via cruise ships, according to data from the Administration of the National Port System of Puerto Vallarta (Asipona).… Read More

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Sonora
Sonora

Sonora Shines as a Hub for Sports, Tourism, and Cultural Extravaganzas

In the realm of national and international events, Sonora has emerged as a prime destination, earning accolades from Governor Alfonso Durazo. The state has become a recurrent host for events spanning sports, tourism, culture, and livestock, creating a significant economic impact in the regions where they unfold. Governor Durazo expressed these sentiments during the Saddlery Fair and the U-18 Softball World Cup celebrations.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

National Magical Towns Fair Kicks Off in Pachuca

he fifth edition of the National Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos, hosted by the Ministry of Tourism of the Mexican government and the government of Hidalgo, was inaugurated at the Gota de Plata Auditorium. The event saw the participation of 1,800 guests and representatives from 177 magical towns across the country. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Wednesday at 11:00 am at the fairgrounds.… Read More

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Beaches in Mexico
Mexico

Innovation Drives Record-breaking Success in Mexico’s Tourism Sector

In a groundbreaking address at the National Tourism Congress 2023, Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués, emphasized the pivotal role of innovation in propelling the country’s tourism sector to unprecedented heights. Under the current administration, Mexico has witnessed historic achievements in foreign currency earnings, per capita spending, and Foreign Direct Investment in Tourism, establishing itself as a global tourism powerhouse.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos: Hidalgo Hosts 5th Edition

Hidalgo is poised to become a bustling hub of tourism, culture, art, and gastronomy as it welcomes 171 municipalities to the 5th edition of the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos. Scheduled from November 22 to 25, this grand event will unfold at the Pachuca fairgrounds, celebrating the natural and heritage beauty of these localities. The occasion also underscores the significant role played by the Federal Tourism Secretariat and Hidalgo Tourism Secretariat in shaping the tourist identity of Mexico on both national and international fronts.… Read More

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Mexico
Mexico

Mexico’s Tourism Sector Anticipates a Booming Long Weekend

In an optimistic outlook for the Mexican tourism sector, Secretary of Tourism Miguel Torruco Marqués has revealed that the upcoming long weekend, spanning from November 17 to 20, 2023, is expected to generate a substantial economic impact of 33.6 billion pesos. This surge in economic activity is attributed to the increased consumption of tourist services across the country’s destinations during the third extended weekend of the year.… Read More

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Mexico
Mexico

Tourism Leaders Urge Demilitarization and Policy Shifts at National Tourism Congress

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Tourism Congress (CNET) has called for a reevaluation of Mexico’s tourism strategy. The congress, the first in-person edition since the pandemic, highlighted the need for dialogue with the government and a revamp of the tourism promotion approach. Key demands include the “demilitarization” of the tourism sector and the relaunch of the Visit Mexico platform.… Read More

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Sinaloa
Sinaloa

Mazatlán Port Thrives as Premier Cruise Destination, Welcoming Over 405,000 Passengers

Mazatlán continues to bask in the glory of hosting a thriving tourist cruise industry, with the recent arrival of two cruise ships marking the success of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Convention held from November 7 to 10. The Secretary of Tourism in Sinaloa, Estrella Palacios Domínguez, celebrated the remarkable figures, revealing that this year witnessed the arrival of 110 cruise ships, carrying a total of more than 405,000 passengers, translating into a substantial economic windfall of 28.5 million dollars.… 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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