Tourism in Mexico News – October 2023

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Cancun, Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Cancún to Host 5th Vacation Rental Expo, Bringing Together Industry Leaders

Cancún is set to host the 5th annual Vacation Rental Expo 2023, the premier international business forum for the vacation rental industry in Mexico and Latin America. The event is scheduled for November 9 and 10 at the Cancún Center, marking the fifth time this key industry gathering will take place in the city. The vacation rental sector boasts a significant presence in the region, with nearly 58,000 rooms available, although official figures from the State Tourism Secretariat (Sedetur) account for around 41,000 rooms that attract and serve tourists from around the world.… Read More

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Yucatan
Yucatan

Tourism in Yucatan exceeds last year’s economic benefit by 55%

Tourism in the Yucatán region is experiencing a remarkable resurgence, surpassing the economic benefits of the previous year by an impressive 55%. The Secretary of Tourism Development (Sefotur) in Yucatán, Michelle Fridman, attributed this success to collaborative efforts and a renewed focus on promoting the region’s culinary offerings.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Mexican ‘Magical Towns’ Transformed with Vibrant Colors

In a celebration of art and culture, the “Magical Routes of Color” program has recently brought a burst of creativity to several “Magical Towns” and a neighborhood in Mexico. From October 23 to 26, the picturesque towns of Metztitlán, Acaxochitlán, and Tecozautla, along with the charming neighborhood of El Arbolito, underwent a transformative makeover, with vibrant brushstrokes adorning their streets and facades.… Read More

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

Cruise Terminal Inspection Ahead of FCCA Convention

Government officials and tour operators joined forces to inspect the Mazatlán tourist dock, focusing on identifying the training needs for those in the first-contact tourism sector, catering to cruise passengers disembarking at the port. This effort is part of the preparations for the upcoming Convention of the Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), scheduled for November 7 to 10 in Mazatlán.… Read More

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Sinaloa
Sinaloa

Mazatlán Gears Up for FCCA 2023 Cruise Convention

As Mazatlán prepares to host the highly anticipated Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Convention in November, key government agencies are leaving no stone unturned to ensure a seamless experience for cruise industry leaders and visitors. The Municipal Government of Mazatlán, in collaboration with the Secretariat of Economic Development, Tourism, and Fisheries (Sectur) and the Sinaloa Secretary of Tourism, Estrella Palacios Domínguez, recently conducted an extensive inspection of the Port Cruise Terminal and surrounding areas to finalize preparations.… Read More

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Tepic Surroundings
Nayarit

Explore Ceboruco: A Fascinating Active Volcano in Nayarit

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque municipality of Jala, the Ceboruco volcano stands tall, inviting adventurers and nature enthusiasts to experience its captivating allure. The area has become a magnet for tourists, drawing them in with its rugged terrain, stunning landscapes, and the ever-enticing fumaroles that continually offer surprising displays of warmth.… Read More

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Gastronomy of Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Cancun’s Culinary Scene Aims to Attract Foodies

Cancun’s thriving restaurant industry is setting its sights on food enthusiasts, aiming to captivate tourists who value elite dining experiences, with an average daily expenditure of around $1,200 per person in hotels and restaurants. This endeavor seeks to cater to those seeking more exclusive and gastronomically rich adventures within this vibrant Mexican city.… Read More

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Gastronomy of Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Hidalgo Shines in France with Gastronomic Showcase

In a remarkable initiative to boost tourism and put Hidalgo on the international map, Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez, the head of Hidalgo’s Ministry of Tourism, recently concluded a successful 9-day tour of France. The primary aim of this visit was to lay the groundwork for the much-anticipated “Hidalgo Week in France” set for the following year. What made this tour stand out was its special focus on the rich gastronomic heritage of Hidalgo.… Read More

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Tamaulipas
Tamaulipas

Tamaulipas Pioneers Social Tourism for Inclusivity and Well-being

Tamaulipas, the Mexican state known for its vibrant culture and natural beauty, is making waves in the world of tourism with a groundbreaking approach to social inclusion. Spearheaded by Governor Américo Villarreal Anaya and Tourism Minister Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, the state is revolutionizing tourism by ensuring that everyone, particularly the most vulnerable, has access to its abundant treasures.… Read More

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Huatulco, Oaxaca
Oaxaca

ATMEX adventure tourism opens in Huatulco

ATMEX, the grand adventure tourism extravaganza, has officially kicked off in Huatulco. The Governor of Oaxaca, Mr. Salomón Jara Cruz, together with Antonio del Rosal, the coordinator of ATMEX, and Jorge Vásquez Valdez, the general director of Tourism Product Innovation from the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico, joined hands with Saymi Pineda, the Secretary of Tourism of the State, and the municipal president of Bahías de Huatulco to inaugurate this monumental event – ATMEX Huatulco 2023. This is not just any ordinary gathering; it’s the most significant event of its kind in both Mexico and Latin America.… Read More

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Sonora
Sonora

Second Edition of Hermosillo Hot Air Balloon Festival Promises Bigger and Brighter Experience

The picturesque sky of Hermosillo is set to burst into a riot of colors with the eagerly awaited second edition of the International Balloon Festival, scheduled to kick off this Friday, October 20. This family-friendly extravaganza is not just about mesmerizing visuals but is also expected to leave a significant economic footprint, estimated at around 12 million pesos, according to Mayor Antonio Astiazarán Gutiérrez.… Read More

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Tulum, Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Quintana Roo reinvents tourism by showcasing Mayan Culture

In a bid to move beyond its well-established reputation as a sun and beach destination, Quintana Roo, a sought-after Mexican state, is embracing its rich Mayan heritage to offer tourists a more immersive and culturally enriching experience. Despite hosting over 20 million visitors last year, Quintana Roo is now setting its sights on a new model of tourism, and the Secretary of Tourism, Bernardo Cueto, unveiled the details of this transformation at the Tourism Innovation Summit in Seville.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

Expo Outlet 2023 to Showcase Hidalgo as a Romantic Getaway

Hidalgo is set to become a hotspot for romance tourism through Expo Outlet de Eventos 2023. This event, scheduled from October 18 to 22 at the Tapai Salon in San Javier, aims to promote Hidalgo as the perfect destination for couples in love. The expo will feature promotions on products, tourist packages, and services, offering attendees a glimpse of the state’s natural, cultural, and gastronomic treasures, making it an attractive option for romantic getaways.… Read More

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Nayarit
Nayarit

Nayarit: Emerging Tourist Hub Thrives on Sports and Nature

Nayarit, the picturesque Mexican state nestled along the Pacific coast, is rapidly gaining recognition as a top tourist destination, celebrated for its captivating blend of nature, culture, and gastronomy. Secretary of Tourism (Sectur), Miguel Torruco Marqués, recently unveiled an array of sporting and natural events that firmly position Nayarit as the preferred choice for travelers, both domestic and international.… Read More

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Aguascalientes City
Aguascalientes

XXI Meeting of Poets from the Latin World to Convene in Aguascalientes

In a bid to establish Aguascalientes as the American Capital of Culture, the Cultural Institute of Aguascalientes (ICA), in collaboration with the Center for Research and Literary Studies of Aguascalientes (CIELA) Fraguas, has revealed its plans to host the XXI Meeting of Poets of the Latin World. The event, aimed at promoting literary and cultural exchange, is set to run from October 18 to 21 of this year and will feature participants from various countries, including Chile, Italy, and Colombia.… Read More

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Tourist Attractions in México

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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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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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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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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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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