Tourism in Mexico News – October 2023

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Veracruz
Veracruz

Naolinco gears up for a Grand Day of the Dead Celebration

Naolinco, a charming Magical Town nestled in Veracruz, is eagerly preparing for a grand celebration during the upcoming Day of the Dead festivities. The town anticipates welcoming thousands of visitors who will revel in its cobblestone streets, savor its exquisite cuisine, peruse traditional shoe stores and leather product shops, and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere.… Read More

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Durango
Durango

Lerdo earns priority status for Tourism in Durango

Lerdo, a picturesque municipality in the Mexican state of Durango, has been granted the prestigious title of a “Priority Destination for Tourism” through the “Durango Destinations” program. This accolade, bestowed upon Lerdo, aims to underscore and showcase the region’s rich cultural, historical, and heritage assets. Moreover, it seeks to bolster the area’s economic development and solidify its standing as a magnet for tourists in the state.… Read More

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Quintana Roo - Cozumel
Quintana Roo

International Tourism Meeting in Quintana Roo: Shaping the Future of Tourism

In the picturesque and world-renowned tourist haven of Quintana Roo, Mexico, a significant international tourism gathering is now underway, poised to become a standout event of the year. This assembly, uniting luminaries and experts in the global tourism sector, embarks on its mission to deliberate and scrutinize both current and future trends in this ever-expanding industry.… Read More

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Mexico
Mexico

Mexico experienced a 5.3% increase in international tourism in August

In August 2023, Mexico saw a 5.3% rise in international tourism compared to the same month in 2022, as per the latest report by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi). The country welcomed 3.25 million foreign tourists during August 2023, marking an increase from the 3.09 million in the corresponding period of the previous year.… Read More

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Chichen Itza
Yucatan

Tourism Flourishing in Mérida: Five Exciting Tourist Routes Approved

Tourism in Mérida is on the rise as five new tourist routes in the Tovar municipality have received official validation. The exciting announcement was made by Alí Ernesto Padrón, the Minister of Popular Power for Tourism, via various digital platforms. These newly approved routes, namely Cucuchica spa, Memorias de Tovar, Palo Cruz, La Museística, and Páramo de Mariño, promise to captivate the imaginations of both national and international travelers.… Read More

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Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Quintana Roo Records Historic Tourism Growth in Best-Ever Semester

In an exciting announcement, Mara Lezama Espinosa, the Governor of Quintana Roo, has revealed that the state’s tourism sector is currently experiencing its most remarkable semester ever. According to the governor’s data, there has been an impressive 11.7% surge in airport passenger numbers when compared to the same period in 2022.… Read More

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Queretaro
Queretaro

Tourism in Querétaro set to soar with 35% growth over pre-pandemic levels

Tourism in Querétaro is poised to end 2023 on a high note, with an anticipated 35% increase compared to pre-pandemic levels, according to Manuel Aguado Romero, the director of Tourism Planning and Development. The sector is expected to generate an economic impact of up to 23 billion pesos by the year’s end, reflecting a significant boost from the 17 billion pesos recorded in the year before the COVID-19 pandemic struck.… Read More

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Hidalgo
Hidalgo

National Day of Magical Towns Celebrated in Huasca

In a vibrant celebration, the National Day of the Magical Towns took center stage in Huasca, Hidalgo, as the head of Tourism in Hidalgo, Liz Quintanar Gómez, pledged to establish a platform for the nine Magical Towns to share experiences and collaboratively find solutions to uplift their communities. The picturesque Basaltic Prisms provided the stunning backdrop for this event, which took place on Thursday, the 5th of this month.… Read More

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

High Tourist Cruise Season Sets Sail in Mazatlán

Mazatlán, a picturesque coastal city in Mexico, has officially kicked off its high tourist cruise season with the arrival of the Navigator of the Seas cruise ship. Onboard this vessel, which journeyed from Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, were 3,760 excited passengers. This announcement was made by the Secretary of Tourism in Sinaloa, Estrella Palacios Dominguez.… Read More

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City of Puebla
Puebla

Franciscan temples and convents, architectural jewels of Puebla

The rich history of Puebla is intertwined with the arrival of the Franciscans in America, a momentous event that occurred on May 13, 1524. These first twelve Franciscans later made their way to Puebla in 1529, leaving an enduring legacy in the form of stunning temples and convents that continue to stand as architectural jewels.… Read More

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Magical Towns in Nayarit
Mexico

UNWTO Recognizes Mexico’s Tourism Growth and Global Repositioning

Mexico has once again demonstrated its prowess in the global tourism industry, securing recognition from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). On September 27, during World Tourism Day celebrated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili commended Mexico for its outstanding achievements in tourism. Mexico now stands as the sixth-largest recipient of Tourism Foreign Direct Investment (FIDI) projects and leads in international tourist arrivals within Latin America.… Read More

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Mazatlán, Sinaloa
Sinaloa

Mazatlán Shines at Houston Travel Fest

Mazatlán, the breathtaking coastal gem of Sinaloa, Mexico, is making waves at the Houston Travel Fest, a captivating event that seamlessly blends tourism, culture, and celebration. Held at the prestigious GRB Convention Center in Houston, Texas, this festival brings together travel enthusiasts, tour operators, and wholesalers from both sides of the border. From September 29 to October 1, Mazatlán’s tourism authorities and hoteliers are showcasing their enchanting destination, aiming to forge stronger connections with the international community.… 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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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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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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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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