Mexico City: A Top Culinary Destination, Says Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler, the esteemed English magazine known for its luxurious spotlight on the world’s top tourist destinations, has recently honored Mexico City as one of the globe’s premier locales for culinary excellence. This accolade comes as part of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards, where readers cast their votes on various categories, including the best global cuisines.… Read More

Bucareli Avenue: A Cultural Gem Among the World’s Most Fascinating Streets

Mexico City’s Bucareli Avenue has been honored as one of the world’s 30 most interesting streets by the British magazine Time Out. The Secretary of Tourism for Mexico City highlighted this recognition, emphasizing the avenue’s bohemian allure and the diverse experiences it offers. Travelers can enjoy an array of dining, entertainment, and cultural activities, alongside the historic buildings that line its path, enhancing its charm.… Read More

CDMX (Mexico City): The New Digital Nomad Capital

In recent years, Mexico City has experienced a remarkable transformation, becoming an increasingly popular destination for digital nomads, despite its challenges such as overcrowding, seismic activity, and pollution. This shift has been significantly influenced by the global pandemic, which spurred many to seek out locations with fewer restrictions, leading to a notable influx of remote workers. According to analysis by Restart, the population of digital nomads in Mexico has surged, tripling over the last four years, making it the leading destination in Latin America for this demographic. The majority of these nomads originate from the United States and are drawn to Mexico City for various reasons.… Read More

Tourism Uplifts 1.6 Million Residents of Mexico City

Tourism stands as a robust pillar of Mexico City’s economy, contributing significantly to its GDP and employment. According to Nathalie Desplas Puel, the Secretary of Tourism of Mexico City, tourism represents 9.1% of the city’s GDP and nearly 18.74% of the country’s tourism GDP. This substantial contribution translates into more than 748 thousand direct jobs, benefiting approximately 1.6 million inhabitants of the city, which accounts for about 18% of the local population.… Read More

Mexico City Tourism Honored with International Tourism Award at FITUR 2024

Mexico City’s commitment to sustainable and high-quality tourism has garnered international recognition at the recently concluded International Tourism Fair (FITUR) 2024 in Madrid, Spain. The city was bestowed with the prestigious “Vision” award in the special category of “International Tourism 2023” by the International Association of Latin Journalists and Writers of Tourism.… Read More

Mexico City Surpasses Cancun as Premier Tourist Attraction in 2023

Mexico City, also known as CDMX, has emerged as the frontrunner in attracting tourists, outshining popular destinations like Cancun. According to the president of the National Chamber of Commerce, Services, and Tourism of CDMX, José de Jesús Rodríguez Cárdenas, the capital city accounted for an impressive 20 percent of the 71 million hotel rooms occupied across Mexico in 2023, totaling 14.5 million rooms.… Read More

Mexico City Tourism Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels, Brings Economic Boost

Mexico City’s (CDMX) tourism industry has not only rebounded from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic but has surpassed pre-pandemic figures, with 2023 recording 14.4 million visitors to hotels, exceeding the 2019 figure of 13.9 million. The local Tourism Secretariat revealed that this surge in tourism brought an economic benefit of 131 million 171 thousand pesos, a notable increase from the 113 million 113 thousand pesos recorded in 2019.… Read More

‘Colibrí Viajero’ Sets Record, Provides Free Tours to Over Half a Million in Mexico City

This year, the “Colibrí Viajero” initiative set an impressive record by extending its support to 562,738 vulnerable inhabitants of Mexico City (CDMX). The beneficiaries, comprising 297,589 women and 265,149 men facing economic and social challenges, were treated to free guided bus tours as part of the local Ministry of Tourism’s social action program.… Read More

Day of the Dead in Mexico Attracts Tourists for Unique Experience

Mexico City (CDMX), known for its vibrant culture and rich traditions, welcomed thousands of tourists who flocked to the historic center to immerse themselves in the unique celebrations of the Day of the Dead. This colorful and deeply rooted Mexican holiday celebrates the memory of loved ones who have passed away, and it offers an entirely different perspective for international visitors.… Read More

CDMX’s Tourism Achievements Shine Bright in 2023

CDMX (Mexico City), the vibrant and historic capital of Mexico, continues to assert itself as a top-tier tourist destination, drawing in a staggering 11.9 million visitors, both national and international, throughout the year 2022, according to the local Tourism Secretariat. This bustling metropolis boasts a rich tapestry of attractions, with the Historic Center, the Alameda, Chapultepec, Polanco, the Basilica of Guadalupe, the Tlalpan-Taxqueña area, the Torre Mayor, and the Zona Rosa standing out as the most frequented areas.… Read More

CDMX receives more than five million visitors in the first months of 2023

CDMX (Mexico City) is experiencing a promising recovery following the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Luz Elena González Escobar, the head of the Ministry of Administration and Finance. Taking to her social media platforms, she shared that the capital city has seen a notable increase in tourism. From January to May 2023, a total of 5.6 million tourists flocked to CDMX, coinciding with Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo’s tenure as the city’s government leader.… Read More

CDMX announces that the tourism program “Colibrí Viajero (Traveling Hummingbird)” returns in summer

In an effort to provide free or affordable access to heritage sites and entertainment spaces, the government of Mexico City, through the local Ministry of Tourism (Sectur), has announced the revival of the “Traveling Hummingbird (Colibrí Viajero)” program for this summer. The program aims to offer city residents, especially children and older adults, the opportunity to explore various locations in Mexico City, including the parks that have been developed in the area. Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, the head of Government of the capital, highlighted the purpose of the program during its launch in 2022.… Read More

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

Tourist Tianguis of Mexico City 2023 Presented

Mexico City is preparing for the 47th edition of the Tianguis Turístico, a major tourist flea market that is set to take place from March 26 to 29. This is the first time that Mexico City will host the event and it is expected to be a significant event for the city, which has been projected as the world’s capital of tourism. The inauguration of the event will take place on the 26th of March, in the afternoon, at the City Banamex convention center, with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in attendance.… Read More

Tourism in CDMX rebounded after the pandemic

The Ministry of Tourism in Mexico City (Sectur) recently released a statistical report, showing that the expenditure made by tourists who stayed in hotels in Mexico City from January to October of last year experienced a 93.7% recovery. This is a contrast to the levels in 2019, which exceeded the projections of reducing the increase in inflation. According to the report, the reason for this increase in spending is because the tourists who come to Mexico City are staying longer than usual. … Read More

CDMX, tourism and nearshoring

Mexico City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultural scene, it’s no wonder that millions of people flock to the city every year. However, there’s another side to Mexico City that many tourists are missing out on, and it has to do with the city’s growing nearshoring industry.… Read More