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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

Durango Prepares for Spectacular 2024 Solar Eclipse, Anticipates Up to 100,000 Visitors

In an astronomical event set to captivate the skies on April 8, 2024, Mexico and the United States will be treated to a total solar eclipse, revealing the sun’s mesmerizing corona only when fully obscured by the moon. The phenomenon will unfold over two and a half hours, with a brief four-minute totality experienced by those near the center of the eclipse’s path.… Read More

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

Big Celebration Planned for Revueltas Festival 2023 in Durango

Durango is gearing up for a massive celebration as the Revueltas Festival 2023 is set to take place from October 13 to 22. This cultural extravaganza promises to enrich the cultural heritage of Durango with an exuberant blend of festivities, joy, and vibrant colors. The festival will feature renowned artists including Río Roma, Napoleon, Horacio Franco, and many others. Considered the pinnacle of artistic expression in Durango, this event serves as a meeting ground for local, national, and international artists.… Read More

The tourism sector generated more than one billion pesos in one year

Tourism has emerged as a significant economic powerhouse in the state of Durango, mirroring its importance on a national scale. This captivating region has recently experienced remarkable growth in tourism, resulting in a substantial income influx. According to a recent report featured in a local newspaper, Durango’s tourism industry has contributed over one billion pesos to its economy within just one year. This achievement underscores Durango’s potential to ascend as a premier tourist destination.… Read More

90% hotel occupancy is expected with the Durango National Fair

Hoteliers in Durango are brimming with confidence as they anticipate a significant surge in tourism during the months of June and July, projecting hotel occupancy rates to reach a remarkable 90%. Recognizing this as one of the prime periods for the sector, hoteliers have already begun registering reservations, according to Jaime Mijares Salum, President of the Association of Hotels and Motels of Durango.… Read More

Durango, present in Tianguis Turístico

Elvira Silerio Díaz, alongside tourism entrepreneurs from the region, attended the Tianguis Turístico 2023 in Mexico City to attract investment to strengthen tourism in Durango. The event brought together experts at the national and international level, and productive discussions were held on area connectivity that could result in good news for Durango.… Read More

Away from the hustle and bustle of Carnival, how about a trip to Durango?

The Director of Tourism for the city of Durango, Elvira Silerio Díaz, has visited Mazatlán to promote Durango’s attractions and encourage people to take a trip to the Old West Walk, Zoo and numerous museums the area has to offer, especially during the busy Carnival period. Díaz mentioned that Durango is just two and a half hours away on the Mazatlán-Durango highway, which is safe and secure to travel. She suggested that people who are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Carnival should consider Durango as an alternative destination to Mazatlán.… Read More