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AMLO’s Criticism Casts Shadow on Guanajuato Tourism

In an ongoing series of critical remarks by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Guanajuato’s tourism industry finds itself grappling with the repercussions. The relentless critiques during the morning conferences are now influencing prospective visitors’ perceptions of safety on the journey and at the destinations, affecting cities like León, according to Eduardo Bujaidar, President of the Association of Hotels and Motels of León.… Read More

Exploring Guanajuato: Unmissable treasures of a colonial city

Guanajuato, a city recognized as a World Heritage Site since 1988, is emerging as the premier colonial destination for tourists in Mexico, boasting a diverse array of attractions. This charming city beckons travelers from all corners of the globe and offers an authentic Mexican experience like no other. Here, we’ve compiled a list of five unmissable places to explore during your visit.… Read More

Guanajuato again achieves the headquarters of the Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit

Guanajuato, a region renowned for its commitment to sustainable practices, is set to host the esteemed Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit for the second time. Previously held in Quintana Roo, this event stands as the pinnacle of sustainable and social tourism gatherings in Latin America. The forthcoming summit is scheduled to take place from August 30 to September 2 at the Poliforum León. This decision was formally announced by Guanajuato’s tourism authorities during a press conference held in Mexico City.… Read More

Tourism in Guanajuato grows, two million visitors will arrive by summer

Guanajuato, a state known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant tourist attractions, is set to welcome a staggering two million visitors during the upcoming summer holidays. Juan José Álvarez Brunel, the Secretary of Tourism in Guanajuato, revealed that the Tourist Observatory has projected a hotel occupancy rate of 36 percent, which is expected to generate economic benefits of nearly five billion pesos from July 19 to August 20.… Read More

5 hot springs to discover in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico has a lot to offer beyond its architectural beauty, cultural attractions, and mining legacy. Visitors can also enjoy the hidden gem of hot springs that are available in the area. This article highlights five such hot springs that offer a relaxing atmosphere through their thermal water pools.… Read More

21 million tourists leave a spill of 45 billion pesos in Guanajuato

According to recent data from the Guanajuato Tourism Observatory, more than 21 million visitors arrived in Guanajuato in 2022, generating an economic income of over 45 billion pesos. This represents an increase in both the number of visitors and economic impact compared to the previous year. The data shows that 2,947,494 occupied rooms were registered in 2022, a 27% increase from 2021, with an average stay of 1.2 nights per tourist, a 9% increase from the previous year. The occupancy rate was 32%.… Read More

Total recovery of tourism is foreseen in Guanajuato this 2023

The head of the Secretary of Tourism of Guanajuato, Juan José Álvarez Brunel, reported that the full recovery of the state’s tourism industry would be in 2023. Last year, only two indicators showed improvement and returned to their pre-pandemic level. These indicators were the arrival of international tourists, which increased between 6% and 10%, and private investment in tourism, which reached 1,900 million pesos, 200 million more than in 2019.… Read More