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“First Meeting of Tourism Innovation” Encourages Participation of Puebla’s University Students

In a bid to foster innovation and engagement among university students in Puebla, the Ministry of Tourism has announced the launch of the “First Meeting of Tourism Innovation” congress. Alongside this initiative, the continuation of the well-received program “Stories behind the Stove” has been unveiled, now rebranded as “Puebla, Knowledge and Creations of the Kitchen,” aimed at involving students from various educational institutions across the state.… Read More

Benito the Giraffe Boosts Tourism in Puebla

Benito the giraffe’s arrival at Africam Safari in Puebla is making waves in the world of tourism, according to Alejandro Cañedo Priesca, the head of the Ministry of Economy and Tourism. The presence of this majestic creature has sparked a surge in tourism, putting Puebla on the international map and drawing visitors from all corners of the globe.… Read More

Puebla Emerges as Mexico’s Second Most Visited Heritage City

Puebla, the capital of the eponymous state, has ascended to the position of Mexico’s second most visited heritage city, marking a significant milestone in its tourism resurgence. Despite ranking seventh among overall tourist destinations in the country, Puebla’s Secretary of Economic Development and Tourism, Alejandro Cañedo Priesca, emphasized its newfound status in an interview with the media.… Read More

In the Tourist Tianguis of Magical Towns in the US, the promotion of Puebla will be strengthened

In an exciting development for Puebla’s tourism sector, the state is gearing up to make a splash at the Second Edition of the International Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns Expo) in Los Angeles, California. Scheduled for September 22 to 24, this event is set to be a remarkable platform for Puebla’s promotion, according to Marta Ornelas Guerrero, the head of the Ministry of Tourism.… Read More

Top 3 Magical Towns of Puebla

Puebla, Mexico, is a land of enchanting Magical Towns that offer travelers a diverse array of experiences. From breathtaking natural wonders ideal for outdoor enthusiasts to cultural events steeped in ancient traditions, including dances, crafts, and the world-renowned Puebla gastronomy, declared a Heritage Immaterial of Humanity by UNESCO in 2010. Recently, the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico expanded the list to include two more municipalities: Huejotzingo and Teziutlán. Today, we bring you an exclusive interview with Karla Vázque Martagón, director of the Magical Towns of Puebla, who reveals the top three Magical Towns based on data collected.… Read More

The cry of Spartan Race resounds in the Magical Town of Zacatlán

Zacatlán’s picturesque Valle de las Piedras Encimadas provided the breathtaking backdrop for an exhilarating event on Saturday, June 17, as over 4,500 participants gathered to compete in the renowned Spartan Race. The day commenced with an awe-inspiring ancestral ceremony, seeking permission from the sun, wind, and even Tezcatlipoca, before each category prepared themselves under the starting arch.… Read More

Puebla is among the destinations with the highest hotel occupancy before the May holidays

The Mexican city of Puebla is expected to see a 61.5% hotel occupancy over the next two long weekends, according to projections from the federal Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). The weekends in question commemorate Labor Day and the Battle of Puebla, and run from April 28 to May 1, and from May 4 to 7, respectively. Puebla is among a number of non-beach destinations where there is expected to be high demand for accommodation during these periods.… Read More

Puebla is projected among the 10 most visited cities in Easter 2023

The Mexican city of Puebla is expected to be among the top ten most visited destinations during the Holy Week and Easter holidays in 2023, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). Puebla’s hotel occupancy is projected to reach 63.5%, which is 1.4 percentage points above the national estimate of 62.1%. The city is one of twelve tourist centers monitored by the DataTur system.

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Puebla expects a record number of visitors for the 2023 Equinox Festival

Chignahuapan, a small and charming town located in the Mexican state of Puebla, is gearing up to welcome visitors from all over the world for the “Equinoccio Festival 2023”. The festival is a two-day event that celebrates the arrival of spring with traditional Mexica rituals and cosmogony. The Secretary of Tourism in Puebla, Martha Ornelas, and the town’s President, Lorenzo Rivera Nava, recently held a press conference to announce the upcoming festival.… Read More

Seven wonders of Puebla participate in the national contest “The Best of Mexico 2023”

The state of Puebla in Mexico is participating in the “Best of Mexico 2023” awards, a national contest that recognizes the best tourism experiences in Mexico. Puebla is nominated in seven categories, including “Best state to enjoy traditional and contemporary gastronomy” and “Best World Heritage City to live our history”. To win, the state needs the votes of the people of Puebla and those who know the entity. Voting is open until March 15, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.… Read More

Chignahuapan is the second most visited magical town in Puebla for these reasons

The Ministry of Tourism in Puebla has recently released a report on the most visited Magic Towns in the state, and Chignahuapan has come in second place. The figures showed that during 2022, a total of 506,722 visitors, both national and foreign, visited this Magic Town to experience its festivities and natural wonders. The report also indicated that there was an economic income of over 385 million pesos, with a range of hotels that can accommodate more than 6,000 people per night.… Read More

Puebla is officially the Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture

Puebla has officially been named the Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture for 2023. This recognition is a major milestone for the city, which has long been known for its rich cultural heritage and culinary traditions. The award is part of the Ibero-American Cultural Capital program, which was established to promote the cultural heritage and traditions of Spanish-speaking countries.… Read More