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Holy Week Economic Surge: A Boost for Tamaulipas

Holy Week brought an unprecedented economic boost to Tamaulipas, with the tourism and commerce sectors experiencing a significant uplift. The festive period saw an economic impact of 5 billion pesos in the state, a 10% increase compared to the previous year. This growth highlights a remarkable recovery and vitality in the region’s economy and tourist activity.… Read More

Efforts Underway to Elevate Tamaulipas as Premier Tourist Destination

In a concerted effort to elevate Tamaulipas as a premier tourist destination on the global stage, the Ministry of Tourism has unveiled its strategic vision before a gathering of businessmen. Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, the Secretary of Tourism, underscored the collaborative approach between the government and the business sector to bolster tourism initiatives, aiming to channel economic benefits across municipalities.… Read More

Tamaulipas Chef Shares Mexican Flavors with Norway

In a delightful fusion of cultures, Sylvia Vavik-Flaten, a Mexican-born chef residing in Norway for the past 26 years, is bringing the rich tapestry of Mexican gastronomy to the Nordic country. Despite her Norwegian heritage, Sylvia has become a passionate ambassador for Mexican cuisine, earning acclaim from the locals in Norway who have embraced the flavors of Mexico.… Read More

Tamaulipas Implements Lodging Tax Increase to Boost Tourism Promotion

The Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, has assured that the recently approved increase in lodging taxes, from two to 3.5 percent starting next year, will not deter tourism in the region. Contrary to concerns, Hernández believes that travelers are generally aware of their expenses and are unlikely to be significantly influenced by slight changes in taxes.… Read More

Tamaulipas Anticipates Year-End Surge in Tourist Numbers

Tamaulipas is gearing up to conclude the year on a high note with a notable uptick in tourist arrivals. Benjamin Hernandez Rodriguez, the Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, shared that the tourist influx for 2023 has surpassed last year’s numbers. Current estimates predict that December will witness around 11.7 million visitors, surpassing the 2022 record of 11.4 million visitors.… Read More

Tamaulipas Tourism Bolsters Alliances at National Conference

The Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, played a pivotal role in the inaugural session of the “National Conference of Tourism Secretaries and Tourism Officials 2023,” led by Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués. Emphasizing collaborative efforts between different government levels, the conference aimed to boost tourism diversification nationwide, ensuring benefits extend to communities across the country.… Read More

Tamaulipas Secures Seven National Congresses in 2024

The Ministry of Tourism in Tamaulipas has successfully secured seven congresses and conventions scheduled for the year 2024, with Tampico as the chosen destination for these events. These gatherings, spanning both the public and private sectors, promise to have a significant economic impact, notably the highly anticipated Mexican Petroleum Congress and other related activities, according to local authorities.… Read More

Tamaulipas Pioneers Social Tourism for Inclusivity and Well-being

Tamaulipas, the Mexican state known for its vibrant culture and natural beauty, is making waves in the world of tourism with a groundbreaking approach to social inclusion. Spearheaded by Governor Américo Villarreal Anaya and Tourism Minister Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, the state is revolutionizing tourism by ensuring that everyone, particularly the most vulnerable, has access to its abundant treasures.… Read More

Summer vacations in Tamaulipas close with an increase in tourism of 4% per year

Tamaulipas has wrapped up its summer vacation season in 2023 with a noteworthy 4% annual increase in tourism. Over the course of six weeks, approximately 3.8 million tourists flocked to the region, with more than half congregating in the southern destinations. This surge in tourism contributed significantly to the industry’s earnings, accumulating an impressive 3,406 million pesos.… Read More

Playa Miramar is “the jewel in the crown” of tourism in Tamaulipas

Playa Miramar stands out as the undeniable gem of Tamaulipas’ thriving tourism, welcoming a staggering 1.6 million tourists to its pristine shores. The State Tourism Secretariat has proudly revealed that this surge in visitors has triggered a notable boon across various sectors of the local economy, including restaurants, bars, hotels, shops, and handicrafts, all of which have reported a significant upswing in profits.… Read More

Tourists crowd Tamaulipas parks during summer vacations

Amidst the sun-kissed days of summer, Tamaulipas parks have emerged as a magnet for tourists seeking to bask in the natural wonders of the state and delve into its rich biodiversity. Eduardo Rocha Orozco, a key figure in the Tamaulipas Parks and Biodiversity Commission (CPBT), revealed that a surge in visitors has been witnessed within the initial fortnight of the summer vacation.… Read More

Increased arrival of foreign tourism in Tampico

Tampico, the bustling city in Tamaulipas, Mexico, has experienced a notable increase in foreign tourism during 2023, with a significant rise of 20%. This surge suggests that Tamaulipas is increasingly gaining recognition as a preferred destination among a specific group of international visitors, particularly in the southern part of the state. The influx of tourists from abroad, predominantly from Europe, the United States, and Canada, has contributed to the region’s thriving tourism market.… Read More

The 9th LAMA 2023 Motorcycle Touring Championship closes successfully in Ciudad Victoria

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, witnessed a thrilling conclusion to the 9th National Motorcycle Touring Championship, leaving participants and attendees exhilarated. The fairgrounds buzzed with excitement as hundreds of motorcyclists came together to celebrate an unforgettable afternoon. This championship, which has already triumphed in the downtown area, continued its tour through the municipalities of Altamira, Madero, and Tampico, captivating the entire region.… Read More

National motorcycle tourism championship in Tamaulipas is confirmed

The ninth National Moto Tourism Championship has been confirmed to take place in Tamaulipas from May 30 to June 4. With an estimated participation of at least 800 motorcyclists from 25 countries, including Europe, the United States, and other continents, this event promises to be an exciting gathering for motorcycle enthusiasts. The participants, representing different associations, will be provided with comprehensive security measures throughout their journey, starting in Reynosa and culminating in the State Capital.… Read More

Tamaulipas promotes gastronomic tourism in Nuevo Laredo

The Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, Mexico, has expressed the government’s commitment to promoting the Gastronomy of Tamulipas to boost the economy and tourism. The comments come after the success of the “Grill Fest Women on the Grill 2023” event held at the Cultural Center of the City of Nuevo Laredo, organized by the Association of Women in the Media.… Read More

New flights to Tamaulipas are announced in Tianguis Turístico

New flights have been announced in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas during the Tianguis Turístico 2023 event held in Mexico City. The new routes are expected to generate economic benefits and will facilitate the mobility of people and goods. Aerus company announced its new routes in the state which will cover Ciudad Victoria, Tampico, and Matamoros. There will be four air routes in total that will strengthen the connectivity of the state: Monterrey-Matamoros, Monterrey-Tampico, Monterrey-Ciudad Victoria, and Matamoros-Tampico.… Read More

Ministry of Tourism and Government of Madero agree to work for tourism reactivation

The government of Madero City, Tamaulipas, and the Ministry of Tourism have agreed to work together to promote tourism reactivation in the region. During a meeting between the Secretary of Tourism in Tamaulipas, Benjamín Hernández Rodríguez, and the municipal president of the city, Adrián Oseguera Kernión, they addressed issues related to various tourist spots in the city, and agreed to give greater impetus to infrastructure works in Playa Miramar, the highest destination of the state.… Read More