45.- Guanajuato readies 2018 Gastronomy Summit [ 2018-05-18 - 11:03:56 ] Mexico (Notimex) - From May 29 to June 12, the state of Guanajuato will host the sixth edition of the International Gastronomy Summit.
The 14-day event is expected to welcome some 70,000 visitors, up 143 percent from last year's edition, said Guanajuato's Tourism Minister, Fernando Olivera.
The guest countries for the event are Japan, Nicaragua, Costa...
44.- JetBlue to launch nonstop New York-Mexico City daily service [ 2018-05-08 - 12:54:40 ] New York (Notimex) - U.S. low cost airline JetBlue has announced it will launch a daily, nonstop service between New York (JFK) and Mexico City from October this year.
In the same month, the airline will also add a daily, nonstop flight between Boston and Mexico City.
The two new routs add on to the airline's Orlando and Fort Lauderdale services to...
43.- Ecotourism booming in Mexico [ 2018-04-20 - 12:50:17 ] Mexico (Notimex) – Two out of five Mexican travellers (39 percent) are planning to visit eco-tourism destinations this year. The figure is far above the world average of 28 percent, according to a study by Booking.com.
In terms of global visitors, six out of 10 want to return to visit a natural site in Mexico.
The study showed that 53 percent prefer...
42.- Southwest Airlines launches three new routes to Mexico [ 2018-03-12 - 12:09:04 ] San Diego (Notimex) - U.S. carrier Southwest Airlines has launched three new U.S.-Mexico services.
The services, all from California, are San Diego-Puerto Vallarta; San José-Puerto Vallarta, and Sacramento-Los Cabos.
"These new non-stop flights mean less travel time and more time to explore the incredible destinations we offier," said airline spokesman...
41.- Southwest Airlines launches three new routes to Mexico [ 2018-03-12 - 12:09:03 ] San Diego (Notimex) - U.S. carrier Southwest Airlines has launched three new U.S.-Mexico services.
The services, all from California, are San Diego-Puerto Vallarta; San José-Puerto Vallarta, and Sacramento-Los Cabos.
"These new non-stop flights mean less travel time and more time to explore the incredible destinations we offier," said airline spokesman...
40.- New Mazatlán aquarium among the 10 largest in the world [ 2018-03-09 - 14:47:53 ] Mexico (Notimex) – The northern state of Sinaloa, on Mexico’s Pacific coast, will open a new aquarium in the city of Mazatlán.
The new aquarium, called Mar de Cortés, will be among the 10 largest in the world.
The aquarium will also serve as a study and research center, mainly focusing on species found in the Sea of Cortés, with investment...
39.- Viva Aerobus to launch Mérida-Tuxtla Gutiérrez flight [ 2018-02-28 - 11:05:20 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus will connect the city of Mérida, in the Yucatán Peninsula, with Tuxtla Gutiérrez in the southern state of Chiapas, from June 4 this year.
The frequency of the flight will be twice per week, on Mondays and Thursdays.
"Viva Aerobus continues to revolutionize transport and stands out for its...
38.- Tourism to Mexico reaches historic high [ 2018-02-22 - 13:28:58 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Last year, more than 39 million international tourists visited Mexico, spending more than $20 billion, both record numbers, said the country's Tourism Minister, Enrique de la Madrid.
"Mexico has many vocations, but tourism is definitely the top one," De La Madrid said in a conference.
Tourism growth in Mexico is higher than other...
37.- Colombian tourism to Mexico up 15 percent [ 2018-02-21 - 13:41:45 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The number of hotel rooms in Mexico booked by Colombian tourists grew 15 percent in 2017, compared with the year before, according to PriceTravel Holding.
During 2017, some 485,000 Colombians visited Mexico, 2.7 percent of the total number of foreign tourists.
The top destinations for Colombian visitors in 2017 were Mexico City,...
36.- Mexico is number one in marine protected areas [ 2018-01-30 - 12:08:06 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico is number one in the world in terms of marine protected areas (MPA), with 22.3 percent of the country's total seas categorized as MPAs, the Environment ministry said.
The figure more than doubles the goals set by the Biological Diversity Convention.
Mexico currently has 182 MPAs which total more than 90 million hectares.
 
Parque...