35.- Mexico: Top cruise destination in 2017 [ 2018-01-05 - 12:46:41 ] Dallas (Notimex) - Mexico was the most visited country for cruise tourists in 2017, according to the Cruise Trends 2017 Report by CruiseCompete.com.
Mexico has much in its favor, including 8,000 kilometers of coastline and some of the world's most famous archaeological sites, the company said.
The most visited port during 2017 was Cozumel, in the...
34.- Guanajuato strides towards tourism sustainability [ 2017-12-29 - 21:55:00 ] Silao, Guanajuato (Notimex) - The central Mexican state of Guanajuato is making strides towards sustainable tourism through the Training and Awareness program for tourism service companies.
The World Tourism Organization declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism.
The Guanajuato government said that it has launched actions that aim to achieve the...
33.- Tourism program creates 3,000 jobs in Mexico [ 2017-12-26 - 13:52:46 ] Mexico (Notimex) - A program called "Tesoros de México," (Treasures of Mexico) has created 3,000 direct jobs and created 129 companies in 13 states, said Salvador Sánchez, undersecretary of Quality and Regulation at the Tourism Ministry.
The program also registered nearly $2.7 million pesos in sales of lixury services, he added.
The investment in...
32.- Tourism GDP grows 5.1 percent in second quarter [ 2017-12-15 - 11:27:39 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The gross domestic product of Mexico's tourism sector grew 5.1 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year, according to the county's statistics agency Inegi.
Tourism services grew 6.1 percent in the period, while the goods sector grew 3.4 percent.
Domestic tourism grew 2.1 percent, beating foreign tourism,...
31.- Baja California gets ready to welcome gray whale migration [ 2017-11-23 - 12:12:57 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- The state of Baja California is getting ready to welcome the annual migration of grey whales from mid-December to the end of March.
The event is one of the main tourist attractions for the city of La Paz.
The whales arrive to the coast of Baja California after travelling 20,000 kilometers from the Arctic Ocean.
The grey whale...
30.- San Luis Potosí airport to get six new routes [ 2017-11-20 - 14:22:42 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- The Ponciano Arriaga international airport in the northern state of San Luis Potosí will get six new national and international flights, said operator Aeroportuario Centro Norte, known as OMA.
The new flights from Ponciano Arriaga include Toluca, Puebla, Ciudad Juarez, Detroit, Atlanta and Chicago.
The airport is currently undergoing...
29.- International tourism to Mexico to reach 37 million visitors in 2017 [ 2017-11-17 - 11:16:54 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- The number of international tourists to Mexico is expected to reach up to 37.5 million at the end of 2017, up 6.6 percent from last year, the Tourism Ministry said.
"The year will end very well, hotel occupation levels are good. We hope 2018 begins like this year. We are strengthening the end of the year with campaigns," said Tourism...
28.- British Airways optimistic about Mexico [ 2017-11-09 - 13:58:01 ] Mexico (Notimex) – UK flagship carrier British Airways said that the number of passengers flying between Mexico and the UK will continue to grow at the end of the year.
“We are experiencing growth in demand and future bookings, which means that every year we are checking to see if our capacity meets the volume of passengers,” said BA manager...
27.- Cancun among most visited cities in the world [ 2017-11-07 - 12:19:50 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- The resort city of Cancun, on Mexico's Caribbean coast, ranked 32 in the list of the 100 most visited cities in the world by market research firm Euromonitor International.
Cancun ranked 5th in the Americas, after New York, Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Mexico City reached number 94 in the ranking, up five places from the previous...
26.- Aeromexico-Delta alliance launches Querétaro-Atlanta flights [ 2017-11-02 - 16:37:50 ]

Mexico (Notimex) -- Mexican flagship carrier Aeromexico and U.S. airline Delta have teamed up and launched flights connecting Querétaro, in central Mexico, and Atlanta, U.S., the Airports and Auxiliary Services said. The new flight will operate daily with an Embraer-190 aircraft, with a capacity for 99 passengers. The airlines expect to fly some...