56.- Teotihuacán prepares first hot air balloon festival [ 2018-09-21 - 14:32:50 ] Mexico (Notimex) – The archaeological site of Teotihuacán, to the north-east of Mexico City, will host on November 10 this year its first hot air balloon festival at the Reino Animal safari theme park.
The event will also include concerts and nature experiences.
“The aim of the event is to offer an enriching and innovative experience, that is...
55.- Querétaro's top tourism destinations [ 2018-08-28 - 14:43:55 ] Mexico (Notmiex) - The top tourism destinations in the state of Querétaro during the summer this year were its Chees and Wine Route, the Sierra Gorda ecological region, magical towns and the Art Route. 
During the summer holidays 2018, the state welcomed more than 300,000 tourists, according to official data.
Hotel occupancy rates reached some 60...
54.- San Miguel de Allende declared American Capital of Culture [ 2018-08-23 - 15:16:34 ] San Miguel de Allende (Notimex) - The UNESCO World Heritage city of San Miguel de Allende, in the state of Guanajuato, was declared American Capital of Culture for the year 2019 by the International Bureau of Cultural Capitals in Barcelona. 
Among the benefits for the city are 8,000 ad spots across 45 countries, with a value of $2 billion. 
San...
53.- Magical Town of Huamantla inaugurates traditional fair [ 2018-08-03 - 15:38:51 ] Puebla (Notimex) – The magical town of Huamantla, in the central state of Tlaxcala, has inaugurated the 144th edition of its traditional fair.
The events in the fair range from sports, art, culture and religious ceremonies.
Among the most famous attractions during the fair are the running of the bulls known as the “Huamantlada” and the colourful...
52.- Mayan Riviera to host ILTM North America Business Summit [ 2018-08-02 - 08:18:24 ] Mexico (Notimex) - From September 25 to 28, the ILTM North America Business Summit will be held in the Mayan Riviera for the seventh straight year. 
The event aims to showcase the best of the region's wine, food, adventure and luxury hotels. 
Mexican travelers are interested in visiting the Asia-Pacific region, Isreal and the United Arab Emirates,...
51.- San Miguel de Allende wins Best City in the World award [ 2018-07-27 - 10:54:25 ] San Miguel de Allende (Notimex) - San Miguel de Allende, in the state of Guanajuato, received for the second straight year the Best City in the World award by Travel & Leisure magazine.
The award ceremony also included the Best Hotel category, where the Rosewood Hotel and Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada won first and fourth places respectively, as...
50.- Oaxaca prepares for its largest annual festival [ 2018-07-16 - 17:48:27 ] Oaxaca (Notimex) - Every year, the state of Oaxaca prepares to host its biggest cultural festival: The Guelaguetza. 
This year, the festival will be held on July 23 and 30, and will include activities such as the Mezcal Fair, a handcrafts fair, gastronomy and many more. 
The main events are on Monday, July 23 and Monday, July 30, where representatives...
49.- Mexico maintains historic numbers of tourist arrivals [ 2018-07-10 - 20:44:23 ] Mexico (Notimex) – Mexico continues to welcome a record Number of tourists, with 17.3 million international visitors arriving during the first five months of the year, said Tourism Minister Enrique de la Madrid.
The figure represents almost 10 percent more than the same period last year.
From January to May this year, tourists spent $9.7 billion,...
48.- Mexico promotes gastronomy and natural wonders in the UK [ 2018-07-06 - 14:02:18 ] London (Notimex) – Representatives from Los Cabos, the Mayan Riviera, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa and the Chepe train are promoting tourism to those destinations to tour operators in London, during the first annual event organized by the Mexican Tourism Promotion Council.
“The aim of this event was to show in the UK that Mexico is a diverse country...
47.- Mexico has most World Heritage sites in Latin America [ 2018-07-02 - 13:42:14 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico is the Latin American country with the highest number Unesco World Heritage Sites with 35, said President Enrique Peña Nieto. 
The comment came after the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve gained World Heritage status.
The Tehuacán biosphere is the fourth site during the present administration to gain that status. 
The...