61.- International Hot Air Balloon Festival seen generating more than $34 million [ 2018-11-15 - 16:28:07 ] León (Notimex) - The International Hot Air Balloon Festival in the city of León, Guanajuato, will generate more than $34 million for the local economy, said the event's director, Escandra Salim. 
The festival will take place from November 16 to 19. 
"We must show the world with these images what Mexico is about, who we are. These images go around...
60.- Zimapan: The Mexican town that supplied steel for the Eiffel Tower [ 2018-11-09 - 14:53:30 ] Pachuca (Notimex) - The town of Zimapán, in the state of Hidalgo, is the latest locality in that state to be named a Magical Town. 
One of the highlights of the area is the village La Encarnación, located amidst mountains with mined that supplied steel for the construction of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, said Eduardo Baños, the state tourism minister. 
The...
59.- Monarch butterflies begin to arrive in Mexico [ 2018-11-06 - 22:49:22 ] Morelia [Notimex] - The first groups of monarch butterflies have begun to arrive to the state of Michoacán for the annual migration, said the state's environment minister, Mauro Ballesteros. 
The first colony of butterflies in Michoacán was spotted last weekend, he added. 
The butterflies migrate from Canada to Mexico every year. 
"This year...
58.- Nuevo León state promotes tourism in Magical Towns [ 2018-10-11 - 13:47:00 ] Monterrey (Notimex) – The state of Nuevo León in northern Mexico is preparing a tourism campaign to attract visitors to its Magical Towns.
The promotion will be carried out at the 5th National Fair from October 12 to 14 in Morelia Michoacán.
Among Nuevo León’s Magical Towns are Santiago and Linares, which offer attractions such as the Tonatzin...
57.- Basaltic prisms in Baja California Sur [ 2018-10-02 - 12:00:46 ] La Paz (Notimex) - Between the towns of San Miguel and San José de Comondú, in the Baja California Sur peninsula, there is a region with great biodiversity amidst a desert. 
The region includes basaltic prisms, geometric rock formations that are part of the Giganta mountain range. 
The prisms were formed some 14 million years ago, due to volcanic...
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,...