México, Friday , November 16 , 2018 0:36 hrs.
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International Hot Air Balloon Festival seen generating more than $34 million
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 the world and we present a different country,"...
Zimapan: The Mexican town that supplied steel for the Eiffel Tower
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 name Zimapán comes from the Nahuatl...
Monarch butterflies begin to arrive in Mexico
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 they were slightly late due to rain, but the first...
Nuevo León state promotes tourism in Magical Towns
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 traditional dance.
The fair will include the...