México, Thursday , July 19 , 2018 20:02 hrs.
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Oaxaca prepares for its largest annual festival
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 from the state's eight regions gather to showcase...
Mexico maintains historic numbers of tourist arrivals
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, up 4.6 percent from the same period in 2017.
Mexico promotes gastronomy and natural wonders in the UK
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 and promote destinations like never before,” said...
Mexico has most World Heritage sites in Latin America
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 biosphere, which comprises some 500,000 hectares,...