Mexico Tourism News
Submitted by Mary Andrade on May 17, 2012 - 1:14pm
During the T20 meeting in Mérida this week, Mexico promised it would ease visa restrictions, allowing more tourists to enter the country and spend money.
Submitted by Mary Andrade on April 17, 2012 - 9:11am
Mazatlan recently introduced a fleet of five double-decked, open-top “Fun Buses” that seat from 52 to 78 passengers. The brightly painted buses pick up individual riders on morning and afternoon runs and can also be chartered by convention and meeting groups. Until now, Mazatlan has been noted for its distinctive, open-sided taxis knonwn as pulmonias. Double-decked tour buses are a standard feature in many Mexican cities.
By Jimm Budd
Submitted by Mary Andrade on January 21, 2011 - 9:48am
Xcaret, the Maya-themed entertainment complex on the Riviera Maya, expect to attract nearly two million visitors. More than ten million dollars will be invested in improvements and in luxury tour programs to Chichen Itza, Coba and Río Legartos. Management also announced that it is establishing a trust fund to guarantee that its sustainable ecological programs will continue for at least another century.
By Jimm Budd
Submitted by Mary Andrade on December 16, 2010 - 12:22pm
Plaza Garibaldi, where swains in Mexico City seek out mariachi bands to serenade their sweethearts, now has a Tequila and Mezcal Museum, an agave garden (tequila and mezcal are made from agave) and
Submitted by Mary Andrade on November 1, 2010 - 1:08pm
On a recent trip to Mexico City, a La Oferta reporter took an informal survey of what Chilangos (people who live there) think are the top five must-see attractions around this immense city, called the D.F. (Distrito Federal) for short. Here's what our surveyed Chilangos say visitors absolutely shouldn't miss:
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