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La Guelaguetza – Unique Vacation Experiences in Oaxaca, Mexico

La Guelaguetza: A Unique Vacation Experience in Oaxaca, Mexico Visitors to Oaxaca, Mexico, can enjoy a wide variety of cultural events in this beautiful state located on Mexico's southwestern coast. Oaxaca's population remains nearly 50 percent indigenous. This is a strong contrast to the rest... Read more »

An Amazing Whale Shark Season in Mexico is Upon Us

Whale Shark Season in Mexico off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula is in full swing! Each year from late May to early September whale sharks migrate from around the world to the warm, tropical waters of the Mexican-Caribbean Sea. The waters near Cancun, surrounding Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy, ar... Read more »

New UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico: Archipiélago de Revillagigedo

This week the UNESCO World Heritage Committee gathered in Istanbul, Turkey for the 40th Session of their annual committee meeting. In this meeting the representatives inscribed 27 sites to the UNESCO World Heritage List (14 cultural, 9 natural, and 4 mixed). The new sites come from 28 different co... Read more »

The World’s Best City: San Miguel de Allende

Yet again, San Miguel Allende is topping the travel charts as one of the best cities in the world! San Miguel de Allende took 3rd place on Travel + Leisure’s 2016 “World's Best Cities” List! With a score of 91.19 out of 100, Travel + Leisure explains how San Miguel de Allende qualifie... Read more »

Best New Hotels in Mexico 2016

If you’re looking for the newest and hottest hotels in the world, Mexico is a great place to start. In  Condé Nast Traveller’s 2016 Hot List picks, Mexico made the list for best new hotels in the world. Next time you visit Mexico, consider letting us arrange a stay for you in one of these... Read more »

Posted In: Condé Nast

Good News Out of Oaxaca City…

In recent weeks, Oaxaca has been featured repeatedly and sensationally in the news over an isolated event that occurred on June 19th, 2016. While the country is indeed facing social and political challenges along with the rest of the world,  we are saddened by the media's exaggeration and exploitat... Read more »

Mind and Body in Harmony at The Resort at Pedregal Spa

"Your bliss begins here: seaside and cliff side, outside and in" - The Resort at Pedregal The Resort at Pedregal, carved into the mountainside of the exclusive Los Cabo's Pedregal Community is a true haven for your being. The Resort mesmerizes guests with their 5* services and lavish accommodatio... Read more »

Posted In: Destinations

What’s New in Nayarit?

With Journey Mexico's main office and a majority of our staff living near Nayarit, we may be a bit biased about how much we love the Vallarta-Nayarit coast! In 2015, we reported a profusion of growth with new hotels, attractions, and flights and we're happy to report that the momentum continues. Be... Read more »

Looking for a Unique Vacation? Los Cabos, Mexico is a Great Destination

It’s time to mix up your travel plans with a unique vacation to Los Cabos, Mexico, one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the country. Los Cabos is a beautiful, thriving municipality located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula and divided into the areas of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose d... Read more »

WTTC Welcomes Zachary Rabinor as a Regional Council Member

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has welcomed Journey Mexico CEO, Zachary Rabinor, as a regional member of their council.  An invitation-only membership, Zach is honored to have been chosen among the some one hundred world's foremost Travel & Tourism companies  to participate... Read more »

Hacienda Puerta Campeche New Chef and Ceviche Cooking Class

Hacienda Puerta Campeche, a boutique hotel part of the five Luxury Collection hotels operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Mexico, is a true architectural relic that dates back to the 17th century. It sits right in the heart of Campeche City's colorful Historic Center, declared of great imp... Read more »

Posted In: News

Beyond the Beaches: Get Up Close and Personal with Mexico’s Wildlife

Both on land and by sea, Mexico has a rich ecosystem home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. BY SEA With an impressive reef system on the east, and what Jacques Cousteau calls the "Aquarium of the World" on the west, the natural wonders that exist beneath the seas surrounding Mexico are eas... Read more »

Oaxaca & The Rise of Mezcal

Our friends at AFAR recently published a fascinating feature, The Rise of Mezcal: Great for Cocktails, Better for Oaxaca by Chris Colin, in their magazine. Below are some excepts from the article on how mezcal is changing Oaxaca's landscape: That fancy new mezcal in your favorite bar is changin... Read more »

Posted In: Oaxaca

Tips for Family Travel in Mexico

Family travel is a special time for bonding and learning about one another. We understand that a trip has to suit all ages and what your 6 year old finds cool and fascinating might not be the same case for your teenage. Luckily, Mexico is the perfect destination for any type of family vacation wheth... Read more »

#MexicoJourney Through Colonial Mexico and Baja California Sur

This month, Journey Mexico will welcome 12 of the most seasoned tour operators and travel agents from the UK, Germany, Russia, USA, China, and Netherlands on an exclusive visit to Mexico City, Colonial Mexico, and the Baja California Sur Peninsula.   Accompanied by our General Manager, Matteo Lu... Read more »

Posted In: On the Road

Wellness and Spa in San Miguel de Allende

Winning numerous "best" and "must-visit" awards in the past couple years --including the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Top City in the World award-- San Miguel Allende is a beloved tourist destination sitting in the middle of Colonial Mexico. It blends the most attractive aspects of small-town rural l... Read more »

The Zika Virus in Mexico: What You Need to Know

General ZIka (ZIKV) Information The Zika Virus is a mosquito-borne viral infection which is transmitted by the same type of mosquito linked to dengue and chikungunya. There have been identified cases now across four continents. It has been detected in more than 20 countries in the Americas, incl... Read more »

Posted In: News

Los Cabos Continues to Grow

A little over a year ago, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo faced incredible devastation due to Hurricane Odile but resiliently bounced back and quickly restored damages, further inspiring them to continue the makeover and push for more. By the end of 2015, Los Cabos not only recovered what was ... Read more »

The Sophistication of Mexico’s Best Tequila

Tequila is one of world's most complex and significant spirits. Starting as a small hijuelo agave shoot, the process of tequila can take anywhere from minimum 6 years and up to 20 years! Here are some interesting facts about tequila and what to look for when choosing the best tequila 100% Agave ... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, Luxury, News

Stay A Little Longer: Free Nights at Riviera Maya Hotels

Headed on vacation to Mexico this year? Let us help you spend a little more time in paradise with these extended free night offers from some of our favorite hotels! Private Villas, Bel Ha or Yuum Ha by Esencia and Hotel Esencia- Riviera Maya Esencia is a 50-acre private estate in the Riviera Maya... Read more »