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December 2013 Newsletter

December's news went out early this month, before the holiday vacationers start to leave for their idyllic destinations. In this issue we share what one can expect when spending the holidays in Mexico and other exciting news. There is also another exclusive (and amazing) promotion from Casa Sandra i... Read more »

Top Hotels and Resorts in Mexico (Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2013)

Readers voted, scores were tallied, and Mexico came out a champion in this year's Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2013. A record-breaking 80,000 travelers took part in the survey, casting a total of  1.3 million votes. Most impressively,  Mexico took the number one spot on the "T... Read more »

Exploring Campeche

Earlier this year, Mexico's Secretary of Tourism, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, discussed  how she intends to grow Mexico’s tourism and draw tourists to areas of Mexico outside the resort and beach destinations. One strategy includes promoting the Yucatan Peninsula where the greatest archaeological w... Read more »

Posted In: Campeche, Yucatan

2013 Year in Review

With the incredible support of our clients, suppliers and partners, 2013 has proved to be our best year yet as we continue to experience dynamic growth! Pushing ahead after 2012, the year started with a complete makeover and re-brand with the introduction of our new logo followed by a new websit... Read more »

..Just One More Day in Mexico

Headed on vacation to Mexico this year? Let us help you spend a little more time in paradise with these exclusive offers we have received from some of our favorite hotels. Coastalegre - Hotelito Desconocido Book 6 nights, receive the 7th night free. Score more: Specialty welcome cocktail, full... Read more »

Air France Lands The Biggest Plane In The World In Mexico

Air France’s Airbus A380, considered the biggest passenger plane in the world, landed yesterday afternoon at Cancun’s International Airport to inaugurate the new direct route from Paris to Cancun. It is the first time that a vessel of this size --with two floors, six bares, an art gallery, hund... Read more »

Posted In: News

Luxury Travel in Mexico

Elite Traveler - the private jet lifestyle magazine that provides a worldwide audience of elite travelers with information uniquely suited to their demanding lifestyle -  recently put together an awesome video on Luxury Travel in Mexico. With more 5 Diamond Resorts than Canada, Hawaii, The Caribb... Read more »

Posted In: Luxury

Nature Conserving and Eco-Friendly Travel

Industry reports show that most travelers are starting to expect destinations to be environmentally friendly/involved and most importantly hotels to be sustainable and “green” -- eco-friendly lodging options are no longer a niche. Demand for luxury and green initiatives are driving bookings for ... Read more »

Posted In: Ecotourism, Oaxaca

November 2013 Newsletter

This month’s newsletter is packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. We focus on Guanajuato and San Miguel Allende, as it's the number one hot spot in Mexico right now for travelers. We also feature two Grupo Habita hotels: Hotel Downtown, where we have an exclusive pr... Read more »

New Contemporary Art Museum Opens in Mexico City

Mexico's capital, Distrito Federal, or better known as Mexico City, is a teeming metropolis of intensity and innovation and is known for having the most museums in the world. Around 175 museums (141 registered by CONACULTA) are spread out in Mexico City and cater to a wide range of interests making ... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City, News

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 »

Rain or Shine – Holbox is always worth a visit!

Below is a post submitted by our Marketing Manager, Susanne Prenzel. It is true that most of the time we had the “rain” portion on our way to and from the island.   As soon as we were onboard the ferry from Chiquilá. to Holbox the clouds parted and we had the most beautiful sun shine with a ... Read more »

Live It To Believe It: Imanta

The Mexico Tourism Board recently announced the launch of a $10 million dollar advertising campaign, “Vallarta – Nayarit. Live it to Believe it!”, to promote the unique experiences offered by both Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta for domestic and international markets. It was created to ... Read more »

Haunted Tales in Mexico

Just in time for the spookiest time of the year.  With Halloween just around the corner how about a seasonal get-away to Mexico where visitors will have a good chance of seeing something more “freaky” than just beaches, colonial cities and ruins.  Mexico is not only known for its incredible pl... Read more »

October 2013 Newsletter

Hitting inboxes in over 70 countries this week was our October newsletter packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. You'll find articles about Dia de los Muertos traditions, Oaxaca Native Crafts, and learn about the 4 new Coqui Coqui properties we are working with.   Be... Read more »

San Miguel de Allende: The World’s Best City

In case you haven't heard yet,  San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato is the place to be right now. Set in Mexico's Colonial Heartland,  the quaint UNESCO World Heritage City is a thriving center for art, culture, and history. The streets are composed of well-preserved buildings that have become... Read more »

Dia de los Muertos in Mexico

Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is an often misunderstood holiday celebrated in Mexico. It originated from a centuries old Aztec festival in honor of Mictecacihuatl, a goddess known as the Lady of the Dead. Since it follows Halloween, some people might conclude that it is the same holiday, ... Read more »

Holiday and Christmas Celebrations in Mexico

Holidays in Mexico begin by observing the religious traditions on December 12th and doesn't finish until February 2nd. Filled with posadas, Noche Buena, Navidad, the Feast of Guadalupe, Dia de los Inocentes, Los Reyes, Dia de la Calendaria, it is a joyous two months of celebration and cheer. E... Read more »

The Wonders of Mexico

Las Maravillas de Mexico  - The 13 Wonders of Mexico is a list of a total of 26 incredible places in Mexico - 13 natural wonders and 13 man-made wonders. Of the 26, Journey Mexico has visited all but 2. Below is a collection of our photos that we personally have taken during our travels through Me... Read more »

Last Minute Holiday Avaliability

Peak season for holiday travel is December 15th through January 7th. With international travel to Mexico steadily increasing, hotels are filling up fast this year. In order to stay ahead, we've contacted some of the most sought-after hotels and checked their current availability. At this point, mos... Read more »