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In Mexico: What’s Going On, Where To Go & Updates From Journey Mexico

Punta de Mita – Where Simplicity Meets Ultra Luxury

During my recent trip to Puerto Vallarta I took the opportunity to venture up north to the lovely village of Punta de Mita.  While the beaches and colors of the Caribbean Sea are unmatched, the Pacific has a special draw to me with its rugged coast lines, dramatic rock formations, mystic tropical... Read more »

We’re Hiring

Senior Travel Planner Location: Cancun or Puerto Vallarta Purpose of position: To plan and design travel experiences. Principal duties include handling inquires, present and manage proposals, follow the operations to ensure client satisfaction, assist Marketing Manager in researching and devel... Read more »

Posted In: News

Nominated for ‘Best Destination Management Company Worldwide’ Award by Luxury Travel Advisor

After a fantastic year in 2013, we are ecstatic to announce that going into 2014 we have been nominated by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine for 'Best Destination Management Company Worldwide Award' in their  Awards of Excellence. Luxury Travel Magazine created the Awards of Excellence to recogni... Read more »

Hotel Escondido – Mexican Beach Bum Glam

Berlin, November 6, 2013 – Design Hotels™ introduces Grupo Habita’s latest coup: the secluded beach hut village Hotel Escondido, opening December 1, 2013. On a pristine stretch of Mexican coastline, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra del Madre Sur mountain range, 16 upscale bea... Read more »

Posted In: News, Oaxaca

Holiday Season in Oaxaca

It is an incredible time to be in Mexico as one gets to experience profound and unique traditional unlike the typical festivities we are so accustomed to. The Christmas season in Oaxaca is filled with opportunities to celebrate both religiously and socially.  An important aspect of Christmas in ... Read more »

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 »

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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 »