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

Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza and Dzibilchaltún

The vernal equinox, the day each spring when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun and so night and day are of roughly equal length, falls on March 20th. Chichén Itzà and Dzibilchaltún, both just outside of Mérida, are considered to be the most impressive places in t... Read more »

Las Ventanas al Paraíso New Luxury Villas

Since opening in 1997, Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort has set the bar for luxury around the world and created a new standard of excellence in Latin America.  Now, the legendary Five-Diamond property is re-setting the bar with 12 stunning new villas and one magnificent, 22,500 square fo... Read more »

Carnival Celebrations in Mexico

This week, people all over the world are starting their Carnival celebrations (known as Mardi Gras in the USA). The celebrations always start a week before Ash Wednesday, a history that ties back to Biblical times and Lent. Carnival celebrations in Mexico take place in at least 200 cities and tow... Read more »

February 2014 Newsletter

Hitting inboxes in over 70 countries this week is our February Newsletter packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go! Be sure to check out the exclusive promotion we secured from Hacienda Petac. To view the February newsletter in its entirety, click here.... Read more »

Bird Watching in the Riviera Maya

Mexico is a great place for bird watching. It has more bird species than the United States and it has double the amount of species found in Canada. One of the best Bird Watching spots in the Americas is the Yucatan Peninsula and thanks to its subtropical location, bird aficionados can find over 500 ... Read more »

Temporary Exhibition by Leonora Carrington in Campeche

A incredible collection from surrealist artist, Leonora Carrington's (1917-2011)  "Personajes Fantásticos"  is currently on display in Campeche's Centro Historico from February until May.  Secretary of Culture, Carlos Vidal Angles, mentioned the sample is composed of twelve bronze sculptures who... Read more »

Posted In: Campeche, Culture

Discover and Scout Mexico With Us – In Real Time

With tourism to Mexico rising, Journey Mexico is keenly focused on ensuring unmatched service and unique travel experiences for our discerning guests.  We are continuously inspecting hotels, visiting new destinations, training our guides, and controlling the quality of the services and experiences ... Read more »

Twitter Chat with Travel +Leisure

Planning a trip to Mexico and not sure where to start, where to go, or how to prepare? Then join Travel+Leisure on Twitter  for a live chat about Mexico! On Tuesday, February 18th at 2pm EST, travel experts, including Journey Mexico,  will be joining a select panel to answer all your questions. Se... Read more »

Romance at Las Nubes, a Paradise in the Mexican-Caribbean

Las Nubes Boutique Hotel on Isla Holbox, was considered in 2013 by TripAdvisor, as one of the most romantic hotels on the island. Its strategic location in the Yumbalan Reserve surrounded by unspoiled beaches has allowed the hotel to become ideal for couples, tucked away from curious eyes. In ad... Read more »

Things to do in Tulum

Tulum has become the hottest spot to vacation at in Mexico and has grown into a world-class tourism destination.  As increased visitation and development pushes down the coast from Cancun, Tulum has managed to retained its bohemian and laid-back atmosphere making it attractive for tourists wishi... Read more »

Mexico Makes List for Top 10 Wine Travel Destinations

The leading wine lifestyle magazine, Wine Enthusiast, recently released its top picks for this year’s must-visit wine destinations in its third annual travel issue. The issue showcases the editors’ favorite wine finds from around the globe and offers readers a unique insight into each destinat... Read more »

January 2014 Newsletter

Hitting inboxes in over 70 countries this week was our first newsletter of the year, packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. You’ll find articles about what to expect from Mexico in 2014, our Baja Multisport tour, and learn about a new boutique hotel we are working w... Read more »

My Segway Tour Through Mexico City

Living in Mexico City for over two years, I have seen and experienced a lot but still haven't covered it all.  I usually spend my weekends biking down Reforma, shopping in Polanco, and soaking up the culture in the Centro Historico; this past week, I had the opportunity to explore Mexico in a new, ... Read more »

Cancun and Riviera Maya March Festivals

March 13-16, 2014: Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival Cancun and Riviera Maya join together for the third year in a row to present its Wine and Food Festival. International chefs and sommeliers from around the world will join the exclusive gourmet festival to show off their culinary talents... Read more »

2014 Updated Mexico Travel Warning from U.S. Department of State

In an effort to make sure U.S. citizens are aware of any international security concerns in Mexico, the U.S. Department of State has been updating their travel warning about every eight months or so. The report was edited January 9, 2014, with little changes from its prior in July 2013. EDIT:... Read more »

Posted In: Safety of Mexico

What to Expect in Mexico in 2014

Last year was a great year for tourism in Mexico and 2014 looks to continue that momentum. There is increasingly positive feedback  emerging from several years of less than positive news coverage and tourism in Mexico  is on its way to recovery. According to the numbers, tourism was up  in 2013 ... Read more »

Posted In: News

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