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Journey Mexico Invited to Lunch with President Calderon

Journey Mexico Invited to Lunch with President Calderon

Journey Mexico president, Zachary Rabinor, and director of operations, Matteo Luthi, have been invited for lunch by Mexico’s President, Felipe Calderon, for the launch of Mexico’s new promotional campaign, “Routes of Mexico,” which aims to promote, educate, and change the perception of Mexico as a “Beach Only” destination.

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Flight of the Monarch Exhibit in Chicago

Flight of the Monarch Exhibit in Chicago

The Peggy Notebaert Museum Nature Museum is celebrating the annual migration of the Monarch Butterfly as a natural link between Mexico, the US, and Canada with an exhibit that debuts this Saturday in Chicago.

Good News From Journey Mexico Partner – SEE Turtles

Good News From Journey Mexico Partner – SEE Turtles

Conservation tourism project, SEE Turtles, has recently surpassed the milestone to raise $100,000 for sea turtle protection.

Mexico Promotional Video

Mexico Promotional Video

Here’s an incredible video made by Willie Sousa for the Mexican Tourism board. If our 10 Reasons to Visit Mexico This Summer didn’t convince you, this should do the trick.

The Music of Oaxaca, Mexico

The Music of Oaxaca, Mexico

On Friday, the National Post published an excellent article by Karen Ashenburg about the abundance of music and dance that… Read more »

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Safety of Oaxaca, Mexico

Safety of Oaxaca, Mexico

Alvin Starkman wrote a great article illustrating the safety of Oaxaca, Mexico, which is currently posted on Suite101.com.  The article… Read more »

Hola Mexico Film Festival

Hola Mexico Film Festival

Having much success in 2009, the Hola Mexico Film Festival is back in the US for a second year. Beginning… Read more »

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10 Reasons to Visit Mexico This Summer

10 Reasons to Visit Mexico This Summer

According to an Orbitz report, Mexico has two out of the top three spots on Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations 2010. If that’s not enough of a reason to book a trip, here are ten more:

The Mexico Report on Avocados from Michoacan, Mexico

The Mexico Report on Avocados from Michoacan, Mexico

Our good friend Susie Albin-Najera at The Mexico Report posted a great article last week in which she interviews Mario… Read more »

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Journey Mexico Partner Location Receives Earth Check Certificate

Journey Mexico Partner Location Receives Earth Check Certificate

Journey Mexico partner location, The Haciendas, was recently awarded the Benchmark Bronze Certificate from the Earth Check Program, which is… Read more »

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Becoming The One in the Travel Industry

Becoming The One in the Travel Industry

There is some interesting conversation happening over on Michael Kaye’s blog about going the extra mile to become “the chosen… Read more »

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Mexicana Airlines Offering Special Rates

Mexicana Airlines Offering Special Rates

Mexicana Airlines are advertising promotional rates to the beach towns and the major cities of Mexico. The beach destinations include:… Read more »

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Consumer Interest in Mexico Rebounding

Consumer Interest in Mexico Rebounding

Travel Weekly reports that consumer interest in traveling to Mexico is on the rise. Their data from Compete.com shows that… Read more »

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Journey Mexico Partner Promoting Special Wedding Date

Journey Mexico Partner Promoting Special Wedding Date

As the tenth of October, 2010 is one of those “special” dates where numbers align (10/10/10), this day is undoubtably one of the most sought after wedding dates of the decade.

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Pablo Weisz-Carrington Art Exhibit in Mexico City

Pablo Weisz-Carrington Art Exhibit in Mexico City

While in Mexico City for the 2010 Symposium conference last month, some of the Journey Mexico staff were able to visit famous Mexican artist Pablo Weisz-Carrington’s most recent exhibit at José Luis Cuevas’s museum in the Colonial Heartland.

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Michoacan Artisans at Work

Michoacan Artisans at Work

On a recent trip to Michoacán in Mexico’s Colonial Heartland, several members of the Journey Mexico team got to watch local craftsmen at work pounding heated metal into things likes plates, bowls, platters, pots, pans, etc.

Journey Mexico – Zach and Chase Test the New GoPro Camera

Journey Mexico – Zach and Chase Test the New GoPro Camera

Zach and I were up early last week for a dawn patrol session to test out the new GoPro camera in Punta Mita. The waves were tiny, but the camera works great!

Interesting Interview about Volun-tourism

Interesting Interview about Volun-tourism

I just came across this video from Ron Mader in which he interviews Michael Kaye of Costa Rica Expeditions about… Read more »

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