DM NEWS

JANUARY 1, 2020

A Very Happy New Year 2020 to all our readers. We sincerely hope this new year will be one of prosperity and continued success to everyone and we very much hope Mexico will continue to be on your ‘wish list’ for client programmes this year. Destination Mexico will be extremely pleased to be your partner for any such programme and very much hope to have the opportunity to showcase our services and more than 30 years of experience as a DMC in this beautiful destination.

THINGS TO DO IN OAXACA

JANUARY 1, 2020

Take a Swim Atop a Petrified Waterfall: Hierve de Agua
Hierve de Agua is one of the most popular day trips from Oaxaca, and for good reason – it’s a pretty incredible sight! A little more than an hour outside of Oaxaca city, you’ll find one of the only petrified waterfalls in the world. It often received comparisons to Pamukkale in Turkey.

Thousands of years of this mineral-rich water flowing over the sides of this cliff has developed the beautiful white calcium layers that elegantly drape over the side of the steep mountainside.

BARCELÓ RIVIERA MAYA

JANUARY 1, 2020

Spain’s Barceló Hotel Group is bringing a new adults-only, all-inclusive resort to the Caribbean coast of Mexico.

The new Barceló Maya Riviera is set to debut December 15, 2019 in the heart of the Riviera Maya, a company spokesperson told Caribbean Journal. The 850-room resort will join Barcelo’s Maya Grand Resort, a complex that includes five other resorts and, soon, the Barceló Maya Arena, the largest convention center in the wider region with an extension of more than 17,000 square meters and various multifunctional areas. The perfect luxury adults-only hotel in the Riviera Maya

SANCHO PANZA RESTAURANT RETURNS

JANUARY 1, 2020

Open during the end of the third week of December.

For those who remember the old Sancho Panza at the Tesoro hotel on the Cabo San Lucas Marina, it will open again as Sancho Panza, The House of Music, Art, & Wine. Sancho Panza will be under new ownership and with famous Chef Jeremiah Tower, who became one of America’s first celebrity chefs after rising to prominence in California cuisine in the 1970’s.

EMIRATES TO EXPAND REACH IN MEXICO VIA ENHANCED AGREEMENT WITH INTERJET AIRLINES

JANUARY 1, 2020

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and Interjet Airlines, one of the fastest growing airlines in North America, have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and Middle East and beyond.

CHAPULTEPEC, THE LUNG OF THE METROPOLIS

JANUARY 1, 2020

Take a morning or afternoon to explore the vast Chapultepec Forest. Residents of Mexico City love Chapultepec. Some of the most traditional districts converge here, in the very heart of the city. It is the place to go on a family walk, the stage of lovers, and the perfect park for running, bike riding or just walking the dog. Chapultepec is one of the most essential places of life in the capital city.

ROUND BREAD FOR THE DAY OF THE KINGS

JANUARY 1, 2020

This Crown-shaped sweet bread is served on January 6, the Day of the Kings, or Twelfth Night. A small doll representing the Christ child is randomly inserted when the bread is almost finished baking, and whoever gets the slice with the doll must then hold a party on February 2, the Feast of Candelaria.

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