On September 15 each year Mexico celebrates its independence from the Spanish rule which had taken over the country at that time. In the year 1810 in the small town of Dolores Hidalgo in the State of Guanajuato in the central part of country, the local priest, Miguel Hidalgo, called all the townspeople together and after ringing the church bells gave the shout of ‘Viva Mexico’ three times to declare independence.
Destination Mexico is always looking for new opportunities in Mexico for our clients, especially new destinations which we feel could be interesting and attractive for clients. After a recent visit to the State of Oaxaca and in particular the city of Oaxaca, the state capital, we would like to feature different aspects of our visit in the next few Newsletters we will be sending out. We found the whole experience of our visit to be a real eye-opener for ourselves, in that it went way beyond our own expectations of a city and its surroundings we thought we knew well!
Palmaïa is a newly built luxury hotel located in one of the most fascinating parts of the Riviera Maya, Mexico, and on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Its location allows guests to experience breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and at the same time, be intertwined between sand dunes and integrated into the jungle. Palmaïa aims to position itself as a resort beyond comparison, transporting their guests to a natural and luxurious paradise.
As Los Cabos continues to grow as a luxury destination, its tourism offerings are expanding beyond the traditional locales of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. From the coasts of the Pacific to the beaches of East Cape, the Baja Peninsula is in rapid development mode to support the increase in luxury arrivals.
Emirates will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City International Airport, via the Spanish city of Barcelona, on December 9th. Citizens from Mexico, Spain and the UAE only need their passports to enjoy visa-free travel to each respective country. The new route will be operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing 777-200LR which offers 38 business class seats in a 2-2-2 configuration and 264 seats in economy class.
The suggested wines are from Baja California, Coahuila and Zacatecas
With the annual grape harvest season in full swing, this might be a good time to enjoy a glass or two of Mexican wine. Vineyards around the country are holding events to celebrate the harvest, known in Spanish as la vendimia, and to coincide with the festivities, México Presenta — a made-in-Mexico promotional website — has published a list of five wines to try. If you are in Puerto Vallarta and want to learn more about Mexican wines check out Uncork Mexico for their weekly wine tastings and online wine shop of high quality local wines.