Tianguis Turístico

Buzzwords Locals and visitors have never been as connected as they are today. This newfound awareness is both local and global, and the awareness of one to the other is undergoing a wired and wireless transformation. So how does this impact the Tianguis Turistíco? Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico 2020 – Postponed until September Merida, Yucatan 🔴En conferencia …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Essay We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. …

Sumidero Canyon

Photo: Rod Waddington, On the river Chiapas – The spectacular, 1-kilometer-deep Sumidero Canyon (Cañón del Sumidero) was the stage for an epic battle between the Spanish and the Chiapanecan Indians, who chose to jump into the sacred canyon rather than submit to the invaders. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/5g4yS379MXA3u5p36 More recently, engineers tamed the whitewater by building …

Quintana Roo

Photo Quintana Roo is a Mexican state on the Yucatán Peninsula. Includes the resort city of Cancún. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/EKaGZbdod15QUFWT7 Tourism Portals qroo.gob.mx/sedetur sedeturqroo.gob.mx @SedeturQROO @marisolvanegasp Features Tren Maya = Maya Train Exploring the Maya World Tulum Exploring Cancún Planeta.com México Mexico States Yucatán Yucatán Peninsula

Reimagining Mexico Ecotourism Conference (2000)

Poster From the archives (2000): In order to facilitate the networking of professionals working to improve ecotourism, Planeta.com hosted the Re-Imagining Ecotourism in the Americas Conference (2000-2001). The Reimagining Mexico Ecotourism Conference took place online the Internet from September 4-8, 2000. Con el fin de facilitar la creación de redes de profesionales que trabajan para …

Easter in Mexico

Photo: Boris’ altar for Viernes de Dolores (2005) Mexico celebrates Easter with great passion. In 2020 Holy Week is celebrated April 5-11. Easter Week (Semana de Pascua) is the week afterward. Carnival Easter season traditionally begins with Carnival, a holiday that can begin up to two weeks before the beginning of Lent (Cuaresma). Carnival is …

Chiapas

Photo: J. Paulo Carbajal-Borges, El Triunfo Mexico – Chiapas is bordered by the states of Tabasco to the north, Veracruz to the northwest and Oaxaca to the west. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/cR7uhk7JLXx73EVs7 Video Parks La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Sumidero Canyon Lagunas de Montebello National Park Yaxchilán Cities Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas Planeta.com Chiapas Links México Mexico Links …

Chiapas Links

Chiapas Flag Links related to Chiapas, Mexico Upcoming Events February 2020 Chiapas Birding Festival Video Slideshare Chiapas 2010 Parks La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Sumidero Canyon Lagunas de Montebello National Park Planeta.com Chiapas México Mexico States Exploring the Maya World

Mexico Tourism

Photo: Taxco Updating our snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. Essay The role of travel and tourism needs to be re-evaluated – what works for locals and visitors and what does not. It cannot just be an issue of ‘bums on seats’ but rather the engagement of the cultural and social lives of those …

Coahuila

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Boquillas del Carmen Coahuila borders the Mexican states of Nuevo León to the east, Zacatecas and San Luis Potosí to the south, and Durango and Chihuahua to the west. To the north, Coahuila accounts for a 512 kilometers (318 miles) stretch of the Mexico–United States border, adjacent to the U.S. …