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The Mexican hotel industry has been in recovery mode since 2009, after feeling the effects of the economic downturn from the 2008 financial crisis and the breakout of the H1N1 virus in 2009. According to consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), the industry posted average annual growth of 4.7% on occupancy rates and average daily rates in...

Chapter | Tourism from The Report: Mexico 2015

Two straight years of record growth in Mexico’s tourism sector have solidified its importance as a motor for economic growth. Tourism contributes over 8.7% to Mexico’s GDP, employs 3.6m people directly and is the fourth most important source of foreign currency. The sector exceeded growth expectations for 2014, registering a record number of international tourist arrivals, at nearly 29.3m, and...

At a time when a number of major Latin American economies, including Brazil and Venezuela, are heading toward recession, Mexico’s economy stands out in the region for its resilience. The country is expected to maintain a solid economic performance in 2015 and beyond, with the IMF estimating GDP growth of 3% and 3.3% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

 

LANGUAGE: Spanish is the official language and is spoken throughout the country. However, there are as many as 62 dialects, the most widely spoken being Nahuatl, Maya and Mixteco. Though English is spoken in many places, especially among government officials and high-ranking executives, it is...

 

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MEXICO CITY Ave. Paseo de la Reforma 500 Colonia Juárez 06600 México D.F.

 

Even by megacity standards, Mexico City has a wealth of museums. From classical painting to dolls and toys, the capital’s more than 200 offerings house a richness and a variety found in few places in the world. Some of the most well-known museums cover art, anthropology, history and technology.