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About Guadalajara

Mexico is the second country in the world, after France, in terms of number of tourists, according to the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO), receiving 31.9 million foreign tourists in 2022. Representing 20.5% of the international tourist arrivals in the American continent.

Guadalajara is the cultural center of Mexico, rich in history and alive with excitement and friendliness, host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the Guadalajara International Film Festival and globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds.

It is the second most important city in the country, with almost six million people, and is home to major tech companies including IBM, Oracle, Cisco, Toshiba, Intel, HP, and Dell.

It is the birthplace of the icons that represent Mexico around the globe, Tequila, Mariachi & Charrería, but no trip to Guadalajara would truly be complete without an extensive sampling of its cuisine; with its bountiful local gastronomy and world-class restaurants, food is a pillar of the society.

When visiting Guadalajara you will understand the meaning of Mexicanity first hand, through culture, history, myths and exotic ambiance. Ancient traditions and modern lifestyle merge, creating a magical environment that’s full of extraordinary experiences.