Chihuahua
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Chihuahua's Copper Canyon © Mexico Tourism Board (CPTM)

The north-western, Mexican state of Chihuahua borders the U.S. states of Texas and New Mexico. It is Mexico’s largest state and known for its desert landscapes and the Sierra Tarahumara Mountains. The state has a number of interesting archeological sites, including Paquime, a mysterious pre-Hispanic city of adobe constructions similar to those found in the U.S.´s southwest. 

 

Chihuahua offers a variety of nature parks, including Medanos de Samalayuca and the Basaseachi Waterfall where visitors can rent mountain bikes and practice rapelling and rock climbing. Chihuahua’s famous Copper Canyons is one of the largest canyon systems in the world; visitors can take a tour of the canyons on the Chihuahua-Pacifico train route. This spectacular trip is one to consider as a pre or post-convention activity or for incentive trips. 

 

Chihuahua’s capital, Chihuahua, is an elegant colonial town built during the mining boom in the 19th century. There visitors will find museums, quaint plazas and many recreational activities.

 

The capital’s largest convention center is the Expo Chihuahua, with 107,639 square feet of convention space divisible into 14 different halls, as well as 69,750 square feet of exposition space divisible into two sections. Expo Chihuahua also provides events services and banquet services.

 

The city of Chihuahua has five-star hotels like the Hampton Inn by Hilton Chihuahua City with 166 guestrooms and 3 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 170 people; and the Holiday Inn & Suites Chihuahua with 74 guestrooms and 2 meeting rooms with a capacity of 100 people. The Hotel Boutique San Felipe El Real is also a beautiful location for small meetings with 8 luxury suites and meeting spaces in the library and dining room.

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Chihuahua at a glance
State:
Chihuahua
Population:
826,804
Industries:
Manufacturing (maquiladoras, assembly plants), commerce, service, agriculture.
Country Code:
+52
City Code:
614
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Chihuahua Destination Profile
Type of Events:
  • - Convention
  • - Incentive Trip
Capacity:
  • - Up to 1000
Hotel Rooms:
  • - 200-499 rooms
Chihuahua Resources
Travel Budgets Set to Increase According to Visa Global Travel Intentions Study 2013
United States ranks as top destination for global travelers followed by the United Kingdom, France and China
Meetings and Conventions Industry Continues Booming in Mexico
G20 Summit, B20 Summit, T20 Summit among high caliber international meetings held in Mexico in 2012
Significant Growth Across Mexico's Tourism Industry
Mexico's Report on Tourism Indicates Robust Growth from Public and Private Sector
Mexico Showcases Meetings And Incentives Offering At IMEX America In Las Vegas
Mexican exhibitors have more than 920 confirmed meetings with international buyers as well as 15 group presentations.
National Geographic: Mexico's Copper Canyon Makes “50 Tours of a Lifetime” List
National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s adds Journey Mexico’s Copper Canyon Semana Santa Hiking Trip to the “50 Tours of a Lifetime” list 2011.
PCMA Helps Mexico Focus on Huge Opportunity In Meetings Tourism
At the 3rd annual, PCMA North American Advisory Summit, attendees discussed strategies for increasing Mexico´s share of international MICE tourism.
Canada’s Association of Travel Agencies (ACTA) Announces Its New Alliance With Mexico’s Tourism Board
This January 21st, 2011, the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies and the Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) announce an official alliance to promote tourism between Mexico and Canada.

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