RempelGroup announces Integrity Online Services

21Comm/RempelGroup consulting services based in Ixtapa, Mexico as well as Canada and USA recently announced a new service for business who want to enhance their customer reviews and manage it better.

More information at the link below

Integrity Online Services Announcement

21Comm/RempelGroup are the owners and publishers of the Bestformexico.com website.

Cancun-Riviera Maya is the Golf Destination of the Year for Latin America & the Caribbean

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Golf options keep growing in Mexico, for travellers and locals alike. The state of Quintana Roo was recently recognized as the Golf Destination of the Year for Latin America and the Caribbean for 2015 

Tourism operators will take note and expect Golf travel to continue to increase in Mexico.

There are currently a total of 17 different golf course play options in the state and most recent data shows 200,000 rounds of golf played in the state for an economic value of $30 million. Full details of the 2015 Golf Destination Awards are available HERE.

The wide variety of options for the tourist is being heavily promoted by the state of Quintana Roo to show there is an enhanced travel experience available.  According to this recent news story in the Mexican English language newspaper The News , the state also boasts three convention centers, more than 30 hotels specializing in groups and conventions, 17 golf courses, 34 theme parks, 58 spas, 12 archaeologic zones, as well as sport fishing and shopping,

 

 

Zihuatenejo receives City of Peace award from UN Agency

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Here is the link. In Spanish.  City of Peace award to Zihuatenejo

Well deserved, I say after just a week of observation.  Great people, and wonderful community.

Canadian Consulate in Mexico Advises on Safety

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Reprinted here for any Canadian, but more importantly note the Canadian government advisories about safety and the exclusions of the tourist zones.  See you at the Emporio!

“The Counsellor and Consul of Canada to Mexico, Mr. Christian Jolicoeur, and Consular Agent, Kenny Duggan, would like to invite all Canadians in the Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo region to an information session on Thursday, December 18, 2014, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Hotel Emporio in Ixtapa. The purpose of the session is to provide an overview of the consular services offered to Canadian citizens at the Embassy of Canada in Mexico as well as at the Consular Agency of Canada in Acapulco.

Hotel Emporio Ixtapa
Salon Pescadores
Boulevard Ixtapa s/n
40880 Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Guerrero
Tel: 52-755-553-1066

Please reply to mxicocs@international.gc.ca if you plan on attending this information session. We would be grateful if you could share this message with other Canadians residing or travelling in your area.

We would also like to take this opportunity to remind Canadians that Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada advises against non-essential travel to the south western states of Michoacán (excluding the city of Morelia) and Guerrero (excluding the cities of Ixtapa, Taxco and Zihuatanejo, as well as the tourist zone of Acapulco) due to the high levels of violence and organized crime. Exercise a high degree of caution in the excluded areas. For more information please consult www.travel.gc.ca/destinations/mexico

We look forward to meeting you.”

New Page on Mexico Luxury Travel

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BestforMexico will be evolving to be about the best and the brightest of Mexico for visitors, travellers and those living in Mexico already.

Our Mexico Luxury Travel page compiled with the help of Storify is here.

At the same time, we will help you watch the news and help you deal with your concerns about travel safety and the nuances of travelling in a country that is not always like your home country.

Our Mexico safety page is located on the header above.

Mexico Safety

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How safe is Mexico for travel, retirement, study. It’s part of every discussion about living or playing in Mexico I’ve had for the past 10 years. And I keep visiting. And consider living there year round or part of the year. So many many others who love the country, the weather, the beaches, the proximity to North America. And the story keeps growing.

Our watch on Mexico safety will keep growing. Our first page post is HERE or click the Mexico Safety page at the top below the header.