Travel Agent Appreciation

Selling Mexico City: Designed for High-End Travelers

The Upscale Traveler


Mexico City hoteliers are bringing high-concept designs to the luxury market. Adding a raw industrial edge to the grandeur of a 17th century palace, the hotel Downtown Mexico has become a fast favorite with the urban chic crowd, the place to see and be seen.

Read on for more information about the new face of luxury hotels in Mexico City.


Two Mexico City restaurants have once again taken their rightful place on the San Pellegrino & Acqua Panna World’s Fifty Best Restaurants List, compiled by the prestigious UK publication Restaurant. Considered by many to be Mexico City’s best restaurant, Pujol jumped to #17 with its creative interpretation of Mexican cuisine, while the modern Spanish-Mexican fusion cuisine of Biko brought it a ranking of #31.

Click here for more on these and other Mexico City world-class fine dining establishments.


This fall will bring a new building and public access to the privately owned Jumex Collection, believed to be the largest private collection of contemporary arts in Latin America, with more than 2,600 pieces. The collection’s new home is slated to open to the public in November, housing the collection of Eugenio Lopez, the heir to the Jumex fruit juice and foods conglomerate. On the edge of the upscale suburb Polanco, the new museum is next to the Soumaya Museum, which opened in 2011 and is owned by the foundation of Carlos Slim, currently the world’s second richest man.

For more information on Mexico City’s thriving arts scene, click here.



"There are numerous offerings in Mexico City that rival the world’s most recognized luxury destinations. From several 5-star international hotels brands and high-end boutique hotels to exceptional wellness spas, two of the world’s best restaurants, and Avenue Masaryk—one of the most exclusive shopping districts in the world—the modern metropolis has many more offerings that most are not aware of. Mexico City presents a unique opportunity for travelers—including corporate and leisure guests, couples, families and the LGBT community—to enjoy an elite experience that blends luxury with vibrant culture and history."

Miguel Torruco,
Mexico City Minister of Tourism

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