San Miguel de Allende Cracks Down on Airbnb

San Miguel de Allende became the first destination in Mexico to systematically tighten the leash on Airbnb-related abuses and problems, according to Luis Alberto Villareal, mayor of the popular colonial city. Airbnb has entered the tourism arena previously dominated by the hotel industry without any type of official regulation or fiscal responsibilities, whereas hotels are…

Charrería, Intangible Cultural Heritage in Jalisco

Despite the fact that the United Nations recognizes charrería—Mexico’s traditional rodeo-like competitive sport—as one of our country’s Intangible Cultural Heritages, it wasn’t recognized as such by the state of Jalisco until this weekend. Informador.mx reports that it was yesterday, during the 60th anniversary of Guadalajara’s annual Charro Parade, that governor Enrique Alfaro made the announcement….

Puerto Vallarta September Casting Call

Julio Toledo, a Mexico-based casting agency is seeking extras for a production that take place in Puerto Vallarta from September 23 – 27. They are looking for men and women of all ages and ethnicities, and apparently they will hire over 300 extras throughout the process. This is an international production, and there will be…