Author: Susie Albin-Najera

Karisma Hotels & Resorts in Mexico’s Riviera Maya Announce Lineup of Award-Winning Chefs for 2017 Jackson Family Wines Culinary Series

Karisma Hotels & Resorts, Riviera Maya (www.TheMexicoReport.com)

Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection has announced its line-up of world-class chefs and winemakers for the fifth annual Jackson Family Wines Culinary Series, by Karisma.  The series delivers the ultimate Gourmet Inclusive® vacation experience, featuring exceptional service,…

New Managing Director of Los Cabos Tourism Board, Rodrigo Esponda, Discusses Growth of Los Cabos as World-Class Destination and Plans for 2017

Rodrigo Esponda, new managing director of Los Cabos Tourism Board

Rodrigo Esponda, the new managing director of Los Cabos Tourism Board, officially took charge of the Los Cabos Tourism Board in the last quarter of 2016 (October 3rd). His career previously included 16 years with Mexico Tourism Board, most recently as the Regional…

Actress Alyson Hannigan Partners with FabKids to Benefit Corazón de Vida Foundation

More Than Half A Million Dollars-Worth of FabKids Clothing And Accessories Will Go To Orphaned and Abandoned Children In Baja, Mexico Alyson Hannigan has teamed up with FabKids, the leading membership-based children’s fashion service and personalized shopping site, to donate…

Thanksgiving Mexican Style with Turkey con Mole at AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Suite Grand Class at Grand Velas Riviera Maya (via www.TheMexicoReport.com)

Executive Chef Michel Mustiere from AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya has created a new menu item specifically for Thanksgiving this year, Turkey con Mole. Guests staying at the resort will have the opportunity to enjoy Thanksgiving this year…

Antonio Pelayo Presents 7th Annual El Velorio Dia de los Muertos Celebration

El Velorio Dia de los Muertos celebration (www.themexicoreport.com)

El Velorio, a Dia de los Muertos celebration produced by Los Angeles-based artist Antonio Pelayo, returns for its 7th year  on November 5th, 2016. The special event will feature art, live bands (headliner Metalachi), DJ sets, performances, celebrity host Melissa Santos and is expected to draw…

Hotel Matilda Named #1 Hotel in Mexico in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

Hotel Matilda, San Miguel de Allende (www.themexicoreport.com)

Condé Nast Traveler has recognized Hotel Matilda as the #1 hotel in Mexico in the iconic magazine’s 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. “From the beginning in 2010, Hotel Matilda has been committed to creating a dynamic and vivacious guest experience…

MASTERCHEF Aarón Sánchez Launches Scholarship Fund for Young Aspiring Chefs

Chef Aarón Sánchez

Chef Aarón Sánchez, the chef/partner of Johnny Sánchez restaurants and MASTERCHEF television personality, is launching an initiative within The John Besh Foundation called the Aarón Sánchez Scholarship Fund (ASSF). “It can be difficult to work your way up the ladder from dishwasher or line…

Michelin Star Chef Sidney Schutte To Head Up Culinary Team at Cocina de Autor, Grand Velas Los Cabos

Chef Sidney Schutte, Grand Velas Los Cabos (via www.themexicoreport.com)

Grand Velas Los Cabos, the fifth property of the family owned and operated Velas Resorts opening in late 2016, announces that two star Michelin chef Chef Sidney Schutte will head up its signature Cocina de Autor restaurant. Netherlands’ rising star…