June 05, 2007 08:01 ET

Familiarization Trip to the ‘other Mexico' – itravel2000

Colonial Mexico

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Education Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO COLONIAL MEXICO --(Marketwire - June 5, 2007) - A group of itravel2000's top sales agents recently went on an adventure to experience the "other" Mexico. This is the real Mexico that rarely gets mentioned in all the vacation brochures. Move away from the coast and you realize that this amazing country has plenty to offer the discerning traveller.

This is central Mexico, a few hours drive from Mexico City airport. A visit to one of the colonial cities will demonstrate the rich culture that makes up the fabric of today's Mexico. The city of Puebla enjoys some wonderful Hispanic architecture, including some of the finest cathedrals in all of Mexico. South of Puebla, you will discover another colonial gem, the city and state of Oaxaca. The city displays a rustic Hispanic charm, but as with the other cities in this region, the influence of the indigenous people is very strong.

The group then made their way north to the state of Michoacan. This state is home to thousands of Monarch butterflies that migrate from Canada & the United States during the winter months. The group lodged in the state capital of Morelia, a city retaining a particularly Hispanic flavor and a perfect choice for a destination wedding.

The last major stop before Mexico City was the magical Valle de Bravo. This attractive town in Mexico State sits on hills surrounding a lake. It is the perfect setting for a honeymoon; with a warm pleasant climate and beautiful views everywhere you look. The tour was completed in spectacular style with an overnight stay in Mexico City. The Holiday Inn Plaza Dali is perfect for a city break or stopover. Located just outside downtown, it offers top-level comfort and excellent service from the friendly and attentive staff.

itravel2000 would like to extend their gratitude to the partners and sponsors for their amazing efforts to conduct and assist on the planning and execution of the Fam trip which include the following: Mexico Tourism Board, Mexicana Airlines, the various tourist boards of each destination visited, hoteliers and local tour operators.

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Ed Friel
Phone: 905 238 3399 ext 2075
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Phone: 905 238 3399 ext 2075

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  • Ed Friel, Lodging Co-ordinator, itravel2000
    Primary Phone: 905-238-3399 ext. 2075