Yearly archive 2014
ZIGF meets fundraising goal!

ZIGF meets fundraising goal!

For the second year the ZIGF has raised over $10,000 on crowdfunding website Kickstarter to buy airline tickets for invited artists.  Monday, November 3, ended a 20-day campaign that raised $12,800 dollars from Zihuatanejo fans to help fund the 12th annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival, to be held March 6 – 15, 2015. Held every...

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12th Annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival Announces Kickstarter campaign and 2015 Line Up

12th Annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival Announces Kickstarter campaign and 2015 Line Up

12th Annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival to be held, March 6 – 15, 2015, in beautiful Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, on the Pacific coast of Mexico. A week of live music in paradise, the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival comes back in 2015 with more incredible music in a beautiful beach front setting. Over twelve years, this non-profit festival...

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ICF seeks Disaster Relief to Rebuild Cabo

ICF seeks Disaster Relief to Rebuild Cabo

The International Community Foundation is raising funds to support immediate disaster relief and rebuilding efforts in Baja California Sur in response to damage caused by Hurricane Odile.   Odile made landfall near Cabo San Lucas on Sunday night, September 14, 2014, as a powerful Category 3 hurricane, with estimated winds of 127 mph and torrential...

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Global Real Estate Institute in Mexico

Global Real Estate Institute in Mexico

Global Mexico Real Estate Institute was recently formed by a group of high profile Mexican REALTORS®. It is a bi-lingual, bi-cultural organization dedicated to delivering international education to the Mexican real estate industry. The four founders have a combined experience of more than 120 years in the international real estate arena. Having searched for courses...

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ZIGF launches benefit project

ZIGF launches benefit project

  The Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival brings musicians from all over the world to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo every year in March.  They stay together for 10-12 days in the same hotel, they hang out, they make music together and they often develop  friendships that lead to collaborations and tours down the road.  This past festival brought together...

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2013 Record Year for Canadian tourists in Mexico

2013 Record Year for Canadian tourists in Mexico

For the ninth consecutive year, Mexico welcomed a record number of Canadian tourists during 2013, with the number of visitors totaling 1,599,409. Mexico has now become the world’s tourist destination most visited by Canadians after the U.S. According to the Mexican Tourism Board’s (CPTM) Integrated System of Tourism Markets, last year the five most visited...

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The Fideicomiso will continue, amendment rejected

The Fideicomiso will continue. Amendment to Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution has been Rejected In May of 2013, the Mexican Chamber of Deputies (the lower house) approved legislation which would have amended the Mexican Constitution to permit foreigners to purchase property outright in Mexico’s Restricted Zone which is 100 kilometers from the borders of...

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Spotlight Mexico wraps up a successful 2013

Spotlight Mexico wraps up a successful 2013

  Janet Jensen & Cindy Stanford of SNELL REAL ESTATE ENGEL AND VOLKERS Luxury Home Sales, promoting Mexico at NAR San Francisco In 2013, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) announced a new program. It would be called Country spotlight. The first year was Spotlight Mexico 2013. (2014 is Australia and 2015 will be Canada)...

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