Festival Internacional Cervantino, Mexico

Festival Internacional Cervantino, in Mexico

Bargain prices at luxury properties (up to 70 percent off), value-added pro­motions, and dramatic drops in airfare (averaging 26 percent lower than last year) are part of the tourism board’s campaign to lure travelers back to its white-sand beaches, colonial cities, and ancient pyramids.

Every , more than 500,000 visitors descend on Guanajuato, in central Mexico, for the country’s preeminent cultural celebration, the Festival Internacional Gervantino (October 14-November 1). This year, posadas to five-star hotels are offering packages, starting from $95 per night, at www.festivalcervantino.gob.mx.