Black Meetings and Tourism

Nov/Dec 2010

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SITE REVIEW# 1 With the Mazatlan International Center(MIC) MAZATLAN, MEXICO A look into the “Pearl of the Pacific” BY BRIENNE HERBERT ocated just at the entrance to the Sea of the Cortes, Mazatlan is home to beautiful beaches, colorful villages, rich history, vibrant culture, and mouth watering cuisine. Bordered by the SierraMadremountain range and theTropic of Cancer crossing through its territory,Mazatlan is affectionately known as the “Pearl of the Pacific”.Duringmy stay inMazatlan, my experienced was enhanced by the warm hospitality of the El Cid Marina Hotel Nestled in the heart of Mazatlan overlooking the PacificOcean,ElCid features 204 spa- cious hotel suites withMediterranean-style accommodations, 15 bars and restaurants, 27 holes of golf, full service spa and salon, and a private beach.ElCid is completely equipped to provide an atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility. a short car ride away, Mazatlan is the ideal destina- tion to not only vacation, but host any destination conference or convention as well. Located only minutes from the Golden Zone and with a hotel infrastructure of more than 10,000 rooms, MIC offers over 95,400 sq. ft. of area for events, bringing its maximum capacity to 4,500 persons in an enclosed area. Other features include 17,114 sq. ft. of terrace space and 17 halls of meeting space, making it one of the largest conference facilities in Mexico. Shuttle service is available from MIC to El 36 Black Meetings & Tourism November/December 2010:

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