Mexico

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: Tips for an Authentic Holiday

By |2018-10-11T14:54:23+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Culture, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Mexico|

On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army vanquished the French at the Battle of Puebla, a major victory for the Mexican government in their struggle for independence. While liberation from French occupation would not come until 1867, many Mexican-Americans still celebrate the anniversary of this battle, known as Cinco de Mayo, as a commemoration of [...]

Chihuahua, Mexico: A Guide for Intercultural Success

By |2018-10-11T14:54:34+00:00November 15th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Cross-Cultural, global competency, Gracious Living, International Protocol, Mexico, Networking, Office Culture, Relationship Building|

If you are a first-time business traveler or entrepreneur seeking global expansion into Chihuahua, Mexico, consider the following 8 international tips and facts.

Reconciling Dia de Los Muertos and Commercialism: Cultural Sensitivity

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38+00:00October 25th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Central America, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Mexico, Social Etiquette|

If your business is partaking in Dia de Los Muertos this year, consider using these suggestions to give back to communities and to create a bridge between consumers, holidays, and products.

World Tourism Day: Making the Most of International Experiences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42+00:00September 27th, 2017|Africa, Asia, Austin, Australia, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Canada, Central America, China, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Gracious Living, Gulf City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, South America, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances|

With so many destinations offering diverse cultural experiences, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for making the most of international trips. Nevertheless, ensuring that you travel with an open mind and a desire to grow is the most important part of any itinerary. In honor of World Tourism Day on September 27, enjoy these four tips to maximize your cultural immersion and create lifelong memories.

Hats Off: Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

By |2018-10-11T14:54:43+00:00September 15th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Central America, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, global competency, Intercultural, Lifestyle, Mexico, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, South America, Spain, US Observances|

This year, you may decide to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining Independence Day celebrations or perfecting your Spanish language proficiency. However you make an impact, continue to increase your knowledge of the many paramount contributions Hispanics make to the U.S.

How Father’s Day is Celebrated Around the World

By |2018-10-11T14:54:49+00:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Global Traditions, Mexico, U.S. Holidays, US Observances|

As U.S. Americans prepare to honor fathers, father-figures, and male role-models; we share the unique traditions of 10 countries celebrating in different months

Cinco De Mayo: A Mexican or American Tradition?

By |2018-10-11T14:54:52+00:00April 26th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Mexico, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States|

Whether you’re going to a Mexican restaurant for happy hour or mixing your own margaritas, it’s important to understand the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo to warrant a festive experience.

7 Tips for Doing Business & Living in Mexico

By |2018-10-11T14:54:55+00:00March 24th, 2017|Cross-Cultural, Culture, global competency, Gracious Living, International Protocol, Mexico, Networking, Office Culture|

With its friendly people, great food, and beautiful beaches, Mexico is a wonderful country to visit. These seven tips will add to your success in one of the largest, most vibrant countries in Latin America.

Honoring Ancestors and Angelitos: Dia de los Muertos

By |2018-10-11T14:55:04+00:00October 28th, 2016|Central America, Cross-Cultural, International Holidays, Mexico|

Celebrated by indigenous populations around the country, this vibrant holiday is a combination of the Catholic holiday All Saints Day, and the ancient tradition of venerating deceased loved ones.

Tecate, Tequila, & Topo Chico: 5 Cross-Cultural Tips for an Authentic Cinco de Mayo

By |2018-10-11T14:55:11+00:00April 29th, 2016|International Holidays, Mexico, United States|

The 5th of May, or el Cinco de Mayo in Spanish, becomes a more popular holiday in the United States every year, highlighting the strength and bond of Mexican-American culture.

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