Trips to sporting events among the most chosen by tourists

31 October 2023

Sports tourism is that which refers to the act of traveling to a destination with the intention of getting involved in some way with a sporting activity or event. Some of the most popular events, both due to their number of attendees, as well as the public that follows them through television broadcasts or social networks, are the Soccer World Cup, the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl, the Tour de France and the Pan American Games, to mention a few. However, there is an immense list of sporting events that take place throughout the year in multiple tourist destinations.

Despegar, a leading company in the tourism sector in Latin America, shares a list of sporting events that will take place in different national and international destinations in the near future so that you don't miss any of them.

Formula 1 Brazil (November 2 to 5)
Event considered one of the greatest exponents of motorsports in the world and that this year will take place at the José Carlos Pace circuit in São Paulo, Brazil . Enter Despegar where you will find different options to attend.

Ironman 70.3 of Los Cabos (November 5)
The Ironman triathlon is a series of races in which participants have to cover 3 extreme tests: 3.86 km of swimming in the open sea, 180 km of cycling and 42.2 km of foot race These extraordinary competitions take place in the four corners of the planet: Europe, Oceania, America, Africa andAsia.

This racing series will also take place in Cozumel Ironman Cozumel (November 20)

New York Marathon (November 5)
Each year approximately 50,000 runners participate, attracting more than 2 million spectators. And it is considered one of the largest sporting events in the city. You can only participate if you win a raffle, if you run for a charity or if you reserve a package to run the marathon with an international tour operator.

Humanland 2023 Mexico City (November 18)
This wellness festival aims for its participants to connect body and mind through different sports activities, such as Spartan experience, WomanUp Run, ax throwing, batting cages, archery, juggling, yoga among others.

Puerto Vallarta Triathlon (November 12)
Puerto Vallarta was one of the first places where triathlons began to be held in Mexico. For this reason, this event is one of the most anticipated by hundreds of athletes. The modalities will be Junior Triathlon 14-15, Sprint Triathlon, Olympic Triathlon and Sprint Duathlon.

Tune Up Trail La Marquesa, State of Mexico (November 12)
This experience combines three activities: Trail, Canitrail and Trekking. In an environment full of green areas, mountains, trails and beautiful landscapes such as La Marquesa. Dog lovers can take their companions on a canitrail adventure along the way. And those who like trekking will enjoy a walk guided by a specialized person.

Annual Score Baja 1000 Baja California (November 17 to 22)Race or rally of off-road cars, enduro-type motorcycles and ATVs that has taken place in the desert of theBaja California, Mexico since 1967. It is the longest offroad race in the world. world, which is carried out in a single stage. At Despegar you can find incredible packages to travel to this destination.

Rock ´n´Roll San Antonio (December 2 and 3)
Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio takes you through the most emblematic places in the city, including theTower ofthe Americas, theRiver Walk, the Torch of Friendship and much more further. Also through the most vibrant and lively neighborhoods of the city, giving runners an experience like no other race.

California Marathon (December 5)
This annual marathon has been held in NorthernCaliforniasince 1983. The net descent course begins atFolsom Damand ends at the State Capitol inSacramento. The races that you can participate in are Marathon, Half Marathon10Kand5K. More than 100,000 runners from all over the world participate in it. Despegar has an ideal package for you to attend this event.

Liga MX Apertura Final (December 14)
Also known as the First Division of Mexico, it is the top men's category of the Mexican soccer league system and the country's main club competition. And it will celebrate its end by the end of the year. Stay tuned to see which teams will compete for this victory.

"Sports tourism is one of the fastest growing in the world, for this reason at Despegar we want to promote it and encourage travelers to participate in some of these competitions, which offer unique experiences by integrating exercise with getting to know new cities and the people who are part of them. comments Carolina Campuzano , Sr. Manager of Sales and Strategy at Despegar.

To learn more activities and offers in each destination, consult: , where you will always find something new to fulfill your dream of traveling.

About Grupo Despegar
Despegar is the leading travel company in Latin America. For 22 years it has revolutionized the tourism industry through technology, and, with its continuous commitment to the development of the sector, today it forms a consolidated Group that integrates Best Day, Viajes Falabella and Koin, becoming one of the most relevant Companies in the region and capable of offering a personalized experience to more than 29 million customers.

Despegar operates in 20 countries, accompanying Latin Americans from the moment they dream of traveling to when they are sharing memories. With the purpose of improving people's lives and transforming the shopping experience, it has developed alternative payment methods and financing, democratizing access to consumption and bringing Latin Americans closer to their next travel experience.