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Tabasco is located on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between the Gulf of Mexico on the north and the state of Chiapas to the south. The area was home to the Olmec and Mayan civilizations and an important transit corridor due to its geographic position and abundance of natural resources. Today, visitors can explore the ruins of La Venta and Comalcalco to see the famous and mysterious Olmec Heads.

The state produce bananas, sugar cane, cacao, coconuts, and are used for grazing cattle, however, the foundation of Tabasco's economy is oil.

Villahermosa, the capital city of Tabasco, is a dynamic, modern city, and the engine of Tabasco's political life. It has a number of convention centers, including the Tabasco Convention Center with a capacity for up to 2,200 individuals with mora than 321,000 square feet of event space. Another option is the Tabasco Park Pavilion which is 30 minutes away from the airport and has 7 indoor and outdoor spaces to accommodate up to 10,000 people. Villahermosa also has a variety of unique alternative venues, such as the city’s planetarium and a number of theaters.

Top hotels in the city include the Hotel Hilton Villahermosa & Conference Center with 220 guest rooms and suites, and 25,990 square feet of flexible function space in 26 meeting rooms for events from 10 to 1,500 attendees, and the five-star Quinta Real Villahermosa with event space for 10 to 600 individuals.

The Villahermosa International Airport receives 950,000 passengers annually with direct flights to and from Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, and Houston.


Air Flight Connection

Flights / Month    
1,208 1,136 72
Passengers / Month    
118,848 115,248 3,600


Connection Cities

  • Mexico City
  • Guadalajara
  • Mérida
  • Monterrey
  • Houston
  • Poza Rica
  • Reynosa
  • Veracruz T
  • uxtla Gutiérrez



  • Aeromar
  • Aeromexico
  • Maya Air
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Continental Airlines
  • Aerolitoral


Hotel Capability

1,082 (rooms / night)


Convention Capability

6,313,00 sqft



Venue (sqft) Rooms Website
Centro de Convenciones de Tabasco 321,000 2 Exhibition Areas
2 Session Areas
Parque Tabasco 2,624 3 Exhibition Areas
3 session areas



CVB Contact

Name E-mail Telephone
Devora Lopez Diaz
Event Director
ocv@visitetabasco.com (993) 316 82 71
José Antonio de Mucha
CVB Manager
promocionocv@visitetabasco.com (993) 316 35 54




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