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Baja International Film Festival Announces Hotel and Travel Partners

by Chris Sands

The organizers of the Baja International Film Festival have announced their hotel and travel partners for the inaugural event, which will be held in Los Cabos from November 14th through the 17th. This release, following on the heels of the recent announcement of the festival’s advisory board, fills out the roster of industry leaders and local partners supporting the eagerly anticipated destination event, which is being billed as the “Cannes of Latin America.”

The First Annual Baja International Film Festival is being spearheaded by co-founders Sean and Scott Cross, who also started the Vail Film Festival and the Colorado Film Institute, and will feature four days of screenings, presentations, panel discussions, award ceremonies, and other galas and receptions. The slate of films for the festival has not yet been released , but it is expected that up to 70 films will be picked, of which an estimated 30 will be feature length.


Festival guests will be welcomed at some of the area’s top luxury hotels, including the boutique Hotel El Ganzo on the Marina at Puerto Los Cabos; Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe, Holiday Inn Los Cabos, and Hola Grand Faro on San Jose del Cabo’s Playa Hotelera; and the Tourist Corridor resorts One & Only Palmilla, Westin Resort & Spa Los Cabos, Secrets Marquis Los Cabos, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Golf & Spa Resort, Zoetry Casa del Mar, Dreams Los Cabos, and Hilton Los Cabos.

Guests will also have access to first-class services from the festival’s travel partners, with Grupo Aeroportuario assisting with air travel, Easy Cell Rentals with local cell phone rentals, Transcabo with local ground transportation, and with general travel needs.

For additional information on the Baja International Film Festival, visit

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About Chris Sands

Chris Sands is the author of Bohemia by the Bay, and writes about wine, golf, and travel for publications such as, Los Cabos Guide, Los Cabos Magazine, 10 Best, and USA Today. He is a full-time resident of Cabo San Lucas.

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