Grand Plans at the Grand Hotel Tijuana

City landmark celebrates 30th year with additions including medical care suites, new casino.

Grand Hotel Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Image © Grand Hotel Tijuana.


TIJUANA, BAJA CALIFORNIA – One of the things I enjoy about culture, food and travel writing are the comments and responses I get when publishing a new article. After posting a recent piece on the Top 10 Travel Warnings for Baja California, I received a very nice email from Gerardo Delgado, the Operations Manager at the Grand Hotel Tijuana. Gerardo enjoyed my “tongue in cheek” take on 10 things that are actually great about Baja California, thanked me for my reporting on the region, and extended his services anytime I needed to make a reservation at the hotel.

That opportunity arose last month when I hosted two Mexican cuisine dignitaries on their first tour of food and wine in Baja California. Our first day – and night – was to be spent in Tijuana. I immediately contacted Gerardo who made our reservations and enthused about some new projects the hotel is currently undertaking during its 30th anniversary this year…


About W. Scott Koenig (103 Articles)
San Diego-based lifestyle writer W. Scott Koenig is founder of the blog, author of the book 7 Days in The Valle: Baja California’s Wine Country Cuisine and writes columns for DiningOut San Diego Magazine, and Scott is also the Food Expert for Baja California at (formerly FoodieHub), an international culinary site curated by over 275 experts.

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