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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Festive Virtual Zoom Backgrounds and Traditional Mexican Recipes

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (April 27, 2020) – Mexico’s Velas Resorts makes it easy to keep your annual Cinco de Mayofiesta this year with at-home suggestions. The resort collection shares easy-to-make Mexican recipes, free virtual Zoom backgrounds, tips for drinking tequila and mezcal, and more to help people celebrate the holiday at home this year.

Dating back to 1862, Cinco de Mayo commemorates a Mexican victory against the French army in the town of Puebla. Today, the holiday is marked across the country to celebrate Mexican freedom and culture.

Start the festivities off with a Cinco de Mayo-themed background for your next Zoom meeting or friendly happy hour. Scapes range from awe-inspiring beach views to traditional Mexican décor.

Foodies can enjoy a Mexican feast by creating a Cinco de Mayo-inspired food board. Recommended by the resorts’ Culinary Director Michel Mustière, traditional and contemporary Mexican dishes include Mexican Fajitas with Red Sauce and Avocado; Sautéed Chicken Breast with Chorizo and Onion; Mexican Northern Discada; Pescadillas Stuffing; and Tuna & Mango Mexican-Style “Tiradito”.

Tequila and mezcal aficionados can learn new tips for enjoying their favorite beverages from Vicente Díaz, star mixologist at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Advice for drinking Mexico’s beloved spirits can be found here and here on the Velas Magazine website.

For more ideas on how to celebrate the holiday at home, including recipes, tips, and information, explore Velas Resorts’ #BetterTogether online program and follow hashtag #BetterTogether on social media.

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