On Wednesday, the mayor-elect of Puerto Vallarta, Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez, met with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and accompanied him to the Mexico 2021 Aerospace Fair at the Santa Lucia air base. At this event, AMLO reaffirmed his commitment to work with 'Profe Michel' for the benefit of Vallartans.
In addition to the Carnival Panorama, which has already called on Puerto Vallarta five times this season and will continue to arrive once a week for the remainder of 2021, several other cruise lines are preparing for their return to the Mexican Riviera this Fall.
Second doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will be applied to people ages 30+ in Puerto Vallarta, Sept 21-24. In addition, second doses of Sinovac will be available for ages 18-29. Vaccines are available from 9 am to 5 pm at La Lija Sports Unit and the Naval Hospital.
National and international tourists chose Puerto Vallarta as one of their favorite destinations during the summer vacation season. 'The Friendliest City in the World' welcomed more than 495,000 visitors, and enjoyed an average hotel occupancy of 62.8%, which represents an increase of 38.8% compared to 2020.
As of today, Wednesday, September 15, almost 60 merchants from the Río Cuale market have 'set up shop' at Parque Hidalgo in downtown Puerto Vallarta. This relocation is temporary while the damage the market suffered, due to the overflowing of the river after the passage of Hurricane Nora, is being repaired.
According to the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Promotion and Advertising Trust, more than 1,300 flights are expected to arrive at the Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport during September, thanks to the operations of six national and nine international airlines.
Despite the fact that Covid-19 maintains a downward trend in Jalisco, Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, through an official letter, has instructed the 125 municipalities in the state to cancel all national holiday celebrations that would bring together crowds of people.
According to data from the Jalisco Health Secretariat, the number of Covid-19 hospitalizations continues to decline, and the downward trend has now been on course for three weeks. This weekend there were just 912 Covid patients being treated in public hospitals throughout the state.
SEAPAL Vallarta continues with the work of recovering the infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Nora, gradually advancing in the task of normalizing the drinking water supply in neighborhoods throughout the city. The agency urges those in areas that have water to ration so other neighborhoods can recover their supply faster.
The vendors at Puerto Vallarta's Municipal Market, who were affected by the flooding of the Cuale River due to Hurricane Nora, may temporarily relocate to Parque Hidalgo while repairs are being made to the building, which authorities say did not suffer structural damage, and therefore will not be demolished.