Four of the thirty cruise ships that Puerto Vallarta will welcome this month have already arrived, the first being the Discovery Princess on Monday, which was followed by the first triple arrival of the year (the Norwegian Jewel, the Navigator of the Seas and the Norwegian Joy) on Tuesday.
Puerto Vallarta Mayor Profe Michel arrived minutes before the Cadastre office in the Municipal Administrative Unit opened on January 2, to greet and thank the first 5 people to pay their 2023 property taxes, which he said will be used to improve Vallartenses' quality of life. He reminded taxpayers that payments made in January receive a 15% discount.
Puerto Vallarta is an awesome place to party anytime of the year, but on New Year’s Eve it literally detonates! Fireworks exploding all over Banderas Bay provide an excellent backdrop for the festivities, and wherever you turn the city is one huge party, with something fun for every taste and budget.
According to the most recent study by the Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks of Jalisco (Coprisjal), which was done prior to the current Christmas and New Year's vacation period, the beaches of Puerto Vallarta are suitable for recreational use.
With the collaboration of committed companies and people who joined the cause, more than 2,000 chickens, along with vegetables and bread, were distributed in rural areas and various neighborhoods of Puerto Vallarta on December 20 and 21st to ensure that underprivileged families could enjoy a Christmas dinner.
Hundreds of local girls and boys from low-income families will receive a toy this Christmas, thanks to the effort and generosity of the American Legion, who presented Mayor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez with 500 toys to be distributed through the Puerto Vallarta DIF System.
Another section of the highway that will eventually create a shortcut from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta opened last weekend, a stretch between La Peñita and Lo de Marcos that further reduces travel time between this popular beach vacation destination and the capital of Jalisco.
Canadians are usually thinking about warm destinations for their vacations, especially during Winter, and Swoop Airlines has great news for sun-seekers! The Canadian low-cost airline has recently announced new flights to Mexico and the Caribbean, including Puerto Vallarta and Cancun.
The Puerto Vallarta international airport will have almost 2,500 air operations in the month of December, with days of welcoming 100 to 110 flights. Special meetings are being held to ensure that it's ready to receive large numbers of passengers and avoid setbacks.
Puerto Vallarta Mayor Professor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez on Wednesday inaugurated the reconstructed pedestrian suspension bridge that connects Matamoros street and Isla del Río Cuale which collapsed, along with the vehicular bridge, after the passage of Hurricane Nora caused the river to rise last year.