According to a study release by travel assistance company Allianz Partners USA, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is one of the world's most popular places to celebrate the Christmas holidays. The US market is one of the most captive and during this period it has chosen the 'Green Pearl of the Mexican Pacific' as its favorite.
A fun, new family-friendly activity has come to Puerto Vallarta just in time for the winter holiday season. With a lavish opening weekend that included a gala inauguration dinner and professional show and a free family event attended by Santa Claus himself, Puerto Mágico unveiled its newest attraction: an open-air skating rink.
Due to unforeseen setbacks, reconstruction of the Insurgentes street bridge, which connects El Centro with the Romantic Zone, and collapsed after the heavy rains that followed the passing of Hurricane Nora caused the Rio Cuale to overflow, will not be completed by the end of the year as projected.
Puerto Vallarta, considered the Friendliest City in the World for its hospitality and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community, has been nominated in 3 categories of the 2021 Gay Travel Awards. The categories PV was selected to compete in were: Best Beach Destination, Best Spa and Wellness Hotel, and Best Hotel for Gay Weddings.
People in Puerto Vallarta who are 60+ years of age and have already completed their single-dose or two-shot COVID-19 vaccination scheme can get a booster shot of AstraZeneca, December 13-15 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the La Lija Sports Unit or the Naval Hospital.
The Ministry of Welfare reported that the second dose vaccination clinic for stragglers in Puerto Vallarta, which was set to begin on Wednesday, has been postponed. There will be around 10,000 doses of Sinovac administered at the La Lija Sports Unit next week, however, the previously announced vaccination dates (Dec. 8-10) have been cancelled.
On December 1, Cryshtian José Amador Lizardi, the director of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, announced that Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico intends to continue to invest in the works defined in its master development plan to optimize operations, which includes a new terminal building, towers, runways, roads, and parking lots.
The first installation of a Christmas village which, when complete, will boast a giant Christmas tree and an ice skating rink that locals and vacationers can enjoy free of charge, will be inaugurated on the Malecón in downtown Puerto Vallarta this week, according to Municipal Tourism Director José Ludwin Estrada.
Puerto Vallarta will welcome fifteen more cruise ships before the end of 2021, according to the API's (Integral Port Administration) arrival calendar. One of the arrivals is the MS the World, a residential cruise ship with 165 luxurious shipboard condos where well-to-do residents live on board as the ship travels the globe.
Mexico’s daily minimum wage will increase by 22% on January 1, 2022 after the Mexican government and business groups approved the hike on December 1, 2021. The increase will benefit some 6 million people, Mexico's National Minimum Wage Commission said.