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U.S. Advisory Promotes Responsible Spring Break Travel

The U.S. State Department advises spring breakers heading to Mexico to pack not just their sense of adventure, but also a healthy dose of common sense. Their annual travel advisory serves as a helpful resource to help travelers make informed decisions & have fun.

Puerto Vallarta Bolsters Emergency Response with New Ambulances

After months of facing critical ambulance shortages, Puerto Vallarta's Civil Protection department received a significant upgrade on Wednesday, February 21st. Four brand new ambulances, equipped for various emergency situations, were delivered at a ceremony held at the Agustín Flores Contreras stadium.

Puerto Vallarta Cruise Tourism Sector Sees Boost in 2023

The Puerto Vallarta port authority (ASIPONA) recently met with local tourism officials to discuss the performance of cruise tourism in 2023. While the number of cruise ship arrivals dipped slightly compared to 2022, passenger numbers grew significantly, reaching 543,609, nearly 60,000 more than the previous year.

New Boca de Tomatlán Pier Ready in Less Than a Month

Jalisco's Secretary of Tourism, Vanessa Pérez Lamas, announced that the Boca de Tomatlán pier, a project that had delays in the works due to the passage of Hurricane Lidia last year, will be inaugurated in less than a month. Meanwhile, maintenance continues on the Las Ánimas and Quimixto docks.

Church of Guadalupe Dome Restoration: Progress & Plans

Father Arturo Arana López, parish priest of Vallarta's Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, says restoration work on the dome is progressing. Learn about the project's advancements, fundraising endeavors, and upcoming events shaping the future of this cultural icon.

PGA TOUR 2024: Mexico Open at Vidanta Vallarta, February 22-25

From February 22 to 25, the Vidanta Vallarta golf course in Nuevo Nayarit will be the scene of the third edition of the Mexico Open. This is the third consecutive time this tournament has appeared on the PGA Tour calendar as an official FedEx Cup event, offering the winner 500 points and a purse of $8.1 million USD.

Puerto Vallarta Prepares for Vibrant Carnaval Celebration

Puerto Vallarta will celebrate Carnaval from February 22 to 24, under the motto 'Dance, laugh and celebrate.' The event promises a fabulous lineup of live music performances and lively contests, but the big celebration will be the spectacular parade that will wind its way through the city on Saturday, February 24.

Jalisco’s New Intl Airport Set to Take Flight in 2024

The Chalacatepec International Airport, located in Costalegre, Jalisco, is set to begin operations later this year. The completed airport aims to boost connectivity in the Costalegre region, a 240-kilometer stretch of Pacific coastline south of Puerto Vallarta.

Jalisco Sees Success at FITUR, Eyes Vallarta-Madrid Flights

After attending FITUR, Jalisco's Tourism Secretary Vanessa Pérez Lamas highlights achievements, including discussions on direct flights linking Puerto Vallarta and Madrid. While acknowledging the success of the existing direct connection to Guadalajara, she emphasized the need for a similar connection to Vallarta.

Gala Puerto Vallarta – Riviera Nayarit 2024 Breaks Records

The 2024 Gala Puerto Vallarta - Riviera Nayarit, a key event for the region's tourism industry, concluded with record-breaking participation and business connections. Over two days, tourism stakeholders interacted in just over 6,000 pre-arranged meetings, the highest number in the event's history.
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