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Vallarta Botanical Garden Establishes Ocelot Sanctuary

As part of its Conservation in Action Campaign, Vallarta Botanical Garden is announcing the establishment of the world's first Ocelot Sanctuary (Santuario de los Ocelotes) on 85 hectares of densely forested land just south of the Garden in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The goal is to raise awareness of this endangered cat and the importance of habitat continuity.

SEAPAL Working to Meet Demand in Emiliano Zapata

On May 30, SEAPAL Vallarta began working on the rehabilitation and recalibration of drinking water and drainage lines in the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood. While the work is being done there will be traffic restrictions on different sections of Basilio Badillo.

Puerto Vallarta Among Mexico’s Most Popular Destinations

The 2022 edition of the Tianguis Turístico, which was held from May 22-25 in Acapulco, Guerrero, broke records again, according to Mexico's Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués. He also said that Puerto Vallarta stood out among the most popular destinations among buyers, ranking fourth with a 32% preference.

100 MDP Advanced Naval Station to be Built in Punta de Mita

After almost five years of negotiations and paperwork, the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism has donated a four-hectare property on Litibú Beach in Punta de Mita to the Secretary of the Mexican Navy for the construction of an advanced naval station, which will be financed by the state, the municipality, and private initiative.

Puerto Vallarta Restaurants to Install Panic Buttons

Canirac, the Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Costa Alegre restaurant association, announced that they will be implementing the "You're Safe Here" campaign, which consists of Banderas Bay area restaurants acting as safe spaces for women that feel threatened, and the installation of panic buttons.

Vallarta Hotels Reaching up to 95% Occupancy on Weekends

According to the president of the Puerto Vallarta Hotel and Motel Association, Álvaro Garciarce Monraz, this popular beach vacation destination has high expectations for a busy summer season. In all of April, and to date in May, hotel occupancy has been reaching 95% on weekends thanks, in part, to sporting and cultural events.

Puerto Vallarta to Celebrate ‘Navy Day’ with a Week Full of Fun

Mexico's port towns celebrate El Día de la Marina on June 1st to commemorate the nation's past and present naval service men and women. Here in Puerto Vallarta, this year's maritime celebration will begin a week before the main event, and will be divided into sports, recreational, cultural and social activities.

10-year-old Girl was Puerto Vallarta’s Mayor for a Day

As part of this year’s Children’s Day celebrations, the Puerto Vallarta City Council invited 6-12 year old kids to participate in the ‘Mayor for a Day’ contest. The winner was 10-year-old Sofía Guillermina Ortiz Rodríguez who, along with the 15 boys and girls who made up the Children's Council, took over City Hall on May 19.

Puerto Vallarta has 19 Shelters Ready for Hurricane Season

Mayor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez and the chair of DIF Puerto Vallarta, María de Jesús López Delgado, have reached agreements with representatives of 19 buildings throughout the city that will serve as temporary shelters in case of any eventuality during the 2022 Pacific Hurricane Season.

175 MDP to be Invested for PET Collection and Recycling in Jalisco

Arca Continental, the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, and PetStar, Mexico's leading PET recycler, will invest 175 million pesos this year in the construction and expansion of PET collection and recycling plants in Jalisco. New collection centers will be built in Puerto Vallarta, Tepic and Colima.
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