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SEAPAL Vallarta ‘Recycle with Art’ Contest Winners Awarded

Puerto Vallarta high school students exuded their talent and creativity in the construction of sculptures with recycled materials while participating in the SEAPAL Vallarta 'Recycle with Art' sculpture contest that was part of the city's 5-day-long World Water Day celebration. And the winners were...

Puerto Vallarta Bus Terminal Prepares for Easter Tourism

The new general manager of the Puerto Vallarta Bus Terminal, Carlos Alberto Murguía Cibrián, affirmed that cleaning, maintenance, and security brigades are intensifying as they prepare to receive the massive number of tourists that will travel to this popular beach vacation destination for the Easter holidays.

AMLO Promises Tepic-Compostela Highway That’ll Reach Boca de Chila

During his Monday morning press conference, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that a direct highway will be built between Tepic and Compostela to the beach, which will expedite the arrival of tourism to the new port of Boca de Chila, from whence the ferries to the Islas Marías depart.

Improvements to Puerto Vallarta Public Transportation Advance

Ten new natural gas buses are scheduled to arrive this week as part of the Jalisco Transportation Secretariat's plan to improve the public transportation system in Puerto Vallarta. According to the president of UNIBUS, 80 more units will arrive in July, bringing the total number of buses serving the city to 315.

Puerto Vallarta Sees 168% Increase in Cruise Passengers

Puerto Vallarta is recording an excellent start to the year in terms of tourism, not only because of the number of domestic and foreign tourists it receives by air or land, but also by sea, which is on the rise. In the first 2 months of 2023, 51 cruise ships carrying 150,425 passengers visited our port.

Secturjal Predicts 100% Occupancy in Puerto Vallarta for Holy Week

During the two-week-long holiday period of Semana Santa and Pascua, tourist destinations in the state of Jalisco will average 60-65% hotel occupancy in general. However, Tourism Secretary Claudia Vanessa Pérez Lama predicts that Puerto Vallarta will reach full capacity during the first week of Easter vacation.

March 20 a Mexican Holiday Celebrating Benito Juárez

Monday, March 20 is a National Holiday, with banks, government offices and many businesses closed as Mexico celebrates Benito Juárez, who rose from humble origins to occupy the Presidency on several occasions during the turbulent second half of the 19th century.

Marina La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Retains Blue Flag Status

Last week, for the eighth consecutive time, the Marina Riviera Nayarit met all of the requirements needed to retain their Blue Flag credentials for another year. The Blue Flag is a recognition by the FEE that's awarded to beaches and marinas that meet established criteria for quality, safety, and environmental education.

Vallarta Mayor Presents Ambitious Work Plan for 2023

Puerto Vallarta Mayor Professor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez recently presented the most important strategic projects that his government will carry out this year to consolidate the transformation of the city's infrastructure. The plan's 160 actions and works will cost the municipality 232 million pesos.

Vallarta Gay Clinic Hosts Open House on Friday, March 17

Vallarta Gay Clinic, Puerto Vallarta’s health clinic for the LGBT Community, is holding its Grand Opening open house on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. The party is open to the public, and community legend Hedda Lettuce will lead the official Rainbow Ribbon Cutting at 6:00 pm.
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