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Vallarta Among Top Summer Destinations for US Tourists

A recent study by Allianz Partners indicates that Mexico is once again a top summer travel destination for US tourists. Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta ranked first, second and seventh respectively on a list of preferred international destinations.

Puerto Vallarta Prepares for Rainy Season and Possible Cyclones

As the Pacific hurricane season began on May 15th, 2024, Puerto Vallarta's Municipal Civil Protection Council declared itself in permanent session, ready to act. Including local, state, and federal agencies, the council is focused on preparing for the rainy and cyclone season to protect residents and visitors.

Puerto Vallarta to Celebrate Double Anniversary on May 31

On May 31, 2024, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, will joyfully celebrate its 106th anniversary as a municipality and its 56th as a city. This beautiful coastal paradise, known for its rich history and vibrant culture, is hosting a lively series of events to mark these remarkable milestones.

Italian Navy’s Amerigo Vespucci to Visit Puerto Vallarta in June

The Italian Navy's renowned training ship, the Amerigo Vespucci, will visit Puerto Vallarta this June as part of its global circumnavigation that began in June 2023. The ship, built in 1931 and famed for its beauty, will host official events, public tours, and a scientific conference during its stay from June 18 to 23.

Major Improvements Underway for Puerto Vallarta’s Colosio Bypass

The Luis Donaldo Colosio Highway Bypass in Puerto Vallarta is undergoing major improvements due to its deteriorated state. Announced by Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, the project aims to enhance this crucial roadway, ensuring safety and functionality for the thousands of motorists who use it daily.

Stephanie Montero Bending to Swim for Banderas Bay Conservation

Mexican open water swimmer Stephanie Montero Bending is preparing for another incredible journey across Banderas Bay. From May 20 to 26, she'll swim an extraordinary 127 km to raise awareness and funds not only for the conservation of humpback whales, but also the entire marine ecosystem in the bay.

Vallarta Welcomed Nearly 240,000 Cruise Passengers in 4 Months

In the first four months of this year, Puerto Vallarta's bustling port welcomed nearly 240,000 passengers from 81 international cruises. Despite this impressive number, it falls short compared to the same period last year, which saw over 258,000 passengers arriving on 94 ships, according to ASIPONA.

Jalisco Civil Protection Prepared for Active Hurricane Season

The 2024 Pacific hurricane season promises to be active, with forecasts predicting up to 18 cyclones threatening Mexico's Pacific coast. Jalisco Civil Protection assures residents they're prepared, with communication channels, warning systems, and emergency teams at the ready.

Puerto Vallarta Inaugurates Traveling Photo Exhibition

To celebrate Puerto Vallarta's 106th anniversary as a municipality and 56th as a city, on Monday, the Institute of Culture inaugurated a traveling photography exhibition in the Plaza de Armas. The expo showcases the city's history from its founding to present day.

Int’l Arrivals at Puerto Vallarta Airport Up 9.6% in Q1 2024

Foreign tourism to Puerto Vallarta via air saw an uptick of nearly 10% in the first 4 months of 2024, according to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico. In this period, the city welcomed 1,930,000 international passengers, primarily from the US, Canada, and Europe, representing a 9.6% increase from the same period in 2023.
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