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Video Diva Productions in Puerto Vallarta
One-Stop Shopping for All Your Advertising Needs

If you would like to learn how Video Diva Productions can help you promote your Banderas Bay area business to the world, please contact Laura Gelezunas at VallartaDiva(at) or visit
Your product, business or service deserves the best, especially when you want to attract potential clients. Video Diva Productions is now the only full-service publicity, promotion and marketing company in the Bay of Banderas. No one else has the years of experience or the variety of services.

Video Diva Productions can provide video feature stories, video and/or written press releases, photos and much more. Since the business has been located in the Puerto Vallarta for over six years, it has established media contacts throughout Banderas Bay, the tourist and real estate industries and other sources on the web throughout the world.

Publicity is not a poster. You need to get all of your information to potential clients. A video and/or written press release announces any changes or additions to your services, promotes seasonal variety or upcoming events and grabs the attention of potential customers. Video Diva Productions can help you get your message out to those interested in you. There are also WEBmercials and INFOmercials, which further enhance your presence, and are as impressive and effective as they are affordable. You are also able to email links to those on your mailing list.

Most tourists look online months and weeks before they leave on a trip. It would be advantageous to have your business, service, product, event, etc., listed so they can fill in their vacation calendar before leaving home. A video can communicate so much more than words or photos alone. It gives viewers a vantage point to really check you out.

Times and technology keep changing. The Internet is everywhere and online advertising is the fastest growing media segment in the world. The Internet never closes. Your information is always available. A potential client wants it, searches for it, and finds it on the Internet, allowing you to hit your target audience anytime, anywhere.

Don't wait and take a chance on someone viewing your printed ad after they get to town, get it on the Internet and be seen by the world. Keep up with the times. Video Diva Productions can help.

Headed by Laura Gelezunas, who has more than a decade of commercial television experience in the U.S., Video Diva Productions' professional, creative team consists of those who excel in their respective fields. Together they provide one-stop shopping for all of your online advertising needs.

Whether using a video, print and/or photography format, Video Diva Productions guarantees timely delivery of top-notch advertising, promotion, publicity, public and media relations in English, Spanish and French. Remember, competition is fierce and now is the time for you to get the edge. Join the media revolution.

Every day millions of consumers discover the ease and convenience of researching, acquiring goods and services via the Internet. Web advertising offers advantages that cannot be matched by other conventional methods. These include high-market segmentation, accurate statistics, low cost, and the most important of all, the best guarantee that your ad is actually seen by its intended audience.

Make the most of your advertising peso and reach your potential new clients via publicity, promotion and video with the assistance of Video Diva Productions.

For more information visit, email Laura at VallartaDiva(at) or call her in Puerto Vallarta at (322) 299-6907.

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One-Stop Shopping for All Your Marketing Needs

Food defines Puerto Vallarta. With well over 500 restaurants in our city, we enjoy a culinary paradise that keeps foodies in ecstasy. This atmosphere prompted one local company to start specializing in food photography. That company is Video Diva Productions.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Frequent Visitors
Laura Gelezunas

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico continues to serve up years of vacation memories and fun. In this segment meet three people, who visit Puerto Vallarta every year and have been enjoying the area for around 30 years.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Business Women
Laura Gelezunas

Owning your own business any where in the world is tough and Mexico is no exception. Creating their own niche markets, two American women have developed their own personal success in Puerto Vallarta.

Daiquiri Dick's Frequent Diner's Club
Laura Gelezunas

There are hundreds of places to eat in the Puerto Vallarta area. Two couples have found their favorite local restaurant, and recently a enjoyed a special four-course lunch served to toast them as members of the Frequent Diner's Club.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Simply Crocs
Laura Gelezunas

Crocodiles have been Puerto Vallarta, Mexico residents for around 200-million years. They have been human neighbors for a lot less time. Local biologist, Petr Myska states that there are not more crocodiles in the Banderas Bay area, we just made them live closer to us.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - On The Road
Laura Gelezunas

Despite the controversial news regarding the US Mexican border, thousands of travelers cross this line every day. Many are headed to their winter homes, and can't wait to get on the road again - especially those driving motor homes to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

5th Annual Pet Picnic a Howling Success
Laura Gelezunas

Over 40 dogs and close to 100 humans had a howling good time at the 5th Annual Pet Picnic. The patio at Daiquiri Dick's restaurant continues to host this animal lover's annual event, which took place this year on December 4th, and raised around $20,000 pesos for Ayuda a los Animales.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Simply Retirement
Laura Gelezunas

When they retired in 2004, the call of the open sea was irresistible to Minnesota couple Mike and Sara Wise. They sold their home and business, bought a boat, and traveled extensively in the western hemisphere. Their excursion stopped for a bit in Puerto Vallarta... and they never left.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Young Expats
Laura Gelezunas

It's not only baby boomers moving to Mexico, there is a surge of younger expats relocating. Walking a path seldom taken by young Americans, Nicole Majewski began the next phase of her life's journey when she left her home town of Buffalo, New York, and moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

The Southside Shuffle: A Fun-Filled Event
Laura Gelezunas

Every other Friday from 6-10 pm, the streets of downtown Puerto Vallarta are bustling with activity and people heading to the Southside Shuffle, a fun-filled event that gives everyone the opportunity to discover the treasures at twelve shops and galleries on Basilio Badillo and Constitución.

Daiquiri Dick’s Mahi Mahi Recipe Contest Winners
Laura Gelezunas

They were casting for the best catch of the day during their first Mahi Mahi recipe contest at Daiquiri Dick’s restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. More than 10 recipes were submitted and the chefs chose several to prepare for a distinguished panel of judges.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Orchid Fever
Laura Gelezunas

Mexico ranks in the top ten countries where orchids grow naturally, and there are more than 250 different types of orchids in the Banderas Bay region. In this edition of Simply Puerto Vallarta, you'll meet two local orchid enthusiasts who are raising and rescuing these fabulous flowers.

The Chef's Table with Nicole Pederson at Kaiser Maximilian
Laura Gelezunas

The guest chef is slicing into fresh ingredients for the 16th Annual Festival Gourmet at restaurant Kaiser Maximilian in Puerto Vallarta. Nicole Pederson is the executive chef at C-House restaurant in Chicago.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - Crossing The Border
Laura Gelezunas

The words, 'Crossing the Mexican border,' spark apprehension, especially if driving is involved. However, many Puerto Vallarta locals make the journey several times per year. In this edition of Simply Puerto Vallarta, Robina Oliver and Carlos Vasquez talk about their driving experiences.

Puerto Vallarta Annual Half Marathon and 5K
Laura Gelezunas

The 8th Annual Half Marathon and 5K, held in Puerto Vallarta, attracted over 720 runners from Mexico, the United States and Canada. It was perfect weather for a run.

Festival del Concierge Event Raises $58,000 MXN for Local Charities
Roberta Rand

The First Annual Festival del Concierge, hosted by Thierry's Prime Steak House in Plaza Peninsula, was a resounding success with over $58,000 pesos raised for three Puerto Vallarta charities: Project Pitillal, Vida Animal Bahia de Banderas and the Foundation of the Americas.

Fifth Annual Pet Picnic at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

The dogs get the best seat in the house at the fifth annual pet picnic. Don't miss your chance to share a great afternoon of food and fun at Daiquiri Dick's restaurant starting at 11AM on December 4th.

Simply Puerto Vallarta - The Golden Years
Laura Gelezunas

Polly and Hubert Vicars retired south of the border in 1988, long before it became trendy. From the moment they arrived in Puerto Vallarta it was love at first sight, and they bought the condo they still live in after only three days in the city.

Simply Puerto Vallarta Online Promotional Campaign
A Grass Roots Promotional Campaign

Puerto Vallarta's Video Diva Productions is pleased to announce the launch of 'Simply Puerto Vallarta,' a multi-media promotion campaign designed to highlight the richness and diversity of Mexico's premier coastal tourist town

Medical Tourism in Mexico - Part 4: Mexico Medical Care
Laura Gelezunas

At the Global Medical Tourism Conference & Expo, which took place in Puerto Vallarta from August 24-26, 2010, local videographer Laura Gelezunas talked with Mazatlán emergency room doctor Dr. Juan Baraza about tourists' fears of getting seriously ill in a foreign country.

Medical Tourism in Mexico - Part 3: The Medicare Debate
Laura Gelezunas

At the Global Medical Tourism Conference & Expo, which took place in Puerto Vallarta from August 24-26, 2010, Medicare in Mexico founder Paul Crist talked about the two years he has spent working to get legislation passed so Americans can use their Medicare benefits in Mexico.

Medical Tourism in Mexico - Part 2: Medicare in Mexico
Laura Gelezunas

At the Global Medical Tourism Conference & Expo, which took place in Puerto Vallarta from August 24-26, 2010, local videographer Laura Gelezunas talked with Dr. David Warner of the University of Texas about the possibility of Medicare coverage for retirees living in Mexico.

Daiquiri Dick's Ready For The High Season
Laura Gelezunas

After a brief vacation, the staff at Daiquiri Dick's is open and ready for another great season. This Puerto Vallarta Restaurant has been a landmark on Los Muertos Beach for over 30 years, and this season they are presenting new menu items at breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus daily specials.

Villa Paloma Blanca Offers the Simple Elegance of Ocean Side Living
Laura Gelezunas

Sitting atop a bluff overlooking La Cruz, Villa Paloma Blanca's collection of seven view-filled family and guest suites make it the perfect oceanfront escape. Part of the exclusive and gated Real del Mar community, this luxury villa fills you with a sense of being one with the environment.

2010 Global Medical Tourism Expo Report
Laura Gelezunas

The Global Medical Tourism Congress and Expo was held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from August 24-26, 2010. Local videographer Laura Gelezunas gives us an overview of the convention in this introduction to her series of video reports about this growing trend in Mexico.

The Flavors of Freedom at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

The Fourth of July sizzles at Daiquiri Dick's, as the Summer Sizzle menu continues with a classic backyard BBQ from June 30th-July 5th. Featuring an appetizer, a main dish and a dessert for only $299 pesos per person, it's the perfect way to celebrate this American holiday in Mexico!

Villa Ipanema: A Casablanca Getaway in PV
Laura Gelezunas

Embracing three levels, Villa Ipanema showcases the beauty and brilliance of its extraordinary décor, plus captivating ocean and city panoramas. This is a unique home and a rare opportunity to own an exceptional piece of paradise in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

The Flavors of Italy at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

This Week's Summer Sizzle Menu at Daiquiri Dick's features irresistible Italian cuisine. Starting June 9th, you can enjoy a special 3-course menu from Italy with your choice of a mouth watering appetizer, an irresistible entrée and a delectable dessert - for only $299 pesos per person.

Puerto Vallarta Animal Rights March

An international animal rights march took place in Puerto Vallarta, along with many other cities in Mexico and the world.

Villa Seagar: Luxury Living in Vallarta
Laura Gelezunas

Spending a great deal of time outside is the lure of Villa Seagar. With its generous living spaces and incredible views of Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta and the lush jungle terrain of the Sierra Madres, this Mexican Pacific-Style home epitomizes modern living on multiple levels.

Hacienda Palo Maria Hosts Glamorous Fund Raiser
Laura Gelezunas

Last week's 'Reach For The Stars' dinner at Hacienda Palo Maria in Puerto Vallarta was a huge success for everyone involved. Entertainment included Vicky Carr, L'Orpheus, Mariachi Joya de México, and Sergio "Checko" Carillo.

Restaurant Week 2010 - Gourmet Food at Great Prices
Laura Gelezunas

Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant owner, Tari Bowman, and Vallarta Lifestyles Managing Editor, Paco Ojeda, tell us all about Vallarta Lifestyle's Restaurant Week, a 17-day gastronomical celebration that's taking place at 31 Banderas Bay area restaurants from May 15-31st, 2010.

Celebrate Mother's Day at Daiquiri Dick's

There is no better way to show Mom your love than by treating her to a fabulous Mother's Day brunch or scrumptious dinner in the postcard perfect setting of Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant on Puerto Vallarta's Los Muertos Beach. Join us on May 9th & 10th for some super Mother's Day specials.

Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos Gym & Business Center
Laura Gelezunas

Every great residential development offers community facilities, but Sierra del Mar Los Arcos has some of the best in the Banderas Bay area. From a recently completed gym that sports all the latest equipment to a business center that boasts a state-of-the-art conference room with a view.

Kaiser Maximilian's Espresso Bar Breakfast is Fit For a King... or a Kaiser
Laura Gelezunas

Meet Jesus Avalos, who has been taking care of customers with a smile for the past seven years at Kaiser Maximilian's Espresso Bar, a European-style café on the south side of Puerto Vallarta that serves up delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner just one block off the beach.

A Seaside Condo with True Vallarta Spirit
Laura Gelezunas

With views stretching from Punta de Mita to Los Arcos, Condominium Las Palmares #203 offers stunning seaside living just 15 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta. This three-bedroom condo also boasts an interior garden view and true Vallarta spirit, right on the beach.

Daiquiri Dick's Daiquiri Mix Off Results
Laura Gelezunas

The results are in for Daiquiri Dick's 1st Annual Daiquiri Mix Off! In the Professional Division, Leonel Vargas of the Concursante del Buenaventurea Grand Hotel & Spa, took first place with his Passion Fruit Daiquiri. In the Amateur Division, Cesar Carrillo won with his Gondo Nectar Daiquiri.

Calling All Mixologists to Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

Daiquiri Dick's is looking for the best daiquiri in Puerto Vallarta! Both professional bartenders and amateurs are welcome to sign up to compete in the Daiquiri Dick's Mix Off on Wednesday, March 24th. There's no fee to enter your best cocktail creation and guest tickets are only $100 pesos.

Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos - Architect Profile
Laura Gelezunas

Excellent developments do not just spring up, and great partnerships take years to develop. The importance of a close working relationship between architect and developer really shines at Sierra del Mar Los Arcos, an exclusive oceanfront community just south of downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Villa Soleada at Sierra del Mar
Laura Gelezunas

Take a virtual tour of Villa Soleada, a luxury home in the privileged residential community of Sierra del Mar. Just 10 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta, this luxury home, with its breathtaking views of Banderas Bay, is a tribute to design, nature and a way of life.

A PV Beach Tradition at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

There is your typical fish-on-a-stick sold by various beach vendors, but for something extra special try fish-on-a-stick Daiquiri Dick's style. The restaurant's owners, Tari and Peter Bowman get a kick out of offering this seafood delight to customers. They have been doing it for over 25 years.

Fine Food and Wine at Kaiser Maximilian
Laura Gelezunas

Fine dining at Kaiser Maximiian Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta includes fabulous food complemented by an extensive wine list. Owner Andres Rupprechter prides himself on having an extensive wine selection, by the glass or the bottle, to pair with any entrée, appetizer, or dessert.

Eden on Puerto Vallarta's Southern Shores
Laura Gelezunas

Laura Gelezunas bring us an exclusive interview with one of the area's most influential developers, Carlos Osuna Jr., who tells us the history behind Sierra del Mar los Arcos, an ocean view community where the lush Sierra Madre Mountains meet the sea on the Southern shores of Puerto Vallarta.

Daiquiri Dick's Does Mardi Gras
Laura Gelezunas

Get ready for a kick-up Cajun style party and get yourself down to Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant on Playa Los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta. Celebrate Carnival from Saturday, February 13th through Tuesday the 16th with a DJ spinning tunes, a savory special menu, party favors and fun.

Tasty Morning Treats at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

Jump start your day at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant on Puerto Vallarta's famous Playa Los Muertos. Breakfast is always a treat while watching the waves crash on the shore, but now this sophisticated beachside restaurant has added some tasty morning treats to their ever-popular breakfast menu.

Kaiser Maximilian Scallop Ceviche Recipe
Laura Gelezunas

During the 15th Annual Festival Gourmet, Guest Chef Jeremy Kittelson stirred things up in the Kaiser Maximilian kitchen. Chef Kittelson could not resist the area's fresh produce and seafood, so he came up with a great version of Scallop Ceviche, which you can make using this video recipe.

Who Lets the Dogs Out? - Daiquiri Dick's 4th Annual Pet Picnic
Laura Gelezunas

Offering Puerto Vallarta visitors and pet owners the opportunity to have some fun for a worthy cause, and dogs a chance to strut their stuff, the 4th Annual Pet Picnic will be held at 11 am on Saturday December 5th at Daiquiri Dick's restaurant.

Banderas Beat Celebrates 2 Years of Success

Banderas Beat, the first and longest running WEBshow originating in the Bay of Banderas, is starting its third season. Created by Video Diva Productions owner Laura Gelezunas, these informative and entertaining video reports premiered on BanderasNews in September 2007.

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