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April 16, 2014
Our second Annual Bugambilia Festival sponsored by the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club. We start off with a Cocktail Party at Oscar’s Restaurant on the Isla Cuale from 6 to 8 pm on May 9, 2014. Then the official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 8pm at Parque Lazaro Cardenas. Tons of fun activities for...
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There’s a private peninsula jutting out from the Mexican mainland about 26 miles north of Puerto Vallarta in the Mexican state of Nayarit. It’s called Punta Mita, which translates to “point of the arrow” in the area’s native language, and once you’ve passed through the actual gates of one of the two resorts that occupy...
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The Flying men of “Papantla” on the Puerto Vallarta Malecon.
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Lorena Ochoa’s rapid rise up the LPGA Tour ranks opened golf for young girls in Mexico. The now-retired professional golfer from Guadalajara earned more than $14 million, won 27 LPGA tournaments and was the world’s No. 1-ranked women’s player during a pro career than lasted 10 years. Ochoa’s success shone a spotlight on a problem...
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Paragliding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. My personal story of dancing in the air. It’s mid-afternoon on a Friday, and I’m standing on a mountain overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The sun is high and hot overhead, but below me. About 550 feet below, panga boats zoom in and out of the cove that houses the village...
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Puerto Vallarta Announced. InterContinental Hotels Grouphas introduced one of its most successful brands to Puerto Vallarta with the opening of the 115-room, six-story Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Puerto Vallarta. Equipped with 15 suites, this is IHG’s second hotel in Puerto Vallarta, adding to the company’s hotels in the area....
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Six months after the Mexico Tourism Board rebranded Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit as Vallarta Nayarit in its marketing campaign, it appears that the strategy is playing well among domestic and North American wholesalers. The $43.5 million campaign launched in September with two TV spots highlighting the Vallarta Nayarit region on the Pacific coast...
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To many immigrants or out-of-state transplants who aren’t from the South, Mississippi isn’t just a place with blues music, a complicated race heritage and southern accents. Mississippi and its fellow Deep South states also taste different. For me, coming to the Magnolia State turned the meaning of the word “barbecue” upside down. When you attend...
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By Libby Leyden-Sussler There are more women in political office in Latin America than on any other continent. Yet the continent’s traditional patriarchal structure limits possibilities for further advances. Despite this, strides are being made as certain women are progressing in their respected fields. In the article from our Spring 2014 issue, “Latin American Women...
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Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2018 is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. The global financial crisis in 2009 had a negative impact on the Mexican travel and tourism sector during the review period (2009–2013). Economic conditions improved and, in 2010, the tourism sector showed signs of recovery, with growth recorded in...
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