Playa Oro in Puerto Vallarta officially received the International Blue Flag Certification on Monday, August 1, 2016. This week's certification makes Puerto Vallarta the area with the most certified beaches in the country.
The certifications reinforce tourism and economic competitiveness in the area. To ensure the achievement of these awards, beach activities are regulated to provide services with international standards, water quality and the management of waste.
"This award enables destinations to compete in three main areas: tourism, being an attraction for domestic and foreign visitors; social, offering quality spaces for residents and tourists; and environmental, to conserve and . . .