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Why are businesses having the worst summer if tourism is breaking records?

As Puerto Vallarta is welcoming a record number of tourists this summer travel season, many business owners say they are having the worst summer sales in years.

So here is this week’s “Vallartenses Voice” question:


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What can the city and business owners do to help increase local sales and get our record number of tourists to explore more of our area and open their wallets a little more?

We would like to hear from locals and tourists with the viewpoint as a shopper in our area, and also businesses from the business aspect of the issue. As we have learned in several “Vallartenses Voice” segments, the shopper and the business owners seem to always be on opposite sides of the argument.

Tell us what you think in the comments section below.