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The Vallarta Botanical Garden (www.vbgardens.org) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has been voted into the fifth-place spot among all botanical gardens in North America in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2019. Although the list has been dominated by gardens in the U.S., the Vallarta Botanical Garden has placed twice, first in 2018 when it became the...
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The tourist area of ​​Costalegre, the second most important beach destination in Jalisco, will undergo a development plan over the next 30 years. During a working tour of the region this weekend, Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez announced the Master Development Plan for that region, which includes the creation of a governance body that will be...
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This week the International Symposium on Fireworks will be held in Puerto Vallarta, where the objective is to address issues related to safety, explained Miguel Zamora Nuño, president of the Union of Pyrotechnics of Jalisco. As a representative of the country to visitors from 36 nations that will meet in Puerto Vallarta from May 6...
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Today, May 3, Hola Taxi has launched in Puerto Vallarta with direct competition to UBER in the city. Hola Taxi offers flat rates, vehicles of recent model, shared trips, button dedicated to emergencies, drivers with license C3 and, soon, units for 6 passengers. Although no union has officially sanctioned the implementation of this application, drivers...
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Created for the attention of matters related to the environment and animal protection, the Green Patrol celebrates three years of operation in Puerto Vallarta, where just in the last year they attended to over 1,800 services of animals and environmental issues. The Green Patrol began operations in 2016 at the initiative of the municipal president...
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Business owners in Puerto Vallarta say they are concerned about the increase in armed robberies in the city, and after falling from fourth to the seventeenth place in the perception of security, the private initiative (IP) called on the municipal government under Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña, to recognize the problem and call one all sectors...
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With summer approaching and vacation-goers hurriedly marking their calendars and packing their bags, many travelers are wondering if travel to Mexico is safe — considering all the stories in the press about crime there — and if the beach resort city of  Puerto Vallarta is still a viable vacation destination. According to numerous professionals in the travel...
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Arturo Dávalos Peña, mayor of Puerto Vallarta, announced that the National Guard will have a barracks in his municipality. The Mayor said that they are already looking for a location to install the new national security body that is part of the Federal Government. “We are looking for an area of ​​one hectare or more,...
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Playa del Amor, located in the Marietas Islands National Park, has been included in the ranking of the “12 Best Beaches in Mexico” according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine. These 12 beaches stand out thanks to their resorts, unique activities and overall beauty. Also known as Playa Escondida, or Hidden Beach, this gorgeous hideaway is...
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On the last day of Easter holiday, elements of Civil Protection and Jalisco Firefighters (UEPCBJ) from Puerto Vallarta, rescued 75 olive ridley turtles. The turtles were seen in Playa de Oro, in Puerto Vallarta, as they emerged from the nest, so they were immediately safeguarded by state officials. Tourists who were in the area took...
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The citizens of the largest tourist destinations in Mexico perceive more insecurity, including in Puerto Vallarta. In Puerto Vallarta, more than half of the population, 56.4 percent, feel vulnerable, contrary to 38.7 percent registered in December 2018. In the case of Cancun, the country’s largest tourist destination, 93.3 percent of the population considered their area...
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Unknown persons shot and killed a woman and wounded her 20-year-old son in the Lázaro Cárdenas neighborhood in the municipality of Puerto Vallarta. Neighbors in the area reported firearm shots inside a home and immediately saw two people running out who boarded a van with ‘Star TV’ logos and escaped. Shortly afterward, police and paramedics...
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Puerto Vallarta took another step towards the creation of a Municipal Climate Change Plan (PMCC), which allows it, from the local level, to face this global phenomenon that threatens settlements located along the coasts. On April 10 and 11, the Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change Design Workshop was held, which is part of the...
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The Riviera Nayarit has confirmed its participation in Restaurant Week, a gourmet festival that will be held from May 15th through June 10th with the inclusion of 12 of the destination’s restaurants—double the number of registrants from 2018. Generally speaking, this is the second year in a row the record for participating restaurants has been...
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You have no excuse for staying home during Holy Week and Easter! The Riviera Nayarit wants your vacations to be unforgettable with Seasonal Offers that go live from Friday, April 5 through May 2, 2019 that include promotions from 23 hotels associated with the destination. Participating hotels from Nuevo Vallarta, Flamingos, Bucerías, La Cruz de...
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