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A Boulder, Colorado Fire Department donated equipment to Puerto Vallarta firefighters. The delivery of this equipment consisting of 50 fire suits (pants and jacket), as well as some nozzles to regulate the water jets, was sent through Manuel García, a member of the Fire Department of the city of Boulder. The deputy director of Civil...
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Tropical Storm Henriette has formed off of Mexico’s Pacific coast, but forecasters say it’s likely to curve out to sea and weaken before hitting land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Henriette had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Monday and was located about 245 miles (390 kilometers) south-southwest of the southern...
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State and municipal authorities have begun a period of valuation of public transport in Puerto Vallarta, with which they will determine the possibility of reducing 50 percent of public transport units in the city center, according to Luis Alberto Romero Chávez, president of the company Costa Pacífico (UNIBUS). Chávez said that he is in talks...
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With an investment of approximately 20 million pesos, on Friday, August 16, the first four units of the so-called turibus will begin operations in Puerto Vallarta, as announced by the president of Canaco Servytur in Puerto Vallarta, Carlos Gerard Guzmán. “As a representative of the Chamber of Commerce, I can say that we are very...
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Investment in tourism continues on the upswing in the Riviera Nayarit, this time with Marriott International. The company recently announced the opening of four new hotels in the destination under the all-inclusive format, a first for the brand. During an interview for a national publication, Marriott announced an $800 million investment in five new hotels—the...
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After the recent delivery of 20 new police cars to strengthen the public safety of the municipality, Puerto Vallarta announced that more heavy equipment and new garbage compactor trucks will arrive shortly, to improve the quality of services in the city. “More heavy machinery is coming for the maintenance of the colonies of Puerto Vallarta;...
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The true essence of Mexico is best experienced through its traditions, the legacy of the Spaniards and indigenous people. Fairs, religious festivities, and other colorful ancestral celebrations are part and parcel of Mexican life, all of them vibrant with music, chants, food, and fun. In the Riviera Nayarit, these events also help to promote tourism...
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The problem of insecurity in Jalisco has been increasing and the fact that in Puerto Vallarta local people and tourists do not feel threatened when walking through the streets does not mean that there is not a problem, according to the President of the National Political Association Confío en México, Carlos Lomelí Bolaños. Bolaños said...
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After the arrival of elements of the National Guard to Puerto Vallarta, Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña said that it has not affected tourism, pointing out that at the moment they already have about 75% occupancy in hotels, although he hopes that they will reach at least 85% during the summer season, the slowest tourism months...
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To continue making progress in the prevention of gender violence in Puerto Vallarta, the State Commission of Human Rights in Jalisco (CEDHJ) in coordination with the Municipal Government, formally created a specialized group that will give attention to this type of crime. Paulina Hernández Diz, a collaborator of the Specialized Rapporteurship on Human Rights and...
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In order to strengthen the tourism sector of Puerto Vallarta, through training and free certification to service providers, Puerto Vallarta invites companies to participate in the ‘Vallarta Excellence’ program. The program is a distinction that can be granted to all tourism service providers in this city, which comply with a series of requirements and training...
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There is a growing number of people concerned about protecting the natural area of ​​Estero El Salado, with its primary threat being real estate interests in Puerto Vallarta. President of the National Association, “Confío en México,” Salvador Cosío Gaona, urged the authorities not to be tempted to grant permits, warning that there are already pacts...
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On Monday, July 15, 2019, Blue Flag certificates were awarded to the beach at Nuevo Vallarta Norte and the Marina Riviera Nayarit during a ceremony headed by Miguel Torruco Marqués, Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, and Antonio Echeverría García, Governor of the State of Nayarit. Both venues are in the municipality of Bahía de Banderas in...
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The perception of insecurity increased in the municipalities of Guadalajara and Zapopan, while Puerto Vallarta, Tonalá, Tlaquepaque, and Tonalá, came out better qualified during the second quarter of the year, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety of the National Institute of Geography and Statistics. The highest percentage of people who feel safe...
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Only a few days after the arrival of the National Guard in Puerto Vallarta, a man was executed and another held hostage by armed individuals on Sunday afternoon in Fluvial Vallarta. According to the news section of the municipal police, shortly after 4:00 p.m. local residents heard gunshots, when they went out to observe, they...
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