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Puerto Vallarta News
This past August the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board became a member of the United States Tour Operators Association in an effort to increase destination inclusion in new travel packages to Mexico. USTOA active members represent some of the top names in travel and tourism, and account for a sizable portion of the tour operator market...
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Foreigners visiting Mexico on a tourist visa can obtain the refund of tax* that has been retained in the acquisition of merchandise, in commerce established in our country, whenever the following requirements are met: 1. That your return is by air or sea. 2. That you have the fiscal receipts of your purchases. 3. That...
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José Arturo Musi, President of the Mexican Association of Cruise Ship Tourism, says that cruise ships schedule to arrive in Los Cabos over the coming weeks are looking at making changes to their itinerary after the area suffered heavy damage by Hurricane Odile. An estimated 40 scheduled cruises are considering changes to their itineraries and...
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Political supporters of medical marijuana usage and increasing the decriminalization limits for possession in the State of Jalisco, Mexico, have organized a five day statewide survey. The survey focuses on two questions. Do you support marijuana usage for medical purposes, and do you support lifting the state limits on possession from 5 grams to 30...
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The Agreement for the implementation of the National Code of Conduct for the protection of children and adolescents against trafficking and sexual exploitation was signed Friday, September 19, in Puerto Vallarta. Under the coordination of the Federal Ministry of Tourism, the steps were taken to further combat the problem of trafficking with prevention, awareness, and...
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Rock icons have been invited to participate in the inaugural Vallarta-Nayarit Classic Rock Festival to be held December 11th through the 14th 2014, same which is expected to further international tourism to the Pacific destination. An action co-sponsored by the Puerto Vallarta Board of Tourism and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau, the destination...
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The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board is participating at this year’s North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Conference & Marketplace registration forum in Huntsville, Alabama this week. As part of the city’s responsibilities as the host of the 2015 edition of the conference in May, this year the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board’s President, Nacho Cadena, who...
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In support of those who were affected by Hurricane Odile in Baja California Sur, organizations in Puerto Vallarta have come together with Food Bank for Vallarta to organize a collection of food. The head of the Food Bank, Oscar Pérez Flores, reported their are three collection centers in local kindergartens and donations can be made...
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The Ninth Annual Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC will return to Puerto Vallarta on November 6, 2014. The four-day catch-and-release offshore tournament, an official event of the Redbone Celebrity Series, will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Participants, in addition to enjoying one of the greatest fishing locales in world, will experience first-class all-inclusive accommodations...
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Tropical Storm Polo is forecast to become a hurricane off Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, just days after a severe storm battered the Baja California peninsula. As of Tuesday afternoon, Polo was about 260 miles (418 km) south of Mexico’s beach resort of Acapulco and moving in a...
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Villavicencio Adriana Rodríguez, Director of Programs and Strategic Projects of the Ministry of Environment and Territorial Development ( Semadet ), said next year the department will seek the budget for air quality monitoring devices in their areas of concern. “We have identified medium-sized cities that have significant emissions, Ocotlan, Puerto Vallarta and Ciudad Guzmán, those...
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Two tourist this weekend we killed by being dragged into the ocean by waves breaking on shore. Both bodies have been recovered by lifeguards. The first victim was Saul Pilara, 21 year old male vacationing in Puerto Vallarta with his girlfriend and mother from Guadalajara, Mexico. Pilara climbed on top of a rock formation along...
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As questions about Mexico’s safety for tourists continue to circulate, Puerto Vallarta has hired a security assessment by the College Station Texas Police Department to determine the safety of the destination. The study was conducted in July 2014. In a time when most tourism destinations hesitate to speak about security out of concern it may...
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Today Google added 60 new landmarks in Mexico to its Google Maps, an Independence Day weekend gift from the world’s largest search engine and most recognized name on the web. This special collection of landmarks includes Puerto Vallarta’s Playa Los Muertos, including the Pier, which was named among the world’s most beautiful piers in the...
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The cruise ship Disney Wonder was expected to dock in Puerto Vallarta this morning, however the cruise was canceled due to Hurricane Odile. The Disney Wonder was expected to bring 2000 vacationers to the Puerto Vallarta port during this long holiday weekend celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day. The ships arrival would have added an estimated $500,000...
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