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After more than three months of an empty port, Puerto Vallarta welcomed the Carnival Legend this afternoon, her first cruise ever to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She brings with her 2,987 passengers and ushers in the beginning of the new travel season to Puerto Vallarta. A simple ceremony was held at the Port Authority to welcome...
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Vallarta Daily is pleased to announce an upcoming monthly column by Via Page beginning in November. Via believes that better movement, not just exercise, but better every day movement, can address issues of endurance, strength, and mobility. Her column will present information and tips to help readers begin to look at the possibility that intelligent...
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This year’s World Tourism Day (WTD) draws special attention to the role of tourism in contributing to one of the building blocks of a more sustainable future for all: Community development. This focus is in line with the global transition to the Sustainable Development Goals as the guiding principle promoted by the UN from 2015...
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mexico independence
Each year, Puerto Vallarta erupts in a joyful celebration of Mexico’s Independence. The night before the national holiday, known as El Grito de Dolores, is celebrated with particular vigor, and everywhere the traditional grito, or “Cry of Independence” can be heard all over the city. Independence Day itself is active with parades, special events and...
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Volkswagen Festival in Riviera Nayarit The festival takes place on August 30 and 31. El Club de Volkswagen puts on this Volkswagen exhibit and over 150 classic cars are expected. Besides the VW car exhibit there will also be several different activities with the exhibitors. Location: Marina Riviera Nayarit @ La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Live...
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The Palmares Beach, which received the International Blue Flag award in July, has all but disappeared after a tidal wave hit the beach in Puerto Vallara, Mexico. Playa Palmares is located 6 kilometers south of town, a 10-minue drive along Highway 200, just before Garza Blanca. According to the city, the beach will be cleaned...
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On August 26, 2014 over 150 people gathered on the pier of Puerto Vallarta to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The event was to raise awareness of ALS and donations for Familiares y Amigos de Enfermos de la Neurona Motora AC, a Mexico City-based non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure and control for...
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With beaches under red flag warnings, lifeguards in Puerto Vallarta have remained busy. Wednesday lifeguards had to rescue 5 people from the high tides, including a young woman who was carried away by strong currents and received cuts and bruises. On Los Muertos beach a 17-year old was stopped from entering the water by lifeguards....
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Puerto Vallarta’s beaches are closed to the public due to high surf, statement issued by the commander Sergio Ramírez, head of Civil Protection. “We are informing the public that all the beaches are closed, and currently under red flag, we currently have lifeguards and surveillance tourist police in place to keep people off the beaches...
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Beginning next week, cruise ships will make their return to Puerto Vallarta. There are currently 53 cruise ships scheduled to dock in Puerto Vallarta the remainder of this year, bringing the total arrivals to 117 in 2014. After nearly a three month break, two ships will port on Tuesday including Carnival Spirit who will be...
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Hurricane Marie rapidly intensified into a major hurricane on Saturday night, becoming the third major hurricane of the 2014 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season. While the storm will not have any direct impacts on Mexico or the United States, indirect impacts, such as surf and enhanced monsoonal rainfall, could be rather significant. During Saturday morning, Marie...
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*UPDATE 1:05 PM – August 24, 2014 MARIE IS NOW A CATEGORY 5 STORY, CLICK HERE TO READ THE LATEST REPORT. It’s important to note that the Hurricane Center in Miami has no coastal warnings and has reported hurricane Marie is moving away from the Mexico coast, however Mexico’s National Weather Services maintain a warning...
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As a result of the widely successful Vallarta-Nayarit campaign and the strategic alliance with the Mexico Tourism Board, the Puerto Vallarta Board of Tourism and the Convention and Visitors Bureaus of Riviera Nayarit (CVB) participated in the twenty-sixth edition of Virtuoso Travel Week held in Las Vegas, Nevada this past August 11th through the 14th....
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Travelers are realizing the great savings and fun that can be had in Puerto Vallarta during off-peak tourist months. So far this summer nearly 400,000 tourists have visited Puerto Vallarta, both national and international travelers. This represents an increase of 15% compared to the same period last year. Carlos Gernard, Director of Tourisim in Puerto...
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Local athlete, Karen Jacobson, has received significant media attention internationally after CBS announced it will broadcast the SUP (stand up paddleboard) Ultimate Showdown tournament to be held on Waikiki, Hawaii. The Puerto Vallarta Tourisim Board sponsored the professional surfer during the tournament circuit in Hawaii and California. The young athlete represents Puerto Vallarta and Mexico...
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