International flights welcomed over 116,000 passengers in August, a substantial increase of 24.4% compared to last year.
The Puerto Vallarta International Airport also recorded an 18.9% increase in overall passengers, domestic and international, compared to the same month last year. That brings the total passengers arriving in PVR to a 15% increase so far this year compared to the first eight months of 2013.
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Domestic passengers in August were 101,200, an increase of domestic passengers of over 13.2 percent. For the year total in domestic passengers PVR has a 7.1% increase with 634,500.
The promotional marketing campaign for Vallarta-Nayarit is credited with part of the increased traffic this year. The joint campaign began in 2013, since then arrivals of domestic and international passengers to PVR has incresed compared to same months in the previous year.
The increase in tourism is expected to continue throughout the year.