Puerta Vallarta is considered one of the 18 most inclusive destinations in the world, where equality is a priority in culture, laws, the social scene, employment structures, and above all a space that welcomes tourists with open arms to the LGBTQ community.
Expedia, the US travel platform, unveiled a list of cities that stand out for their activism record, protection laws, establishments, districts and community-friendly business practices, as well as their ability to offer festive environments for all lifestyles.
While the main destinations and glittering jewelry for LGBTQ travelers (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) had been San Francisco, New York, Paris and London, more and more cities are joining the category to offer more options to this sector of tourists.
Puerto Vallarta was recognized as a dynamic city ideal for gay travelers, with an inclusive nightlife in bars such as Apaches where the famous “happy hour” is offered, or the Bar Frida, known as the friendliest bar in the city.
In May, the city offers eight days of celebration to celebrate the community, this is Vallarta Pride, LGBT Pride Gay celebration of Puerto Vallarta, which this year will be held from May 20 to 27 with concerts, cultural events, tours, cruises, among other activities.
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This event was launched in 2013 to celebrate the LGBTQ community that lives or visits the destination and with the passage of time, this has positively influenced to become part of their culture, heritage and history. It broke the record in its latest edition with the participation of seven thousand attendees and the presence of the mayor of the city.
In addition, the destination has a publication and travel guide called GayPV, where you will find news and details of special events for the gay community.
Along with this Mexican destination, the cities of Denver, Colorado; Hartford, Connecticut; Columbus, Ohio, and Palm Springs, California; Tel Aviv, Israel; Madrid, España; Berlín, Alemania; Reikiavik, Islandia; Los Ángeles y West Hollywood, California; Copenhagu, Dinamarca; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Amsterdam, Países Bajos; Toronto, Ontario; Portland, Oregon; Provincetown, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois, y Bruselas, Bélgica all round out the list.