Puerto Vallarta News

Local News from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by PVDN, the leading English news source serving the expat community and tourists in Vallarta.

Act II CELEBRATE MEXICO’S INDEPENDENCE

Act II has created a great show to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day! Act II´s Danny Mininni and producing partner, Kharla Barragan from the ALAS school of Music will produce another original show; ¨CONCERTO NOCHA MEXICANA¨ The show stars some of Vallarta´s favorite singers from THE VOICE OF VALLARTA; the winner Coral Mata, The Voice of...
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Beaches in Puerto Vallarta Reopened After Hurricane Norberto

In coordination with the city of Puerto Vallarta and the Civil Protection, the announcement was made on Sunday that the beaches were reopened and safe for swimming and recreation. However, authorities remind the public to listen to the advice of lifeguards and security personnel posted at local beaches. The beaches were closed due to storm...
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Vallarta-Nayarit Promotes Tourism for Snowbirds in Canada

From August 25-28, The Convention and Visitors Bureaus of Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta participated in the WestJet Mexico Vacations Expo to promote the Vallarta-Nayarit brands for the upcoming winter season. Altogether 400 Canadian travel agents received information and training for booking vacations in both destinations. The trade shows were held in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary,...
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Hurricane Norberto Keeps Local Officials Busy

High waves generated by Hurrican Norberto Thursday and early Friday affected the Puerto Vallarta area. Lifeguards, firefighters, and police in the area blocked off the beaches and Malécon for the protection of the residents and tourists in the area from waves overflowing the beaches. The Deputy Director of Civil Protection, Sergio Ramírez López, reported that...
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Things to Do This Weekend in Puerto Vallarta – September 05 – 07

500px Worldwide Photo Walk On Saturday, September 6, Puerto Vallarta will be joining this worldwide event. All you need is a camera, even if it’s just a mobile phone camera, and the desire to take some fun photos of Puerto Vallarta and share them with the world. The meeting place is at the “Origen y...
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Vallarta Daily Celebrates Six Month Milestone

Six months ago Vallarta Daily published its first news story,” It’s Good to be Number One”, a story about Carlos Slim’s fortune in Latin America. Since that forgotten story was published six months ago Vallarta Daily has established itself as the most read news outlet in Puerto Vallarta serving the English speaking residents and tourists,...
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Mexico Gets Sandwiched by Two Storms

Two separate tropical storms closed in on Mexico from both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans on Tuesday, risking a double hit on the country a year after a pair of storms converged to cause major flooding that killed over 100 people. Tropical Storm Dolly, which formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico early Tuesday, is...
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Carnival Legend Kicks Off the Start of the Tourism Season in Puerto Vallarta

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 Welcomes New Columnist, Via Page

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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Puerto Vallarta Joins World Tourism Day 2014

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’s Independence Day Celebrations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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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Things to Do This Weekend in Puerto Vallarta – August 29 – 31

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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