Puerto Vallarta News

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

Puerto Vallarta Expects Record Tourism for Semana Santa 2014

Authorities say the upcoming Semana Santa holiday (Easter Holidays) will be a record breaker for Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. “I dare say we’ll be about 100 percent, because we have 22 thousand hotel rooms in Puerto Vallarta. When we say that we are at 100% that is a tourist population of 66,000, however there are condos...
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Puerto Vallarta will host first Open beach volleyball

In an interview, Juan José Martínez, Director of Communications and Public Relations of Puerto Vallarta Open, unveiled the details of this important beach volleyball tournament that will be taking place from May 6-11. “Puerto Vallarta receives the third phase of World Beach Volleyball. This is happening on the shores of our country to the best...
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LGBT Business Expo draws international destinations for 4th edition

Registration for LGBT Confex’s 4th International LGBT Business Expo has ended its early-bird special period with almost 30 entities already confirmed to participate in the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit edition. The International LGBT Business Expo has quickly become the leading expo for businesses interested in targeting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender consumer, an...
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Financial support to entrepreneurs in Puerto Vallarta

In the coming days the National Institute of Entrepreneurship will be holding classes in Puerto Vallarta to promote entrepreneurship and assist those business owners who have less than one-year of operation. The Director of Municipal Economic Development, Alvaro Mora, states they are providing advice to entrepreneurs with the aim of having the necessary training and...
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Jalisco’s National Swim Team Trains in Puerto Vallarta

The selection of Jalisco swimmers traveled to Puerto Vallarta to hold their last event for preparation before heading to the National Olympiad 2014, which has become a tradition to celebrate for seven consecutive years. The president of the Jalisco Swimming Association , Ismael Meneses said the intention is for swimmers to acquire greater oxygenation, better...
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Riviera Nayarit May be Mexico’s Most Underrated Destination

It’s a favorite spot of Hollywood A-listers and draws a different crowd from the spring breakers who flood Cancun. Start your Riviera Nayarit adventure at the Marieta Islands, which are a few miles off the coast of Nayarit. A protected national park, the uninhabited islands are perfect for whale-watching, snorkeling, paddleboarding or just relaxing on...
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Part-time Living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

by Elena Hiatt Houlihan Why stare at cold gray skies and dirty snow when you could enjoy warm sea breezes? That was the question I asked myself back in 2008. So I decided to search for an ocean view. I conjured up a vision of an international community in a town with an Old World...
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Daylight Savings in Mexico. Set those clocks up April 6!

In most of Mexico daylight saving time begins at 2:00 a.m. local time on the first Sunday in April. On the last Sunday in October areas on daylight saving time fall back to Standard Time at 2:00 a.m. local time. Central Standard Time (CST) becomes Central Daylight Time (CDT), and so forth. The state of...
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FUNdraising Events to Support Vallarta Pride 2014

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Several local businesses have joined together to create fundraising events for Vallarta Pride 2014, scheduled to take place from May 22nd through the 26th. A Page in the Sun will hold a book reading by Maurice Monette, author of the novel Confessions of a Gay Married Priest, on Friday, April 4th,...
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