The annual “Excelencias Awards” by Spanish travel magazine “Excelencias” presented Puerto Vallarta with an award for what the group called the city’s effort in "Engineering the Tourism Action Plan" carried out by the Puerto Vallarta Convention and Visitors Bureau. The award was received by Enrique Ramos Flores, Secretary of Tourism of Jalisco.
In addition to Puerto Vallarta’s honor, the State of Jalisco was honored for the International Festival of the Flavors of Jalisco.
Nayarit was recognized for "Social and Environmental Responsibility" for five programs adopted by the state, including their Blue Flag Beaches and protection of the Marietas . . .