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October will kick off “High Season” in Puerto Vallarta with the arrival of 13 cruise ships bringing an estimated 34,000 passengers and leaving a local economical impact of $3 million dollars. According to the Port Authority, beginning October 6, there will be continuous ship arrivals beginning with the Norweigian Pearl with over two thousand passengers....
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The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board announced that the Pacific seaport city of Puerto Vallarta will see 118 cruises call on its shores this year, 43% over 2013 when 81 cruises called the port. Puerto Vallarta will welcome 52 cruises from September through December of this year, which added to the 64 already visited cruises earlier...
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Because of this new confidence, Princess Cruises will include two new ships in their Mexican Pacific cruises starting next year. The news was announced by company representative, Santiago Gómez Salvador, today at the welcoming ceremony of the Coral Princess, redirected to Puerto Vallarta from Cabo due to Hurricane Odile damage. The two new cruise ships...
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This Friday, September 26, Puerto Vallarta will welcome the Coral Princess cruise ship, her first visit to Puerto Vallarta and the only planned stop in Mexico in route to Costa Rica with two thousand passengers. The ship set sail on Tuesday from Los Angeles and was originally scheduled to arrive in Cabo San Lucas but...
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José Arturo Musi, President of the Mexican Association of Cruise Ship Tourism, says that cruise ships schedule to arrive in Los Cabos over the coming weeks are looking at making changes to their itinerary after the area suffered heavy damage by Hurricane Odile. An estimated 40 scheduled cruises are considering changes to their itineraries and...
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The fourteenth named storm of the Pacific hurricane season intensified Wednesday (September 3) and became Hurricane Norbert. The storm — which is 195 miles south of the southern tip of Baja, California — has forced at least one cruise line to alter a cruise itinerary. Regent Seven Seas has canceled calls to Cabo San Lucas...
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Beginning next week, cruise ships will make their return to Puerto Vallarta. There are currently 53 cruise ships scheduled to dock in Puerto Vallarta the remainder of this year, bringing the total arrivals to 117 in 2014. After nearly a three month break, two ships will port on Tuesday including Carnival Spirit who will be...
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As a result of the widely successful Vallarta-Nayarit campaign and the strategic alliance with the Mexico Tourism Board, the Puerto Vallarta Board of Tourism and the Convention and Visitors Bureaus of Riviera Nayarit (CVB) participated in the twenty-sixth edition of Virtuoso Travel Week held in Las Vegas, Nevada this past August 11th through the 14th....
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Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October. Disney pulled out of Los Angeles at the end of 2012 and sent the Disney...
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Cruise industry mega company Carnival is returning to the Mexican Riviera with year-round cruises this fall from Long Beach, California. The 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle will sail three different seven-night cruises to the area year-round departing Long Beach in October 2014. The cruises will include a three-port trip with Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta....
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Most recently, new direct weekly Dreamliner flights have been announced to Puerto Vallarta from Gatwick and Manchester in the UK via Thomson Airways, while less mainstream packages are always available via specialty travel and tour providers, and British Airways offers convenient one-stop flights each week. “Mexico’s Pacific Coast, and especially its northern stretches, has long...
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Mexico’s Pacific coast, and especially its northern stretches, has long been the playground of American tourists: now, thanks to new weekly flights to Puerto Vallarta from Gatwick and Manchester with Thomson, we Britons can join them in the sand pit. Puerto Vallarta itself may not be quite on the scale of Cancún or Acapulco, but...
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To cap a year of 50th anniversary activities, Princess Cruises, which celebrates the five decade mark in 2015, has created a special Mexico itinerary departing on December 3, 2015 – exactly 50 years to the day that the line’s original ship, Princess Patricia, set sail on the company’s very first cruise in 1965. Offered on...
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