Trending News Stories this Week in Puerto Vallarta

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  • mercadoTourism Guides Monopolize Puerto Vallarta, Leaving Local Merchants in the Lurch Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco – In recent years, tour guides and private companies have increasingly monopolized tourism in Puerto Vallarta, significantly impacting local merchants who rely on visitor foot traffic for their livelihoods. A stark example of this issue is evident in the Río Cuale market, where sales have plummeted by up to 500 percent. Flavio…
  • tropical storm puerto vallartaPotential Tropical Storm Aletta Could Impact Puerto Vallarta’s Weather Next Week Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - The National Meteorological Service (SMN) in Mexico has issued a critical update this Thursday, highlighting the monitoring of two low-pressure areas, one of which is located along the Mexican Pacific coast. This area, currently situated approximately 220 kilometers southwest of Acapulco, presents a significant concern for the region, including Puerto Vallarta.…
  • turitas-maleconInternational Tourism Bolsters Puerto Vallarta’s Low Season, Thank You Canada Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Thanks to a robust influx of international tourists, particularly from Canada, Puerto Vallarta has successfully maintained a steady flow of visitors throughout the typically slow season. This sustained tourism activity underscores the city's enduring appeal and its strategic efforts in tourism promotion. Luis Villaseñor Nolasco, the director of the Public Trust…
  • tourism puerto vallartaPuerto Vallarta Prepares for High Tourist Influx Ahead of Summer Vacation Period Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - As the summer vacation period approaches, Puerto Vallarta is gearing up to welcome a significant influx of tourists. Expectations are high, with estimates suggesting that the average occupancy rate will exceed 70% in the city. Luis Villaseñor Nolasco, the director of the Public Trust for Tourism Promotion and Advertising of Puerto…
  • Puerto Vallarta International Airport Wins Prestigious Distinction for Inclusive TourismPuerto Vallarta Welcomes Over 3.2 Million Tourists by Air in First Five Months of 2024 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – The scenic coastal city of Puerto Vallarta has experienced a significant influx of tourists in the first five months of 2024, with more than 3.2 million visitors arriving by air. This surge in tourism, as reported by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), underscores the city's growing appeal as a premier destination.…
  • photo contestPuerto Vallarta Celebrates its Essence Through Photography Contest Puerto Vallarta, Mexico — In a ceremony rich with emotion and community pride, the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta awarded the top photographers in the "What Defines Us as Vallartenses de Corazón?" contest. The event was held in the central patio of the Municipal Palace, commemorating Puerto Vallarta's double anniversary—106 years as a municipality and…
  • Puerto Vallarta with the Most Cases of Dengue in JaliscoIt’s Not Even Dengue Season Yet and Cases in Puerto Vallarta Are Already Smashing Records Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - As the rainy season approaches, Jalisco is already grappling with a significant surge in dengue cases, recording 245 confirmed cases thus far, according to the latest epidemiological data. From May 26 to June 1, 2024, Puerto Vallarta has reported 103 of these cases, marking the highest number of infections in the…
  • Bank of Mexico raises the interest rate to 10 percentMexico’s Inflation Rises Again in May, Poses Challenges for Banxico’s Rate Decision Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - In May, Mexico's general inflation saw another increase, albeit less than anticipated, complicating the Bank of Mexico's (Banxico) efforts to reduce the key interest rate in its upcoming monetary policy decision. The National Consumer Price Index (INPC) stood at 4.69% at an interannual rate, marking three consecutive months of growth, deviating…
  • goldfish maleconIncreased Interest in Puerto Vallarta Among American Travelers: A 25% Surge in 2024 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico — Puerto Vallarta has seen a significant uptick in interest from American travelers, with a 25 percent increase in travel intentions compared to 2023. This surge, reported by the Amadeus system, highlights the growing appeal of this vibrant destination among U.S. tourists. According to Amadeus, which provides detailed insights into air travel…
  • puerto vallarta cookiesCookies House Opens in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta, Mexico — A sweet new venture has arrived in the heart of Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. "Cookies House," co-founded by Carla Bajos, has officially opened its doors, delighting both locals and tourists with an array of freshly baked cookies. The grand opening event was attended by family and close friends who enjoyed the…