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Where to Watch Super Bowl XLIX in Vallarta-Nayarit

If you happen to be in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015, we've put together a sampler of sports bars and restaurants around Banderas Bay that will be hosting Super Bowl parties as the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks go head to head for the Lombardi Trophy.

Sewing Seeds International Inauguration in Puerto Vallarta

It does not define what this beginning is. At the Sewing Seeds school in col Volcanes (Puerto Vallarta), Inauguration means the beginning of so many things.

Clear Your Schedules: Events Throughout Rivera Nayarit Fill Up The 2015 Calendar

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico – January 29, 2015 – The cuisine, adventure and cultural experiences that make Riviera Nayarit such a highly sought after destination continue throughout 2015 with 20 topnotch tournaments and festivals.

Tournament Field and Schedules Announced for Puerto Vallarta College Challenge

Four D-1 softball teams will compete in inaugural Triple Crown Sports college tournament

ASPV Press Release

 For your consideration:

Who: The American School of Puerto Vallarta
What: Open House
When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015, from 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
Where: Albatros 129, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, CP. 48335
Cost: Free of charge

Into The Dark: Golf Flamingos Night Golf Tournament

Everything is ready for the second edition of the Night Golf Tournament in Flamingos Golf with the participation of 72 players that will step boldly into the dark…

A New Greg Norman Golf Course To Debut On The Riviera Nayarit

The good news is filtering little by little as the New Year rolls on and with it comes the requisite golf update:

British Visitors To The Riviera Nayarit Increased in 2014

According to the results of the Riviera Nayarit CVB’s Visitor Profiles, the British now occupy the 4th place in number of visitors to the destination after Mexico, the United States and Canada.

SPECIAL JANUARY VILLA PROMOTION!

Dear Friends of Puerto Vallarta and Vallarta Shores,

Saludos from sunny and warm Puerto Vallarta. We have an amazing opportunity that you just can't miss, come and enjoy our beautiful Villa Azul for that winter vacation.

Reserve now within the month of January and get a 40% discount!!

HOSPITAL MEDICAL SERVICES IN PUERTO VALLARTA

With over 300 specialists and the necessary infrastructure, Puerto Vallarta has become a reference for hospital and medical care.

Hurricane Preparedness in Puerto Vallarta

Helpful Tips When Planning For a Hurricane in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta is one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world. With a wide array of beautiful beaches, shopping and exquisite and exciting nightlife,

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Colomitos, a Small Hidden Beach in Jalisco, Mexico

Colomitos, a Small Hidden Beach in Jalisco, Mexico

Located 1000 yards (5 minutes in water taxi) to the west of Boca de Tomatlán (11 miles / 17 km from Puerto Vallarta's main square), Colomitos Beach is a small little clear sanded beach located between the clear emerald sea... Read more

Push Button for Pizza: A New Era for Vending Machines

Push Button for Pizza: A New Era for Vending Machines

These ain't your grandpa's snacks. It happens every day: Around 3pm, I start fumbling for quarters and trying to decide which unsatisfying, wastefully packaged, nutritionally vapid nugget to get from vending... Read more

Boy, 3, Wounds Both Parents With One Shot from Handgun at New Mexico Motel

Boy, 3, Wounds Both Parents With One Shot from Handgun at New Mexico Motel

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO – A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother’s purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday... Read more

Scientist Considered Father of Birth Control Pill Dies

Scientist Considered Father of Birth Control Pill Dies

Carl Djerassi poses for a portrait at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, on April 28, 2009 SAN FRANCISCO – Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control... Read more

Beauty Pageant in Brazil Ends in Cat Fight, Finalist Snatches Crown from Winner and Throws a…

Beauty Pageant in Brazil Ends in Cat Fight, Finalist Snatches Crown from Winner and Throws a Fit

Sheislane Hayalla accused Carol Toledo (above) of having "bought" the crown. (Carol Toledo/Facebook)  A beauty contest to pick the next Miss Amazonas in Brazil turned ugly suddenly when Sheislane Hayalla refused... Read more

Peruvian Child's 500-Year-Old Mummified Remains are Scanned by Ohio Hospital Staff

Peruvian Child's 500-Year-Old Mummified Remains are Scanned by Ohio Hospital Staff

Museum officials in Ohio hope medical scans will reveal more about the mummified remains of a child that may have lived over 500 years ago in Peru. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical... Read more

An Oasis of Civilization

An Oasis of Civilization

"San Francisco; an oasis of civilization in the California desert." - Addison DeWitt, "All About Eve" If the walls could only talk, what stories the Oasis would have to tell. It started... Read more

Mexican Guitarist Carlos Santana to Close the 2015 Tajin Summit Festival

Mexican Guitarist Carlos Santana to Close the 2015 Tajin Summit Festival

  MEXICO CITY – Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana will ring down the final curtain on the 2015 Tajin Summit Festival that will celebrate its 16th edition between March 19-23 in the... Read more

Balloon Crew Makes History Crossing Pacific Ocean

Balloon Crew Makes History Crossing Pacific Ocean

A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of... Read more

Super Bowl XLIX: 25 Fun Financial Facts

Super Bowl XLIX: 25 Fun Financial Facts

The Super Bowl marks the dramatic culmination of the NFL season. On Sunday, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will compete for the Vince Lombardi Trophy as their fans... Read more

After Controversy, Disney Introduces its First Latina Princess: Elena of Avalor

After Controversy, Disney Introduces its First Latina Princess: Elena of Avalor

This time it seems to be for real – Disney is introducing its first Latina princess, Elena of Avalor, an olive-skinned beauty who will make her debut in a special... Read more

Shakira Becomes Mom for Second Time, Boy's Name is 'Sasha'

Shakira Becomes Mom for Second Time, Boy's Name is 'Sasha'

Shakira is a mom again. The Colombian singer, 37, delivered a healthy boy at 9:54 p.m. Thursday at a hospital in Barcelona. It is her second child with soccer star Gerard... Read more

Carmody Groarke Scoops UK Pavilion for Mexico Arts Festival

Carmody Groarke Scoops UK Pavilion for Mexico Arts Festival

Carmody Groarke has been picked to design the UK Pavilion at the 2015 Feria Internacional del Libro (FIL) in Guadalajara Mexico. The structure will celebrate the UK’s connections with Mexico at... Read more

Nayarit Draws the Attention of Investors at FITUR 2015

Nayarit Draws the Attention of Investors at FITUR 2015

Governor Roberto Sandoval took a quick trip to Spain to participate in the Tourism International Fair (FITUR), where he announced that Nayarit has been one of the Mexican states with... Read more

Riviera Nayarit Awarded The Prize of Excellence for Its Environmental Labor

Riviera Nayarit Awarded The Prize of Excellence for Its Environmental Labor

Puerto Vallarta, Jal.- Nayarit was awarded, for the fifth consecutive time, the Prize of Excellence at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR), which took place in Madrid, España. On this occasion... Read more

Consortium Including Slim's Carso Energy Wins Contract for Texas Pipeline

Consortium Including Slim's Carso Energy Wins Contract for Texas Pipeline

  Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim's Carso Energy and its consortium partners have been awarded another contract for a natural gas pipeline that will originate in western Texas and run to the... Read more

Gas Blast at Children's Hospital in Mexico City Leaves at Least 2 Dead; Truck driver Detained

Gas Blast at Children's Hospital in Mexico City Leaves at Least 2 Dead; Truck driver Detained

  A gas tank truck exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday morning, leaving much of it in ruins. At least two people were killed and 56... Read more

 
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Push Button for Pizza: A New Era for Vending Machines

Push Button for Pizza: A New Era for Vending Machines

These ain't your grandpa's snacks. It happens every day: Around 3pm, I start fumbling for quarters and trying to decide which unsatisfying, wastefully packaged, nutritionally vapid nugget to get from vending machine around the corner. But what if instead of candy, chips, and soda, a vending machine could dispense hot pizza and cupcakes? That'd make them more like an automat, and a heck of a lot...

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Scientist Considered Father of Birth Control Pill Dies

Scientist Considered Father of Birth Control Pill Dies

Carl Djerassi poses for a portrait at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, on April 28, 2009 SAN FRANCISCO – Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died. Stanford University spokesman Dan Stober said Djerrasi (jer-AH-see) died Friday of complications of cancer at his San Francisco home. He was 91. Djerassi was a professor emeritus at Stanford,...

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Colomitos, a Small Hidden Beach in Jalisco, Mexico

Colomitos, a Small Hidden Beach in Jalisco, Mexico

Located 1000 yards (5 minutes in water taxi) to the west of Boca de Tomatlán (11 miles / 17 km from Puerto Vallarta's main square), Colomitos Beach is a small little clear sanded beach located between the clear emerald sea waves, rounded rocks and a small creek and waterfall that sneaks out of the lush tropical jungle. South zone beaches There are two ways to get to the beach and cove, one,...

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Puerto Vallarta Sports News

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A Native Vallarta Beauty Chasing the Waves

A Native Vallarta Beauty Chasing the Waves

Karen Jacobson is a beautiful native Vallarta surfer who, with the support of Fidetur (Puerto VallartaTourism Trust), promotes Vallarta-Nayarit region at all the events in which she participates.

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Punta Mita Golf Challenge Finishes With Great Success

Punta Mita Golf Challenge Finishes With Great Success

Puerto Vallarta, Jal. - St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, located in one of the most exclusive beaches in Mexico, along the gold coast of the Riviera Nayarit, hosted the Punta Mita International Golf Club Challenge; with the presence of Corey Pavin, 1995 US open Champion, captain of the Ryder Cup and fifteen times winner of the PGA Tour. The golfers enjoyed the exquisite gastronomy from chefs like Maycoll...

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David Owen: PASO Starts to Face Up to a Potentially Bright New Era

David Owen: PASO Starts to Face Up to a Potentially Bright New Era

There was no mistaking the elephant in the room at this week's Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) General Assembly in sunny Puerto Vallarta: it was the elephant not in the room. Mario Vázquez Raña, the 82 year-old Mexican newspaper magnate, has presided over PASO since 1975, the year of Margaret Thatcher's election as leader of Britain's Conservative party and the fall of Saigon. He has marked...

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An Entire Season of the Bachelor to be Filmed in Puerto Vallarta

An Entire Season of the Bachelor to be Filmed in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Jal.- Mexico Tourist Promotion Committee (COTM) will invest six million dollars in the filming of a full season of the American reality show, The Bachelor, in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, which will have great impact in Puerto Vallarta.

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Televisa Tapes Soap Opera In The Riviera Nayarit

Televisa Tapes Soap Opera In The Riviera Nayarit

The cast of the soap opera Mi Corazón es Tuyo, produced by Juan Osorio, shot chapter 149—titled “¡Tan inmenso como el mar!”—on the beaches of Nuevo Vallarta at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit hotel.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Showed Up In The Riviera Nayarit

Gwyneth Paltrow Showed Up In The Riviera Nayarit

Other famous names also came to wish Crystal Lourd a happy birthday, including Lori Loughlin, Joe Jonas, Amber Valletta, Monique Lhuillier and Alexandra Von Furstenberg. The Iron Man trilogy actress and participant in more than 30 films on the silver screen stayed in Punta Mita, Riviera Nayarit, to celebrate her friend Crystal Lourd’s recent birthday. She arrived in the bay area on Friday, January...

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Nayarit Authorities Distribute Ecologic Trash Bins

Nayarit Authorities Distribute Ecologic Trash Bins

Roberto Sandoval received 2 millions 800 thousand pesos (about US $193,103) for this program.

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Important IABTI Meeting to Being Held in Puerto Vallarta

Important IABTI Meeting to Being Held in Puerto Vallarta

In the framework of the Meeting of the International Association of Explosives and Investigators Experts, Luis Carlos Najera de Velasco, Director of Public Prosecutions, was named interim President of Region 7 of the Mexican Association Chapter. Upon receiving his appointment, Najera de Velasco stated: “this Association is fundamental to those responsible for peace and safety in their countries....

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ICATEN Expands Training Opportunities

ICATEN Expands Training Opportunities

With the purpose of expanding training opportunities, ICATEN, Nayarit’s Institute of Work Training, added a workshop called Herbolaria (Herbal workshop). In this workshop, students will learn to relate with the curative and healing values of some plants and in this way they will learn how take advantage of nature and use its benefits for health care. This course on Herbal medicine is designed...

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Events And Traditions Boost Tourist Influx

Events And Traditions Boost Tourist Influx

The Bucerías Patron Saint Feast and the Taste of La Cruz have become the focus of intense activity both by locals and tourists; the migratory birds have arrived in San Blas and everything is ready for its own Patron Saint Feast.
The Riviera Nayarit has natural attractions that serve to, well, attract visitors. However, the local traditions and the events created to promote the micro...

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Shakira Becomes Mom for Second Time, Boy's Name is 'Sasha'

Shakira Becomes Mom for Second Time, Boy's Name is 'Sasha'

Shakira is a mom again. The Colombian singer, 37, delivered a healthy boy at 9:54 p.m. Thursday at a hospital in Barcelona. It is her second child with soccer star Gerard Piqué. His name? Sasha. "We are happy to announce the birth of Sasha Piqué Mebarak (...) The name Sasha is of Greek and Russian descent and means “defender of mankind” and “warrior,” Shakira...

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Riviera Nayarit Awarded The Prize of Excellence for Its Environmental Labor

Riviera Nayarit Awarded The Prize of Excellence for Its Environmental Labor

Puerto Vallarta, Jal.- Nayarit was awarded, for the fifth consecutive time, the Prize of Excellence at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR), which took place in Madrid, España. On this occasion, the award was granted to the Visitors and Convention Office (OVC) for its “Riviera Nayarit Social and Environmental Responsibility” Program. The Prize was awarded at the opening of the...

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Nayarit Draws the Attention of Investors at FITUR 2015

Nayarit Draws the Attention of Investors at FITUR 2015

Governor Roberto Sandoval took a quick trip to Spain to participate in the Tourism International Fair (FITUR), where he announced that Nayarit has been one of the Mexican states with the greatest growth, in touristic matters, for the last few years. During winter season hotels are 96 % full and the revenue is 250 million pesos (about US $ 17,300,000.00). During his short stay in Spain, the Governor...

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Consortium Including Slim's Carso Energy Wins Contract for Texas Pipeline

Consortium Including Slim's Carso Energy Wins Contract for Texas Pipeline

  Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim's Carso Energy and its consortium partners have been awarded another contract for a natural gas pipeline that will originate in western Texas and run to the U.S.-Mexico border. The consortium made up of Carso Energy, a unit of Slim's Grupo Carso industrial conglomerate; and two U.S. companies - Energy Transfer Partners and MasTec, Inc. - won the contract...

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Puerto Vallarta Promoted by Wedding Venues’ Sector

Puerto Vallarta Promoted by Wedding Venues’ Sector

Very few places with such spectacular scenery; suitable for a wedding at dusk, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, fitted furniture for an elegant banquet at the beach, the ocean as a witness, and fireworks in the evening, honoring the newlyweds. This fantasy image for a couple in love; was endorsed by Puerto Vallarta Institute of Tourism at the New York Metropolitan Pavilion Wedding Salon. Luis Villasenor,...

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Puerto Vallarta National News

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Mexican Guitarist Carlos Santana to Close the 2015 Tajin Summit Festival

Mexican Guitarist Carlos Santana to Close the 2015 Tajin Summit Festival

  MEXICO CITY – Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana will ring down the final curtain on the 2015 Tajin Summit Festival that will celebrate its 16th edition between March 19-23 in the archaeological area of Veracruz state. The organizers have released the list of artists who will perform at the Tajin Summit. Santana, 66, will appear onstage with Javier Batiz, 70, with whom he began playing...

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Gas Blast at Children's Hospital in Mexico City Leaves at Least 2 Dead; Truck driver Detained

Gas Blast at Children's Hospital in Mexico City Leaves at Least 2 Dead; Truck driver Detained

  A gas tank truck exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday morning, leaving much of it in ruins. At least two people were killed and 56 injured, said Claudia Dominguez, spokeswoman for Mexico City's civil defense agency. Officials earlier had said at least four and as many as seven had been killed at the explosion site at the Maternity Hospital of Cuajimalpa,...

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Number of Monarch Butterflies Reaching Mexico Rebounds, But Levels Still Low

Number of Monarch Butterflies Reaching Mexico Rebounds, But Levels Still Low

  MEXICO CITY (AP) – The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's lowest-on-record levels, but their numbers remain very low, according to the World Wildlife Fund. Last year, the Monarchs covered only 1.65 acres (0.67 hectares), the smallest area since record-keeping began in 1993. This year, the butterflies rebounded,...

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Boy, 3, Wounds Both Parents With One Shot from Handgun at New Mexico Motel

Boy, 3, Wounds Both Parents With One Shot from Handgun at New Mexico Motel

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO – A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother’s purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said. According to investigators, the toddler apparently reached for an iPod but found the loaded weapon. Police believe the shooting to be accidental. The bullet first struck his father in the buttock and...

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Beauty Pageant in Brazil Ends in Cat Fight, Finalist Snatches Crown from Winner and Throws a Fit

Beauty Pageant in Brazil Ends in Cat Fight, Finalist Snatches Crown from Winner and Throws a Fit

Sheislane Hayalla accused Carol Toledo (above) of having "bought" the crown. (Carol Toledo/Facebook)  A beauty contest to pick the next Miss Amazonas in Brazil turned ugly suddenly when Sheislane Hayalla refused to be second best. In the coronation ceremony, on Friday night, runner-up Hayalla hugged winner Carol Toledo when she was first announced as queen, but a few seconds after the crown...

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Peruvian Child's 500-Year-Old Mummified Remains are Scanned by Ohio Hospital Staff

Peruvian Child's 500-Year-Old Mummified Remains are Scanned by Ohio Hospital Staff

Museum officials in Ohio hope medical scans will reveal more about the mummified remains of a child that may have lived over 500 years ago in Peru. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and hospital staff donated time and equipment to help in the collaborative effort with the Cincinnati Museum Center. Museum officials hope 3D scans performed this week at the hospital will provide information...

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Sweet Gear for Sports & Fitness ‘Lovers’

Sweet Gear for Sports & Fitness ‘Lovers’

Valentine’s Day is on approach and love is in the air. But, this enviable emotion isn’t shared just between the living, as untold millions adore their sports and fitness endeavors just the same. For many in this crowd, perspiration is as alluring as an Eau de Parfum. And, the only thing they love more than a good sweat are gadgets and gear that keep them at the top of their game, literally...

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Interview with Chef Jaime Chavez, Sirena Latin Seafood Restaurant San Diego

Interview with Chef Jaime Chavez, Sirena Latin Seafood Restaurant San Diego

Amid a renaissance underway in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, one new restaurant—Sirena—promises to bring Latin flair to the fare served up in this burgeoning community. This South American-inspired seafood restaurant, which opened up to the public in October of 2014, dishes up a creative,...

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The Art of Hospitality at Row NYC Hotel

The Art of Hospitality at Row NYC Hotel

Travelers seeking to plunge themselves into the pulse of New York City’s famed Times Square area need only book a stay at Row NYC—an independent hotel that prides itself on offering guests an immersive experience in the very heart of Manhattan. While the coveted location, itself, has operated under various identities of...

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