Puerto Vallarta - On March 8th, the Open Water Selection event took place in front of the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta, where athletes from different places of the country such as Baja California, Colima, Nayarit, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Estado de Mexico and Nuevo Leon competed. The categories of the competition included Child and Master.
Thousands of locals and tourists emptied the Puerto Vallarta streets and gathered in the heart of the city along the malecon to witness Puerto Vallarta’s Mardi Gras Carnival 2014, which began at two locations, Sheraton Bugambilia and Parque Hidalgo.
Sayulita is preparing to receive surf lovers to celebrate the 5th edition of Punta Sayulita’s Longboard & SUP Classic, which will gather more than 60 national and international competitors of longboard and stand up paddle, who will demonstrate their abilities by challenging the ocean waves to take the championship title. It will be held from March 7th through 9th at Punta Sayulita beachfront.
Welcome Spring in Celtic Style
For the first time, we will have the great pleasure of admiring a series of very unusual shows in this tropical region: THE GRAND LAUNCH of the 1st International Celtic Music Festival in Mexico, which will take place starting in 2015, choosing our beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta as their permanent venue.
Puerto Vallarta - Janice Chatterton, Founder of SPCAPV recently organized a lunch at the San Angel restaurant to present the new canine members of the Puerto Vallarta’s SPCA family that have incorporated to the organization and that will be available for any person that wishes to adopt or provide donations for the foundation.
Dorothy Bishop’s Divas now in Puerto Vallarta!
From opera galas to comical musical parodies, the vast career behind lyrical soprano Dorothy Bishop has evolved with time since her days at Yale School of Music. Dorothy has even performed aboard several cruises while traveling the world.
The big day finally arrived; yesterday’s Made With Love competition took place at the Sheraton Bugambilias with a sunset that did perfect justice to Vallartenese nights, on the terrace right by the beach. All the competitors arrived full of excitement and enthusiasm, ready for the night’s challenge.
Pierre Trempe, Canadian founder of Made With Love, started this project after assisting a mixology event a few years back while working in the cosmetics industry; there he saw all the enthusiasm of passionate mixologists who put all their energy and creativity into their craft.
This past Wednesday, we had the pleasure of interviewing Rafael Lagunas, who is proudly sponsored by Vallarta Today in the cocktail competition Made With Love.
Puerto Vallarta’s Mardi Gras Carnival has been celebrated since 2009, with a small halt in 2013, but is now making a triumphant return for 2014 and is expected to be enjoyed by more than 10,000 spectators.
The Arrival of These Two Cruise Ships Represents Economic Increase.
Cruise ship Carnival Miracle arrived on our port on February 25th at 12:00 p.m.
The singer/songwriter’s boyfriend surprised her with a beautiful engagement ring in Punta de Mita in the Riviera Nayarit according to the picture she posted herself on her Twitter account.
On February 18, the 19th Thierry Blouet Trophy took place in the luxurious restaurant Café des Artistes; as it is tradition, renowned hotel chefs competed this 2014, such as: Vidanta Group, Villa Premiere, Haramara Retreat, Four Seasons Punta Mita, Hotel San Bernardo, and Coco Tropical Restaurant.
The Riviera Nayarit will host this international tournament with an expected two thousand participants and 400 boats; hotel occupation is expected to exceed 90%.
(PUERTO VALLARTA) Residents and visitors to Puerto Vallarta will find themselves over the rainbow in mid-March, when Hollywood royalty arrives for a series of very special engagements at the Stages center in the Zona Romantica.
Recently the world traveling Earth Roaners visited our beautiful town of Puerto Vallarta, writing about their thoughts and impressions of Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta is at the border of the Jalisco and Nayarit states and at the same latitude as Hawaii.
The breakfast will be to honor the CANICAS children with cáncer. Funds from this event will provide transportation for the children to travel to Guadalajara for their chemotherapy as there is no medical treatment here in Puerto Vallarta for children.
In this edition the star will be the grape, as there will be a focus on the variety there is in the world for the making of wines, such as: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay; said Fidetur Puerto Vallarta in a report
The Mexican Ocean Racing Circuit (Mexorc), will be carried out in Puerto Vallarta from March 23rd to 29th as one of the most important world class events in the sailing environment of the west coast in the American Continent; for its 2014 edition, around 70 ships are expected with more than 500 competitors, visitors and spectators.
Art WalkPuerto Vallarta has positioned itself as a vibrant center of creation, exhibition and promotion of art. The ArtWalk or Caminata del Arte is an important contribution to the cultural scene of this city. The ArtWalk will be carried out every Wednesday from 6 to 10 at night, from October 30th 2013 to May 28th 2014.
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The Beaches Of The Riviera Nayarit Are Under Constant Cleanup
This activity brings about several positive results for the destination: the tourists love a clean beach, the hotel personnel comes together for a cause and the sand is kept in good shape to receive the turtles that come here to lay their eggs.As a tourist destination, the Riviera Nayarit is charged with caring for the main reason tourists flock to it: its shoreline. Therefore, beach cleanup is a year-round...Read More...
IFC Sponsors Cleft Palate Clinic and Surgeries March 11-13
The International Friendship Club (IFC) announced that their next Cleft Palate Clinic and Surgeries will be held March 11-13, 2014. The Clinic will take place on Tuesday at the IFC Clubhouse beginning at 1:00 p.m. where up to 30 or more families with children in the Cleft Palate program will gather to see doctors so that assessments can be done. Volunteers entertain the children with games and...Read More...
DIF Municipal and driving training CECATI 63 Vallartenses
Through the collaboration agreement opportunities for people that are trained and certified in the various courses offered at the institution will be provided. With the aim of promoting the training of children, youth and adults, the System for Integral Family Development (DIF) and the Training Center for Industry (CECATI) 63 Puerto Vallarta, signed a cooperation agreement to support poor people to...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Sports News
Puerto Vallarta Hosts MEXORC and the San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Race
Mexican Ocean Racing Circuit, or MEXorc, the international that began in the 60’s, will return to Puerto Vallarta on March 23 to 29, 2014 when the participants of the San Diego to Puerto Vallarta Yacht Race come to the shores of the Mexican Pacific Coast destination.Read More...
2nd National APEN All Stars Championship Held At The Riviera Nayarit
Among the many different events that are held in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is the 2nd National APEN All Stars Riviera Nayarit Championship this March 8-9, a national competition that will showcase the best cheerleaders in Mexico.Read More...
2nd CANAMEX Flamingos Riviera Nayarit Cup 2014
This is the North American supremacy tournament held among teams from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Prizes for the holes-in-one include a Honda CR-V and a golf cart. The 2nd CANAMEX Flamingos Riviera Nayarit Cup will take place on March 8, 2014 on the greens at the Flamingos Golf Club. The tournament seeks to establish supremacy in North America for amateur golfers; it’s an international competition...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Entertainment News
Canadian Television Films Show About the Riviera Nayarit
The BC Outdoors Sport Fishing TV show celebrated its fifth anniversary on the airwaves with a special program focusing on the destination’s different communities, which reached out to over 100 million viewers. Canada’s BC Outdoors Sport Fishing TV promoted sport fishing and all the different outdoor activities that can take place in the Riviera Nayarit, focusing on several of the destination’s...Read More...
2014 San Pancho Music Festival
The 14th annual San Pancho Music Festival will be held Friday, Feb. 28th through Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 in San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico.Read More...
12 Bartenders, 12 Cocktail Creations, 2 Winners!
MadeWithLove™ Mixology Competition is back to seal the deal on March 3rd, 2014 at the Sheraton Buganvilias, Puerto VallartaRead More...
Puerto Vallarta Political News
Ramón Guerrero strengthens its support for farmers in Puerto Vallarta
Members of the group said that after more than seven years, and a mayor's visit shows his support for this sector The members of the Livestock Association Puerto Vallarta, thanked the support and commitment of the mayor, Ramón Guerrero Martinez, who through its President Mr. Armando Villasenor is the first mayor acknowledged that after more than 7 years this partnership visit endorse the support...Read More...
Mauro Rubio is Named New Head of Crime Prevention
He said that new projects will come this year thanks to the resources that were given to this area by the Grant Security Municipalities (SUBSEMUN) In order to strengthen the work done in the field of crime prevention, Mauro Rigoberto Rubio Pérez was appointed new head of this important area and will have the task of fully work with the company to generate a culture of prevention and denunciation...Read More...
Manages The Council's Resources for Puerto Vallarta SUBSEMUN
This year a total of 13 million 750 thousand pesos apply on public safety Having established the proper application of resources tagged during 2013 to Puerto Vallarta, through Grant Security Municipalities (SUBSEMUN), the municipal government headed by Ramón Guerrero Martínez, achieved an increase of ten percent for the 2014 . It was during the National Meeting of Grant Safety Municipalities (SUBSEMUN)...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Social News
Sale of Oaxacan Rugs and Textiles at IFC March 12
Wish you could travel to Oaxaca? Looking for that perfect gift? We especially love to purchase gifts on our travels, discovering something special we cannot find at home. The International Friendship Club (IFC) will host a sale of beautiful Oaxacan rugs and fine hand-loomed textiles presented by Zapotec Art at the IFC Clubhouse on Wednesday, March 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Current IFC members will receive...Read More...
Art For Turtles Encourages Conservation in the Riviera Nayarit
This annual event offers an art walk for visitors in order to continue to encourage the conservation of local species, especially the marine turtle and its habitat. The Association for Environmental Unity with Mexico has celebrated its Art for Turtles event every year since 2004 in the hopes of encouraging the conservation of the marine turtle and its habitat in the Riviera Nayarit. A group of some...Read More...
UTBB Honors Chef Betty Vázquez
In February the Culinary Lab was renamed in honor of her professional experience; the Chef was overjoyed and grateful for this recognition. Credit must be given where credit is due, and the best time to pay homage to someone is during his or her lifetime. This was the thought that motivated the Universidad Tecnológica de Bahía de Banderas (UTBB) when it honored Chef Betty Vázquez’s professional...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta Business News
Puerto Vallarta Mayor Meets with Downtown residents and Businesses for Future Planning
Concerns of residents of the downtown and romantic areas are addressed. During the meeting, the mayor reiterated his interest Vallarta and "willingness to Puerto Vallarta team with all political and social actors, and I reiterate my willingness to work dispassionately, in the sole interest of Puerto Vallarta." The mayor, Ramón Guerrero Martínez, the Secretaries of Tourism, Enrique Ramos Flores...Read More...
Arthur Frommer Picks the Riviera Nayarit
In a recent edition of the Los Angeles Times Travel Show the expert travel and tourism writer praised the Riviera Nayarit, positioning it at the top of the list of where to travel for 2014. Not content with placing the Riviera Nayarit among the most important destinations to visit in 2014 on his website, www.frommers.com, the internationally recognized travel and tourism expert Arthur Frommer took...Read More...
The Riviera Nayarit Revitalizes Mexico’s Tourism Offerings
The www.Huffingtonpost.com published an article on seven beach destinations you haven’t tried yet; meanwhile, www.Hopperblog.com also includes the Riviera Nayarit in its list of Mexico’s hidden gems. The world is constantly changing, opening up spaces for new experiences—especially for travelers. And while new experiences can always be found in the same destinations, there are always other locations...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta National News
The Riviera Nayarit Achieves Excellent Distribution in FITUR
The promotional and public relations efforts of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau resulted in excellent exposure in 14 of Spain and Europe’s most important media, generating over 20 million impressions. Nayarit played an important part within the Mexico Pavilion during Spain’s International Tourism Fair (FITUR by its acronym in Spanish). The Riviera Nayarit Convention and...Read More...
Electronic Waste Will be Collected in The Municipality
On 14 and 15 February will have collection points in different areas of the city, in a time of 8:00 to 18:00 The Department of Environment and Ecology, by Luis Gonzalez Guevara, continues to invite people to the 14th and 15th of February, to join 4th. Intermunicipal Campaign Collection and Recycling of Electronic Waste 'Electroacopio 2014'. To prevent e-waste from becoming a source of contamination...Read More...
House Hunters International Films in The Riviera Nayarit
For five days the reality show filmed three homes in Punta de Mita, plus took footage from the surrounding areas including the Marina Riviera Nayarit, the Marietas Islands, El Anclote and the Litibú Golf Course. The reality show House Hunters International visited the Riviera Nayarit during the second week of January to film an episode of their very popular real estate show, known around the world...Read More...
Puerto Vallarta International News
The Riviera Nayarit Focuses on Colombia
The Riviera Nayarit has its sights set on the emerging market of Colombia, where they hired a public relations agency as a result of the 60% increase of Colombian visitors to Mexico that came about thanks to the recent elimination of visas requirements. The Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) presented the “Live it to believe it” campaign during the Vitrina Turística Anato 2014, the most important tourism...Read More...
Increased Occupancy Rate For The Riviera Nayarit In 2013
2013 showed an average of 65.67% yearly occupancy rate, which compared to that of 2012 showed an increase of 2.03%. Approximately 2,389,408 tourists stayed in area hotels.2013 was a year of restructuring and results for the Riviera Nayarit as far as occupancy rate is concerned. This was determined from the final results of the poll commissioned by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau. The...Read More...
Riviera Nayarit Embraces Its Role As Wedding Destination
In an effort to consolidate the Riviera Nayarit as a top premium beach destination in the romance segment, the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) coordinated the productions of the Revista Nupcias (Wedding Magazine). The Nupcias team arrived in February. This bimonthly Mexican publication helps women with practical tips on how to organize their wedding, honeymoon and their...Read More...
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- The Riviera Nayarit has its sights set on the emerging market of Colombia, where they hired a public relations agency… Read More
- Puerto Vallarta - On March 8th, the Open Water Selection event took place in front of the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta,… Read More
- This activity brings about several positive results for the destination: the tourists love a clean beach, the hotel personnel comes… Read More
- 2013 showed an average of 65.67% yearly occupancy rate, which compared to that of 2012 showed an increase of 2.03%.… Read More
- The International Friendship Club (IFC) announced that their next Cleft Palate Clinic and Surgeries will be held March 11-13, 2014. … Read More
- In an effort to consolidate the Riviera Nayarit as a top premium beach destination in the romance segment, the Riviera… Read More