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  • Puerto Vallarta Paints the Town in Rainbow Colors
    In a vibrant display of solidarity, Puerto Vallarta joined the Pride 2024 festivities with the “Pinta la Bahía de Colores” initiative. Led by Mayor Lía Saraí Castro Diaz de León, the event involved…
  • Americans Discover Mexico’s Allure
    The Mexican government is seeing a surge in Americans seeking a new life south of the border. Compared to the first four months of 2023, twice as many U.S. citizens (625) obtained residency…
  • Volleyball Championship Crowns Winners
    The V Mexican Beach Volleyball Championship Puerto Vallarta 2024 culminated in dramatic fashion on Sunday, crowning champions in all competition categories. Held on the picturesque Holi Beach, the three-day event drew large, enthusiastic…
  • The Amerigo Vespucci Celebrates Italy-Mexico Relations
    The Italian Navy’s training ship, Amerigo Vespucci, known as the “most beautiful ship in the world,” will arrive in Puerto Vallarta on June 18th to commemorate the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between…
  • Puerto Vallarta’s Downtown is Getting a Facelift
    Puerto Vallarta’s Downtown is set for a revitalization with the launch of the “Fachada Vallartense” project. This initiative aims to transform the area’s visual identity through the enforcement of existing Image and Identity…
  • Alaska Airlines Adds Record Number of Flights This Summer
    Alaska Airlines is taking flight with the most summer departures ever to Mexico, including Puerto Vallarta! This year, the airline boasts nearly a million additional seats compared to 2023.  For those dreaming of…
  • Puerto Vallarta Hosts Inaugural “Run with Pride” Race
    Puerto Vallarta gears up for its first-ever “Run with Pride” race on Saturday, June 29th, 2024!  The event kicks off at 5:00 pm, starting and finishing at the iconic Aquiles Serdán Amphitheater, also…
  • Vallarta Avoids Off-Season Slump with Tourist Influx
    Puerto Vallarta bucked the off-season trend thanks to a surge in international tourism, especially from Canada. Fidetur Vallarta director Luis Villaseñor Nolasco credits group arrivals and events in May for the steady visitor…
  • Puerto Vallarta Gears Up for Real Estate Summit
    The 13th annual AMPI International Tourism Summit returns to Puerto Vallarta from June 26th to 28th, 2024. Held at the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center, the event offers local real estate professionals a…
  • Iberia and Volaris Partner to Expand Flights to Mexico
    Spanish airline Iberia and Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris have signed a codeshare agreement to expand flight options for passengers traveling between Europe and Mexico. The agreement will allow Iberia passengers to connect with…
  • Accor Opens Three All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico
    Accor, a leading hotel group, has announced the opening of three new all-inclusive resorts in Mexico: Marival Emotions and Marival Distinct in Nuevo Nayarit (Nuevo Vallarta), and Armony Luxury Resort & Spa in…
  • The Puerto Vallarta International Film Festival Returns
    Calling all movie buffs! The highly anticipated Puerto Vallarta International Film Festival (PVIFF) is back for its 2024 edition, taking place June 14th-17th, 2024. Entry to the festival is free, with screenings held…
  • Vallarta among the world’s Most Inclusive Cities
    Puerto Vallarta has earned a spot among the world’s Most Inclusive Cities, as per Airbnb’s recent announcement. This recognition comes from a comprehensive analysis of host listings and customer reviews over the past…
  • Beach Volleyball Heats Up in PV with National Championship
    The Mexican Beach Volleyball Championship returns to Puerto Vallarta for a fiery competition from June 14th to 16th at Playa del Holi in the Hotel Zone. This free event features 110 teams from…
  • Vallarta Recognized for its Free Tourist Attractions
    Puerto Vallarta’s reputation for budget-friendly travel just got a major boost! A recent study by NeoMam Studios, commissioned by CashNetUSA, ranked our stunning port city as a leader in free, top-rated tourist attractions.…
  • Vallarta Braces for Busy Summer Season
    This summer, Puerto Vallarta is gearing up for a surge in tourism, with hotel occupancy rates expected to surpass 70%. Domestic tourists are projected to make up the bulk of visitors, with a…
  • Thompson Puerto Vallarta Hotel & Residences Art Auction
    As part of the Vallarta Pride celebrations, the Thompson Puerto Vallarta Hotel & Residences hosted an auction called “Beyond the Sun.” The auction featured works from a variety of talented artists. Projected to…
  • Thompson Puerto Vallarta Hotel & Residences Opens its Doors
    The Thompson Puerto Vallarta Hotel & Residences has officially opened its doors. The hotel boasts 26 floors and offers a variety of options for guests, including 130 condos, 28 furnished units, and an…
  • Puerto Vallarta Airport Soars in May
    In a positive development for Puerto Vallarta, the city’s airport (Puerto Vallarta International Airport) defied the downward trend and achieved a passenger traffic growth of 3.2% in May 2024 compared to May 2023.…
  • Puerto Vallarta Anticipates an Excellent Summer
    As the official summer vacation period approaches, Puerto Vallarta is buzzing with excitement. Hotel reservations are already filling up, with bookings at 50% capacity. The local tourism sector is optimistic about a successful…
  • Puerto Vallarta honors Manuel Lepe Macedo’s work
    Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and captivating spirit of Puerto Vallarta through the artistic lens of Manuel Lepe Macedo. This renowned painter left an indelible mark on the city, and now you…
  • Costa Sur Resort to Join Sonesta Collection
    Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta) has announced the acquisition of the Costa Sur Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The resort will be rebranded as the Classico, A Sonesta Collection Hotel. The Classico will…
  • New Elizabeth Taylor Mural Unveiled in Puerto Vallarta
    Puerto Vallarta has a brand new splash of color, and it’s all thanks to a stunning mural of the one and only Elizabeth Taylor. This vibrant artwork is part of a larger project…
  • Nuevo Nayarit Booms in Popularity
    Nuevo Nayarit, nestled between Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit, is quickly becoming a favorite among travelers. Blessed with stunning beaches, luxurious resorts, and a laid-back atmosphere, Nuevo Nayarit offers something for everyone.…
  • Art Walk 2023-2024 Wraps Up in June
    There’s only one month left to enjoy the Puerto Vallarta Art Walk 2023-2024 season. This free, weekly event that showcases art from various mediums in sixteen galleries located in Puerto Vallarta’s historic downtown…
  • Vallarta Stars Benefit Concert coming to The Palm Cabaret
    The Palm Cabaret in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is concluding its remarkable 24th season with a Stars Benefit Concert. As the high season winds down, the Palm presents a week filled with fabulous entertainment,…
  • Vallarta Anniversary Dinner at La Cappella
    On May 31, 2024, Puerto Vallarta will host a special dinner titled “Anniversary Gastronomic Showcase.” The event takes place at La Cappella, an Italian restaurant located at Calle Miramar 363-B in the Centro neighborhood. With its privileged location…
  • US Tourists Flock to Mexico for Summer Vacation
    Our beautiful corner of paradise has been ranked as one of the top summer destinations for US tourists, according to a recent study by Allianz Partners. Mexico is a popular choice overall, with…
  • St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Unveils a Major Upgrade
    The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico just unveiled a stunning $45 million renovation, and it sounds absolutely incredible. They’ve revamped everything from the lobby and grounds to the suites, villas, and…
  • Vallarta’s Hotel Occupancy Exceeds 80% in Q1 of 2024
    In the first quarter of 2024, Puerto Vallarta’s hotel occupancy soared, reflecting a robust start to the year for Mexico’s tourism industry. According to data from the Tourism Ministry (Sectur), the hotel occupancy…
  • Amerigo Vespucci to Dock in Puerto Vallarta
    The Amerigo Vespucci, a renowned training ship of the Italian Navy often hailed as the “most beautiful ship in the world,” is set to grace Puerto Vallarta’s shores in June! The 101-meter long,…
  • Puerto Vallarta Celebrates Double Anniversaries
    On May 31, 2024, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, will joyfully celebrate two remarkable milestones: its 106th anniversary as a municipality and its 56th anniversary as a city. Nestled along the stunning Pacific coastline, Puerto…
  • American Airlines Adds New Phoenix-Mexico Routes
    American Airlines is spreading its wings and adding more flights from Phoenix to Mexico!  Starting this fall, they’re cranking up the vacation vibes with two new daily nonstop routes: Three daily flights to…
  • Vallarta Pride 2024 Events
    Get ready to dust off your rainbow boas and boogie on down to Puerto Vallarta for a week-long fiesta celebrating love and diversity!  From May 20th to 26th, the town will be pulsating…
  • Capturing History: Vallarta’s Traveling Photo Exhibit
    Vallarta is throwing a traveling photo exhibition that’s like a trip through time, showcasing the city’s amazing story from its humble beginnings to the vibrant beach town it is today. The exhibition was…
  • Vallarta Sees Nearly 240,000 Cruise Passengers from January to April
    This year, our beautiful port city has welcomed nearly 240,000 cruise passengers from 81 international cruises, which is a whole lot of people coming to soak up the sun and fun. The cruise…