Travel & Outdoors
A complete vacation destination, Puerto Vallarta has a bit of everything that adds up to a whole lot of fun. Beautiful beaches, excellent dining, accommodations for every budget, shopping galore and a wide variety of entertainment, activities and adventurous excursions have all made Puerto Vallarta one of Mexico's most popular resort towns.
But as those who share our passion for travel and adventure already know, once the travel bug bites it's almost impossible to contentedly remain only in one spot . . . no matter how wonderful. After all, why stick to one area — or even one country — when you can explore the entire world?
Travel can be a powerful force for tolerance and understanding, and at BanderasNews we want to share our never-ending passion for traveling to exotic lands and faraway places with you. Whether you are seeking an off-the-beaten-track destination around Puerto Vallarta, or want to learn more about some of the world's most intriguing places, we'll introduce you to some of the great destinations Mexico, and the world, have to offer.
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Aeromexico / Delta to Connect Guadalajara and Detroit
Global News Wire
Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines continue to strengthen their joint cooperation agreement alliance by adding the Guadalajara-Detroit route to their transborder network starting May 1, 2019, with a focus on promoting technological and industrial development in the region.
It's Whale Watching Season in Vallarta-Nayarit!
Discover the extraordinary world of whale watching on your Puerto Vallarta vacation! Each year from December to March, Banderas Bay and the waters off the coast of Vallarta-Nayarit offer some of the most spectacular whale watching opportunities in the world.
GAP: Passenger Traffic Up 10.0% in Mexican Airports
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico has reported total terminal passengers increased 10.0% in it's 13 airports during November 2018, compared to the same period of the previous year. Domestic passenger traffic increased by 10.3%, while international passenger traffic increased by 9.4%.
Mexico Tourism Board on Industry Growth, 2019 Plans
Travel Agent Central
According to Mexico Tourism Board CEO, Hector Flores Santana, Mexico's tourism industry saw a 6.9% increase in international tourist arrivals from January to September. Tourism revenue has reached $16.6 billion, marking a 4.5% increase from the same period in 2017.
Sara Gonzalez Brings Fresh Energy to Villas in Vallarta
Villas in Vallarta, the boutique resort located directly on the beach at the South end of Puerto Vallarta, is pleased to announce that Sara Gonzalez has assumed the role of Property Manager, bringing her expertise and fresh energy to Quinta Maria Cortez Bed & Breakfast and Casa Tres Vidas.
Avoid Winter in These 7 Great-Weather Overseas Escapes
A new report from the editors of International Living puts Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at the top of the list of seven idyllic warm weather destinations - dotted around the globe - for North Americans to escape to when the weather outside is frightful.
Beach for the Disabled Planned in Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta may soon have a beach that caters to the disabled. Municipal authorities in the Jalisco city are planning to develop what would be the state's second disabled-inclusive beach, using Cuastecomates Beach in the southern municipality of Cihuatlán as a model.
Riviera Nayarit Offers Luxury, Hotel Rates 'Not an Issue'
Travel Week Group
If you're waiting for Riviera Nayarit's tourism scene to explode the way Cancun and Riviera Maya's did, you'll be waiting a long time. According to the CVB's Public Relations Manager, Richard Zarkin, the region is going niche, with luxury clientele being top of mind.
TUI Plans New Flight from Manchester to Puerto Vallarta
TUI Airways, formerly Thomson Airways and the world's largest charter airline, plans to increase flight frequency from Manchester, England to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for winter 2019 and summer 2020. The new flights, which will be on a 787 Dreamliner aircraft, are available to book now.
New US Travel Advisories Exempt Mexico Tourism Spots
On November 15, the U.S. State Department issued an updated travel advisory for some parts of Mexico. But most popular tourist areas are still considered safe, including resort regions such as Cabo San Lucas - San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta - Riviera Nayarit.
Sales Tax Rebates at the Puerto Vallarta Int'l Airport
If you have travelled through the Puerto Vallarta airport, no doubt you have seen kiosks advertising tax rebates on IVA (sales tax) for foreigner visitors. But what is this program and who applies? Tropicasa Realty offers information about sales tax rebates in Mexico.
Find The Perfect Place to Live in Mexico - Online!
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
So you've decided you would like to live in Mexico. But where? There are a variety of online resources that you can use to learn about all the different cities and towns in Mexico, and ultimately, decide just where in this vast and enchanting country you'd like to live.
If you have a great travel destination that you would like to share with our readers, or would like to suggest a location for a future feature story, contact Destinations@BanderasNews.com.