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My First 'Cabalgata' - Mexico's Answer to a Trail Ride
Juan Gomez has been a cowboy forever. He led my first 'cabalgata,' Mexico's answer to a trail ride, except these may last several days. This ride was an 8 hour trip through beautiful ejido backcountry near Puerto Vallarta that ended with an overnight stay at a ranch.
Mexico and U.S. Extend Border Travel Ban for 30 Days
The Ministry of Foreign Relations announced that the governments of Mexico and the United States extended the restrictions on non-essential land traffic on their common border until July 21, due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in both countries.
PV Garden Club Asks You to Support Those in Need
Times are very hard for many in Puerto Vallarta who have lost jobs or support due to the virus and shut down. A few more restaurants and stores are open, but customers are scarce. The Food Banks are reporting 'donor fatigue' and support has been dropping as the need is actually expanding.
State of Jalisco Awarded WTTC's Safe Travels Stamp
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust
Great news for Puerto Vallarta! The State of Jalisco has earned the Safe Travels Stamp developed by the World Travels and Tourism Council (WTTC) for adhering to all hygiene protocols in hotels, restaurants and other establishments, to protect the health of visitors.
Jalisco Churches, Malls & Gyms Gradually Reopening
With Jalisco's economic reactivation progressing into Governor Enrique Alfaro's new 'Individual Responsibility' Phase, around 80% of the state's workforce will soon return to their jobs. As of today, Jalisco hotels, beaches, malls and churches have been given the green light for gradual reopening.
Aeromar Promotes Five Pacific Beach Destinations
Mexico City-based airline Aeromar is partnering with hotels on the Mexican Pacific coast in a new campaign designed to encourage visitors to visit five popular beach vacation destinations: Acapulco, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Manzanillo, Puerto Escondido and Puerto Vallarta.
Vallarta's Favorite Shows on Act2PV Facebook Live!
Act2PV's 'Isolation Station Series,' a bi-weekly live stream featuring Puerto Vallarta performers, continues every Monday & Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Giving everyone a chance to see their favorite local entertainers, these shows have been a HUGE HIT! Next up: MJ Live and Best of Broadway.
Puerto Vallarta Hotels & Beaches Reopen June 15th
The governments of Jalisco and Nayarit on Friday evening announced that the first step towards the revival of tourism will begin on Monday, June 15th with the gradual reopening of Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas hotels and beaches.
Jalisco Economic Reactivation Plan Suffers Setback
Last night, via his social networks, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez said that due to the increasing number of COVID cases in the state caused by relaxed health measures, 'we are not in a position to move into Phase 1 of the Economic Reactivation Plan.'
Guadalajara-Puerto Vallarta Highway 93% Complete
Budget cuts and environmental issues have caused delays in the construction of the long-awaited Guadalajara-Puerto Vallarta highway - but not the coronavirus. While most of the country came to an abrupt stop more than 80 days ago, work on the new road continued at full speed.