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Record-Breaking Cruise Tourism Boosts Puerto Vallarta’s Economy

In a tourism surge, Puerto Vallarta has welcomed over 456,000 tourists in the first ten months of 2023, courtesy of 142 international cruise ships. This figure marks a remarkable 50% increase compared to the same period in 2022, when 305,106 visitors arrived via cruise ships, according to data from the Administration of the National Port System of Puerto Vallarta (Asipona).… Read More

Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta consolidate the tourism sector of Jalisco

Jalisco’s thriving tourism sector is being firmly anchored by its two prime destinations: Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta. These picturesque locales have solidified their positions through effective promotional strategies and the introduction of new attractions. As a result, an impressive economic surge of up to 45% compared to the previous year is anticipated, with an 8% growth when juxtaposed with the pre-pandemic era of 2019.… Read More

Jalisco is the third largest recipient of international tourism in Mexico

The first half of 2023 has showcased Jalisco’s rising stature in the realm of international tourism, as it welcomed a staggering 1.7 million foreign visitors. This impressive figure not only represents a remarkable 16.5% growth compared to 2022 but also an impressive 17% surge compared to the pre-pandemic levels of 2019. Amongst Mexico’s various states, Jalisco now stands proudly as the third most sought-after destination by global tourists, surpassed only by the bustling Quintana Roo and the vibrant Mexico City.… Read More

Jalisco attracts a wave of tourists during the 1st semester of 2023

Jalisco, a picturesque state in Mexico, has witnessed a tourism surge in the initial six months of this year, fueled by thriving arrivals in Puerto Vallarta and Guadalajara, leading to an economic windfall in the region. Notably, Puerto Vallarta, acclaimed for its sun-soaked beaches, has taken center stage, boasting a staggering 46.49 percent increase in tourists compared to 2019 and a notable 7.94 percent surge from the preceding year, solidifying its status as the premier beach retreat.… Read More

Puerto Vallarta captures 55% of the economic benefit from tourism in Jalisco, in the first semester

In the first semester of this year, Jalisco’s tourism sector experienced remarkable growth with close to 17 million visitors exploring its main destinations, which include Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Costalegre, Chapala, and San Juan de los Lagos. This influx of tourists contributed to a substantial economic benefit of 40 billion pesos. Among these destinations, Puerto Vallarta stood out as the top performer, capturing a significant 55% of the total economic gain.… Read More

Costalegre, a destination in Jalisco full of paradisiacal beaches

Costalegre, a stunning destination located in the state of Jalisco, is a beach lover’s paradise. With the summer heat in full swing, there’s no better time to explore the sun, sand, and sea that this region has to offer. Among the many breathtaking locations in Jalisco, you’ll find Caletas in Puerto Vallarta and the famous Marietas Islands, each resembling something out of a fairytale.… Read More

65th delivery of the Ariel Award will promote tourism in Guadalajara

The highly anticipated 65th Ariel Award Ceremony is set to take place at the iconic Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara on September 9, 2023. In a groundbreaking move, the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences announced that the prestigious Ariel Award Ceremony will be held outside of Mexico City for the first time. This momentous decision fulfills a long-held aspiration of academy members to decentralize the event and recognize excellence in Mexican cinema beyond the capital. It is anticipated that future award ceremonies will be hosted in other cities across the country.… Read More

More than 220,000 tourists went to Tlaquepaque on vacation

During Holy Week and Easter, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, a popular tourist destination within the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, received over 220,000 visitors, including people from Guadalajara, other Mexicans and some foreigners. The municipality recorded a hotel occupancy rate of 90% and an economic spill of 154 million 350 thousand pesos, according to the Tlaquepaque municipal government.… Read More

Sergio ‘Checo’ Pérez is elected tourist ambassador of Jalisco for the second consecutive year

Sergio “Checo” Perez, the famous Mexican racing driver, has been named the new tourist ambassador for Jalisco. This isn’t the first time Checo has been given this honor. Back in 2017, he was also named a tourism ambassador for the state, and now he’s back to help promote the beauty of Jalisco to the world. Jalisco is known for its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and delicious cuisine.… Read More