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Tourists flocking to Puerto Vallarta over other beach destinations in Mexico

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Tourists flocking to Puerto Vallarta over other beach destinations in Mexico
Photo by Edgar Hernandez

By eTN Staff Writer | May 29, 2014

Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism has reported that Puerto Vallarta had average hotel room occupancy of 8,612 rooms from January to April, 2014, 10 percent more when compared to the same period in 2013. This represents an 8 percent increase in overall hotel occupancy for the destination which had the biggest increase in hotel occupancy of Mexican beach destination so far this year. Puerto Vallarta’s International Airport (PVR) received 126,000 international passengers from January to April, 2014.

Summer hotel occupancy from US and Canada travelers is also expected to get a boost this year. Kayack.com, reported a 59 percent increase on flight and hotel searches to the destination for this past Memorial Day weekend. Fly.com also reported that the destination was placing in the top 10 destinations most searched for summer travel.

Puerto Vallarta is increasingly becoming more accessible for travelers as improvements continue to be made to the destination’s access points and infrastructure. The destination has heavily invested in renovations to seaports as well as the addition of new flight frequencies and routes.

Puerto Vallarta's natural beauty, exquisite gastronomy, superb service and people’s warmth are highlighted on the national campaign “Puerto Vallarta, Mexico’s most authentic port” through niche media and digital platforms. Puerto Vallarta’s prime location, nestled between the Bay of Banderas, one of the world’s largest bays, and the lush Sierra Madre Mountains, offers a magical and unique Mexican setting where travelers can experience the destination’s world-class infrastructure, attractions and services.



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