The City of Puerto Vallarta is Not Included In the Updated US and Canadian Travel Warnings to Mexico
By: Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board
The areas of Jalisco that are included in the warning are on the border with Michoacán and Zacatecas, some 250 miles, or a 4-hour drive, from Puerto Vallarta. This is a distance similar to New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas or Toronto to Ottawa.
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board proactively monitors the destination’
Thomas Dale and Associates found that Puerto Vallarta is an extremely safe destination and Tourism & More reported, that Puerto Vallarta provides its visitors, locals and extensive North American expat populations a safe setting where people feel comfortable walking around town without perceived threat or fear. Puerto Vallarta is a place where visitors can safely enjoy evening strolls, shopping, dining and entertainment.
Puerto Vallarta will continue to invest in its infrastructure and services to ensure the safety of its residents and visitors. The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board maintains a collaborative relationship and open communications with US and Canadian government entities in Mexico and keeps them informed regarding tourism security on a regular basis.
Voted Mexico’s “Friendliest City” by the readers of Travel + Leisure in 2015, Puerto Vallarta closed a record year with a reported average of 65% occupancy throughout 2015. Almost 2.5 million US and Canadian visitors traveled to Puerto Vallarta by air and land and 3.5 million visited as cruise passengers. Its best performance since 2008.
The city’s meetings, conference and events industry saw a 200% increase with 59 international events taking place across the city.
The destination also reported record year in investment from the private sector with five new hotel openings, 4 new direct flights from the US, 3 meeting and events spaces and major renovations to its international airport (PVR), cruise port and Downtown Zone.
Puerto Vallarta is an internationally acclaimed destination and continually receives accolades from the media and visitors alike. TripAdvisor’
To read the Travel Warning please visit the following links.