- Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is ready to host the Tianguis Turistico and the Regata Copa Mexico, as well as other 27 events in 2012
- Riviera Nayarit’s CVB supports cultural and sporting events as part of its marketing efforts
In Riviera Nayarit luxury means surprises, and this 2012 the activity in our destination will be intense – there are at least 29 confirmed events, including the Tianguis Turistico and the Regata Copa Mexico
Mexico’s Pacific Treasure – as Riviera Nayarit is also known – surprised everyone in 2011, as its features turned it into the vacation destination of choice for major celebrities.
In 2011, our destination also received important awards, which placed it as one of the not-to-be-missed destinations for Meeting Planners according to MDC, and TripAdvisor’s users nominated us as one of the best 10 destinations for family travel in Mexico. Among many other awards, our destination was chosen as one of the top ten most romantic destinations in the world according to Reuters Life!
The intense marketing efforts being made by the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Riviera Nayarit were instrumental to attain these awards, and the organization of events was an important aspect to acquire this positioning.
“We had an intense 2011, and many of the events that took place this year will return in 2012. This is something that speaks well of our destination – and we also have new events. The Tianguis Turistico will position us within the touristic industry, and other events like the Punta Mita Golf & Gourmet Classic or the Punta Sayulita Longboard & SUP Classic are helping us attract the attention of specific sectors like golfers, foodies and surfers”, explained Fernando González Ortega, president of the CVB of Riviera Nayarit.
The businessman and head of this private non-profit association dedicated to the promotion of tourism, underlined the importance of these events, as they position our destination not only in the eye of opinion leaders that participate with them, but also bring in new visitors and generate an important media exposure.
“We are thrilled because 2012 will be a year with a lot of projection for Riviera Nayarit, thanks to these events. They contribute to improve the quality of life and benefit all the People of Nayarit”, he concluded.
2012 ACTIVITY CALENDAR
Vallarta Cup Race Series January 7, 14, 21 and 28
Urban Art Festival (Chalk Art), January 18 - 20
Peace Carnival and
Taste of Riviera Nayarit
International Festival of Migratory January 29 – February 5
9th. International Daisy Challenge February 1
5th. Horseshoe Yearly Tournament February 4
9th. Fashion Show February 21
Women of Jaltemba
4th. “La Casa de Los Niños”
Golf Tournament February 24
Rincón de Guayabitos Festival Every Saturday in February
Regata Copa México March 2 - 18
Punta Sayulita Longboard & SUP Classic March 9 - 11
Circo de los niños March 16 - 18
Yoga Fest Riviera Nayarit March 18 - 21
Abadá Capoeira Festival March 18 - 21
Regata Internacional Bahía de Banderas March 20 - 24
Tianguis Turístico 2012 March 25 - 28
National Cheerleading Contest March 30
Judea live April 5
Spring Fling Series II - All Classes April 7, 14 and 28
Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic 2012 April 19 - 22
Open water swimming tournament April 21
LPGA’s Futures Tour
Riviera Nayarit Classic April 23 - 29 (To be confirmed)
10th. Anniversary Tournament May 11
at El Tigre: “The Big 10”
Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival 2012 May (To be confirmed)
52nd San Blas International
Fishing Tournament May 30 – June 3
Corn Fair August 6 - 15
1st. International Sport Fishing
Tournament at La Cruz de Huanacaxtle October 10 - 14
XVII International Gourmet Festival November 9 - 19
IV Touristic Half Marathon November 24
Sinergiarte Festival November 26 - 28