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The Riviera Nayarit reinforces its presence in the Canadian market

  The Joint Promotional Tour visited Montreal, Quebec, and Toronto, where the team trained more than 200 travel agents and sales agents on the destination’s tourist product.   The Riviera Nayarit’s promotional efforts continue unabated with a keen eye on the upcoming winter season. Representatives from the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and […]

Brazilian tourists are getting closer to the Riviera Nayarit

The Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit Joint Promotional Campaign together with Copa Airlines and Aeroméxico visited five cities in this South American country between September 30thand October 4th.   The Riviera Nayarit is sparing no effort in its quest to bring potential markets to the destination, training some 350 Brazilian travel agents and wholesalers on the region’s […]

The 5 tastiest dishes in the Riviera Nayarit

We all know there’s nothing yummier than traveling and getting a taste of the dishes the locals enjoy on a daily basis. That’s why we want to share with you today the five dishes you simply can’t miss on your next visit to the Riviera Nayarit. Check out this list of the five tastiest dishes […]

Alaska Airlines announces new route from San Jose, CA to the Riviera Nayarit

The US-based airline will begin operating a new daily direct flight in March 2020, improving the connectivity between California and the Banderas Bay region. Alaska Airlines announced its new San Jose-Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit route that will begin operating in March 2020, improving connectivity between the San Francisco Bay area in California and the Banderas Bay […]

The 2nd Riviera Nayarit Open 2019 hits the courts in October

  The Flamingos Sports Club welcomed ex-Davis Cup member Oliver Statham, who will accompany the best rackets from Nayarit and Jalisco this October 11, 12, and 13. New Zealander and ex-Davis Cup member, Oliver Statham, will join the second edition of the 2019 Riviera Nayarit Open to be held October 11-13 at the Flamingo Sports […]

The Riviera Nayarit boosts its marketing in Uruguay and Paraguay

The team worked its strategy with Copa Airlines and its top wholesale agents, training over 400 travel agents. The Riviera Nayarit and its strategic partner, Puerto Vallarta, sponsored marketing activities in Asunción, Paraguay and Montevideo, Uruguay, in alliance with Copa Airlines, to continue boosting these, which have responded very well as cities of origin for […]

The Riviera Nayarit markets itself to more than two thousand US travel agents

The CVB and associated hotels participated in two important international wholesale travel events sponsored by Apple Leisure Group and Delta Vacations: the ALG Ascend Conference and Delta University. From September 17th through the 22nd, the Riviera Nayarit participated in Apple Leisure Group and Delta Vacations’ top events in the US: The Ascend Conference in Philadelphia, […]

The Riviera Nayarit diversifies its promotion with influencers and travel bloggers

The destination received nearly 50 million digital media impressions between June and September from just two events. In an effort to attract more tourists and diversify its markets, the Riviera Nayarit has undertaken a series of promotional strategies focused on the important and constantly growing millennial and Generation Z markets, while also keeping an eye […]

Chris Evans films series in the Riviera Nayarit

The famous “Captain America” hopped off the silver screen to star in a new streaming production being filmed with the destination’s lush natural scenery and luxurious hotel infrastructure as the stage.  The Riviera Nayarit is in the headlines again, thanks to a visit from Chris Evans: the famous “Captain America” from the Marvel Universe is […]

Riviera Nayarit has successful showing at IMEX América 2019

Mexico’s Pacific Treasure seeks to position itself as an option for Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, and Exhibitions (MICE), a growing segment in the destination. The Riviera Nayarit concluded its very successful participation in IMEX América 2019, the most important fair on the continent dedicated to the MICE industry (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, and Exhibitions). The event takes […]

Announcement: New Kansas City flight to the Riviera Nayarit

The Bahía de Banderas region is set to welcome a Vacation Express by Sunwing direct charter flight from Kansas City once a week during the 2019-2020 winter season. The good news keeps on coming for the Riviera Nayarit. A new Vacation Express by Sunwing charter flight—operated by Viva Aerobus—is set to connect Kansas City, Missouri […]

The Riviera Nayarit impacts over 600 travel agents affiliated with Apple Vacations

The destination took advantage of the wholesaler’s events in Illinois and Missouri to pique travelers’ interest with an eye on the upcoming Fall/Winter season. The Riviera Nayarit concluded a week of promotions in the midwestern states with excellent results. The destination participated in Apple Vacations’ traditional tradeshows where representatives presented the area’s tourist offer to […]

Get off the Beaten Path in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit

Rich culture, outshining natural beauty, a popular gastronomy scene and host of activities, means Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have become two much-loved destinations. Despite their popularity, there are still many amazing offbeat spots to discover – see 6 of them here: Puerto Vallarta: Explore […]

Colombian travel agents get acquainted with the Riviera Nayarit’s tourist offer

“A Lugares y Destinos,” one of the most important wholesalers in South America, brought in eight representatives from top travel agencies to discover business opportunities in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure. Interest in the Riviera Nayarit continues to grow in South America. Recently, a group of travel agents from Colombia visited the destination to familiarize themselves with […]

Say “I do” on the most spectacular beaches in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit is a paradise full of adventure and luxury with spectacular beaches for destination weddings. Here you’ll find all sorts of different options, styles, and all-inclusive hotels offering special packages to make your beachfront wedding the most amazing day of your life. Keep reading for more details on the best micro-destinations in the […]

International arrivals to the Riviera Nayarit increased by 3.5%

Statistics from the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Barometer indicate the destination welcomed 417,101 foreign tourists from January through June 2019. The Riviera Nayarit registered an increase of 3.5{7c6d1ed8605e4cf3a759ec21b845fb159ef42626044dbaa21e4bf0c0aac6f090} in the number of international visitors from January through June 2019 with respect to the same time period in 2018, according to statistics emitted by […]

Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit “Best Destination 2019” by Apple Awards 2019

Tour operator Apple Vacations—one of the top agencies in the US—awards this coveted recognition every year. Monday night was stellar for the Riviera Nayarit, as it received the “Crystal Apple Award” for “Best Destination 2019” from prestigious US wholesaler Apple Vacations during the company’s yearly trade show held in Chicago, its regional headquarters. The “Crystal […]

CONOCER certifies 60 AHMBB security agents in the Riviera Nayarit

Personnel from association hotels received Certificates of Occupational Competence within Standards EC0060 and EC0061 for “On-Site Surveillance of Goods and People.” The Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) together with the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and its Safety Committee awarded 57 Certificates of Occupational Competence complying with Standard EC0060 and […]

Fall Bundle: A Taste of Riviera Nayarit

Fall Bundle: A Taste of Riviera Nayarit  Featuring a robust collection of gastronomic experiences, ranging from lively food-centric events to award winning restaurants, Riviera Nayarit makes this fall’s culinary hotspot RIVIERA NAYARIT, MEXICO (Sept. 5, 2019) Riviera Nayarit, Mexico’s Pacific treasure, sets the stage for a culinary journey like no other through Mexico and beyond. […]

New Viva Aerobus flight to connect PVR/Riviera Nayarit with Tijuana

The Mexican ultra low-cost airline announced a new route that begins operating December 13, 2019 with three weekly flights on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays. The air connectivity between the Riviera Nayarit and the rest of the country continues to grow. Viva Aerobus, Mexico’s ultra low-cost airline, announced on Friday a new regular route from Tijuana […]

Riviera Nayarit Tour incentivizes East Coast travelers

The Riviera Nayarit CVB and Puerto Vallarta’s Fidetur trained over 200 travel agents as part of the Joint Promotional Tour activities; the team also worked with the Consulate General of Mexico in New York. The objective of the Joint Promotional Tour headed by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Puerto Vallarta […]

The Riviera Nayarit strengthens its presence in South America with the “2019 Southern Cone” Tour

The Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit Joint Promotional Tour visited Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador to share the latest tourism updates from both destinations with over 300 agents from top travel wholesalers. Over 300 travel agents from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia; Lima, Peru; and Quito and Guayaquil in Ecuador enjoyed firsthand updates from the Riviera Nayarit […]

The Riviera Nayarit welcomes an innovative meetings tourism training event

The Meetings & Events Institute will take place from September 23-28 at the Hard Rock hotel in Nuevo Vallarta with the goal of strengthening the tourism industry’s competitive edge. From September 23-28, the Riviera Nayarit will host the most innovative meetings tourism training event, the 2019 Meetings & Events Institute, sponsored by ConvencioneS Latinoamérica magazine. […]

Prepare to fall in love with these five micro-destinations in the Riviera Nayarit

Discover and learn more about the micro-destinations of Riviera Nayarit, where its beautiful beaches, delightful cuisine and cultural diversity will captivate you. There are 23 options to visit on your next vacation! Choose your favorite! San Francisco This picturesque paradise is brimming with Huichol art, galleries, and restaurantsspecializing in local gastronomy. Also known as San […]

More Midwestern and Western visitors for the Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit CVB visited Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Denver, and Colorado Springs on the Joint Promotional Tour, training over 200 travel agents. During an intense but very productive week, the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust (Fidetur) trained over 200 travel agents from four important cities in […]

The best surf breaks in the Riviera Nayarit

The surfing crowd knows the Riviera Nayarit is paradise central with excellent waves, an awesome climate, and good vibes. Here’s a closer look at the best surf breaks in the area and where to go for a full-on surfing vacation. Some are easy to get to, some will require a walk through the jungle, but […]

Don’t miss these Riviera Nayarit fairs, fiestas, and traditions

There’s a wonderful variety of events that highlight the cultural riches of this tourist destination. The true essence of Mexico is best experienced through its traditions, the legacy of the Spaniards and indigenous people. Fairs, religious festivities, and other colorful ancestral celebrations are part and parcel of Mexican life, all of them vibrant with music, […]

The 7th Punta Mita Beach Festival returns to the Riviera Nayarit

This summer event gathers together the best of sports, gastronomy, and luxury within the most exclusive residential community in Mexico. Punta Mita, Mexico’s most exclusive residential community, located in the Riviera Nayarit, will host the 7th Punta Mita Beach Festival at the Kupuri Beach Club August 3-4, 2019. Hot off its previous years’ success, this […]

Riviera Nayarit hotels among Travel + Leisure’s Best of 2019

Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta and The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort appear in different categories on the list; this positions Mexico’s Pacific Treasure among the most exclusive destinations in the country. Travelers from around the globe still prefer Riviera Nayarit’s resorts. This was recently confirmed by their inclusion once again in Travel + Leisure’s “The World’s […]

The Riviera Nayarit markets the destination to more than 100 RCI travel agents

Representatives from the CVB and Fidetur trained a group of executives from the largest international vacation exchange company in Jacksonville and Indianapolis from July 16-18. Over 100 travel agents at Resort Condominium International (RCI) received training from the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust (Fidetur) via presentations brimming […]

Why Mexico’s Pacific Coast Should Be on Your Family Bucket List

Whilst a colourful culture, friendly locals and amazing weather are already all you need for an amazing family vacation, it’s Mexico’s Pacific Coast’s natural playground that will bring the biggest joys and lasting memories. Whilst a colorful culture, friendly locals and amazing weather are already all you need for an amazing family vacation, it’s Mexico’s […]

Big win for Team Martuni during the 13th International Bahía de Banderas Fishing Tournament

The atmosphere was friendly during the closing ceremony of this Riviera Nayarit competition; the winning team presented a 101.800 kg marlin and also took home the prize for “Best Crew.” The 13th International Bahía de Banderas Marlin and Tuna Fishing Tournament 2019 ended on a high note with excellent results. Held from July 18-20, the […]