Entries by Enrique Topete

CONOCER certifies 54 waiters from 15 Riviera Nayarit hotels

Training hotel personnel in this tourist destination is just one of the commitments the Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association makes to its associates The Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) together with the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) issued CONOCER Work Competency Certificates under the EC0038 standard (Attention to Diners) to […]

Riviera Nayarit renews alliances in South America at the Vitrina Turística ANATO trade fair

Mexico’s Pacific Treasure participated successfully in the 39th edition of South America’s top trade show held in Bogota, Colombia. The Riviera Nayarit presented its offer at the Tourist Showcase of the National Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies of Colombia (ANATO), one of the region’s most important travel trade fairs, where the team met with a […]

2nd Riviera Nayarit Raicilla, Mezcal, and Artisanal Beer Festival

Traditional beverages, gastronomy, music, and recreational activities abound from March 7-8 at the Marina Nuevo Vallarta. After a successful first edition in 2019, the Raicilla, Mezcal, and Artisanal Beer Festival (FERAMECE)—the Riviera Nayarit’s Gastronomic and Cultural Festival—returns in 2020 with more surprises and new flavors on March 7th and 8th at the boardwalk at the Marina Nuevo […]

Rincon de Guayabitos in 10 pictures, discover Riviera Nayarit

Rincón de Guayabitos is one of the most visited destinations in the Riviera Nayarit—and all of Mexico! It has charmed tourists from around the world with its beautiful beaches, temperate climate, and delicious gastronomy. We wanted to share some pictures of the pretty—well, gorgeous—Rincón de Guayabitos, the Riviera Nayarit’s natural pool! The boardwalk at Rincón de […]

The Riviera Nayarit incentivizes the arrival of tourists to the Bajío region

The promotional work done by Mexico’s Pacific Treasure focused on the national market, strengthening its presence in the main cities of Mexico’s Central/Northwestern region: Morelia, Querétaro, León, Aguascalientes, and San Luis Potosí. The Riviera Nayarit took its message to the Bajío region with its traditional annual Promotional Tour, which took place between January 24-28, 2020 […]

Riviera Nayarit Received More Than 780,000 International Travelers in 2019

Riviera Nayarit Received More Than 780,000 International Travelers in 2019 Building off the eighth consecutive year of international tourism growth, Mexico’s Pacific Treasure will welcome world-class hospitality brands over the next five years including Conrad, One&Only Auberge, Rosewood, Ritz Carlton and more RIVIERA NAYARIT, NAYARIT, MÉXICO (March 5, 2020) – Riviera Nayarit, located on Mexico’s Pacific […]

The Riviera Nayarit is the best coastal road trip on Lonely Planet

Journalist Bailey Freeman was in the destination from January 29 through February 3, when she visited the traditional villages to capture their essence and publish an in-depth article online. The Riviera Nayarit is on display on one of the most important online platforms in the world—Lonely Planet—thanks to an article written by travel journalist Bailey […]

10 events to tempt you to the Riviera Nayarit this March

  Sports, gastronomy, music, and culture… The name of the game in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is FUN! The Riviera Nayarit offers a wonderful variety of entertainment options year round. And apart from the activities that are typical of a sun and sand destination, meetings tourism is also part of its key attributes. Below is a […]

Rancho El Jaguar: A hidden paradise in the Riviera Nayarit’s Sierra de Vallejo

The Riviera Nayarit is the ideal destination for outdoor adventure; the stunning beaches and impressive mountains are the perfect location for extreme—and not so extreme—sports. Today we want to tell you all about Rancho El Jaguar, a local ranch offering ecotourism activities. It’s a magical place tucked away in the emerald green landscape. You’re going […]

San Pancho Children’s Circus announces its newest show: Sancho

The fundraiser will take place from March 18-21,2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bodega Circo in the “Culture Capital of the Riviera Nayarit.” Presale tickets are available! San Pancho’s Circo de Los Niños has announced its latest circus arts extravaganza, Sancho, to be held at the Bodega Circo in San Francisco, Nayarit (also known as San Pancho) […]

Restaurant Week is back in the Riviera Nayarit

Preparations are underway for the 16th edition of this gastronomic festival. Organizers are reaching out to regional restaurants to join this magnificent celebration. Restaurant Week is back for 2020 with its 16th edition ready to celebrate the region’s gastronomy during an event where residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of great food at very good prices. […]

Veg Fest Bucerías 2020 promotes a healthy lifestyle in the Riviera Nayarit

The 2nd edition of this event takes place on February 28th and 29th at the main plaza in Bucerías with the participation of 50 local entrepreneurs featuring their vegan and vegetarian products. The festival promoting the vegan lifestyle and everything it entails—environmental awareness, ethics, and health—is back in the Riviera Nayarit. Veg Fest Bucerías 2020 will be held […]

Sayulita or San Pancho? Here’s all you need to know!

Sayulita or San Pancho? We hear this all the time! Today we want to share with you all you need to know to help you choose your next destination. Both micro-destinations are chock-full of incredible things, marvelous landscapes, and—above all—wonderful people. Sayulita has positioned itself as the Mecca of surf, while San Pancho is called […]

The Riviera Nayarit confirms its status as a Preferred Virtuoso Destination

There are four luxury properties in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure with that denomination, plus one more in “preview.” The Riviera Nayarit has regained its coveted Virtuoso Preferred Destination designation, a distinction awarded in part for its privileged luxury offer and strong commitment to sustainability. This tourist destination is currently home to four Virtuoso properties: Four Seasons […]

23 Micro-destinations: The treasures of the Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit is a fascinating place. Mexico’s newest favorite destination is made up of 23 micro-destinations that include everything from the most beautiful virgin beaches to impressive mountain landscapes that will take your breath away. Starting in Nuevo Vallarta all the way to the famous port of San Blas, you’ll find in the Riviera […]

San Blas in 11 pictures, discover Riviera Nayarit

San Blas is one of the Riviera Nayarit’s 23 micro-destinations. Check out these 11 pics to catch a glimpse of its culture, gastronomy, and of course, its beaches. La Contaduría (The Counting House) This is the most important historical building. La Contaduría was built in 1770 on the mount at San Basilio. Its walls enclose hundreds of […]

8th International Flamingos CANAMMEX Riviera Nayarit Cup 2020

This tournament is unique to the destination, and gives Mexico, the United States, and Canada the chance to compete for the Jaguar trophy and be crowned as the best team in this tourist destination. Mexico, the United States, and Canada will compete for “golf supremacy in North America” during the 8th International Flamingos CANAMMEX Riviera […]

Yes, She Can! Riviera Nayarit Celebrates Successful Female Entrepreneurs

Yes, She Can! Riviera Nayarit Celebrates Successful Female Entrepreneurs From hoteliers and renowned chefs to healing instructors and chocolatiers, the eclectic destination shares a behind-the-scenes look at its female entrepreneurial scene RIVIERA NAYARIT, NAYARIT, MÉXICO (Feb. 6, 2020) – With International Women’s Day coming up next month, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico’s Pacific Treasure, is celebrating the many women […]

Seven can’t-miss February events in the Riviera Nayarit

The CVB backs cultural activities, athletic competitions, congresses, and culinary events as part of their promotional efforts. Crazy February? Come check it out in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure! The second month of the year is here and we’re ready to welcome you to the Riviera Nayarit with the best cultural, culinary, traditional, and athletic events. Take […]

The Riviera Nayarit takes home Silver and Gold at the HSMAI Adrian Awards 2020

These awards are considered the “Oscars” of the Advertising, Public Relations, and Marketing segments within the hospitality industry. The Riviera Nayarit took home two awards, one Silver and one Gold, during the 63rd edition of the annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious travel, advertising, and public relations competition in the world, created by the […]

The top 4 romantic experiences in the Riviera Nayarit

The most romantic day of the year is fast approaching and, of course, the Riviera Nayarit has the best places with the most gorgeous landscapes to celebrate your love—perfect for taking pictures and sharing them on social media. Consider these options and make your very own love story in the Riviera Nayarit: Mexico’s Pacific Treasure. […]

The AHMBB and the Riviera Nayarit CVB undertake preventative actions against the coronavirus

The entities seek to prevent the 2019-nCoV (for which there is no treatment or vaccine) from becoming a threat impacting the tourism segment of the region. The Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), following the guidelines of the federal government’s Ministry of Health and of […]

Celebrate art and culture at the 7th Festival Sayulita 2020!

Come enjoy the unique magic of the Riviera Nayarit’s boho-chic village from January 31st through February 2nd; events revolve around Film, Music Cocktails, Live, and Art. The Riviera Nayarit is ready to welcome the 7th Festival Sayulita 2020. This year’s theme revolves around Community, integrating its distinctive characteristics of Film, Music, Cocktils, Live, and Art into events […]

Demi Moore chills out in the idyllic Riviera Nayarit

The well-known Hollywood actress enjoyed the Luxury and Nature offered by Mexico’s Pacific Treasure during her stay at the W Punta de Mita hotel. The Riviera Nayarit continues to attract the top stars from the entertainment world. This time around it was Hollywood actress Demi Moore who enjoyed a stay last weekend in our tourist […]

Volaris encourages passengers to visit the Riviera Nayarit

Volaris’ January issue of its V de Volaris magazine included the destination on its cover and in a long six-page article, enticing the airline’s passengers and encouraging them to come explore. The media’s interest in sharing the Riviera Nayarit’s many charms keeps increasing; the latest example is the January 2020 cover and article that Volaris’ inflight magazine, V […]

3 Riviera Nayarit tours you just can’t miss in 2020

The Riviera Nayarit is an idyllic combination of beautiful beaches, delicious food, and tours for everyone! Yep, we have it all: in the Riviera Nayarit you’ll find tours for everything from culture to extreme adventure and getting up close and personal with nature—there are dozens of options to choose from. We know you’ll find all […]

Apple TV+ premieres the new Chris Evans series shot in the Riviera Nayarit

Defending Jacob, on airing next April, will feature scenes shot in the gorgeous landscapes in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure. Apple recently announced the premiere of the series Defending Jacob, starring and co-produced by Chris Evans with scenes shot in the Riviera Nayarit. The show will air on April 24 on the Apple TV+ streaming service. Websites specializing in film […]

Stylish promotions for the Riviera Nayarit in the domestic market

The CVB incentivizes travelers to discover the beauty of Mexico’s Pacific Treasure through its alliance with Mexican jeweler Tanya Moss and the Moda Capital blog. The Riviera Nayarit is incentivizing domestic tourists to travel in style through its alliance with the Mexican jeweler Tanya Moss and the Moda Capital blog—together they designed a bracelet with […]

Riviera Nayarit showcased its luxury offer at the Classic Vacations tradeshows

Over 400 travel agents received updates on the destination’s tourist offer during events held by the wholesaler in three important areas in California: San Diego, Orange County, and Beverly Hills. The Riviera Nayarit’s 2020 promo season got off to a strong start with its participation in luxury wholesaler Classic Vacations’ tradeshows. The events helped updated […]

5 reasons to visit the Riviera Nayarit in 2020

Here we are on 2020 and so are your daily duties, responsibilities, and, of course, all the resolutions you want to achieve for this year. But if you’re already planning your next vacation and you’re on the fence about visiting or returning to the Riviera Nayarit… Keep reading! We want to tell you just why […]

Riviera Nayarit Invites Travelers to Kickstart their 2020 Wellness Goals

Riviera Nayarit Invites Travelers to Kickstart their 2020 Wellness Goals The Mexican destination promises travelers a fresh start to 2020 with an array of health and wellness offerings RIVIERA NAYARIT, NAYARIT, MÉXICO (January 15, 2020) – This new year, travelers seeking “fresh beginnings” should look no further than Riviera Nayarit in Mexico’s Pacific coast. The destination has […]

“Women and Traditional Cooking” at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Four internationally acclaimed Mexican cooks will come together for this culinary event hosted in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure from January 31 through February 1, 2020. The AAA Five-Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit hotel will host the first “Women and Traditional Cooking” culinary event from January 31 to February 1, 2020, with four internationally acclaimed female Mexican […]

The Riviera Nayarit among the top 24 must-visit destinations for 2020

Bloomberg Pursuits recommends the top attractive and inspiring destinations to visit around the world; Mexico’s Pacific Treasure and its “Luxury and Nature” was a highlight. Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, has included the Riviera Nayarit on its exclusive list of 24 inspiring and attractive places from around the world to […]

Everything’s ready for the 4th Nuevo Vallarta Car Show 2020

The Riviera Nayarit will welcome over 300 classic and modified cars on January 11th and 12th during an event in benefit of the Banderas Bay DIF. The Riviera Nayarit will welcome the 4th Nuevo Vallarta Car Show, a classic and modified car and motorcycle show organized by the Nuevo Vallarta Wolfs Bugs Club on January 11th and 12th at the Fraccionamiento […]

Monkey Town Riviera Nayarit 2020: Gastronomy, Cinema, and Art in the polo field

San Pancho’s La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club welcomes the project—started in New York 17 years ago—following its successful run in cities including Barcelona, Los Angeles, and Mexico City. Monkey Town, the legendary gastronomical-multimedia-sensory project created 17 years ago in New York by multidisciplinary artist Montgomery Knott, arrives in the Riviera Nayarit after a successful […]

7 events in the Riviera Nayarit to kick off the New Year

The list of things-to-do in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure renews in 2020. We already have seven confirmed events set to take place between January 4th and 31st, among them, the Vallarta Cup Race Series, the Monkey Town Riviera Nayarit 2020, and the Festival Sayulita. 15th Vallarta Cup Race Series (Saturdays: January 4, 11, 18, and 25) The much […]