Entries by Norma Hernández

The Riviera Nayarit’s luxury portfolio expands

Conrad Punta de Mita was accepted into this worldwide network of agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel as a Virtuoso Preferred Hotel. With Conrad Punta de Mita’s inclusion—in addition to One & Only Mandarina last year—the Riviera Nayarit now boasts six Virtuoso properties. The Riviera Nayarit continues to expand its luxury hotel offerings with […]

Marriott Bonvoy Traveler showcases the Riviera Nayarit’s attractions

The online magazine published two extensive articles in its April edition featuring the top luxury destinations and coastal towns in Latin America and the Caribbean, which included Punta de Mita, San Pancho, and Sayulita. Online magazine Marriott Bonvoy Traveler published two extensive articles on the Riviera Nayarit, highlighting Punta de Mita, San Pancho, and Sayulita […]

Golf in the Riviera Nayarit: Mexgolf Junior Tour 2021

The LXX National Children’s Junior Championship, now in its XXIV International Edition, will be hosted by Carlos Ortiz, a PGA Tour participant and considered one of the two best players in Mexico.  The golf tour is back in the region after several years of absence with Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta as its main sponsor.   From […]

12 countries confirmed for OPTINAM 2021

The Vallarta Yacht Club works in close collaboration with the Mexican Sailing Federation and the IODA to guarantee the competition’s highest quality and safety standards. Twelve countries have confirmed participation in the 2021 Optimist North American Championship (OPTINAM) scheduled for May 29 to June 5 in the Riviera Nayarit. Linda Green, co-president of the event, […]

AHMBB Board of Directors reelected

Jesús Carmona Jiménez remains at the head of the organization, representing all the hotel industry segments in the Bahía de Banderas’ municipality. The Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) reinstated its Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 period under guidelines of unity, continuity, and trust. Jesús Carmona Jiménez, operating director of Vallarta Gardens, will […]

The Riviera Nayarit reinforces its air connectivity

The April forecast is for 1,572 flights, a 9% increase over March. The Riviera Nayarit’s air connectivity continues to improve month after month as the number of domestic and international flights arriving in this region from Mexico, the United States, and soon Europe increases, expanding the portfolio of air registrations within the “Licenciado Gustavo Díaz […]

The Riviera Nayarit: “Everything in one spot” with Liverpool

The department store shot part of its “Fashion Fest Liverpool 2021” Spring-Summer campaign in the coastal villages of Sayulita and San Pancho. Liverpool found everything it needed in one spot—the Riviera Nayarit—Mexico’s trendiest destination. In January, the department store shot part of its “Fashion Fest Liverpool 2021” campaign for the spring-summer season in our location. […]

Riviera Nayarit hosts its 1st Cigarette Butt Drive 2021

Starting this year, the collection campaign will become permanent to contribute to the destination’s sustainable development. Volunteers collected more than 13,000 cigarette butts in the first two months of the year. Six of the destination’s hotels participated in the Riviera Nayarit’s 1st Cigarette Butt Drive 2021, an activity that collected more than 13,000 cigarette butts […]

United Airlines to increase frequencies to the Riviera Nayarit

The Chicago-based airline announced that it would increase service on four established routes for the upcoming summer season. United Airlines announced an increase in the number of flights to Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit for the upcoming summer season, adding frequencies in four of the already established routes: Denver (DEN), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX), and Newark […]

El Circo de los Niños de San Pancho by Zoom

This is an open invitation to the first virtual fundraising event for one of the most beloved projects in the “Cultural Capital” of the Riviera Nayarit. Donors will have the opportunity to interact with Gilles Ste Croix, founder of the circus. El Circo de los Niños de San Pancho (Children’s Circus of San Pancho), located […]

The Riviera Nayarit and the Islas Marietas just a click away

Mexico’s Pacific Treasure extends an invitation to experience an interactive virtual reality tour of one of Banderas Bay and Mexico’s top attractions. The virtual tour can be accessed via the websites for the Riviera Nayarit, Banderas Bay Municipal Government Tourism Office, Jebus Media, and Mictlán Surf School. The Riviera Nayarit and the Government of Banderas […]

The Riviera Nayarit is ready to welcome vacationers during Holy Week and Easter

Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is ready to offer travelers the best natural attractions, hotels, and excursions during the first vacation period of the year, all in compliance with the anti-Covid-19 biosafety protocols. The Riviera Nayarit is ready to welcome Easter and Holy Week vacationers for the first long vacation period of 2021. Nevertheless, despite this usually […]

The Riviera Nayarit stands out as a sustainable destination

Travelers enjoy safe spaces and exclusive experiences in unique natural settings, in line with the guidelines set by EarthCheck, the world’s leading sustainability program. The Riviera Nayarit, one of Mexico’s most popular beach destinations with domestic travelers, has strengthened its efforts to encourage sustainable development with EarthCheck, the leading sustainability program for the travel and […]

The Riviera Nayarit’s Costa Banderas, where the mountains meet the Pacific

This eight-kilometer-long coastline is a combination of exclusivity with gorgeous natural landscapes: elegant resorts, splendid beaches, jungle, rock formations, and crystal-clear waters. There’s a place in the Riviera Nayarit where “the mountains meet the Pacific,” a coastal area that blends elegance and exclusivity with beautiful natural landscapes. This is the place known as “Costa Banderas.” […]

Humpback whales, Nayarit natives by birth

These extraordinary mammals procreate and rear their calves in the Riviera Nayarit’s warm waters after a long 10,000-km trip from the Arctic. Their main motivation for such a long journey is to find a mate; once they mate and the females become pregnant, it takes a year for them to return. Every year, at the […]

Increase in the number of domestic and international flights to the Riviera Nayarit

Air connectivity with Mexico and the United States continues to improve with a 19% increase in the number of arrivals and departures compared to the month of February. After a decrease in the number of flights at the beginning of 2021, the “Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz” International Airport—which serves Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit—recorded […]

The Riviera Nayarit, Mexican travelers’ favorite beach destination

According to Price Travel, 70% of domestic tourists prefer to vacation on the beach, with Mexico’s Pacific Treasure being one of the most in-demand tourist destinations in the country. The Riviera Nayarit is among the top three beach destinations preferred by Mexican tourists. This, according to OTA Price Travel Holding, one of the most important […]

“Reconnect Mexico” displays the wonders of the Riviera Nayarit

The new docuseries, created and hosted by Aarón Díaz, showcases the culture and natural beauty of this tourist destination with extreme action shots in extraordinary locations. Nature, culture, tradition, gastronomy, and the most interesting people in the Riviera Nayarit are all on display in “Reconnect Mexico,” a new docuseries hosted by actor Aarón Díaz, who […]

The Riviera Nayarit focuses on LGBT+ tourism

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex community accounts for one of the fastest growing segments within the tourism industry worldwide, with a notable impact on destination economies. As part of its market diversification strategy, the Riviera Nayarit was a special guest at the launch of the LGBT+ tourism campaign in the city of […]

Dream weddings and honeymoons in the Riviera Nayarit

Beautiful sunsets with the sky streaked in tones of blue, orange, and purple, warm climate, and its cobalt sea… It’s the perfect setting for the beginning of a love story. Every couple has dreamed about their wedding, followed by a fabulous honeymoon. That’s why one of the most important details is deciding where they’ll finally […]

The lush, historic north coast of the Riviera Nayarit

The northern stretches of the state of Nayarit were once called the “Gold Coast,” thanks to the riches generated by vast tobacco plantations; today, the region’s beaches offer visitors the chance to immerse themselves in nearly virgin natural landscapes. The Riviera Nayarit is known for an extensive coastline that stretches over 307 km, dotted with […]

The Riviera Nayarit launches water conservation campaign

The initiative, created in response to World Water Day, seeks to raise awareness among the general population about the responsible consumption of this vital liquid. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has launched the “Water Matters in the Riviera Nayarit” campaign in an effort to raise awareness among tourists and locals about the […]

The Riviera Nayarit shines brightly as a “Luxury Destination” in the Forbes’ Life Ranking

These are the most desired destinations of the year, the ones that are on millions of tourists’ wish lists… and Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is on the list. The first edition of Forbes Life Ranking “The 10 best tourist destinations in Latin America” has arrived in 2021, and the Riviera Nayarit received an honorable mention as […]

Three Riviera Nayarit resorts among “The Best” of the “2020 Readers’ Choice Awards”

The luxury, exclusivity, and service of the hotels in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure were a highlight of the 33rd annual poll published by Condé Nast Traveler. Three Riviera Nayarit hotels have been included in the list of “The Best Resorts in Mexico: 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards,” published in the online edition of the prestigious Condé Nast […]

Palmasola, the Riviera Nayarit’s luxurious Epic Villa, is on Amazon Prime

One of the streaming platform’s most popular series airing in the United States and the United Kingdom has chosen this Punta Mita property from among the best villas in the world. Villa Palmasola—considered one of the five best luxury villas in Punta Mita in the idylic Riviera Nayarit—has been selected to appear in the new […]

The Riviera Nayarit will host the 2021 Optimist North America Championship

The event, organized by the Vallarta Yacht club, will take place from May 29 – June 5; participants include competitors from 18 countries. The Riviera Nayarit will host the North American Optimist Championship in its 2021 edition, to be held from May 29 to June 5 at the Vallarta Yacht Club (VYC) in Nuevo Vallarta. […]

Riviera Nayarit hotels collect over 18 thousand cigarette butts during “Cigarette Butt Challenge”

The goal was to raise awareness about caring for our planet by showing how cigarette waste can be recycled and repurposed. Over 18 thousand cigarette butts were collected in 58 PET bottles during the 1st AHMBB Riviera Nayarit “Cigarette Butt Challenge” held from November 23-29, 2020. The initiative, spearheaded by the Bahía de Banderas Hotel […]

Culture Trip: The Riviera Nayarit is the perfect destination for travel after the pandemic

The content portal that focuses on travelers seeking unique and high-impact destination experiences published an in-depth article about Mexico’s Pacific Treasure highlighting its privacy, virgin beaches, and luxury resorts. There’s no doubt the Riviera Nayarit is a favorite with travelers post-Covid-19, as evidenced by a recent article published in Culture Trip, a content portal that […]

The Riviera Nayarit increases air connectivity with Mexico, the United States, and Europe

Numbers from the Grupo Aeroportuario (GAP) show an increase of 42% in the number of operations in the air terminal as of the second half of December. The Riviera Nayarit continues reactivating its domestic and international flights, adding more every day, placing the destination within reach of travelers from Mexico, the United States, Canada, and […]

The Riviera Nayarit glitters in the high-end luxury segment

The CVB was part of the Virtual Virtuoso Travel Week Latin America, Brazil & Caribbean that included the participation of 150 luxury travel advisors. The Riviera Nayarit shone brightly during the Virtuoso Travel Week Latin America, Brazil & Caribbean, the world’s largest luxury travel conference, held for the first time via virtual platform from December […]

Giorgio Armani launches new scent inspired by the Riviera Nayarit

French agency PublicisLuxe chose Mexico’s Pacific Treasure and its inimitable natural scenery to shoot the advertising campaign for Acqua Di Giò Profondo. What is the scent of the Riviera Nayarit? The answer to that question is, undoubtedly, contained within Giorgio Armani’s newest perfume, Acqua Di Giò Profondo, inspired by the deepest waters of the ocean […]

Whale watching should be a responsible activity

The Riviera Nayarit remains committed to caring for the environment and promoting sustainable tourism by supporting service providers that respect best practices for sightings. Whale watching is a favorite activity in the Riviera Nayarit, but it must be done in a responsible and sustainable manner so as to avoid a negative impact on the cetacean […]

The Riviera Nayarit present at the “Mexico’s Tourist Destinations” Certification Program PotenTur 2020

Over the course of 17 weeks (from July through November), 530 travel agents became specialists in the country’s tourist destinations, saving the best for last with Mexico’s Pacific Treasure. The Riviera Nayarit continues to strengthen its presence in the domestic market, joining innovative projects, such as the “Mexico’s Tourist Destinations” Certification Program, organized by PotenTur […]

Golf with a cause in the Riviera Nayarit: 2nd Delia Morán Vidanta Foundation Tournament

The tournament will be held at the spectacular Norman Signature Course in Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta on December 16, 2020. Grupo Vidanta is hosting the second edition of the Delia Morán Vidanta Foundation Tournament, presented by the Riviera Nayarit and Crossem, on December 16th at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta. The competition will be held at the spectacular […]

Condé Nast Traveler places the Riviera Nayarit among the “Best Places to Visit” in 2021

Luxury travel publication Condé Nast Traveler has included Mexico’s Pacific Treasure in two of its prestigious annual travel lists both in both the US and UK editions. While the travel industry waits for the COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted completely, the Riviera Nayarit has not stopped making news in domestic and international media, which have […]

The Riviera Nayarit increases flights and routes in December

Top domestic and international airlines are increasing their services to the region in December, reaching over 1,200 flights. The tourist reactivation in the Riviera Nayarit is going well and on point with the increase in activity at the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, which will welcome approximately 1,200 flights during December, an increase of […]

Apple TV+ will shoot its new series “The Mosquito Coast” in the Riviera Nayarit

The international production team will arrive in the destination in mid-December with the majority of its cast, which includes Justin Theroux, Jennifer Anniston’s ex-husband. In terms of film production, the Riviera Nayarit is closing out a very productive year as the location of choice for the new Apple TV+ series, “The Mosquito Coast,” starring Justin […]