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The Daily Briefing – Thursday, May 11, 2023

By Tribune Travel

May 11, 2023

Puerto Vallarta News

Difficult to regulate the All-Inclusive plan in the hotel industry

It will be difficult to regulate the all-inclusive plan in the hotel industry, as the Congress of the Union intends to do, because the amount of the costs and the percentages that are dedicated to food, lodging and entertainment of the prices paid by the guests are very variable.

This was the opinion of Jorge Peralta, manager of the Mío and Friendly Hotels, who stated that hoteliers comply with all the tax aspects established in Article 50 of the Public Finance Law of the State of Jalisco, which indicates what must be taxed for lodging, meals or activities.

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Restaurants full for Mother’s Day

Restaurant full for Mothers Day

 The National Chamber of the Restaurant and Catering Industry (Canirac) predicts that the Mother’s Day celebrations will last all week, although most of the restaurants in Puerto Vallarta looked crowded this May 10th.

“The expectation of the restaurants in general was very high. Right now, I am working in one of my restaurants and we are saturated with work. We hope that all the other restaurants will have the same concentration of customers. We were expecting 80 to 90 percent, I think we met that expectation, but also for the rest of the evening the restaurants are ready for dinner,” said the president of Canirac Vallarta, Jorge Carbajal.

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Los Cabos News


Mexico received 2,712 million dollars from tourism in March

In March, the country received around 2,712.8 billion dollars from international tourists, an increase of 7.3 percent compared to the same period last year, according to official figures.

Domestic tourists accounted for 95.61 percent of the total, with the remainder coming from cross-border tourists.

Presenting the International Traveler Surveys (EVI) as of March 2023, Inegi highlighted that only in the third month of the year, a flow of six million 698 thousand 517 visitors was registered.

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More about Los Cabos: The ultimate El Medano Beach guide 2023


Jimmy O. Yang enjoys Los Cabos vacation before attending friend’s wedding

Famous actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang is enjoying a vacation in Los Cabos. Through his girlfriend Bri Kimmel’s Instagram account, they shared a picture together in this beautiful Mexican tourist destination. However, their stay in Los Cabos is not all about rest and relaxation, as they will soon be attending the wedding of some close friends.

Jimmy O. Yang is best known for his role as Jian-Yang in the hit HBO comedy series Silicon Valley. In addition to his small screen talent, he has also excelled in stand-up, appearing on popular programs such as The Arsenio Hall Show, where he received a standing ovation for his performance.

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Cancun News

Cancun reinforces beach security as summer season approaches

Policeman on an atv on the beach

New security measures have been introduced in Cancun to protect visitors and discourage crime on the city’s well-known beaches.

Agents from the Secretariat of Citizen Security are now policing popular tourist locations, such as the El Nino and Punta Sam beaches, alongside local law enforcement and the National Guard.

The agents will also keep an eye on the Supermanzana 89 region and well-known commercial areas close to the coast.

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More about Cancun:  Akumal, a paradise beach in the Mexican Caribbean


Hotel chains join efforts to fight sargassum in Cancun

Cancun beach with sargassum

Spanish hotel companies such as Meliá, Riu and Barceló are among the most affected by the massive arrival of Sargassum because of their strong presence on the beaches of Quintana Roo’s tourist destinations, so they work at night with heavy machinery and during the day gardeners are in charge of keeping the beaches clean.

Meliá has seven hotels in Mexico and plans to open three more in the next three years: Paradisus Playa Mujeres, ME Guadalajara and Gran Meliá Punta Canuva.

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Selected International Headlines


From CBS News Los Angeles

Migrants wait in a makeshift camp at the San Diego border wall ahead of the lifting of Title 42

From The Dallas Morning News

Southwest Airlines pilots authorize a strike after 11 days of voting

From Phoenix’s

Around 650 million gallons of water spilled from Roosevelt Dam on Wednesday, SRP says

From Calgary Herald

 Critically endangered black-and-white ruffed lemur born at Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, first in 36 years

From Vancouver Sun

 RCMP investigating sex assault of 15-year-old girl at Surrey temple



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