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Puerto Vallarta News
Two double cruise ship arrivals bring more than 15,000 visitors to Vallarta
This week, Puerto Vallarta saw two double arrivals that brought 15,086 passengers and 5,684 crew members, bringing in over 34 million pesos in economic revenue.
The Navigator of the Seas and the Carnival Panorama, each carrying 3,418 passengers and 1,237 crew members, respectively, arrived at Puerto Vallarta during these two double arrivals, according to the Administration of the National Port System (ASIPONA).
Finally, the Norwegian Joy arrived with 4,111 tourists and 1,684 crew members. The Discovery Princess also arrived with 3,194 passengers and 1,369 crew members.
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University students invite to be part of Go Routes
Students of the Physical Culture and Sports degree at the Centro Universitario de la Costa developed a recreational program in 2018 with the goal of promoting physical activity. The program focuses on caring for and getting to know the natural environment through hiking.
The goal is to suggest, encourage, and engage people to enjoy the natural environment, first by recognizing the region’s attractions like beaches, rivers, and waterfalls, among other urban locations; and second by caring for and conserving the environment.
Los Cabos News
Touchdown! Medano businesses ready for the Super Bowl
Leonardo Perlie Isea, president of the Medano Beach Business Association, spoke exclusively to CPS Noticias and Tribuna de Los Cabos about the importance of the Super Bowl for the area. Hotels, bars and restaurants on the beach are preparing theme parties for the sporting event. Business owners estimate that their reservations will increase by 100 per cent on Sunday.
According to NFL data, Mexico is the second most important market for this sport with around 48 million people, highlighting that out of every 10 fans in the country, five are women.
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Sport fishing will be ‘primary activity’ in BCS
Sport fishing competitions are governed in Baja California Sur by the Fund for the Protection of Marine Resources (Fonmar), an activity that brings in a significant amount of money for the region because so many people travel there to engage in it.
However, according to Paz Ochoa, president of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission of the State Congress, there are also several local fishermen who will now gain from signing up for these programs, on par with cattle and agricultural.
Uber announces the start of operations in Chetumal even without permits
Uber stated on Tuesday that it has started providing its private service in Chetumal, despite the fact that it still lacks the necessary licenses. The business claims they are available for hire in Chetumal after obtaining a court order and employing drivers in early January.
Residents of Chetumal can use Uber through their app, but the firm is still lacking operating licenses in the state of Quintana Roo.
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Investments to promote residential projects and hotels coming to Riviera Maya in 2023
The Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) forecasts both domestic and foreign investment projects for over three billion dollars in 2023. These are investments centered on residential and hotel projects, according to Miguel Angel Lemus, the southeast coordinator for the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI).
As Quintana Roo continues to be seen as a desirable area to reside, he also mentioned that several Spanish groups have already announced plans to create more hotel rooms, which would add more than 5,000 rooms in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
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