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The Daily Briefing – March 2, 2023

By Tribune Travel

March 02, 2023

Puerto Vallarta News

Hotel companies recognized for promoting labor inclusion

The City Hall of this city and the Association of Human Resources Managers of Puerto Vallarta, Bahia de Banderas, and Costalegre recognized hotels in this tourist destination for providing employment opportunities to people in vulnerable situations and regardless of ethnic origin, gender, illness, sexual orientation, and other circumstances on this Monday, which was the National Day of Labor Inclusion.

Companies that work to create a society that is more diverse and inclusive can be found in Puerto Vallarta. The following businesses were honored: Vamar Vallarta, Samba Vallarta, Costa Sur, Dreams Bahia Mita, Flamingo Bahia Mita, Krystal Altitude Vallarta, Velas Vallarta, Meliá Puerto Vallarta, Secrets Bahia Mita, and Dreams Bahia Bay.

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Free internet access is available in Puerto Vallarta

In order to provide free mobile internet access in some Puerto Vallarta public areas with high levels of activity, the municipal government entered into negotiations with the telecom company Izzi. These negotiations are already in place.

The first access point chosen is a location Downtown that includes the Plaza de Armas and the outdoor theater of the Arcos del Malecon and extends from Abasolo Street to the Municipal Palace. The password will have the name “malecón ayuntamiento” assigned to it.

The second access point will be located on the esplanade of the Portales neighborhood’s Unidad Municipal Administrativa (UMA), where hundreds of people also go every day to work on red tape.

Los Cabos News

Government and food vendors work together for a cleanes Los Cabos

aerial view of Los Cabos hotel zone

Recently, members of the Zofemat, or Municipal Coordination of the Federal Maritime Terrestrial Zone of Los Cabos, visited some of the most well-known tourist beaches in the area to interact with the street and food vendors.

To reduce the amount of trash being dumped on the beach, local officials made it a top priority to forge strategic alliances with street and food vendors.

High tourism seasons traditionally result in a large amount of unsightly discarded waste produced by visitors. Much of this waste is simply tossed on the beach without concern, with creates a number of issues for the entire Los Cabos community. The discarded waste on the beach is simply unattractive to visitors. Besides, it is actually a health hazard.

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Los Cabos is ready to host 40.000 spring breakers

Authorities from the 3 levels of government and the private sector revealed the action and security plans that will be put into place over spring break in 2023 at a press conference.

According to Lilzi Orc Fragoso, executive president of the Los Cabos Hotel Association (AHLC), for this edition, 35–40,000 college students are anticipated to travel to the city, mostly from California’s west coast.

The average daily spending of spring breakers is $1,000, which translates into a total revenue of $25 million over the course of the four-week break for the students.

Cancun News

Hundreds stranded at Cancun International after Viva Air Colombia flight suspensions

On Monday night, Colombian carrier Viva Air announced the suspension of its operations in the midst of an insolvency process that it filed for at the beginning of the month.

Dozens of passengers were also left stranded in Cancun due to the closure of Viva Air Colombia. Those affected said they had been waiting for a solution for more than 24 hours.

Passengers waited in Terminal 2 of Cancun International for more than a day for another flight due to the suspension announcement by Viva Air Colombia said it was due to “the financial and operational infeasibility” that the company is going through. The companies Viva Aerobús , Volaris and Wingo “bound to Mexico City and Cancun” will support passengers with canceled flights to those destinations with special rates.

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Mexican Caribbean hotels expect high occupancy for beginning of April


Hotels and resorts throughout the Mexican Caribbean are expected to be approaching full capacity at the beginning of April, as the region’s popularity shows no signs of slowing down with both domestic and international travelers.

While it’s great news for Cancun and those who prefer a livelier atmosphere on their vacations, it represents much worse news for travelers with plans of booking a late getaway to Cancun in the coming months, who may now find it extremely difficult to find space in a resort of their choice.

With resorts across the entire Mexican Caribbean coastline – from Tulum up to Cancun and beyond – and in the neighboring state of Yucatan set to benefit from the surge in hotel occupancy rates, travelers who haven’t yet reserved a place to stay will need to do so as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


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