June, 17th 2020
An atmosphere of enthusiasm was the one that was experienced at the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, before the arrival of the first tourist passengers in groups via commercial flights, who arrived at the tourist destination to enjoy its beaches after the opening decreed by the government of the state of Jalisco.
For the first time in three months, the airport complex registered an important activity, the porters returned to carry the luggage of the tourists, taxis had taken people to hotels, and the display monitors we’re not red with the signs of cancellation.
It is worth mentioning that the national airlines have started since last week to resume their flights on a recurring basis between the different airports and Puerto Vallarta, offering attractive discounts for traveling in the rest of the summer.
Also, this month the flights of foreign airlines from Canada and the United States begin to resume, with a view to reactivating the arrival of passengers in September and heading for winter.
IMMEDIATE RESPONSE TO REOPENING: TOURISTS ARE ARRIVING AT HOTELS IN PUERTO VALLARTA AND RIVIERA
After the reopening of Puerto Vallarta to tourism in a controlled way, but totally in terms of beaches and piers, as well as hotels at 30% of their capacity, the response of national tourism was immediate and was immediate, upon arrival. of groups and families who come to vacation for a few days, both by plane, buses and private vehicles.
While significant activity is already registered at the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, the movement also increases in the Central de Autobuses, as well as in the road accesses of the tourist destination.
People, mainly from Guadalajara and Mexico City, have arrived after spending more than three months without being able to carry out outdoor activities. They were received with joy by the hotels in Vallarta that have already opened their doors.
Also, against all odds, despite the fact that the beaches of Nayarit have not yet been opened to the public, hotels on the Riviera, especially the Nuevo Vallarta area, have registered the arrival of visitors, who move to Puerto Vallarta to enter the sea or access in a very controlled way to the beaches themselves under surveillance of the resorts.
Businessmen and hoteliers have a good expectation of economic recovery of the destination, which they have pointed out, it is necessary to continue promoting, since there are no registered familiarization trips of international travel agencies to motivate again the arrival of massive foreign groups.
Passengers arriving at the Airport in the last days
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