Puerto Vallarta started this year of January with a long list of awards granted by different print and electronic publications worldwide, highlighting various aspects of its wide tourist offer. In addition, many of them are based on the experiences of travelers.
One of the most important mentions was granted by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler magazine, which last October placed Puerto Vallarta in the number 5 spot in the top ten of small cities in the world. More than 600,000 readers of the publication responded to the survey based on their travel experiences. This opinion exercise is the most prestigious recognition of tourism excellence and is known as “the best of the best of world travel”.
Subsequently, Travel & Leisure magazine included the state of Jalisco as one of “The 50 best destinations to travel in 2020”. The article mentions that Jalisco and its destinations have boutique hotels, innovative cuisine and cultural wealth in addition to extensive connectivity, events and news.
In Jalisco, they say, tradition and modernity are mixed with surprising results. The publication also highlights the improvements in the road that has shortened the transfer times between Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta, as well as between this destination and the Costa Alegre.
In the sporting aspect, recently the Association of Professional Tennis Players (ATP) named the PV Open as the Best Challenger Tournament of the year. It is noteworthy that the two years of life of the tennis event in this destination has obtained such distinction, for the large organization, attractions, attention and quality services for all participants.
Recently, the mention of Puerto Vallarta was found in the WestJet Magazine (which circulates on the flights of that airline) of the month of December, in which the attractions of this destination during the winter stand out, starting with the pleasant weather that has conquered to thousands of Canadians who spend long periods here.
Another publication, Family Travel Forum included Puerto Vallarta in a list of the best places to enjoy a honeymoon, published by US News and Yahoo Finance.
It should also be remembered that in 2019 Puerto Vallarta was named the “Best Destination” by Apple Vacations, during its annual delivery of the Golden Apple Awards at a ceremony held in Chicago, a recognition based on holiday satisfaction surveys, filled out by customers after having lived their vacation experiences.
The Botanical Garden of Puerto Vallarta was also recognized by being included in the list of “The 10 best botanical gardens in North America” in the Canadian Garden Tourism Awards within the conference of garden tourism. Previously, the readers of USA Today had also named it one of the 10 best botanical gardens in North America in the traditional reader survey.
As for the LGBT segment, there are also important mentions, recently HomoCulture magazine included Puerto Vallarta in its list of the 20 best gay destinations for this year, along with Barcelona, Berlin and Las Vegas. This port highlights its warm climate, its friendly and tolerant atmosphere, its amazing beaches, its great topography and lots of fun in the sun.