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US Eliminates Covid Test for Reentry to US for International Travelers

The United States has eliminated the need for a Covid test for international travelers, which will come as a relief to travelers.

Vaccination or Negative Covid Test Required to Enter PV Bars or Clubs

Starting Jan. 14, 2022, you'll need a current Covid-19 vaccination with proof or a negative Covid-19 test to enjoy a night out at one of Puerto Vallarta's bars or clubs.

Doctor at Home PV offers a new option for your ailments

Going to the hospital can be something frightening for people, that is why there is the alternative of "Dr at home".

Clubs and Bars Reopen at Limited Capacity

The Mexican state of Jalisco (of which Puerto Vallarta is a part of) has announced new Covid-19 containment measurements, allowing clubs and bars to reopen (they have been closed during the month of August) at limited capacity.

Reinas, Apaches, One Six One Shuttered the Rest of August

A recent change in regulations by Puerto Vallarta government is leaving several popular LGBTQ to close for the remainder of August.

Bars, Clubs to Reopen in September

Bars and clubs will reopen in September, say Puerto Vallarta authorities, as a means to help reactivate the economy in the tourist destination.

Despite Covid-19 Tourism Remains Strong for Summer Season

Despite a new wave of Covid-19 in the US and Mexico, tourism appears to continue to be strong for now in Puerto Vallarta, creating a better summer season than last year.

Puerto Vallarta increases its air operations by 20% during the first half of July

A 20% increase in national and international air operations during the first fortnight of July, compared to the same period last month, highlights that...

Puerto Vallarta Continues Economic Recovery One Year After Beaches Reopened

It has been one year since the city of Puerto Vallarta reopened its beaches and slowly started the economic process with increasing capacity and more flights arriving.

Puerto Vallarta advances in its tourist reactivation and increases hotel occupancy to 80%

Puerto Vallarta is preparing for the summer, and thanks to the low rates of positivity and hospitalization for Covid-19, the governor of the state...

Tourist Travel Increases as Officials Worry About Possible Covid-19 Increase

It would be an understatement to say that most tourist destinations worldwide have seen better days thanks to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, nevertheless Puerto Vallarta is bouncing back.  Important dates coming up such as easter break, spring break and Vallarta Pride week (recently announced to be taking place this year) means the city will have an influx of national and foreign visitors.  While this is good news for the local economy, local authorities worry that this could lead to a rise in Covid-19 cases.

Covid-19 Restrictions to Expire, Businesses and Bars to Reopen Sat., Feb. 13

The Vallarta Independiente is reporting that the Jalisco Government will not extend the current Covid-19 restrictions, which will expire at Midnight on Feb. 13, 2021.

RED BUTTON Initiated: New Restrictions in Place from Jan. 16 to 31

The Governor for the state of Jalisco, which Puerto Vallarta resides in, Enrique Alfaro, has initiated a new "red button" with restrictions in place from Jan. 16 to Jan. 31, 2021 for the area due to an increase in Covid-19 cases.

Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for people living with HIV?

As the first COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out around the world, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates have sought to reassure those living with HIV that they can safely get the coronavirus vaccination.

Hotel Mercurio Offering Covid-19 Tests for US and Canadian Travelers

Hotel Mercurio, located on Francisca Rodríguez 168 in Zona Romántica, is offering Covid-19 tests for those travelers returning to the United States or Canada.

Doctor at Home PV Offers Covid-19 Testing

As anxiety continues to grow with U.S. visitors seeking Covid-19 tests in Puerto Vallarta, one local doctor is offering at home service to collect the test and send off to a lab for processing.

US Requires Covid-19 Test Before Entry for International Travelers

The United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) will require anyone flying into the US from outside the country to provide a negative Covid-19...

Shangela and Feed the Queens Donate to PV Food Pantry Distribution

Feed the Queens, a U.S. based non-profit foundation formed by Rupaul Drag Race star Shangela and The Actors Fund, has donated the funds to purchase 400 pantry baskets to a Puerto Vallarta initiative that was started to help locals with food after the pandemic started.

New Shutdown Has Puerto Vallarta Open But…With Restrictions

New restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19 have been put into place, with the State Government announcing new lockdowns in Guadalajara and...

Puerto Vallarta hotels can now operate at 75 percent capacity

As of last weekend, the hotels in Puerto Vallarta can already operate at 75 percent of their capacity in order to promote, responsibly, the tourist activity of the main destination in Jalisco.

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