Accompanied by hundreds of children, youth and adults, the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, officially began on Sunday February 23rd, the Permanent Reforestation Campaign in Mazatlan with the firm intention to strengthen the culture of care for the environment.
Under the slogan: Planting, Care and Lives, the Permanent Reforestation Campaign invites all families to join this effort to the environment by planting a tree as a small contribution to the planet.
During the start of the campaign with the support of more than 800 people managed to plant a thousand trees black olive, amapa and neem in an area of 2.6 km in Perez Escobosa Avenue and to date the Mazatlan City Council carries planted 7,800 trees in different parts of city.
For a clean Mazatlan, Let us join to this noble Reforestation Campaign!
With great success, yesterday began the feast days in Mazatlan with the Athletics Carnival Cup 2014, where around 200 athletes gathered in Del Mar Avenue got to compete in 10 and 5 km races.
During the Athletics Carnival Cup 2014 youth values Ricardo Guzman and Ana Llorente at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa were imposed crowns the tops in their respective fields, making a time of 32:53 and 40:52 respectively.
Within the Major and Minor Juvenile Branch, Luis Rivas and Fatima Aguirre took the honors in the 5 km race with a time of 16:58 and 20:25.
Special greeting to the winners and the organizing team to promote the maximum holiday of the port through this sporting event.
A great show was what was experienced last Friday at the Angela Peralta Theater in the frame of Mazatlan’s International Carnival 2014, as during the Evening of the Arts to applause and cheers was awarded the Mazatlan Prize for Literature 2014 the writer, editor, journalist, novelist, translator and Mexican essayist, Rafael Perez Gay, for his literary work “The brain of my brother.”
It was the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, the Rector of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, Juan Eulogio Guerra, and of the members of the jurors: Juan Jose Rodriguez, Braulio Peralta and Ignacio Trejo Fuentes, who received his award, Rafael Perez Gay, who was moved by this prestigious award.
After words of thanks, the curtain opened and gave passage to the Zarzuela Show Olé Guapa! where the Choir Guillermo Sarabia, Camerata Mazatlan, the Arts Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Enrique Patron de Rueda, the Fernanda Guerra Dance Company and renowned Mexican singer Susana Zabaleta, merged their talents to provide all the audience an unforgettable evening.
In order to provide a secure and transparent Mazatlan, during the maximum holiday of the port, International Carnival 2014 “Litoralia: Skin of the Sea”, the Federal Consumer Protection (PROFECO) will install temporary modules to receive complaints and to verify irregularities that report tourists and local community against abuse in hotel rates.
In a statement, the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa Francisco Cordova Celaya said that, to avoid the rate increase or conditioning room service, modules at strategic points of the port will be installed, which will provide better service and projection of Mazatlan ensuring visitors and citizens that the authorities were working hard to prevent the abuses of some businessmen.
In addition, from today and permanently, will launch the Consumer Care Center to be located in the Ministry of Tourism to serve all tourists efficiently and create an awareness of attention with excellence.
That is why we invite you to attend these service modules to report any anomaly during your stay in Mazatlan, so that gives you the advice and follow you deserve.
Secretariat for Tourism Building
882 Del Mar Avenue, Fracc. Telleria
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
(01 800) 468 8722
With the participation of 40-45 athletes from the municipalities of Los Mochis, Guasave, Culiacan, Mazatlan and Escuinapa, today begins in Mazatlan the State Olympics of Triathlon 2014 that will finish next Saturday February 22nd in Playa Norte, which represents a pre qualifiers for the National Olympics.
The official schedule for this major sporting event will start with the time keeping in swimming and athletics in the facilities of the College Montfort (8:00 a.m.) and Benito Juarez Unit (3:00 p.m.), then tomorrow, Friday February 21st is perform the tests Aquathlon (8:00 a.m.) Duathlon (3:30 p.m.) North Beach and ‘Leonismo Internacional’ Avenue respectively, to culminate on Saturday 22nd with the Triathlon at 7:00 a.m.
It is noted that in the State Olympics will involve firm aspiring national gold medal and have already been national champions from previous Olympics.
Hotel Playa Mazatlan invites you to follow closely this important sports event and support your favorite athlete.
For the second time Mazatlan Airport manages to get the ASQ Award for Best Regional Airport in Latin America and the Caribbean that gives the Airports Council International (ACI), which is one of the most important awards in quality service of the airport industry.
In a press release the Central North Airport Group (OMA) exposed that “obtaining the Award for the Best Regional Airport in Latin America and the Caribbean in the category of airports with less than two million passengers per year, resulting in a recognition of the results of the actions taken by the team of Mazatlan Airport to improve the quality of service provided.”
Surely this award reflects the efforts and actions that Mazatlan’s Airport has been doing since 2013 to improve the quality of their processes, signaling, facilitating passenger traffic and optimizing their stay inside the airport.
After a few years of having canceled their visits to Mazatlan, thanks to the efforts of the state and federal governments to ensure the safety and happy stay of its visitors, the Carnival Cruise Lines will resume shipping arrivals to this paradisiac port. This was stated by Minister of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, who reported to be around 40 arrivals expected in Mazatlan by Carnival Cruise Lines during the 2014, which will start by September or October.
To formalize the presence of cruise ships in port, the Federal Ministry of Tourism confirmed that only needs to match the schedules of the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez, Federal Secretary of Tourism, Claudia Ruiz Massieu and the President of the Carnival Cruise Lines.
In a special edition for Valentine’s Day, on February 14 the Venue “El Venado” of Hotel Playa Mazatlan was showcased with the stellar performance by singer/songwriter of country music Gary Fjellgaard, who accompanied the Vocal Duo Dynamic: Brent Mcathey & Tanya Carrum as part of “Canadian Country” concerts they are offering in Mazatlan in its 2013-2014 season.
The multi award-winning Gary Fjellgaard grew up on a farm on the Canadian prairies and it seems that its origins have influenced his musical art as their melodies manage to transport you by farmland and mountains of Canada. His music and the form in which he reaches the scene transmit “I’m a country boy in the heart.”
At the end of his performance, the audience gave him a warm standing ovation asking for one more song.
Meanwhile, Brent & Tanya delighted the audience with their voices, offering a mix of songs from the 60′s, Mexican ballads and pop.
Hotel Playa Mazatlan thank all attendees who managed to create an unforgettable romantic evening and invites you next Friday March 14th to the amazing concert that will offer Joan Kennedy who has been of tour along almost the whole world and has won 7 awards of the CCMA (Canadian Country Music Awards), four CMT (Country Music Television) and awards (one for “Best International Country Music Video,” “Best Country Music Album”, “Best Female Artist of the Country ” and “Best Country Artist”).
On Saturday night February 15th the iconic Angela Peralta Theater was the perfect setting to celebrate the election of Mazatlan’s Carnival Queen 2014, where the beauty, charm and elegance of the participants stressed on stage and their friends and family from their seats with joy and warmth accompanied them in this great memorable night for everyone.
With a great artistic show, under the direction of Maestro Horacio Lecona, beginnings the celebrations, evoking through dance, visual projections, music and energy carnivals of Venice, New Orleans, Cuba and Brazil, with the excellent participation of the Classic Ballet Company, the Professional Dance School of Mazatlan and 18 dancers from Mexico City.
There were three stages of evaluation to which the participants underwent: coctail dress catwalk, questions and evening dress, which the jury headed by Dr. Jorge Fuentevilla, qualified beauty, scenic domain, public domain, intellect security, among others.
The contest was hard but the naturalness, humility and depth of the response of Lorena Lizarraga in the stage of questions not only won applause from the audience that made it stand out in the competition but also allowed her to have the title of the new Mazatlan Carnival Queen 2014, accumulating a maximum score of 156 votes. Very close to her Marcela Valdez who is now the new Queen of the Floral Games with a final score of 154 votes.
Later, at the offices of the Institute of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan, the imposition of bands was held at Prince of Joy, Juan Osuna, the King of Joy, Adolfo Blanco “The Artist”, the Queen of Poetry Ivanna Romero and Child Carnival Queen, Zuszet Guevara.
Only 11 days separate us to start with the maximum holiday or the port, so reserve your place and live with us Mazatlan Carnival 2014 “Litoralia: Skin of the Sea”.
TripAdvisor, the largest travel website in the world, gave to the Hotel Playa Mazatlan the Travelers’ Choice 2014 award, which catalogs within Top 25 Hotels for Families in Mexico and the only recognized in Mazatlan.
The Travelers’ Choice awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers, who according to their experience give their vote. In addition, the reliability of this is backed by its more than 260 million unique visitors per month and over 125 million views and comments are recorded, since TripAdvisor provides trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of features for planning and direct links to booking tools.
Playa Mazatlan Beach Hotel is infinitely grateful for the trust of our travelers, feeling undoubtedly committed to continue raising our standards of quality to be your dream vacation a reality with us.