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In order to avoid congestion and closing roads, Mazatlan authorities put up the ‘Double Lane’ in Camaron Sabalo Avenue and ‘Bandodromo’ in Olas Altas from today until Sunday April 20.

The ‘Double Lane’ contemplates the use of four-lane of the Camaron Sabalo Avenue, from Valentino to Petroplaza, only to travel to the north. Simultaneously be opened to vehicular traffic Julio Berdegue Circuit (entering from hotels El Cid to La Marina Avenue), Tiburon Avenue (in order to lift the Sabalo Country to the North and La Marina Avenue) and La Marina Avenue (to circulate from Sabalo Cerritos Avenue to Doctor Carlos Canseco Avenue). It is important to emphasize that the Lomas de Mazatlan Avenue will have normal circulation.


To access to Del Mar Avenue is allowed exclusive use of Gutierrez Najera, University, Insurgentes and Rafael Buelna, leaving the other roads to go down.

For ‘Bandodromo’ the ‘Paseo Olas Altas’ will clear after 16:00 hours and traffic circulation will close from Zaragoza to Rigoberto Lewis st, and the party starts at 20:00 hours to finish at 04:00 hours.

Some of the recommendations for this season are:

  • Use alternate routes.
  • No driving while intoxicated or exceeding speed limits.
  • Respect signs.
  • Check the condition of the vehicle.
  • Yield to pedestrians.

If you have any doubt, approach to transit authorities that will be to help you.

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digitaltouristguideIn the kiosk of the ‘Plazuela Machado’ the Mayor of the city, Carlos Felton, opened the Digital Tourist Guide with which the user will be able to go to 18 historic sites with a code to be scanned screened at its mobile information in image, audio and text about the place.

In this way Mazatlan becomes the first municipality in Sinaloa implement this technology platform will provide the local community and visitors to have information of the sights of the harbor in an agile and dynamic way.

Currently some of the sites that are enabled with this system are the Angela Peralta Theater, the Cathedral, Haas House, Muralla Club, the Diver and Fisherman’s Monument, staring extended to 32 points.

That is how Mazatlan remains at the forefront to offer its visitors an experience of quality.

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The Secretary of Tourism Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, officially launched the promotional video ‘Happy Sinaloa’ which, with images of the main tourist areas of the 18 municipalities of the state, will be promoting at trade shows and presentations in Mexico and abroad.

Happy Sinaloa shows to the world the natural beauty that our state shelters through the joy and warmth of its people. For its production involved the participation of 40 young people, children and adults, realizing panoramic captures in the Magical Towns in El Fuerte, El Rosario and Cosala as well as in the municipalities of Mazatlan, Culiacan and Ahome.

Happy Sinaloa will debut first in the Tourism Tianguis 2014 to be held in Cancun from 6 to 9 May.

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New shows in Mazatlan Aquarium

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mazatlanaquariumBegin the holiday and Mazatlan Aquarium already has a large number of visitors, so the Director of the Aquarium, Jorge del Rincon Jarero, announced that they have referred new shows and attractions for the whole family to enjoy a day full of fun and adventure.

Among the new program is the Family Farm where children have the opportunity to interact with animals. Likewise, traditional performances as birds and seals provide new numbers for the amusement of children and adults.

Thus Mazatlan Aquarium this year forecast to break attendance records since undoubtedly it is one of the spoiled sites for whom they visit the Pearl of the Pacific.

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nationaloperationbeachinruleWith the presence of the Federal Attorney for the Environment, Guillermo Haro Belchez and other authorities on environmental and tourism field started in Mazatlan the National Operation Beach in Rule Holy Week 2014 that has as slogan combat illegal trade, pollution and privatization of the beaches.

The National Operation Beach in Rule Holy Week 2014 will be applied in 17 coastal states and 167 municipalities of 11 km from the coast of Mexico, which includes among its priorities:

  • Stop the invasion of ambulant and the disorder in the Federal Maritime Zone (Zofemat), which will help to control the vendors and merchants on the beaches to promote NO hassling tourists.
  • Check the access of tourists to the federal area beaches.
  • Apply the rules for the protection of the environment and marine species, by what there will not be allowed the use of motorcycles, jeeps and horses.


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useseatbealtThe Direction of Preventive Programs of the Secretary of Public Security of the State of Sinaloa launched yesterday morning the program for the operative “Safe Vacations 2014″ looking for during this holiday period approaching in Mexico, the focus in families is the socializing and fun.

Some of the recommendations made by the Secretary of Public Security if you are traveling are:

  • Check the operation of your vehicle, especially the brakes and electrical system.
  • Bring first aid kit.
  • Bring tools and tire replacement.
  • Use a seat belt when driving.
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages if you are driving.
  • Keep your cell phone charged and credit.

In Your Home:

  • Check that the gas cylinder is closed.
  • Unplug electronics devices.
  • Secure all doors and windows.

These and other recommendations will be disseminated through radio and television spots and print media.

Remember that the most important is your health and wellbeing, so take precautions and enjoy your holidays in family.


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juancarlosvaldivia‘Characters’ (Personajes) will welcome all visitors to the Mazatlan International Airport, since yesterday, this pictorial exhibition of 14 works in acrylic and oil on canvas, by the painter and teacher, Juan Carlos Valdivia, decorate the OMA Gallery.

Accompanied for the ribbon cutting by Jose Luis Villanueva, Airport Manager, Claudia Gallardo, in charge of OMA Gallery and painter Armando Nava, who was master of the creator; Juan Carlos Valdivia officially opened the exhibition “Characters” whose pictorial proposal is expressed through figurative and abstract works.

Juan Carlos Valdivia has dedicated much of his life to painting and nowadays he is a teacher of visual arts at the Municipal Arts Center; their perspective and palette that it uses evidence their experience to shape in forms and colors what his eyes see.

The exhibition “Characters” will be visible in the OMA Gallery Mazatlan International Airport until June, so do not miss the opportunity to visit.

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paradebikeweekThe organizing committee of the International Motorcycle Week Mazatlan 2014 unveiled at a press conference the official route of the Great Parade to be held on Saturday April 26:

The tour starts at 15:30 in the Plaza de la Moto (Sam’s Club parking lot), where the presence of 18,000 participants are expected to climb further to Del Mar Avenue southbound until the Memorial Shield of Sinaloa. From this point it will take the ‘Cerro del Vigia’ to go down the street Carvajal and continue the journey in the opposite direction.

Later, in the Plaza de la Moto the acrobatics contest, the shows Stunt Riders and Death Globe will be performed.

Come and enjoy with us the International Motorcycle Week Mazatlan 2014!


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mazatlangastronomyThe President of the Association of Hotels Three Islands, Jose Ramon Sanchez Manguart, unveiled the new slogan that will lead the new promotional campaign to be held in the northern economic corridor to promote Mazatlan through its gastronomy, “If your craving is so big come to eat to Mazatlan.”

pescadozarandeadoShortly they will announce the new campaign through social networks and digital media, which seeks to highlight Mazatlan’s attractions and keep and attract new tourists to our port.

Jose Ramon Manguart mentioned that there will be making an annual investment of 5 million pesos to position Mazatlan as the favorite Mexican tourist beach destination, making a strong campaign in the cities of Chihuahua, Torreon, Durango and Monterrey.


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stoneislandSunny days and warm weather is already enjoying in the beautiful port of Mazatlan, favors to hundreds of local families and that visit us from the interior of the Mexican Republic and abroad, choose a good option to enjoy in Family the Catamaran and Stone Island Tours, where sun, sand, sea and delicious food, come together to everyone’s delight.

catamaranmazatlanThe commercial sector and tourism service providers affirm that Sunday recorded a significant rebound in tourism since for example, Stone Island, about 2,000 people cross over the main dock and 200 more at the Beach South to enjoy all the natural attractions offered by this site.

horsebackridingStill others opt for the Catamaran, where take a tour of about 3 hours to the harbor bay to appreciate stunning caves, islands, Sea Lion Rocks, White Stones, among others.

Since being on the beach, variety of attractions will be available, such as: Horseback riding, banana boat, Jet Ski, snorkel or simply lying under a palapa and enjoy the beautiful view and breeze of the sea.

If you do not define where to go in this holiday season, visit Mazatlan and discover why it is considered the Pearl of the Pacific!


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