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With the aim of further progress in ecology, Mazatlan undertakes the Sustainable Hotel Program, unique in the northwest of Mexico, with which it seeks to improve current practices for better and cleaner beaches, achieve environmental certifications, use mechanisms savers of energy and water, separate garbage, among others; placing sustainability as the main focus of this effort.

The agreement was signed by the Ministry of Tourism, Development Council in Sinaloa, Municipal Government, Hoteliers and Civil Organization Conselva where Mazatlan is committed to sustainable development in the hotel industry.

“It’s historic what is happening in Mazatlan” said Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, who together with Secretary of Tourism of the State, Francisco Cordova Celaya, agree that this is a requirement in order to grow and move forward as a destination.


Congratulations to all who work for a Mazatlan and Mexico cleaner and better!

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espinozapaz_mazatlancarnivalThe Institute of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan announced the special participation of the singer-songwriter Espinoza Paz in Mazatlan’s Carnival 2015, on Monday February 16 in Olas Altas.

No doubt this will be an unforgettable spectacle for everyone since for the first time Espinoza Paz will be presented at the port of Mazatlan to delight his audience with all his successes, such as: I tried, Put yourself in my place, Next Friday, To not miss, If tomorrow you don’t see me and his recent theme song If you love God, who has made arrangements with Emilio Estefan.

Raul Rico Gonzalez, Director of the Institute, said that it was decided to invite the songwriter Espinoza Paz for being a prominent Sinaloense that in recent years has achieved international fame and be recognized thanks to his compositions.

From February 12 to February 17, escape from Mazatlán and enjoy us the International Carnival 2015 “Momo’s Dreams”!

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Today… The 3 Amigass in Concert

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Yesterday morning held a press conference of international artists “The 3 Amigas” that today will offer a concert in the Theatre-Hall “Venado” of Playa Mazatlan Beach Hotel as part of the 2015 season of “The Brenster & Carrum Show – Country in Mazatlan”.

The 3 Amigas: Patricia Conroy, Michelle Wright & Beverley Mahood expressed the emotion they feel of appearing in Mazatlan who cataloged it as a warm and friendly place where its people are completely wonderful. “We’re really enjoying our stay, beautiful sunsets, margaritas and incredible food”.


The concert will begin at 6:00 pm so we wait for you in one of the concerts most waited concerts of 2015!

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grandprincessToday and tomorrow Mazatlan is decked with the visit of the cruise “Carnival Miracle” and “Grand Princess” bringing to target a total of 5,028 international tourists and 2,026 crew members.

This morning at 7:45 am arrived the cruise “Miracle” of the company Carnival Cruise Line with 2,374 passengers and 917 crew members from the port of Los Angeles, California. Also on Wednesday, January 14th is scheduled the arrival of the vessel “Grand Princess” of Princess Cruises line at 6:00 am with 2,654 passengers and 1,109 crew members, also from Los Angeles, California.carnivalmiracle

Both local authorities and tourism service providers are ready to welcome all visitors and make their visit meet and exceed their expectations.

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The Times of Momo, Queens Forever

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In order to celebrate the memory, tradition and magic of Mazatlan’s International Carnival through their sovereign, the Institute of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan opened Saturday afternoon the exhibition “The Times of Momo, Queens Forever” in Pavilion of “La Gran Plaza” Mall.

The history of Mazatlan’s Carnival can be told through its 106 sovereign, whose beauty, charm and elegance represent the past and present of our maximum holiday.

In the sample, you can see 102 pictures of our queens (4 had to be left out of the exhibition by the deterioration of the image) which are shaping fashion, style, beauty and customs.


This exhibition will be open until Tuesday 17 February, so we invite you to take a tour of our history and feel the joy of our Carnival.

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The world’s leading online accommodation booking, Booking.com, awards Excellence Prize to Playa Mazatlan Beach Hotel for the high score obtained by the positive feedback and evaluation of services that there realized by customers who stayed at the hotel during 2014, obtaining an average of 8.8.

According to the policies of Booking.com, to receive this recognition the hotel must obtain an average score above 8, where the client will have to evaluate the areas of: Cleaning, Comfort, Location, Facilities and Services, Personal, Relationship Quality-Price, Free WiFi. Both comments and evaluation are from real customers who receive by email, after their stay, an invitation to perform the task.

Playa Mazatlan Beach Hotel appreciates the distinctive and is committed to continue working for excellence in the quality of its services!

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mazatlantourismSince the opening of the Mazatlan-Durango Highway, the arrival of cruise ships and the increase in the number of congresses and national conventions held in the Pearl of the Pacific, Mazatlan recorded the visit of more than 2 million tourists in 2014 and estimated that in 2015 there is has an increase of 10%.

This was announced by local authorities and service providers who saw 2014 obtained a 23% increase in domestic tourism and growth of foreign visitors through the arrival of 35 cruises as Crown Princess.

Julio Birrueta, Director of the Office of Mazatlan’s Promotion, said that the people of Durango, Zacatecas, Coahuila and Nuevo Leon are those who more visit the port, taking advantages of holidays and weekends; additional Mazatlan International Airport “General Rafael Buelna” made an expansion and renovation at its facilities to the growth of tourism demand.

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Cast Mazatlan International Carnival 2015

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Yesterday morning the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, and the Director of the Institute of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan, Raul Gonzalez Rico, released to the media the official cast of Mazatlan’s Carnival 2015, which will be shaped for:

Evening of the Arts – Soprano Maria Katzarava accompanied by the Sinaloa of the Arts Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Enrique Patron de Rueda


Friday, February 6 – Angela Peralta Theater

Orchestra – $500

First Balcony – $450

Second Balcony – $350

Third Balcony – $250

Coronation of King of Joy – El Chapo de Sinaloa and German Montero



Thursday, February 12 – Olas Altas

Free admission!

Floral Games Queen Coronation – Ricardo Montaner


Friday, February 13 – Stadium Teodoro Mariscal

Carnival Queen Coronation – Marco Antonio Solis “El Buki”


Saturday February 14 – Stadium Teodoro Mariscal

Golden Zone – $1,500

Silver Zone – $1,200

Blue Zone – $800

Central – $400

Right Side – $200

Left Side – $200

Queen Children Coronation – Rio Roma


Monday, February 16 – Stadium Teodoro Mariscal

Golden Zone – $400

Silver Zone – $400

Blue Zone – $300

Central – $200

Right Side – $100

Left Side – $100

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Mazatlan close to 100% in 2014

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mazatlanwinterseasonUndoubtedly 2014 represented a year of prosperity for Mazatlan in the tourist sector, as we not only had the return of the cruise but from the infrastructure as Mazatlan-Durango superhighway and increased number of seats and new air connections, have helped position the Pearl of the Pacific as one of the most popular sun and beach destinations of Mexico.

Thus, the winter holiday season will not be the exception so hoteliers and merchants of the port report a full 100% in hotels and reservations and will be had triple cruise arrival: MS Veendam, Norwegian Star and Crown Princess. As an economic benefit over 250 million estimated for the port.

According to a satisfaction survey conducted by the Fecanaco, winter tourism for new year comes mainly from the states of Texas, Arizona, Ohio and New Mexico, on the international side (United States). Of the national part, the Northern Corridor continues to stand as the most important customer for Mazatlan.

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For the sixth consecutive time, on December 24, the State Department of the United States ratified the port of Mazatlan as a destination without warning to travel for vacationers and U.S. residents.

According to information provided by the Ministry of Tourism, in updating and ratification of Mazatlan as a safe destination some recommendations such as those listed: Limit your stay at tourist points of the port as Golden Zone, Downtown and direct routes to the Airport.

This is how the US government has exempted six times consecutively to Mazatlan of its travel warnings, which highlights the efforts the government and citizens have done for this beautiful beach destination in Mexico.

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