This morning, the Secretary of Government Innovation of Sinaloa, Karim Pechir, presented to city officials and mass media “Mexico Connected” program, through which it will be installed up to 8,000 free points of connectivity in public places of Sinaloa.
“Mexico Connected” is a project of the Federal Government which seeks to give access to more people in the country, installing free internet in an important number of public spaces; with a goal for 2018 to install a total of 250,000 free points of internet throughout the country.
It should be noted that nationally, Sinaloa ranks #6 in relation to the entities with free internet.
Likewise, the official Karim Pechir invited citizens and visitors of Mazatlan to propose public places where they wish to install connectivity points by entering to the website www.conectatuespacio.com.mx whose nominations must be made according to the categories of: recreation, street, tourism, public safety, sports and culture.
The website is open from now until the end of December, so we invite you to participate and be part of “Mexico Connected”.
With heavy construction machinery and dozens of workers yesterday morning kicked remodeling jobs performed in the Mazatlan’s Golden Zone whose project involves the rehabilitation of sidewalks on the east side, access for people with disabilities, crosswalks, installation of LED lighting, installation of underground electric system, and other adjustments that would generate an estimated investment of 15 million pesos.
Mazatlan officials estimate that the remodeling completed before the celebration of the greatest festival of the port, the International Carnival, which is held from 12 to 17 February, 2015.
Mazatlan is how renewed and improved to welcome you on your next vacation.
On Tuesday, October 28 as part of the Fiesta Amigos Mazatlan 2014 held the Gala Dinner and delivery of the Golden Deer in the terrace “Veranda” of Hotel Playa Mazatlan where hoteliers and tour operators gathered to celebrate the better of the tourist area of the port.
The Golden Deer is an award that the Association of Hotels and Mazatlan’s Tourist Companies granted to those companies and individuals who support hard during the “Pearl of the Pacific” doing of Mazatlan one of the favorite tourist destinations of Mexico on the domestic and international market.
And the winners of 2014 were:
Sun Country Airlines - Best Airline in United States
Best Day Travel - Best online Travel Agency in Mexico
Bob Schulman - USA Travel Writer (of the Internet portal Watch Boom)
Magnicharters - Best Tour Operator of Mexico
MLT Vacations - Tour Operator Senior Producer for Tourists
Westjet Airlines - Best Airline in Canada
Mazatlan Tourist Aides Volunteers - Special Award “Friends of Mazatlan”
Ricardo Espinoza (Televisa correspondent in Mazatlan) – Best Journalist Mexico
Orbitz - Best online Travel Agency US
The Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez, reported that one of the most ambitious projects that are contemplated for 2015 will convert Stone Island in Colonial Village where not notice the difference between the sustainable city of Amaitlan, a project of unique features in the world that will make it the first sustainable city model in the world.
The Mayor Felton expressed that the project Stone Island contemplate the rehabilitation of streets, drainage restructuring, install plant wastewater treatment, design and renovation of the facades of the houses, among others.
This is how soon the Stone Island will become not only a beach site, but an excellent choice for a walk to appreciate the traditions of that community.
With the aim of promoting the trip weekend to the beautiful “Pearl of the Pacific”, Mazatlan is being screened in an advertisement in dozens of movie screens in the Bajío area and Durango, with an investment of nearly one million pesos.
Thus was announced by the President of the Association of Hotel Three Islands, Jose Manguart, who specified that this strategy began in early October and ends in December. Moreover, those resources come from the trust of 3%, as part of the plan to promote the destination throughout the year.
Mazatlan has a lot to offer its visitors and Cultural Festival, The Brenster & Carrum Show, Comedy Club, Great Pacific Marathon, Festival of Light, are some of the events that you will be able to enjoy the destination that makes the perfect combination sun, beach and the historic center.
Today begins the “Gran Fiesta Amigos Mazatlan 2014” (Big Festival of Friends) by what the Association of Hotels and Mazatlan Tourism Companies received with affection and enthusiasm at tour operators (national and foreign) that have been consistent advocates of destiny and who will gather for three days in Mazatlan where business meetings, cocktail parties, gala dinner for the delivery of the Golden Deers and conviviality and relaxation activities will be held.
We welcome all tourism promoters who during 2014 supported tirelessly to Mazatlan, making it one of the favorite destinations in Mexico.
Program of Activities
|19:00 hours||Cultural Night at the Angela Peralta Theater|
|Cocktail at the Casona de la Machado|
|08:00 hours||Business Meeting (Mazatlan International Center)|
|19:30 hours||Gala Dinner & Dance: "Delivery of Golden Deers" at Hotel Playa Mazatlan|
|Beach Party at Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan|
In an emotional tribute to renowned musician mazatleco Maestro Enrique Patron de Rueda and majestic Gala “Her Majesty, the Zarzuela” was as Cultural Festival Sinaloa 2014 ended that in its fourth edition registered a success in its programming.
Dr. Francisco C. Frias Castro on behalf of Mario Lopez Valdez (Governor of Sinaloa), who was the one who dedicated to the honoree heartfelt words which highlighted his career and dedication to the art of music; “Figures as the Orchestra Conductor Enrique Patron de Rueda are those that we need to highlight to tell our children that it is important to realize our dreams.”
After the tribute, the curtain of the Pablo Villavicencio Theater rushed to give step for the spectacular Gala “Her Majesty, the Zarzuela” who melted into one Symphony Orchestra Sinaloa Arts, soloists of the Municipal School of Art in Mazatlan and Opera Workshop Sinaloa, Guillermo Sarabia Chorus and Dance Company Fernanda Guerra; who provided a spectacular evening of art and mysticism.
In order to beautify the main tourist attraction in Mazatlan, state and municipal authorities present the new image that will have the boardwalk of the Pearl of the Pacific that aims to become one of the best in the world.
Change the flowerpots for adult palms of five metres tall with artistic lighting, benches replaced by a better quality and less bulky, change railings in disrepair and maintain 25,000 square meters of floor are part of the work will be performed in the project “Recovery Mazatlan’s Malecon”.
Likewise, the project includes an exclusive path for bicycles and scooters (two meters wide) and a pedestrian (three meters).
Undoubtedly all these improvements will give a fresh look to Mazatlan, for what in your next visit you do not hesitate to cross our boardwalk and admire the beauty of the Pearl of the Pacific.
With a thorough renovation of Mazatlan’s levee and reservations of hotels of the Del Mar Avenue to 95%, Mazatlan is almost ready for the more than 15,000 people will gather in the biggest sporting event of the port: The Great Pacific Marathon 2014.
Jose Ramon Manguart Sanchez, President of the Association of Hotels Three Islands, acknowledged that once authorities of the City of Mazatlan meet with hoteliers of Del Mar Avenue, started the maintenance of the leeve, where the replacement of flowerpots by palm trees, restoration of railings, lighting and painting, will be the main work going on in that area.
“Mazatlan is in a dynamic update” and this is the image that the tourist sector wants to who has been benefited by the preference of its visitors.
Sidewalks, lighting, painting and rehabilitation of the areas are the jobs that will be taking place from next week in Mazatlan’s Golden Zone in order to give a new image to one of the area’s most visited by our tourists.
Yesterday, officials from the Ministry of Tourism of Sinaloa, Public Works, Town Hall of Mazatlan, Telmex, CFE and construction will be in charge of remodeling, made an inspection tour throughout the area that will comprise the project, which starts from Valentino’s, through Gaviotas Avenue and ending at Camaron Sabalo Avenue.
According to the projections, such work completed in the month of December, trying as much as humanly possible to have the least possible impact, for both tourists and users of this area could continue transiting without major problems.
Mazatlan is renewed day by day to give you a better face!