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beachesmazatlanMunicipal authorities made a tour the beaches of Mazatlan from the Fisherman’s Monument to Valentinos to verify the conditions in which they are, since one of the main objectives pursued in the holiday period that is approaching is to provide a better image of the port and clean beach destination for locals and tourists.

Some of the aspects that were monitored were the conditions of the booths of the lifeguards, restrooms, palapas, signposts to be installed in the aid stations throughout the Del Mar Avenue, among others.

Meanwhile the Commander of the Water Rescue Group, Adrian Cervantes Rodriguez, reported that first aid and rescue training have been conducted for persons proceeding from the towns of Rosario, Escuinapa and Mazatlan’s hotels and also are distributed 40 caution flags from Stone Island to Punta Cerritos to alert the population of sea conditions.

Beach Warning Flags

Green – Calm conditions

Red – Danger

White – Jellyfish

Yellow – Caution and Stingrays

We exhort all the visitors and the general public to be alert to the signs of the Civil Protection Authorities in order that will make your holiday here unique!

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franciscocordovacelayaAfter three days of activities in the Cruise Shipping Miami event which was attended by a delegation of officials led by Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, positive results for Mazatlan were announced as not only was maintained the interest of the shipping Holland America, Carnival and Norwegian, but it also managed to agree on an inspection visit by the shipping company Disney and is to be defined a proposal for cruises leave the port around 22:00 hours.

cruisesWith 103 ships insured for 2016 and with a view that could increase this figure, as well as the next visit of leaders of the Disney Cruise Line, the Secretary Francisco Cordova Celaya defined his participation during the event held in Miami as very positive. Besides the progress of the proposal to the cruises that visit us already change their departure time of 17:00 to 22:00 are very advanced.

The aim of this initiative is to prepare various shows (typical of the region) as a small carnival in the Machado for tourists to know more about of our traditions and promote gastronomy in one of the most emblematic areas of Mazatlan.

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Given the success achieved last season during Holy Week, the ‘Bandodromo’ return to Mazatlan from 1 to 4 April with new attractions and completely free.

The most traditional walk of the port, Olas Altas, will be for the second consecutive year the alternating fun area during Holy Week, where music, fun and new surprises will brightness to the port.

The ‘Bandodromo’ will have 4 stages with versatile music groups and Sinaloense band, which will be located across the Sixto Osuna St., at the junction with Constitution St., one in the Venadito Monument and another at the Monument to sinaloense songwriter Jose Angel Espinoza “Ferrusquilla”.

In addition, families can enjoy parades and a magic show of fireworks.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Security will display a detailed operating to provide the best possible care to Mazatlan and visitors who arrive at the port during Holy Week.

Do not hesitate and escape during Holy Week to Mazatlan!

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veendamcrownprincessAfter a long weekend where the beaches of Mazatlan were visited by thousands of domestic tourists, this week the port will receive a visit from two major cruises: Veendam of the company Holland America and Crown Princess of the Princess Cruises line.

Mazatlan welcomes all foreign tourists hoping your brief stay in the port will capture your hearts.

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joankennedyBefore more than 400 attendees who had gathered at the Theatre-Hall “El Venado” of Playa Mazatlan Beach Hotel, the extraordinary Canadian singer Joan Kennedy offered a spectacular concert last Friday March 13 as part of the concert series of Canadian country music that includes “The Brenster & Carrum Show” in its season 2014-2015 in Mazatlan.

joankennedyinconcertWinner of 7 CCMA (Canadian Country Music Awards) and 4 CMT (Country Music Television) including “Best country album,” “Best Female Country Artist” and “Best solo country”, Joan Kennedy gave a concert full of rhythm and joy that made everyone dance.

Do not miss the upcoming concert of Brenster & Carrum Show with guest artist Duane Steele next April 10.

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We wait for you!

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mayorofmazatlanolderpeopleIn a festive atmosphere and with the energy that characterizes the elderly persons, yesterday morning the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez, with his wife the President of DIF Mazatlan, Sylvia Trevino de Felton, was carried out the emotional opening of the XXV Sports and Cultural Games of the Older Persons in the Rainbow Theatre of the Forest City.

danzonIn his message, the Mayor of Mazatlan highlighted the importance that represent in society the men and women with “young at heart”, being an example to be followed by the great enthusiasm which they face the challenges of life.

Also during the ceremony was released in the month of June, Mazatlan will host the State Games at which participants were encouraged to continue preparing to give good results in competitions.

Congratulations to all participants!

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bedandbreakfastmazatlanIn response to the demand for hosting services that are generated in Mazatlan during holiday periods such as Holy Week, Easter and Summer, the Ministry of Tourism of Sinaloa (SECTUR) opened the call for the formal registration of alternative accommodations in the modality “Bed & Breakfast”, so starting today any citizen who wants to accommodate vacationers at home or any other building of their property, will be able to register.

In order to join this program all stakeholders must approve certain guidelines that specifies the Secretariat, for example, have access to basic services such as bedroom, bathroom, breakfast service, towel and sheet cleaning service, daily housekeeping, among others.

Once you have completed your registration, SECTUR staff will evaluate your application and all those hosting centers and homes that are approved will be published in the official catalog of alternative hosting services of SECTUR Sinaloa.

For more information go to the offices of SECTUR in Mazatlan on 882 Del Mar Avenue, Fracionamiento Telleria or send an email to hospedajemazatlanss@gmail.com

 

 

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Mar
10

Spring Season 2015

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The Institute of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan officially presented to the communication media the Spring Season 2015 at the Casa Haas Museum, which takes place from the beginning of spring in order to give continuity to the artistic billboard of the Institute in Mazatlan.

The Spring Season 2015 will bring together leading renowned artists who dignify with his performances the feast of the culture in Mazatlan.

We invite you to be attentive to the schedule of events and presentations that The Mazatlan Cultural Institute brings for you through the Spring Season 2015.

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Mar
09

Holy Week Operating 2015

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holyweekoperating2015With the aim to guarantee the safety and tranquility of the local community and tourists who are visiting Mazatlan during the upcoming holiday period of Holy Week, municipal and state authorities presented the “Holy Week Operating 2015″ that will include:

Road Pair – The ‘Camaron Sabalo’ Avenue from Rafael Buelna to Atlantic (Petroplaza) will become 4 lanes from south to north direction to give agility to vehicular traffic and to avoid obstruction of roads. Also enhanced signaling within the road pair and surrounding areas will be placed to avoid accidents.

Bandódromo – will have 5 walk-through metal detectors at the entrances to avoid entering firearms and sharp objects, will be installed 10 locks in strategic streets to control the capacity and have emergency exits if necessary. The sale of alcoholic beverages will be in the establishments located within the area referred to benefit the trade and the local economy. The musicians will play until 19:00 hours on the beach and boardwalk area and subsequently integrated into the ‘Bandodromo’.

Public parking – will be opened 5 Public parking lots that will be in charge of DIF Mazatlan.

Monitoring Points – 14 monitoring points shall be distributed in the busiest areas of Mazatlan.

Modules of Information – 11 modules of information and reception of missing persons will be installed. In addition it will provide information to tourists through leaflets in the toll booths, hotels, restaurants and main cruises.

Lifeguard – it will monitor all Mazatlan hotels have lifeguards to prevent accidents in the pool area.

All these actions to maintain security in the port and continue projecting it as a family tourist destination.

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Mar
09

Cast of Bike Week 2015

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bikeweek2015From 8 to 12 April Mazatlan will vibrate with the twentieth edition of the Legendary Motorcycle Week 2015, an event that provides for the participation of 20,000 motorcyclists and more than 70,000 attendees.

The Mazatlan’s Motorcycle Week has been consolidated as the best motorcycling event in Latin America and its twentieth edition will feature new events and great guests like:

John Shope, major figure of TV program “War on Two Wheels” transmitted by History Channel, Christian “Rasta” Palafox, risky free style pilot native of Mexico City, the Mexican rock band “La Cuca” and “Enanitos Verdes” and the American heavy metal band “Quiet Riot”.

For his part, the Secretary of Public Safety and Municipal Traffic, Juan Antonio Murillo Rojo said that the corporation is prepared to work in coordination with the organizers and ensure that Legendary Motorcycle Week 2015 takes place smoothly, ensuring the security and tranquility of the participants and attendees.

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