The Federal Ministry of Tourism announced the first implementation of Security Operating Holy Week 2014 with a vision of comprehensive tourist services, including consumer protection, safety and facility in the traffic.
This program begins with five pilot cities: Morelia, Mazatlan, Ixtapan de la Sal, San Miguel de Allende and Acapulco, providing a constant and physical presence to cover more regions.
At a press conference, the CEO of Destination Management of the Federal Tourism Ministry, Jose Angel Diaz Rebolledo, said that “finally what is sought is to cater to tourists with a friendly and comprehensive vision” which will allow not only assist in issues providing security but the prompt arrival at their destination, privileging to the rotten cars, providing adequate protection for hotels, eating facilities and shuttle not abuse their prices, building a network of tourist services for when an incident is presented, among others.
Security Operating for Holy Week 2014 will have the support of the authorities of the three levels of government as well as civil society and the private sector.
With a style of the great shows of Las Vegas, the followers of the legacy of The Platters gave a concert where the romance and charm of their voices captivated the community of Americans, Canadians and ‘Mazatlecos’ who gathered wednesday night at the Angela Peralta Theater.
The public, mostly foreign, through songs recalled the 50′s and 60′s epoch, starting the night with “Get Ready”, continuing “The great pretender” followed by hits such as “My girl”, “My guy”, “Your never find” , “Twiglight”. They also enjoyed hits of the 70s and 80s such as: “What you will not do for love”, “At last”, “My first last my everything”, “Somewhere over the rainbow”, “Stand by me”, among many others.
It could not end the night without offering a medley of Mexican compositions like “Besame Mucho” and “Sabor a mi”.
Only you and Celebration were the two songs that marked the end of the show.
The Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, on his return from Sea Trade Cruise Shipping 2014 held recently in the city of Miami, Florida, announced that during a meeting with their counterparts in Baja California Sur, Ruben Reachi Lugo and Jalisco, Enrique Ramos Flores; agreed to begin a new dynamic diffusion, where Mazatlan, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta join forces to form the Mexican Riviera, an attractive, unique and differentiated product to the cruise industry.
The “Mexican Riviera” was created with the aim of rescuing cruise tourism in the Mexican Pacific, for which the three states agreed to invest each $200,000 dollars to begin to be projected as a destination-region, combining its tourist attractions and offering a unique travel experience.
On Thursday March 13 was held in the city of Culiacan, Sinaloa the event: Sinaloa Enchant “Exporting Heart for the World,” which had as its main purpose is to promote the state of Sinaloa through various economic export (agriculture, livestock, industry and fishing), as well as their culture and traditions, showing the true face that all ‘sinaloenses’ want to be recognized in Mexico and in the world.
During the event attendees had the opportunity to realize negotiations, taste a delicious buffet of typical dishes of the region and enjoy a varied artistic performance, where it was further attended by the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez, President of the System DIF Sinaloa, Mrs. Alma Sofia Lopez Carlon, the President of DIF Oaxaca, Mrs. Mane Sanchez Camara, the President of San Luis Potosi SEDIF, Mrs. Maria Luisa Ramos Segura, almost 100% of horticulturists statewide, among others.
Note that the money raised during the event will be donated to “Save the Children”, an organization that defends the rights of children in various parts of the world and was established in Sinaloa since 2007, currently helping 43,000 infants of 14 municipalities.
Meanwhile, the state governor, Mario Lopez Valdez, described the event as a positive in every way, not only because it promotes Sinaloa but it strengthens it.
In words of Carlos Felton, with this twinning both Mayors are able to consolidate something that was a dream for many years, the completion of the Durango-Mazatlan-Matamoros highway, which is the ideal pretext of Mazatlan and Durango entrepreneurship start working together and begin to create the conditions in which we are not competitive but we are really two municipalities that work together and complement each other.
The Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, who heads the Sinaloa delegation participating in the Cruise Shipping Miami Fair, announced the return of the Princess Cruise Lines with a program of 17 vessels for a period of seven months.
The Cruise Shipping Fair held in the city of Miami, Florida, is the world’s most important cruise industry event, with the presence of more than one thousand participants from 123 countries.
With this announcement, Princess Cruise Line adds to the shipping companies Norwegian Cruise Lines, Holland America and Azamara Cruises who have placed their trust again in Mazatlan reprogramming their scales and announcing increased frequencies to this port.
Hotel Playa Mazatlan welcomes laudable work has been done in Mazatlan and exhort visitors to discover the “Pearl of the Pacific”.
For tomorrow, it is expected an intensive tourism activity in Mazatlan with the arrival of two shipping: Veendam and Norwegian Star in the first hours of the morning.
With 1,338 passengers and a crew of 576 people, the Veendam cruise line Holland America arrive from 06:00 hours following the route San Diego, Los Cabos, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta.
An hour later, the ship Norwegian Star of Norwegian Cruise Line, will enter to the port with 2,702 passengers and 1,062 crew members who follow an itinerary of Los Angeles, Los Cabos, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta.
We extend a warm welcome to all our visitors, hoping the warmth and beauty of Mazatlan make your experience unforgettable!
The businessman Ernesto Coppel Kelly and Marinela Servitje, creator of the project, together with the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya and the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez, presented at a press conference the concept of the new Museum of Mazatlan, MUSMA, which promises to be an emblematic work of the port.
MUSMA is a project that is pushing a business group that is expected to have the resources of the federation. Is still in its infancy but in six months months it is predicted to finish the executive Project, to be constructed in two years later.
MUSMA will have permanent and temporary collections to give flexibility in content, will seek to embed a shrimp boat and costumes representative of Mazatlan, also placing Third Dimension Theater and plan to make it self-sustainable.
Along with the new MUSMA museum, rehabilitation of Mazatlan’s Lighthouse (which sits on an impressive natural formation) is contemplated; equip the Forest City and the option to build a new Aquarium as California.
Authorities and Entrepreneurs work on the details for the thousands of tourists who choose the beautiful port of Mazatlan to vacation during the Holy and Easter Week to be held in Mexico in the middle of April, giving priority to the security and increasing tourist port, thus projecting a spectacular destination with many options for fun and entertainment, in a secure and trusted environment.
The Official Mayor, Salvador Reynosa Garzon said that sectors have agreed that safety is a priority issue for Mazatlan, so that within the improvements that will be implemented this year are:
1. An ordained destiny. Ensuring traffic flow, beaches and recreation areas clean and safe, informing that Mazatlan has spaces of fun for all ages and tastes.
2. Public road. Street vendors and free access to the roadways and public areas will be regulated.
What is looked with these improvements is that people, who have the opportunity to meet Mazatlan, enjoy their stay and go away with a good image of the port, with desire of return and continue discovering the “Pearl of the Pacific”.
Mazatlan, Live it to Believe it!
With Mexico’s commitment to tourism and in order to attract more foreign visitors to our country, the Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR), through the Tourism Board of Mexico (CPTM) presented the campaign “Live it to Believe It” that will communicate the competitive advantages of tourism destinations that Mexico has, showing their diversity and modernity.
With an initial investment of $36 million dollars, the tourism promotion strategy includes the presence in major foreign media, including television, outdoor, print, radio and digital media.
Thus, on this occasion it was the turn of the beautiful state of Sinaloa, where a group of producers, cameramen and sound staff started work filming in the main tourist destinations of the state, such as:
Magic Town “El Fuerte” – Promoting the “Sea of Cortez-Copper Canyon” circuit, including images from hotels, the train “El Chepe”, colonial architecture and gastronomy of the town.
Magic Town “Cosala” – Films were made in the Reservation of Our Lady, including the cuisine of the restaurant “El Pueblito” and a tour for the streets of the historic center.
Mazatlan – Images were collected of the Aquarius, Plazuela Machado, Angela Peralta Theater, sport fishing, pyrotechnics of the Stadium “Teodoro Mariscal” and images of Mazatlan’s Carnival, which is considered one of the best in Mexico.