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motorcycleweek2015Last night with the roar of “iron horses” and with the presence of the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, (who was representing the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez), Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez held the official opening of the twentieth edition of the Legendary Motorcycle Week Mazatlan 2015, where a shower of fireworks and the stellar presentation of the rock band “La Cuca” were part of the celebrations.

motorcyclyweekmazatlanThe Mayor Carlos Felton told to the organizers minutes before the opening ceremony which is a real pride that they have done in Mazatlan, the vision that they had 20 years ago to organize an event for motorcycle lovers and be a witness today of how year-on-year this event has been consolidating becoming international.

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Welcome Motorcyclists and today don’t miss the presentation of “Enanitos Verdes” in the Plaza de la Moto!

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During the past holiday period of Holy Week, Sinaloa exceeded the target of visitors receiving in its 250 recreation centers, spas, beaches, ceremonial centers and Magical Towns 1 million 500 thousand tourists leaving an economic benefit approximately 700 million pesos.

mazatlanAccording to the information provided by tourism authorities Mazatlan was the port where concentrated the greater flow of tourists saturating the beaches: Gaviotas, Camaron, Los Pinitos, Cerritos and Brujas as well as areas of Del Mar Avenue and Stone Island.

ahomeIn the northern zone of the state vacationers were concentrated in the beaches of Topolobampo and El Maviri that have new works of tourist infrastructure.

nuevoaltataIn the Magical Town El Fuerte the main attraction was the new park of La Galera and their ceremonial centers, such as were those of San Miguel Zapotitlan in Ahome and Baymena, San Javier and Baca of Choix. For its part, the Magical Town of Cosala recorded a 100% hotel occupancy where tourists participated in religious activities in the county seat and visited the river of Las Habitas, waterfalls Vado Hondo, Circuit of Tesoro and Charco Azul.

In the north-central area of the state the favourite tourist destinations were Las Glorias, Bellavista, El Perihuete, El Tambor, Altata, Nuevo Altata and Ponce. For the south-central region the spas Playa Ceuta and Celestino Gazca, ending in the south with Escuinapa and the beaches of Las Cabras, Las Lupitas, El Caimanero and La Campana.

Remember… Sinaloa is for everyone!

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From 1 to 4 April Mazatlan vibrated to the rhythm of ‘Bandodromo 2015’ where in 4 scenarios various musical groups infected with joy and fun to all who gathered at Olas Altas, where the insertion of parades and show of fireworks were cherry on the cake.

We share in pictures what was experienced during these days of celebrations in Mazatlan!

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plazuelamachado_mazatlanThanks to the impetus provided by the Board of the Historic Center and the support of the authorities of Mazatlan, the Plazuela Machado now has a new face to welcome the entire local community and tourists who like to enjoy the corners and beauties that shelters the Historic Center of Mazatlan.

With an investment of 1.5 million pesos the Plazuela Machado has today a modern garden based on four different plant species that shines in its entire splendor thanks to its automatic irrigation system and the elimination of the guardrails, guarded also by beautiful palms that have artificial lighting.

Also, around the Plazuela beautiful artistic benches were donated by entrepreneurs of Mazatlan, modern garbage collectors and the infrastructure was modernized with underground cabling.

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We invite you to visit and enjoy this place full of history in the heart of Mazatlan!

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Yesterday morning Mazatlan authorities headed by the Mayor Carlos Felton Gonzalez, President of DIF Mazatlan, Sylvia Treviño de Felton and the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Francisco Cordova Celaya, the opening ceremony of the XXIX Fish Festival Mazatlan 2015 where tourists and locals can enjoy in a spirit of celebration the delights of the local cuisine.

From 1 to 5 April on the esplanade located in front of the Mazatlan Aquarium you will find 14 shops offering various dishes based on fish and seafood at affordable prices, and it will have activities for the little ones of the home as face painting and bouncy, entertaining the holiday with band ‘sinaloense’.

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We wait for you in the Fish Festival Mazatlan 2015!

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Tourism authorities announced that from April 15 the Ministries of Tourism and governors of the states of Sinaloa, Durango and Zacatecas will sign an agreement to strengthen this new tourist route of Mexico and increase the visit of American and Canadian tourists.

In this way the three states will work in coordination to publicize their multiple attractions and increase the visit of international tourism in the different holiday seasons.

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Mazatlan is a tourist and fishing port located in the Mexican Pacific whose natural wealth offers its visitors a range of options to make your stay a memorable experience.

One of the attractions that you should be sure to experience in the harbor is the visit to the Mazatlan Aquarium and lives in family a great unforgettable adventure in direct contact with nature.

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Know the biggest Oceanic Fishbowl of Latin America where you can see Sharks Lemon, Giant Grouper Fish, different species of Rays, Snappers, Butterfly Fish, mackerel and more.

Enjoy exhibitions of Diving, Birds, Animals Hunters and the Sea Lion show.

Also Mazatlan Aquarium provides attractive activities like swimming with Sharks, immersion in Capsule of Acrylic, Sea Lions swim and snorkel in the tank of Stingrays.

Know the Conservation Program for the Sea Turtle being done Aquarium Mazatlan for over 20 years and be pampered by nature that hosts this site.

Do not think twice, we await you at Mazatlan Aquarium!

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Thanks to its success in 2014 with the aim of providing to the local community and tourists who visit the port in this holiday period, the Government of Mazatlan brings to you the ‘Bandodromo 2015’ in the more traditional walk of the port ‘Olas Altas’ with new attractions thinking of all members of the family.

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So now you know, we wait for you from 1 to 4 April at Olas Altas 8:00 pm – 4:00 a.m.

Free admission!

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mazatlan_cruises2015Tourism authorities reported that more than 11,000 international tourists will visit the port of Mazatlan during the Holy Week aboard cruise ships: Carnival Miracle (Tuesday March 31), Crown Princess and Norwegian Star (Wednesday April 1).

The Carnival Miracle Cruise arrived in Mazatlan at 7:45 am this morning with 2,055 passengers and 941 crew on board. For tomorrow at 6:00 pm Cruise ship Crown Princess and 7:00 pm on Norwegian Star who bring 4,374 and 3,720 passengers and crew members respectively are expected.

The affluence of international tourists will join the national tourists already visiting the port which will contribute to increased economic benefit in Mazatlan.

Welcome!

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malecon_mazatlanIn order to provide better attention in the shortest possible time, Mazatlan Red Cross joins the Security Operation of Holy Week by implementing new methods and strategies to cover more areas of potential emergencies in the port with better attention and in the shortest time possible, this was announced by the local coordinator Agustin Borrego Torres.

During the Holy Week 80 members of the Red Cross will be participating throughout the day, while the night shifts will be covered by 20 paramedics; for possible accidents there will be a rescue unit equipped with the necessary tools to address major issues that need immediate intervention; likewise, for primary care will have the support of a new Red Cross ambulance from Culiacan adapted into a Nissan truck.

Along with this, nine ambulances will be distributed at strategic points of the port from the school ‘El Pacifico’ to ‘Cerritos’. An ambulance will flow from the ‘Gutierrez Najera’ Avenue, through ‘Ejercito Mexicano’ until the cruise Mazatlan Avenue and International Road to the North.

Three motorcycle ambulances and 6 bicycles will strengthen the monitoring, both equipped with medical equipment for first aid.

This holiday season we encourage you to follow the instructions of the body of lifeguards and authorities that working to make your stay in Mazatlan a happy and safe experience.

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