On December 18, 2016, with the presence of the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, the head of the Municipal Sports Institute, Monica Coppel and other authorities, took place the inauguration and delivery of the first stage of the Olympic pool of the Sports City of Mazatlan.
Thanks to this new infrastructure Mazatlan will be able to host major sporting events such as the national selective of open water that will take place next February.
In short will also be inaugurated the area of bleachers, diving pool and boards.
With the presence of the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Rafael Lizarraga Favela, accompanied by the Doctor Marcos Gabriel Osuna Tirado and the community of the El Quelite ‘Pueblo Señorial’, the remodeling work of one of the roads of this town was inaugurated that included the embellishment of house facades, lighting and benches.
El Quelite, recently awarded as Pueblo Señorial, is one of the great attractions that you should enjoy in your visit to Mazatlan, just 35 minutes from the port, in El Quelite you will be delighted with a tour full of color and history, where typical food, its traditional sweets, handicrafts, cobblestone streets and facades full of history give the welcome to its national and international visitors.
Jorge Gomez Llanos Director of Mazatlan Aquarium announced the opening of the Shark Tank, one of the most awaited works that will undoubtedly become in one of the great attractions of the port.
The commitment of Mazatlan Aquarium, goes beyond being a tourist attraction, Mazatlan Aquarium is an institution committed to research, education and conservation of species with more than 25 years of experience. During this time, Mazatlan Aquarium has released more than half a million turtles, implemented educational and interactive programs with local schools and universities, conducting meetings and conferences, among other activities.
So already you know, don’t miss the new attractions that Mazatlan Aquarium is preparing for all its visitors!
In the edition of December (2016) the magazine “Bien Informado” dedicates a special section to talk about “Tourism Month” where in a complete and detailed way addresses the most recent events and activities that have taken place in the tourism sector of state of Sinaloa.
Some points that are worthy of note are:
- In November Mazatlan received 15 cruises with about 40,000 international passengers, predicting a spill of 72 million pesos.
- New investments come to Mazatlan as the construction of the Hotel The Park Inn belonging to the Radisson Hotels chain.
- The Aguachile Guinness Record was broken by preparing a enormous saucer that exceeded 1,800 kilos.
- Visit of Greg Norman, a renowned golfer and businessman who are looking for new business opportunities in Mazatlan.
- The Ministry of Tourism awarded to the communities of Choix, Concordia, Imala, El Quelite and Copala with the distinctive ‘Pueblo Señorial’.
- Everything about the Culinary Roots Congress where highlights the Gastronomy of the State.
Source: Bien Informado magazine December 2016.
One of the most emblematic celebrations in the state of Sinaloa, which is classified as unique in Latin America, is the “Fiesta de las Velas” (candlelight procession) which takes place every year in the Magical Town of Cosala, Sinaloa.
Cosala is a Magical Town that has been characterized by fight in the conservation of its customs and traditions through celebrations where the new generations become involved in order that they become involved and adopt them as their own.
The “Fiesta de las Velas” is a celebration that takes place in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe who is the one that leads the procession in the streets of the town; which are illuminated as well as every house by candles to light the arrival and way of the Virgin.
To this tradition that has more than three centuries of being realized participate visitors from different parts of the Mexican Republic and foreigners who are fascinated by the uses and customs of this beautiful Magical Town.
Cosalá a cultural jewel of the state of Sinaloa that you have to live it!
For the fourth consecutive year, the port of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico achieved the exoneration of travel warnings issued by the Department of State of the United States of America; reaffirming as well as a safe destination like Topolobampo and Los Mochis.
This new ratification consolidates the efforts that have been made in the field of tourism which has made it possible to convert to tourism in the second source of income of the state of Sinaloa.
With the support of the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, and the joint work that has been done in the port and in the state, Mazatlan is today a tourist attraction of first level for both the domestic and international market.
Congratulations to Mazatlan!