This quantity is roughly two times as much as those who registered at the destination in 2021.
According to the National Port System, Puerto Vallarta has welcomed 255 thousand guests on 109 cruise ships so far in 2022. (ASIPONA).
Additionally, it explained that this number already exceeds by more than twice as many cruise passengers as were reported to have come in 2021, when just 100,000 were estimated.
Additionally, Puerto Vallarta has scheduled a total of 51 cruise ships with 125 thousand more guests for the remaining months of this year.
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According to ASIPONA, the port will receive 160 cruise ships and 380 thousand passengers overall by the end of 2022.
Their findings indicate an expected 500 million peso economic advantage for the Jalisco destination.
According to Rocio Lancaster, Director of Tourism Promotion for the Ministry of Tourism, cruise ships provide visitors and tourists a fantastic opportunity to have a distinctive tourism experience.
As there are about 38 foreign cruise ships in Puerto Vallarta, she continued, this category has a lot of potential.
In Puerto Vallarta, the shipping and cruise industries account for over 6% of all visitors.
According to Lancaster Jones, “This represents a positive figure for the sector’s representativeness in luring tourists to the location.”
After Ensenada, Baja California, and Cabo San Lucas in Baja California Sur, Puerto Vallarta is ranked third in terms of passenger volume as a cruise port in the Mexican Pacific.