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The Seventh Sea Turtle Festival, an event organized by Playa Platanitos Ecologico A.C. will be taking place on July 20-21, 2019 during the sea turtle release season.

It’s turtle nesting and hatchling liberating season on Playa Platanitos—a coastal village in the Riviera Nayarit located in the municipality of Compostela—which means everyone is preparing for the VII Sea Turtle Festival, held July 20-21, 2019. The goal for the event is to promote environmental awareness and the conservation of the sea turtle, besides boosting tourism in a community with less than 100 inhabitants who live mostly from commerce, fishing, and sustainable tourism.

The festival includes several activities for all ages like horse riding, fishing, cycling, swimming, walks, camping, sea turtle and environmental issues exhibitions, cultural forums, musical acts and comedy acts, the crowning of the festival queen, and talks.

Source: Riviera Nayarit Blog

 

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SPCA PV has announced a special Summer Fundraiser to take place on Saturday, July 27, consisting of a champagne brunch at the Hacienda San Angel hotel.

SPCA de PV is pleased to announce a special Summer fundraiser on Saturday, July 27. Make plans now to join us from 10 am to 2 pm for a delicious champagne brunch in the roof top restaurant at Hacienda San Angel, the internationally acclaimed luxury boutique hotel overlooking the heart of downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Founded in 2012 by a group of dedicated animal lovers, the SPCA de PV is a no-kill shelter that can house up to 130 animals at once. Supported by individual donations and fundraising events such as this, these volunteers rescue and find permanent homes for over 200 animals each year.

The mission of SPCA de PV is to help fund and promote sterilization, adoption and health care efforts for companion animals in the Puerto Vallarta area, with the goal of eliminating the euthanasia of healthy and adoptable animals. Monies raised will support these various goals in ways that are most feasible within the community.

Tickets for the Champagne Brunch / SPCA de PV Summer fundraiser are available now for $695 Pesos per person. To reserve a ticket, send an email to spcapv(at)gmail.com.

Source: Banderas News

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The Club de Pesca de Bahía de Banderas (Banderas Bay’s Fishing Club) invites everyone to the thirteenth edition of the International Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament will take place from July 18 until July 20 at the Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta.

Every year, the Club de Pesca de Bahía de Banderas extends an invitation for all the fans of this sport to gather in teams and participate on a competition dedicated to demonstrate their abilities with the fishing rod.

One of the rules is that each registered vessel has a maximum of four participants, who will show the biggest species of marlin, sailfish, dorado and tuna. Besides, they will be able to participate in categories such as catch and release, fishing one and best crew.

The winners of each category will be awarded through a ceremony with certificates, gifts, and badges and cash prizes, which will be from $25 to $150 thousand pesos. For more information about registration, price, rules and itinerary, visit the official website.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles

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Airline Swoop has released its 2019 winter schedule with added service to Puerto Vallarta from both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Flights are now available for booking.

Today Swoop released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from June 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020. The schedule boasts 28 winter getaway routes, including the enticing new destination of Los Cabos, Mexico.

Swoop's service in Winnipeg will increase from 16 to 26 weekly flights at the height of the winter schedule, 14 of which will serve transborder and international destinations. Winnipeg will enjoy new service to Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos, Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; Mesa, Arizona; and Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa Bay, Florida.

Edmonton will add service to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, Los Cabos and Cancun, Mexico.

New sun-service from London, Ontario includes Cancun, Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Orlando, Florida.

Swoop has maintained its growth plan and will be accepting the delivery of three more aircraft by the end of 2019, bringing its fleet total to 10 Boeing 737-NG 800s.

Source: Aviation Pros

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Delta Air Lines is all set for the upcoming winter season with expanded service from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, including four weekly flights to both Cancún and Puerto Vallarta.

Delta Air Lines knows travelers are focused on the summer, but the carrier is already looking ahead to the winter and its expanded service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Starting in December, Delta will offer expanded service from Seattle to popular leisure destinations, with an 18 percent increase in total winter season seats, including flights to Las Vegas being flown with the larger Boeing 737-800.

For travelers who are looking for convenient flights to Mexican beach resorts, Delta will also winter routes from Washington to Los Cabos every day and four weekly flights each to Puerto Vallarta and Cancun.

The winter growth continues a trend for Delta in Seattle, where the airline is growing by five percent this summer. Service from Seattle to destinations in the West region will expand through additional seats, with peak-day seats to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego and San Jose up 23 percent on average over summer 2018.

Source: Travel Pulse

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