Puerto Vallarta Sets Foreign Visitors Arrivals Record

Jorge Chávez
Sep. 26, 2022

Undoubtedly, Puerto Vallarta has been getting a lot of attention from international visitors—especially Americans—this 2022. Our destination has recently been breaking records in passenger arrivals.

Miguel Torruco, secretary of Tourism in Mexico, shared the most recent data for hotel occupancy in the country: “For week 37 of 2022 (September 12th to 18th), the three tourist destinations with the highest occupancy level are Cancún (72.4 percent), Los Cabos (59.9 percent) and Puerto Vallarta (57.3 percent).”

During the summer, these destinations have been the top destinations. A few months ago, Puerto Vallarta was in second place with 71.2 percent of hotel occupancy (surpassing by far the country’s average—57.8 percent—and breaking records for the past few years).

The popularity of Puerto Vallarta keeps growing. In July 2022, the airport hit a record and received 140,150 passengers—30 percent more than the previous year and 37 percent more than 2019—and the main visitors are from United States and Canada.

Luis Villaseñor, director of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, shared that Americans just love the city: “The United States accounts for more than three-quarters of international visitors, and just over one-quarter come from California. Los Angeles is the city that carries the most passengers, followed by San Francisco and then Chicago.”

Currently, Puerto Vallarta is home to around 30,000 Americans and Canadians.


The finest the Bay has to offer

Follow us    @vallartalifestyles
Leonardo Uribe
General manager

“We started to advertise 7 or 8 years ago and certainly it has helped us position our brand. Now that we have improved a lot in quality, processes and finished products, our marketing in the magazine is precisely to strengthen the leadership we have earned through the 13 years in the area. I also think that we also have grown with the advertisement and that it has been done and it has helped us get to where we are now.”
Evangelina Sánchez
The River Café

“Advertising in Vallarta Lifestyles is an easy and direct way to reach all of the visitors and new residents that arrive to the destination. Of the 30 years that the magazine has been in circulation, we have been advertising for 23 years and without any doubt, it has been worthy for the big positioning that we have achieved. Besides, the quality of contents its unique in this area.”
Tari Bowman
Daiquiri Dick’s

“We started to advertise in Vallarta Lifestyles because since its beginnings and to date it keeps using modern technological equipment to produce it and it is possible to notice that in the quality of the magazine, which offers interesting topics about the life of our destination through its articles and interviews to well known personalities. Actually, I keep a collection in my personal library.”
Vallarta Lifestyles Picks
La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club
Prolongación África Sin Número
San Francisco, Nayarit, México
322 146 7714
reservaciones@lapatronapoloclub.com Visit Website
Vino Vallarta
Av. de los Grandes Lagos, Puerto Vallarta, 48313 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Visit Website
ACT II Entertainment
Insurgentes 300, Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta
(322) 222-1512
Visit Website