All Set for Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014

All Set for Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board
March 24 2014

On April 2nd, the event most awaited by wholesale agencies and tour operators begins; Gala Vallarta-Nayarit is used to negotiate and make contracts ahead of the 2014-2015 winter season.

Celebrating its twenty-first edition, Gala Vallarta-Nayarit will strategically take place on April 2-5 this year, prior to the the Cancun Tourism Tianguis, which will take place in May, according to information from Puerto Vallarta’s Tourism Board.

The mini tourism tianguis, which is jointly organized with Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, will be at the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center. It will be inaugurated on April 2, with the presence of officials from both locations’ tourism sector and Mexico’s Council of Tourism Board (MCTB).

More than 70 operators and 100 hotels are expected to attend, and by the end of the activities on Friday the 4th, around 2,000 business appointments will have been set up for the hospitality sector at both locations.

This year’s participating wholesalers are:

Record Vacation, Conexiones Turisticas, Vacaciones Tour Operador, Vivendi Travel SA de CV, Ib Travelin, Best Day Travel, Operadora Linusa, Despegar.com, Mexico Hoteles, System Operador Mayorista, PV Event Group,Hoturmex, Turismo Sendetur S.A. De C.V., Westa, The Mark Travel Corporation, WestJet Vacations, Classic Vacations, Check Hotel Mayorista De Hospedaje, Geotravel Operador Mayorista-Consolidador Aereo, Alaska Airlines, Reservaciones Nacionales De Hoteles SA De CV, Viajo México, Naturmex, C&E Go Travel Operador S. de RL.l. de CV, Azteca Turística, Conexiones Turisticas, Pleasant Holidays LLC, Transat Tours Canada, Bookit.com, Guía Turística, Selección De Hoteles SA de CV, Promoser, GVA Tours SA de CV, Smart Operadora Mayorista SA de CV, PriceTravel Holding, Nacional De Hoteles Representaciones, Iberoservice México, Corporativo Ex Cange Operadora, Operanet Trip SA De CV, Mexico Unlimited Inc., Orbitz Worldwide, TravelBrands Inc., Viajes Palacio, Imacoptour, Grupo FPV S.A. de C.V., Expedia Lodging Partner Services, Orbitz Worldwide, MLT Vacations Inc., Sun Country Vacations, Imacop Tour, Hotelbeds, Air Canada Vacations, Act II Entertainment Productions S. De R. L. De C. V., Globalwebtours, Organización De Viajes De Luxe, TravelBook, Booking.com, Laoperadora.com, Flight Center, Buuteeq, Inc, Tourico Holidays Inc., Promocharter´S del Sol, Servicetour Operadora Mayorista Sa de Cv, Viajes Palacio, Apple Vacations, Aca Reservas Vallarta, Vacations For Less, Inc., Mundo De Hoteles, Booking México Tour Operator, US Airways Vacations, Apple Leisure, Group/CheapCaribbean.com and GoMexico.Travel.

The participating hotels include:

Special Category:

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort, Las Alamandas, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Imanta Resort Punta De Mita, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Hotel Catedral Vallarta,  Buenaventura Hotels, Villa La Estancia, Hard Rock Hotel, Playa Escondida, Blue Chairs y Hotel Rio Malecón.

Grand Tourism Category:

Amresorts, Casamagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort, Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center, Sunset Plaza Beach Resort & Spa, The Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta, Velas Vallarta / Casa Velas,  Puerto Bahía Spa, La Tranquila Breath Taking Resort & Spa, Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and Riu Palace.

Five Star Category:

Canto Del Sol Plaza Vallarta,  Club Regina & Villa Vera Puerto Vallarta,  Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta, Friendly Vallarta Resort, Grand Miramar Puerto Vallarta,  Best Western Plus Suites, Hoteles Crown Paradise, Krystal Puerto Vallarta,  Best Western Plus Suites, Hoteles Crown Paradise, Krystal Puerto Vallarta, Iberostar, Marival Resort & Suites, Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta,  Palladium Hotels & Resorts, Paradise Village Beach Resort & Spa, Villa Del Palmar Flamingos Beach Resort & Spa, Plaza Pelicanos Grand,  Hotel Riu Jalisco, Vallarta Gardens Beach Club & Spa, Riu Vallarta, Marina Banderas Suites Hotel Boutique.

Four Star Category:

Blue Bay Los Angeles Locos De Tenacatita, Casa Doña Susana-Adults Only, Comfort Inn Puerto Vallarta, Costa Club Punta Arena, Costa Sur Resort & Spa, Flamingo Vallarta Hotel & Marina, Costa Sur Resort & Spa, Flamingo Vallarta Hotel & Marina, Hotel Casa Iguana, Hotel San Marino, Hotel Tropicana, Las Palmas By The Sea, Los Arcos Suites, Los Tules Resort, Playa Los Arcos Hotel Beach Resort & Spa, Plaza Pelicanos Club Beach Resort, Vamar Vallarta All Inc Marina & Beach Resort, Villas Vallarta By Canto Del Sol, Hotel Villa Varadero, Ocean Breeze, Royal Decameron, Barceló Puerto Vallarta, Meliá Puerto Vallarta, Holiday Inn Resort Puerto Vallarta, Boutique Casa Cupula, Villas Del Sol, Samba Vallarta, Villa El Palmar Puerto Vallarta, Hotel Playa Conchas Chinas and Bel Air Resort & Spa Vallarta.

Three Star Category:

Eloisa, Emperador Vallarta Beachfront Hotel & Suites, Hotel El Pescador, Hotel Mocali, Hotel Posada De Roger, Hotel Rosita, Paloma Del Mar, El Coral, Vista Vallarta Suites, Vallartasol and Hacienda De Vallarta. And in Two Star Category, the Hotel Belmar Hotel Galería.