International operators confirm a significant upturn to destinations such as Puerto Vallarta
July 01, 2021
According to projections for this summer, which looks very promising thanks to the results of recent surveys applied to international travelers from the United States through the online agencies Expedia and Travel Zoo, major international hotel chains in Puerto Vallarta carried out alliances with wholesalers, travel associations and the media in the United States, to invite some groups to live the experience of staying at their facilities with the current biosafety protocols, and strengthen the trust and recommendation of Puerto Vallarta among its customers.
According to the results of the OTAS, this summer will change with the expectations of the behavior of the traveler of this important market for Puerto Vallarta, which confirms a rebound in occupancy levels, given the growing confidence of travelers as the vaccination process advances. among a large percentage of the population in the American Union.
Among the actions undertaken with these alliances, familiarization trips stand out, the first was carried out by Meliá Puerto Vallarta during the month of April. Eleven advisers were invited to this trip, including the founding members of the Professional Travel Association of North America (PTANA) from Maryland and Pennsylvania, who arrived in Vallarta, with Southwest after connecting in Houston. Southwest maintains great connection options, from other hubs such as Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas or Newark.
The second familiarization trip was called and organized by The Santa Fe Hotel Group, which maintains among its brands three hotels in the destination: Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort All Inclusive; The Hacienda by Hilton and Hotel Krystal Puerto Vallarta. They also invited 11 travel advisers, including the Regional President of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA).
All participants from the Midwest of the United States, specifically from the city of Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, arrived in Vallarta through United Airlines and American Airlines, airlines that currently have a daily direct flight to Puerto Vallarta from the Windy City.
Delta Vacations, also organized two important familiarization trips made up of 22 travel consultants, each one, from the states of: California, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Nevada, Missouri, Texas and Utah so that they live first hand out the experiences offered in their Delta Care Standard program and share all the details with your clients who long for a vacation in Puerto Vallarta.
Delta Airlines currently offers direct connectivity to the destination from major hubs with a daily flight from Atlanta, Georgia, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Los Angeles, California, Seattle, Washington and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Thanks to the promotional efforts of the Tourism Promotion and Advertising Trust of the Municipality of Puerto Vallarta, the different hotel chains in the Port and service providers that have maintained effective and constant communication with the main commercial allies, this destination has been among the main options in the mind of the consumer as one of the safest in the country with the application of the protocols dictated by international organizations and regional authorities, which guarantee the safe return of North American visitors.
“Puerto Vallarta has known how to work as a team between state and municipal authorities with constant and open communication with the city's tourism sector, which has positioned our destination as the leader in recovery at the national level after its opening, based on different studies. and hotel occupancy among beach resorts ”, shared Luis Villaseñor, Director of the Tourism Promotion and Advertising Trust of the Municipality of Puerto Vallarta.