In early April, 2011, Mexico's Federal Minister of Tourism, Gloria Guevara, said the Federal Government will be working in coordination with major tourist destinations around the country that receive cruise ships, in order to increase the number of arrivals, as well as the economic benefit from this activity. One of the leading locations among these is Puerto Vallarta.
The good news for retirees is that the investment and focus on improving cruise ship arrivals will actually have benefits for Puerto Vallarta retirement.
Puerto Vallarta is home to one of Mexico's largest communities of American and Canadian retirees. These retirees not only enjoy warm weather, beautiful beaches, and splendid views of mountains, the Bay, and sunsets, but also a good deal of modern conveniences; these range from marinas and professional golf courses to movie theaters and international restaurants. A very important factor in bringing these services to Puerto Vallarta has been the city's thriving tourism industry.
Increased cruises means increasing tourism, and this, in turn means that retirees will be enjoying an even greater number of options to enjoy a relaxing lifestyle here.
An increase in cruise tourism is also another way to support growth in the city, opening up new opportunities Puerto Vallarta land for sale; Mexico land for sale has proven to be a market that responds well to growing tourism, offering excellent options on an ongoing basis in the communities with the best tourism industry. This is just one choices in a wide variety of top-quality property options that retirees can choose from in Puerto Vallarta.
2011 has been named Mexico's "Year of Tourism," referring the policies and investment which the the federal and state governments are planning to focus on improving tourism. Public policies to strengthen the performance cruises to Mexico is just one of these policies.
Mexico is the second largest nation in the category of cruises, and offers a good deal of room for growth, with Americans living so close by and now, more than ever looking for ways to save on vacations; Mexico's prices for vacationing, as for real estate and retirement, offer savings compared to the high prices of comfortable, warm-weather vacationing in the U.S.
The latest strategies will aim at working with 13 of the principal cruise companies offering service to Mexico. For decades, Mexico's government has shown a commitment to working with cruise companies to offer ideal conditions. Mexico's newly focused commitment to tourism should help to improve this industry even more and continue to offer a more comfortable lifestyle for those who choose to retire in Puerto Vallarta.
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