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December 12, 2019

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Memorial Day 2019 numbers spur optimism for summer season

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco saw an estimated 40 million peso boost in revenue over the recent US Memorial Day weekend, reaffirming optimism for a good summer season, affirmed local Convention and Visitors Bureau president Héctor Vázquez del Mercado. Reports indicated 90% occupancy levels at area hotels, and an influx of 35,000 tourists over […]

New Influencers and Travel Bloggers visit Puerto Peñasco

Nine travel bloggers, known as “influencers” visited Puerto Peñasco from Feb. 23rd – 25th for a promotional tour aimed at strengthening social networking campaigns meant to attract tourism to this seaside community. The bloggers, selected by the local Convention and Visitors Bureau in conjunction with renowned advertising agency Owens Harkey, were hosted by Peñasco CVB […]

Puerto Peñasco draws interest at Travel & Adventure Show

By José Antonio Pérez Tourism and hotel representatives from Puerto Peñasco took part in the annual Travel & Adventure Show, held January 12th – 13th in San Diego, California. With an estimated 12,000 people in attendance seeking vacation options, Lizette Daniela Ibarra, Director of the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) noted there was […]

Promotion and enforcement. RockyPoint360 NewsWrap

Mayor presents benefits of Puerto Peñasco for potential Hotel and Casino Press Release July 29, 2017. Tucson, Arizona.  Puerto Peñasco Mayor Kiko Munro met with Tribal Council members of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to detail benefits Puerto Peñasco represents for potential investment and development of a hotel and casino. Together with Municipal Tourism Director, Luis […]

15 bloggers spend time in Puerto Peñasco #ArizonasBeach

By José Antonio Perez As part of a summer promotional public relations campaign, the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) recently welcomed 15 women “influencers” representing blogs and social networks out of Arizona for a four-day visit to the area. Tania Félix Pérez, OCV tourism promoter indicated the principal message of the campaign is emphasizing […]

Promotion of Puerto Peñasco in Los Angeles

By José Antonio Perez As part of activities surrounding Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich Arellano’s recent visit to Los Ángeles, Puerto Peñasco was presented to more than 80 travel agents from across the globe as the main beach destination in Sonora, reported Héctor Vázquez del Mercado, President of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). He […]

Excellent Participation of Puerto Peñasco at San Diego Travel & Adventure Show

Press Release: Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (San Diego, CA, USA).  The team from the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV-Peñasco), under the leadership of OCV President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado, had a thrilling and productive experience in promoting our destination at the 2017 San Diego Travel and Adventure Show held March 4th-5th […]

Peñasco welcomed more than 2 million visitors in 2016

By José Antonio Perez 2016, Puerto Peñasco surpassed the goal of welcoming more than 2 million visitors, which led to an economic influx of at least 2 billion pesos, detailed Héctor Vázquez del Mercado, President of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). Vázquez del Mercado explained, according to available statistics through the second to […]

30K tourists expected to take in Rocky Point Rally and Air Show

By José Antonio Perez A flow of between 30,000 to 35,000 visitors are expected to the area for the period from Nov 10th – 13th, with celebration of the 16th Annual Rocky Point Rally, highlighting the positive impact of this event, affirmed local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado. The OCV […]

Mañana se inaugura vuelo TAR a Puerto Peñasco

Será mañana cuando se inaugura el primer vuelo de Puerto Peñasco a  Hermosillo, Tijuana y Ciudad Juarez, con esta nueva conectividad se impulsara este destino a nivel regional , nacional e internacional. El evento de arranque será a punto de las 10 30 de la mañana en el aeropuerto Mar de Cortes de Puerto Peñasco […]

July 4th exceeds expectations!

Puerto Peñasco received nearly 45,000 visitors to its beaches over the recent 4th of July weekend , providing a boost of approximately 44.5 million pesos to the area, reported Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado. The OCV President indicated over the 4th of July weekend beach front hotels were at full […]

Family Tourism bounces back over Spring Break in Rocky Point

By Azucena Mazón for Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The Spring Break vacation period is not just a time for university students from the U.S. to make their way to the beaches of Puerto Peñasco, but also a space for thousands of families to visit the tourist destination and take advantage of the wonderful […]

More than 55K Spring Breakers have hit Rocky Point so far

With numbers topping 55,000 visitors over the past few weekends of Spring Break, the season already surpasses expectations in terms of the amount of visitors from the U.S. to Rocky Point this Spring. (It’s worth noting “Spring” doesn’t actually start till next week) According to data from the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV), there […]

Afluencia superior a los 55 mil visitantes en la temporada de Spring Break

Con una afluencia superior a los 55 mil visitantes en la temporada de spring break, se superan expectativas de turismo norteamericano en Puerto Peñasco. De acuerdo a datos proporcionados por la Oficina de Convenciones y Visitantes (OCV), se tuvo un incremento de un 10% de afluencia turística en la temporada vacacional   en los Estados Unidos […]

UTPP y OCV lanza convocatoria para viajar en crucero

La Universidad Tecnológica de Puerto Peñasco, en coordinación con la Oficina de Convenciones y Visitantes, lanzó una convocatoria para dos paquetes de viajes en crucero al caribe y a Alaska dirigido a alumnos de las carreras de Gastronomía y Desarrollo de Negocios. El concurso consiste en la realización de un proyecto de investigación sobre los […]