While the summer heat in Puerto Vallarta is sizzling, there's good news from the Eighth Health Region. Dr. Jaime Alvarez Zayas, the region's esteemed director, proudly announced that the city has yet to witness a single case of heat stroke. However, he didn't hesitate to issue a stern warning to citizens, urging them to avoid prolonged sun exposure and keep themselves hydrated. The doctor also advised the educational sector to refrain from outdoor activities during these scorching days. After all, no one wants to end up feeling as crispy as a churro left in the sun for too long.
According to recent reports by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), Puerto Vallarta International Airport is experiencing a sky-high surge in air passenger numbers. In the first five months of this year, the airport has already welcomed over 3 million travelers, both from the domestic and international markets. That's a staggering 20% increase compared to the same period in 2022. In May alone, Puerto Vallarta boasted more than 237,000 domestic air passengers, marking a delightful 2.1% boost from last year. The city has already surpassed a million tourists visiting between January and May 2023. It seems that Puerto Vallarta is becoming the hottest destination on everyone's travel radar.