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Los Muertos Pier moving ahead

Puerto Vallata’s new Los Muertos pier will be finished before the end of the year, according to  Victor Mijangos, planning supervisor at the Jalisco Department of Tourism.  A major attraction of the pier will be fabric sails that will be illuminated at night. The pier structure is reportedly being manufactured in Guadalajara and will be transported in segments to Puerto Vallarta.  The image above shows an artist’s rendition of what the finished pier will look like.

An eyewitness in Manzanillo

An eyewitness account of the storm in Manzanillo revealed impressive community preparation: “Never have there been seen so many electricity trucks on the boulevard waiting, which they were at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Windows of restaurants and stores were taped and sandbags piled up in front of Office Depot in readiness,” said Freda Rumford, a British resident of the resort and editor of Manzanillo Sun E magazine.

Disney returns to PV

Disney Cruise Lines has put Vallarta back on its schedule. The Disney Wonder will berth in the port each Wednesday from September 25 for the following seven months.  According to some sources, the line suspended stops in the port in February due of a perceived lack of security. The Disney Wonder will dock in Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan before its Vallarta call.

Hilton hotel to go up in PV

The Hilton hotel chain has signed an agreement with Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe to build and operate a hotel in Puerto Vallarta that will be ready by the second trimester of 2012. The hotel will be located close to the airport and have 259 rooms, as well as pools, a gym and a business center.