Several airlines have confirmed their schedules to operate flights to Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa this winter season. Airport director Jorge Morales Gómez Tagle noted that Frontier Airlines, which had withdrawn previously, took the decision to return this season with a flight from Denver, and is currently promoting the flight in ads in the... more»
The union of university professors has called a strike at the Autonomous University of Guerrero. In Guerrero in recent years teachers and professors have been locked in disputes with politicians and administrators, leaving hundreds of thousands of kids with no school for long periods of time.
Carrying out a decision of the State Elections Tribunal, the Board of Guerrero's Elections Institute voted to approve the petitions of the PRD and ordered the PRI to stop disseminating political ads within 24 hours. The advertising was to support the candidacy of Acapulco Mayor Manuel Añorve Baños in his... more»
According to the National Chamber of Commerce, 120 businesses in Acapulco closed this year due to the drop in tourist traffic, and perhaps as many as 50 more will close before the high season goes into high gear around Christmas time.
In the Rock and Roll Museum of Acapulco’s Hard Rock Café, organizers announced the fourth “Revolcadero” Surfing Competition in a press conference today. All persons from ages 5 to 18 are invited to sign up. The event will be held on October 23 and 24 on Revolcadero Beach in Acapulco... more»
By: David Real | Real Acapulco News - 14 October, 2010
The Mexico Jai Alai Open Tournament opens today at the Acapulco Jai Alai arena, which has a capacity of 1,200. The best profesional “pelotaris” or Jai Alai players in the world will be in attendance, according to the director of tourism promotion of Sefotur, Rahel Ávila Guzmán. Sefotur is the... more»
The fourth quarter is the low season in Acapulco, and the city’s Tourism Secretary, Jessica Garcia Rojas, has announced plans to counteract the trend by offering special cultural and social activities.
In testimony before the Tourism Committee of Mexico’s House of Representatives, Federal Tourism Secretary Gloria Guevara reassured the legislators that 20 people from Michoacán state, who had disappeared in Acapulco on October 1, were definitely not tourists.
With 2,326 tourists and 1,070 crew members aboard, the Dutch cruise ship Norwegian Star anchored yesterday in Acapulco’s harbor for twelve hours, bringing 3,396 tourists to town. The Port Authority reports that the vessel left San Diego on Saturday, stopped at Cabo San Lucas, and then came to Acapulco. Its... more»
The tourism area of Acapulco is expected to have an erratic water supply for several more days because the 48” pipe coming from the Papagayo II water treatment plant has ruptured again. “Everyone will have to be patient for about four more days while they repair it,” said Rigoberto Félix... more»
The Office of the Undersecretary of Civil Security of the State of Guerrero informs that "the system is moving towards the west at about 11 kph, intensifying, and coming closer to the coastline than previous tropical storms. The effects of the phenomenon will be felt in Acapulco during the dawn... more»