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Mazatlan is fast beoming a great tourist destination.

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Mazatlan, Mexico
posts: 756
reviews: 7
Mazatlan is fast beoming a great tourist destination.

Once again Mazatlan shines!!

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Carson City, Nevada
posts: 3,975
reviews: 5
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Bad link.

Ontario
posts: 2,685
reviews: 3
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The link worked fine for me.

This news is consistent with an excellent recent article in the Canadian Globe and Mail, written by a travel writer who had been entertained by the local hotel association...I think...which emphasized how Mazatlan was now marketing itself as a very different destination from the many other "manufactured" tourist resorts in Mexico. It talked about the wide variety of stuff in an active Mexican city, the local culture, the history, the artistic opportunities, quite different from the usual Mexico destinations that most visiting Canadians experience each winter.

It reminded me of the travel article about Mazatlan we read ten years ago...we certainly bought the message then! I think the marketing approach is really promising. Hopefully enough people will start biting, and then the airplanes and cruise ships might start returning?

Carson City, Nevada
posts: 3,975
reviews: 5
3. Re: Mazatlan is fast beoming a great tourist destination.

It works for me now also. They must have been down for a time.

Edmonton, Canada
posts: 2,922
reviews: 181
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Awesome! Thanks for posting.

Mazatlan
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for Mazatlan
posts: 4,865
reviews: 29
5. Re: Mazatlan is fast beoming a great tourist destination.

Excellent read--note my comment on the article on the site. Mazatlan must emphasize what the other cities don't have, history of a working city, and rich in culture. All the other resort cities in Mexico were built and developed into resort areas.

Mazatlan, Mexico
posts: 756
reviews: 7
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yes Mazexp, you are very correct!! Once again..... I always like your comments and input on this site.

Edmonton
posts: 86
reviews: 12
7. Re: Mazatlan is fast beoming a great tourist destination.

I've been vacationing in Mazatlan since 1978...not so sure about the fast thing.

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Salishan OR
posts: 484
reviews: 35
9. Re: Mazatlan is fast beoming a great tourist destination.

"infrastructure..." That would be a good place to start. Clean up the sidewalks from Valentino's to the Marina so you can walk them at night without risking an ankle or worse.

I'm not so sure about the marketing part, but then after 18 years we already know Mazatlan is a great place to visit.

wa state
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reviews: 3
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We are in P.V. & the # 1 question asked here when we tell someone we like to vacation in Maz is; "what about the crime & violence? "

I thought the problem of misinformation was only in the states & Canada but the nationals & many vacationers here seem to think the same as, & belive the garbage put out by the U.S media.

Until that myth is squashed, Mazatlans climb to becoming a great vacation destination will continue to be a slow, hard, uphill climb.