Puerto Vallarta rebounds as cruise outfits draw line under the past

There are encouraging signs that Jalisco’s cruise line trade is picking up after more than five years in the doldrums.

The global economic crisis, coupled with the swine flu epidemic and  fall-out from Mexico’s drug war, prompted many cruise liners to dump Mexican stopovers from their itineraries.  Businesses in Puerto Vallarta that depend on tourists disembarking from cruise liners have been severely affected by the snub.

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