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Aeromexico Expands Air Service to Loreto

Jan 17, 2013
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Aeromexico Expands Air Service to Loreto

Great news for the Loreto, Baja California Sur community and the tourism industry here. According to Radar Politico, Aeromexico has announced it is expanding air service to Loreto. The new flights will run Thursday and Sunday with service including Loreto, Mexico City, Culiacan and Los Angeles. Service for the new routes begins March 22, 2013. The…

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Loreto Food and Wine Festival Highlights (Video)

Aug 27, 2012
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Loreto Food and Wine Festival Highlights (Video)

Watch scenes from the first ever Loreto Food and Wine Festival held in the Loreto Bay resort in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

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Voices of Loreto: Saving the Sea with Research

Aug 9, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Saving the Sea with Research

While visiting their second home in Loreto Bay from their home in the Sierras of California, Guy and Fauna Tomlinson and their college-age children signed up for an overnight sea turtle monitoring expedition to Isla Coronado. They wanted to learn about the efforts underway to protect the local sea turtle population in the Loreto Marine Park.

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Voices of Loreto: Pueblo Mágico

Jun 14, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Pueblo Mágico

Those of us who have discovered this gem in the rough have known intuitively what the Mexican government has just announced: Loreto is the newest pueblo to be added to the list of “Pueblos Mágicos” (Magical Villages). What is Loreto’s magic? The sea, the history, the adventure; an inexplicable state of mind; a simpler, less…

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Princess to base cruise ship in San Francisco year-round, stops scheduled for Loreto

May 4, 2012
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Princess to base cruise ship in San Francisco year-round, stops scheduled for Loreto

USA Today is reporting that Princess plans to base a cruise ship, the “Grand Princess,” in San Francisco year-round. Starting in 2013, the schedule will include stops in Loreto, La Paz, Cabo San Lucas in Baja California Sur in addition to Puerto Vallarta. Departure dates for the Mexico trips are Sept. 17, 2013 and March 5,…

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Carnival to invest $150 million in Mexican ports, including Baja California Sur

Mar 14, 2012
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Carnival Corp – operator of 80% of all cruise business in Mexico – plans to invest $150 million in Mexican ports, including locations in Baja California Sur.

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Good News: US State Department recognizes safety of La Paz and South Baja

Mar 14, 2012
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For the first time, the the U.S. State Department’s latest 2012 travel update states no security concerns for the region, and includes “no advisory” in effect for La Paz and the entire South Baja region.

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Mexico Tourism Board Promotes Cruise Line Destinations – including Loreto – at Cruise Shipping Miami 2012

Mar 12, 2012
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The Port of Loreto has seen a dramatic increase in cruise ship arrivals over the past year. In 2011, Loreto hosted nearly 10,400 passengers, a 26.25% increase from 2010. And it could get even better. According to a press release, the Mexico Tourism Board will promote the continued growth of the cruise sector in Mexico,…

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First ever Loreto Food & Wine Festival March 9-11, 2012

Mar 5, 2012
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First ever Loreto Food & Wine Festival March 9-11, 2012

Exciting news! The first ever Loreto Food & Wine Festival will take place March 9 – 11, 2012. Events include whale watching, tours of the San Javier Mission and Coronado Island, an official festival kick-off featuring the Mayor of Loreto, cheese and wine tastings, golf tournament, and a whole lot more. Entertainment will be provided…

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Loreto, a little town with big potential

Feb 20, 2012
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Loreto, a little town with big potential

Another great article on Loreto hit the Internet this week. In a glowing piece, International Living recommends Loreto (and La Paz) as a perfect choice for those seeking “world-class natural beauty without the world-class price tag.” Also, some advice that we can also agree on: bring a camera. Glynna Prentice writes: “The pace here is unhurried, though, and locals…

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