News from Mazatlan A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Mar 06, 2015, 08:57 ET

March In Mazatlan: From Surfing To Championship Golf, The Destination Goes Primetime

Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," will host a series of events this March to attract international travelers who seek adventure,...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Mazatlan Announces Sun Country Airlines® To Increase Service To Destination From Minneapolis By More Than 85 Percent

 Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that Sun Country Airlines® will increase service to the destination this...

May 23, 2014, 09:00 ET

Mazatlan Announces Carnival Cruise Lines To Return To Destination

 Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that Carnival Cruise Lines will resume service to the destination with...

Apr 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Mazatlan Announces New Direct Flight Service from Los Angeles with Delta Air Lines

 Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that Delta Air Lines will service Mazatlan International Airport (MZT) with...

Apr 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Mazatlan to Host Tournament on PGA Tour Latinoamerica 2014

 Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that it will host Open Mazatlan, one of four PGA Tour Latinoamerica...

Feb 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
Evening of the Arts combines 30 of the best musicians and choreographers and is only one of the many cultural events taking place during Carnival 2014 in Mazatlan, Mexico.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazatlan)

Mazatlan Welcomes International Tourists to its 116th Carnival Celebration

 Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach,"  is prepared to host more than one million international and domestic tourists at its...

Nov 12, 2013, 15:37 ET
Holland America's ms Veendam arrives in the Port of Mazatlan on November 12, 2013. The ship kicked off Mazatlan's first cruise season in two years, bringing more than 1,300 passengers to experience Mexico's only "Colonial City on the Beach."(PRNewsFoto/Mazatlan Hotel Association)

Mazatlan Welcomes 18,000 New Visitors With the Return of Three Major Cruise Lines in 2013/2014

Mazatlan announced today the return of the first of three major cruise lines to its port, welcoming more than 1,300 passengers on Holland...

Jul 24, 2013, 16:28 ET

Delta Airlines to Resume Direct Flights from Minnesota to Mazatlan in December 2013

 From December 2013 to April 2014, Delta Airlines will operate four non-stop flights per week to Mazatlan, Mexico, from the Minneapolis-St....

Feb 07, 2013, 13:41 ET

Mazatlan Welcomes More Than 300,000 Tourists To Celebrate 115th Annual Carnival

 Mazatlan welcomes more than 300,000 domestic and international tourists to participate in the 115th annual Carnival to celebrate the city's...

Jan 11, 2013, 13:31 ET

Mazatlan Anticipates International Tourism Growth In 2013

Cal Jet/ XTRA Airways (, a United States air service operated, launched its international service to Mazatlan, its first tourist...

Nov 05, 2012, 12:05 ET

Cal Jet To Operate New International Service To Mazatlan

  - Extensive research conducted by Mexico Tourism Board shows growing demand for in-bound service to Mazatlan from American cities,...

Mar 19, 2012, 14:45 ET

Mazatlan's "Temporada Primavera" Promotes City as Cultural Destination; Brings Together Local Families Through Art

 To strengthen its image as top cultural destination in the Mexican Pacific and raise awareness of local and regional artists and performances,...

Mar 16, 2012, 12:37 ET

Mazatlan Celebrates Foreign Community With International Week, "Spring and Friendship"

 The city of Mazatlan will host International Week, "Spring and Friendship," this week in recognition of its foreign residents. The week-long...

Mar 01, 2012, 13:11 ET

Mazatlan International Carnival Celebrates 114th Edition; Positive Results Indicating Strong Tourism

 The city of Mazatlan celebrated the 114th edition of Mazatlan International Carnival, themed "The Return of the Muses," from February...

Jan 13, 2011, 19:04 ET
Mazatlan, Mexico, City logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazatlan Developers Association)

Two Lucky Alberta Couples Win All-Expenses Paid Trip to Beautiful Mazatlan, Mexico

Tim and Dalene Onciul of Edmonton, and Dwight Lavoie and Sandra Anderson of Calgary, are the lucky winners of the Manana is Today contest for a...

Jan 12, 2011, 16:11 ET

Mazatlan Brings Vibrant Culture, Authentic Flavors to West Coast With Travel Seminar Dinner Series - Jan. 18 - 20

With Mexico tourism numbers on the rise, the New Year in travel is bright for one of the country's top emerging destinations – Mazatlan,...

Dec 15, 2010, 18:40 ET

Lucky Washington Resident Will Win All-Expenses Trip to Sunny, Beautiful Mazatlan, Mexico

Why wait for a taste of the good life? Enter the Manana is Today contest. For one lucky winner from Washington state and a guest, it's time to...

Oct 20, 2010, 13:23 ET

Mazatlan Applauds the Arts With 2010 Cultural Series

Mazatlan kicks off its travel season with music, art and dance, as city and state cultural organizations join forces to present an arts...

Jul 23, 2003, 01:00 ET

Mazatlan International Film Festival 2003 Announces Call for Submissions

LOS ANGELES, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With its picturesque scenery and tropical climate, Harbour Sinaloa in Mazatlan, Mexico, hosts the annual...

Feb 01, 2000, 00:00 ET

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Mazatlan's Carnaval Celebrates Over 100 Years of History and Tradition

MAZATLAN, Mexico, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans has Mardi Gras. Rio de Janeiro has its lively Carnaval. And, the Pacific Coastal resort...