Mexican Tourism Officials in 'Total Shock' at Princess Move

18 July 2011

According to a USA TODAY article, the decision of Princess Cruises to halt all stops in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has left the nation's tourist industry in "total shock."

"Puerto Vallarta is a perfectly safe destination," says Rodolfo Lopez Negrete, chief operating officer of the Mexico Tourism Board. "We were very surprised and clearly very concerned about the announcement of Princess Cruises pulling out."...

The decision came after a new travel warning issued by the United States in response to the robbery and murder of a Canadian man living in the area.

Read the entire article on the USA TODAY website.