Puerto Vallarta Gay Pride listed in top 50 Worldwide

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Puerto Vallarta Gay Pride listed in top 50 Worldwide

Puerto Vallarta’s annual Gay Pride just made the top 50 list of rising trending Pride events in the world! Puerto Vallarta just completed a hugely attended 5th annual pride in May 2018. Not surprising, Puerto Vallarta’s highest 2 scores were from the LGBT Nightlife and Accommodations category *mainly our affordability among accomodations. 

LGBT Nightlife Score: HomeToGo used online mapping tools, events listings websites, and city guides to identify LGBT-friendly bars, clubs, and parties in each of the 50 cities. The city with the highest number of LGBT-friendly bars, clubs, and parties was awarded a maximum score of 10, and every other city was awarded a score based on the equation above.

Accommodation Score: HomeToGo consulted a global collection of LGBT-friendly hotels approved by the IGLTA to look at the number of LGBT friendly hotels in each of the 50 cities. The city with the highest number of LGBT-friendly hotels was awarded a maximum score of 10, and every other city was awarded a score based on the equation above. In addition, using HomeToGo’s own meta-search data, they researched the affordability of accommodation in each of the 50 cities during their Pride festivities. The city with the most affordable accommodation was awarded a maximum score of 10, and every other city was awarded a score based on the equation above. The overall Accommodation Score is a combination of these two research points, divided by two.

HomeToGo has created a special guide to the top 50 rising stars in which to celebrate Pride this year. After reviewing hundreds of locations around the world, they created a final shortlist by researching five categories: The annual growth rate of the Pride festival, the number of LGBT events, the quality of local LGBT nightlife, and the availability of affordable LGBT-friendly accommodation.  They also connected with leading LGBT industry bodies, influencers, journalists, and entrepreneurs to learn more about their favorite trending Prides, and why celebrating in these destinations is important. We’re excited to introduce the top 50 Trending and upcoming pride events worldwide. 

Here are the top 10 Pride events on the list 

1 Washington,D.C. United States
2 Sydney Australia
3 Miami United States
4 Philadelphia United States
5 Atlanta United States
6 Dallas United States
7 Santiago Chile
8 Vienna Austria
9 Manchester United Kingdom
10 Buenos Aires Argentina

Puerto Vallarta’s Gay Pride ranked #42 on the list ahead of  #43 Key West,  Florida and #49 Cape Town, South Africa.  

Read the full list here. 

By | 2018-07-27T10:00:26-05:00 June 22nd, 2018|LGBT Travel, Vallarta Pride|

About the Author:

Timothy Ray Wilson – publisher A native of Seneca, South Carolina, Tim obtained a finance degree from Clemson University before spending 25 years in banking, real estate, finance and marketing. He retired to Puerto Vallarta in 2008 and co-founded GAYPV magazine two years later. As a member of the North America Travel Journalists Association, Tim writes for national and international media outlets promoting Puerto Vallarta as Mexico’s premiere LGBT travel destination. Through his involvement as a founding member of Vallarta Gay Pride, Tim served on the organization’s marketing steering committee for the first several years.