2007 Archive

Archive of news from the year 2007.

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Air Traffic Up 70 Per Cent

Air passenger traffic at Cozumel airport was 70 per cent higher in March 2007 than in March 2006, ASUR, the airport operator, said today.

The biggest increase was seen in international flights, with 62,994 passengers arriving in March 2007, almost double the number in 2006.

ASUR said there has been a "substantial recovery" in traffic since damage was inflicted on the airport by storms in 2005.
Cozumel flights
Cozumel airport.
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Media Digest

  Cozumel news An overview of recent news from local Mexican websites and newspapers.

News about Trump's alleged development, new vehicle ferry, pier upgrade in Cozumel and a possible new pier in Playa del Carmen, island anthem, busy hotels and new police cars.
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World's Largest Cruise Ship To Visit

Cruises to Cozumel
Liberty of the Seas in Finland.
  Royal Caribbean cruise line's newest ship, the Liberty of the Seas will make its first stop in Cozumel on May 24th, 2007.

The ship was constructed in Finland and is currently on its way to the US. It shares the title of world's largest cruise ship with sister ship, the Freedom of the Seas.
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Thousands Visit Historic Festival

El Cedral Festival
Traditional bullfights.
  Thousands of locals and visitors to the island have been enjoying the historic Festival of El Cedral, that began on Thursday in the south of Cozumel.

Celebrated every year, the event includes fairs, traditional feasts, rodeos, bullfights, music and competitions.
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Getting Ready For Turtles

Preparations are under way for the arrival of this year's turtle nesting season, said Christopher González Baca, Head of Environmental Projects for the island's municipal authority this Thursday.

Cozumel turtles
Protecting turtle nests.
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