2007 Archive

Archive of news from the year 2007.

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Mexican Homebuilding "Booming"

The Mexican homebuilding industry is "booming" said Fitch Ratings, in a report released at the end of last month.

The New York and London based financial experts said that the Mexican government has helped the sector and that further growth could be expected.

They reported that housing is one of the country's most "dynamic industries", transformed over the past few years by a developing Mexican mortgage market.
Cozumel construction
Homebuilding in Cozumel.
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Wild Wind Sport Championship

The beaches in the north of the island this weekend play host to Viento y Mar Cozumel 2007, a national Mexican windsurfing and kiteboarding competition.

More than 60 riders from across the Republic will take part in the wild wind sports.
Cozumel watersports
Kiteboarding in Cozumel.
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New Luxury Resort To Open In January 2008

President of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Peter Strebel, said this week that the group's new 'boutique all-inclusive' in Cozumel would open in January 2008.

In an exclusive interview with This is Cozumel, he said the resort will be called the "Aura Cozumel".
Cozumel hotels and resorts
Wyndham Cozumel Resort and Spa.
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Turtle Lessons Learnt

Cozumel turtles
Recently hatched baby turtle.
  Important lessons were learnt in the 2007 turtle nesting season, said Christopher Gonz├ílez Baca, Cozumel's Deputy Director for the Environment last week.

Almost 3,000 nests were counted on the island's beaches and a study was made about the effect of climate change on the eggs.
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Try An Off-Road Adventure

Cozumel ATV tours
Cruise through jungle.
  This is Cozumel has teamed up with Wild Tours and can now offer you an ATV jungle and beach adventure starting at the Mayan town of El Cedral!

Hop on an ATV and cruise through jungle, exploring ancient Mayan caves, a cenote (water hole) and a small Mayan ruin.
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