2008 Archive


News from our archive for 2008.

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New $50 Million Cruise Pier

Cozumel’s largest cruise ship terminal, Puerta Maya, has been renovated with an investment of more than $50 million.

Cruise ship company Carnival, the pier’s owners, announced last week that the new "cruise center" will officially re-open this Thursday.

 
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Carnival Ecstasy arrives Thursday.
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"Perfect" Day At The Beach

 

The happy winners of our beach pass competition enjoyed their prizes at Playa Uvas last month.

Vickie Davis, from Georgia in the USA, said the beach was beautiful and that her group had the "perfect" day.

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Time To Escape To Cozumel?

 

Cozumel is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and vacationers looking for a guaranteed relaxing time.

Nowhere else will you find the waters so warm and inviting, not to mention the sights you will see when scuba diving.

No wonder it's a hot spot for divers.

Maybe it's time for you to escape to Cozumel this winter?

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56,000 Ton Artificial Reef

A massive new artificial reef was officially unveiled off the coast of Cozumel this week.

Francine Cousteau, president of the Cousteau Society and widow of undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, visited the island as its "godmother".

The new underwater attraction weighs more than 10 Boeing 737 jets. It is made of 56,000 tons (50.8 million kilograms) of salvaged concrete taken from the Puerta Maya cruise ship pier destroyed by Hurricane Wilma in 2005.

 
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Francine Cousteau in Cozumel.
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Crisis Beating Beach Breaks

 

Some fantastic vacation deals to Cozumel have been announced recently to help you escape the crisis at home.

The economic turmoil also means the dollar buys you 20 percent more Mexican pesos than earlier this year, so there's never been a better time to visit!

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