2009 Archive


Cozumel news stories from 2009.

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Spanish Beauties In Cozumel

52 stunning contestants from the Miss Spain 2009 beauty pageant were in Cozumel earlier this month, as part of the competition held in Mexico this year.

They took advantage of the island's own natural beauty for photo and video shoots.

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Forbes Recommends Cozumel

Top American magazine publisher, Forbes, said last week that there are "no bullets on the beaches" and "you can still find cheap, safe vacations" in Mexico.

They went on to specifically recommend Cozumel as one of the best places to visit.

In an article on their website, Forbes pointed out that while drug violence exists in some areas of Mexico, the tourist areas remain secure.

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Dinner Date With History

Passing through the wrought iron gates into the gardens at the Casa Mission restaurant is like a taking a journey back in time.

The beautiful colonial style façade to the building is a survivor from the glory days of the Yucatan Peninsula.
 
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Tulum Airport Plans Revealed

Newspaper reports have revealed details of the proposed new Tulum airport, on the Riviera Maya near Cozumel, including the date the project will be put out to tender.

Local politicians have described the project as an "economic trigger" for the development of tourism on the mainland.

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Cozumel Kid's Voyage Of Peace

An incredible wooden trimaran ship, built in Veracruz, Mexico, will visit Cozumel later this month on an international voyage of peace.

One lucky child from the island will be chosen to embark on the sailing, that will deliver messages of goodwill to 16 different ports in the USA and Europe.

Named "Zamná" after an ancient Mayan high priest, the 3 hulled maritime masterpiece left its shipyard in Alvarado, Veracruz at the end of July.

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