2006 Archive

Stories from the year 2006.

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New Economy Ferries

A new economy ferry route with 4 daily departures is now available between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen.

Called 'EkonoKlass', the service is operated by the same company that runs the existing Waterjets ferry service. The route uses their older ferries and costs less than half the normal price.
Cozumel ferry
Economy ferry.
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Queens of England Visit Cozumel

Queen Mary 2
Queen Mary II docked downtown.
  Famous English ocean liners the Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Mary II visited Cozumel at the end of last month.

The ships usually cruise the North Atlantic and the rest of the world. They visited Cozumel as part of a special winter cruise offered by their owners, Cunard.

Unlike many cruise ships that visit Cozumel, the two Queens are 'liners' capable of longer journeys and transatlantic crossings.
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Media Digest

Summaries of recent stories from local Mexican newspapers and websites.

News about cruise ship fees, a marine traffic control tower, downtown improvements, airport standards and ferry crossings.
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New Hyperstore Proposed

Mexican supermarket giant, Comercial Mexicana, wants to build a new commercial center in downtown Cozumel, said the island's Municipal Government last week.

The hyperstore would be located on land by the corner of 11th Street with the seafront.
Cozumel mall.
Mexican supermarket giant.
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Hot Property: Dreamy Curves, Domes and Terraces

If you yawn at the sight of square concrete condos, stacked one upon the other, then this Hot Property in Cozumel may be just what you are looking for.
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