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Articles from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya.

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Island Ferries Under Scrutiny

 

Mexico's Federal Competition Comission (CFC) confirmed to local press, this week, that it is investigating possible anti-competitive practices on the ferry route between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen.

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President Announces Tulum Airport

After much speculation, the new Riviera Maya airport project was officially launched in Tulum, on Monday, by Mexican President, Felipe Calderón.

The project on the coast near Cozumel, will need an investment of some $254 million.

It will give visitors arriving to Cozumel a third choice of airport, in addition to Cancun airport and the island's own international terminal.

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Fly Cozumel-Cancun-Merida

A new twice daily air shuttle was launched, last week, connecting Merida, Cancun and Cozumel.

The 36 seat flights from local airline, Mayair, will make it much easier to visit the beautiful Yucatan city of Merida from the island.

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Ferry Prices Could Fall

Prices for the ferry to Cozumel from Playa del Carmen could be reduced in the future, as a result of a new investigation into competition between transport providers, announced last Friday.

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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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