Pandemic “sinks” cruise tourism in Quintana Roo

The reactivation of the cruise industry in Quintana Roo is going to take a long time and could take place until the end of this year. This is an urgent situation mainly for Mahahual, which depends almost one hundred percent on cruise ships. While Cozumel could receive the first ship in July, according to information issued by the cruise line companies, More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Ten arrested for illegal fishing in Cozumel

Agents of the Mexican Navy report the arrest of 10 fishermen for poaching in Cozumel waters. In a statement, the Secretary of the Navy explained that they were carrying out surveillance tours when they observed More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Cozumel nurse receives ovation from neighbors (VIDEO)

Cozumel residents set an example of how to treat medical personnel in times of the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike in other states within the Yucatan Peninsula, where ignorant people has dared to attack and insult More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, May 1st, 2020

Cozumel mayor says it is imperative that people continue to stay home

Cozumel, Q.R. — “We know that the measures we are taking are not popular, but our priority is to save lives,” said the mayor of Cozumel during a message where he urged people to continue staying home. Municipal More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Coronavirus brings dark times to Cozumel, Mexico’s cruise boat capital

Rolex, Cartier and Bulgari were shut down, the Cuban cigar joint was empty, and it just wasn’t happening for the guy hawking shark jawbones. “We’ve got all kinds of sharks — makos, tigers, hammerheads,” More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Cozumel Mayor announced “curfew” over Covid-19

The municipal president of Cozumel Pedro Joaquín Delbouis assured that, with the entry of phase 2 of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the decision was made to establish the curfew on the island in the coming More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Mexico authorizes Italian cruise ship to dock in Cozumel; ruled out case of Coronavirus

The Mexican port authorities backed down and authorized the berthing of a tourist cruise ship on the island of Cozumel, which was not allowed to stop in Jamaica or the Cayman Islands, after confirming that one More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Cruise not allowed to dock in Cozumel on suspicion of COVID-19

Two Caribbean ports denied access for fear of the coronavirusand now Cozumel is the third one. Mexican authorities denied permission to the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship to reach the Punta Langosta cruise terminal, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Rejected by two ports on virus fears, cruise heads to Cozumel

A ship operated by MSC Cruises is sailing for Cozumel, Mexico, on Wednesday after authorities in two Caribbean ports effectively denied it disembarkation over coronavirus fears. On Tuesday, Jamaican More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Carnival Glory sets sail after repairs from crashing into other cruise ship in Cozumel

Following some quick repairs to damage from the incident that took place on Friday 20th, when the “Glory” hit another Carnival ship in Cozumel, the cruise ship set sail from the Port of New Orleans Monday More...