Carnival Cruises just extended its sailing pause

Bad news for any eager cruisegoers: cruise lines are continuing to extend cruising suspensions into 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The cruising industry initially saw a quiet period after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted and extended its no-sail order as the coronavirus pandemic began surging in 2020. But More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 25th, 2021
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Royal Caribbean Restart: A Concise Ship-By-Ship Guide

Royal Caribbean International is set to be the first major contemporary cruise line back in service in North America, relaunching cruises from Nassau, with the Adventure of the Seas offering weeklong More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Cozumel Considering Opening Cruise Operations to European Lines

“There is constant communication with the United States authorities and the Caribbean Cruise Association and there is nothing scheduled for this first quarter, so together with the Secretary of Tourism, we propose More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
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Shipping company charges 80 pesos extra per person Cozumel crossing

The new fee is added to the one already paid to Transcaribe for taking a car to the island. Without prior notice, users of the maritime cargo transport route between Cozumel and the continental zone must pay More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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Three arrested for drug possession in Cozumel

Two foreign men along with a Mexican woman tried to enter the island Cozumel carrying marijuana but were detected by a trained dog and detained by the National Guard. The subjects went through the San Miguel More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Texas tourist drowns while swimming off Cozumel coast

Cozumel, Q.R. — An American tourist has died of likely respiratory complications while swimming in the southern coastal area of the island of Cozumel. The body of the man was seen floating in the sea by the captain More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, October 25th, 2020
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Albino baby sea turtle born in Cozumel

The rare specimen was released safely back into the ocean at the San Martin camp, Cozumel, Quintana Roo.. Through his account on social networks, Fernando Roberto Pola Rodríguez, deputy director of ecology More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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When booking your next cruise, expect a price jump and new COVID-19 rules

More bad news for cruise fans: You’ll likely pay more for the next voyage you book and sail on — whenever that might be. Prices are going up, industry experts say, another unfortunate by-product of the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Cruise tourism may not return to Quintana Roo until 2021

The state of Quintana Roo already has protocols for visitors and crew, waiting to authorize the return of the cruise ships. The Sedetur already has the protocols ready for the return of cruise tourism to Quintana More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Direct flights from the United States into Cozumel have been reactivated

Two American Airlines direct flights have already landed on the island., after the passage of Delta. The first one arrived from Miami, the craft was a model Embraer 175, carrying 50 passengers. While the second More...