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 for a holiday cruise in the western Caribbean. Six passengers had minor injuries that Friday after the Glory struck another ship, the More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Unesco signs agreement to protect coral reefs in Cozumel

The organization notes that globally, 60% of these natural habitats face direct threats. COZUMEL(Times Media Mexico).- The UNESCO office in Mexico joins efforts to guide and enhance the conservation of the Mesoamerican More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, November 25th, 2019

Brazilian Ironman participant dies in Cozumel

Brazilian Ironman participant, Paulo Pereyra, died during the swimming part pf the competition, after suffering a cardiac arrest in Cozumel on Sunday Nov.24. The accident happened Sunday during the swimming phase More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 25th, 2019

28-year-old bartender goes solo in Cozumel to complete her diving certification

This is how much a 28 year old American tourist spent on her solo diving trip to Cozumel, Quintana Roo. Age: 28 Occupation: Freelancer copywriter and bartender Salary: Approx. $55,000 Hometown: Brooklyn, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Cozumel service providers protest coral reef closures

Nearly 500 Cozumel families will lose their only source of income. Tourism service providers have protested the decision to close some of the reefs around the island of Cozumel due to the presence of a disease that More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Coral bleaching disease triggers closure of access to Cozumel reefs

Some of the most popular reefs around the island of Cozumel will be closed to the public due to white band disease, which is killing the coral. The Natural Protected Areas Commission (Conanp) will restrict access More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, August 25th, 2019

8.7 Million Tourists Expected to Cruise to Mexico in 2019

The cruise industry in Mexico continues to thrive, as popular vacation destinations across the country expect to see a total of 8.7 million tourists arriving by ship in 2019. According to El Financiero, a recent More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

21 year-old man from Israel drowns while kitesurfing in Cozumel

A 21-year-old student from Israel who volunteered at Chabad House on Cozumel Island in eastern Mexico drowns in the sea while kitesurfing. The young Israeli drowned after getting caught between swimming markers More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 1st, 2019

This summer, Cozumel is a land apart

Traveling to Mexico, even its tourist destinations, always raises the unfortunate question: Is it safe? While no place on earth is 100 percent safe, I discovered why Mexico’s biggest island, Cozumel, is considered, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Boat carrying eight people sinks off the coast of Cozumel

Cozumel, Q.R. July 21, 2019— Eight people were saved from their sinking boat Saturday off the shores of Cozumel when shortly into their journey, the vessel began to take on water. Some of the crew and passengers More...