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Carnival Extends Visits to Cozumel

 Carnival Cruise Line is expanding its cruise calls to Cozumel, the company announced. The company has extended the length of time its ships spend in Cozumel on more than 750 voyages. On the new “Cozumel Plus”itineraries, guests can try a …

Starwood Continuing Latin America-Caribbean Expansion

 Starwood is planning another hotel in the region. The Westin Monterrey hotel in Mexico is slated to debut in 2019, part of a wider expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean for the company. The property is developed by Desarrollos …

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The 10 Best Getaways to Try in Mexico

 All inclusive Mexico: it’s a different part of the country, and often a very comfortable and luxurious one. We’ve always said that there’s no shortage of top All Inclusive Mexico resorts, particularly the eastern coast of Mexico. Indeed, the 81-mile stretch between Puerto …

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 Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas cruise ships is returning for Western Caribbean itineraries after a month-long dry dock. The ship will be homeporting in Galveston, Texas for seven-night Western Caribbean itineraries. The ship will visit destinations including Belize City, …

 We have long said that “you don’t need a dive resort to go diving in the Caribbean.” But it sure helps. A great dive resort is not the same for everyone; some want luxury; some want function; some want value. …

 Royal Caribbean’s newly-enhanced Empress of the Seas ship will be returning to the company’s fleet in March after a stint with sister brand Pullmantur. The ship will head to Miami for short Caribbean getaways. The ship will offer four and …

 Carnival Expands in Cozumel With $20 Million New Berth By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation has expanded its operations in Cozumel with the launch of a third berth at its pier at Puerta Maya. Puerto Maya is the Caribbean …

 The cruise line returns to Mobile By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line and the City of Mobile, Alabama have announced a year-long series of four- and five-day cruises to Mexico aboard the Carnival Fantasy beginning in fall 2016. Prior to …

 Expansion in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel firm Sunwing is offering new all inclusive cruises from both Havana and Montego Bay, the company announced. The all-inclusive packges will be on board the MSC Opera beginning in …

 NCL announces homeport change By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Epic will be returning to Florida in November 2016 after more than a year in Europe, NCL announced. The ship will become the line’s largest ship to homeport from Port …

 Second time for the Mexican Caribbean destination By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show will take place this year in Cozumel for the second time, bringing with it the potential for a significant economic boost. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line is expanding its shore excursion offerings, with new exclusive landside experiences, customized private tours and additional enhancements for families, the company said this week. With these additions, Carnival now offers nearly 1,200 landside …

 Above: a Crystal Cruises ship By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Crystal Cruises has unveiled a new itinerary for the upcoming winter season. Crystal Cruises is inviting passengers to “give thanks” on its new ultra-luxury voyages debuting this Thanksgiving. The new Caribbean …

 Above: Carnival Magic By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has announced two deployment changes intended to bolster its position in the homeports of Galveston, Texas and Port Canaveral, Fla. The repositioning is effective in 2016; Carnival Magic will shift …

 Above: Cozumel By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts is expanding in Cozumel. The company announced this week that it had signed an agreement with Inmobiliaria Punta Tormentos to open a Sheraton hotel on the island off the …

 Mexico’s Riviera Maya borders the Caribbean and stretches 86 miles south of Cancun, comprising the towns of Puerto Morelos, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum, as well as the island of Cozumel, six miles offshore. It’s the perfect sun-drenched place to …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean cruise is never a bad idea but not all ports are created equal. These 10 ports of call, which offer a winning combination of passenger facilities and proximity to the island attractions we …

 Above: Carnival Magic By the Caribbean Journal staff A Dallas health worker whose presence on the Carnival Magic led to a major Ebola scare has tested negative for the virus, according to officials. The worker, who was suspected to have …