Cozumel Island in Mexico will become a 'homeport' for Pullmantur cruises,the
operator's Vicepresident and Director-General,Eduardo Barroso,told Mexico City
From February 2010,the island will be
the starting point for a new Mayan Caribbean cruise to 2 Mexican and 3
The cruise will be designed primarily for Mexican
tourists,with all onboard entertainment and services in Spanish.
to this and Cozumel's "strategic" position,Barroso said,Latin American
vacationers could also be a market they can capture.
Pullmantur is a
Spanish tour operator that offers international cruises,flights and vacation
In November 2006,Royal Caribbean cruiselines bought
Pullmantur's cruise operations and since then has expanded global
Cozumel real estate has long been popoular
with cruise ship passengers that fall in love with the island when they visit
for a day and decide they want to come back.