Carnival Cruise Line is sending more passengers from the U.S. to Progreso beginning next year.
A group of Yucatecan entrepreneurs is looking to build a luxury destination here for cruise ship passengers looking for a new excursion.
When the Carnival Triumph arrived last week, merchants at the beach had a banner day, thanks to the heat.
Two huge cruise ships docked here Tuesday, bringing 5,720 passengers and 2,000 crew, shortly after an unsightly tide of seaweed littered the beaches.
As the Carnival Liberty suffers from mechanical issues, Progreso loses business on Nov. 14 and 26.
A tourist who feels guilty about the level of need in Mexico may ask, “Am I actually doing this country any good?” The short answer is “yes.”
Thousands of tourists have gotten a double dose of Progreso at the expense of an excursion in Cozumel.
Carnival Corp., which already docks its cruise ships in Progreso, Yucatán, has won approval to send tourists Havana, Cuba this May. But the deal struck means less recreation and more learning for passengers.
The Port Authority has reported a 4 percent rise in the number of cruise ship passengers coming ashore to Progreso in the first quarter of 2015.
The Pullmantur line is calling the port of Progreso, Yucatan “home” after the “Desire Cruise 2015” arrives June 11 with 2,000 gay and lesbian tourists.