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Cancun moves to green on Covid traffic light system

Over the last 15 months, I’ve enjoyed my visits to TRS Coral, Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres, TRS Yucatán and Grand Palladium Riviera Maya. During those visits, the so-called Covid traffic light system told locals and tourists that Covid levels were high. Now, RivieraMayaNews.com is reporting that Cancun and Riviera Maya …

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Carnival cruise line announces restarts

  CruiseIndustryNews is reporting, “Carnival Cruise Line announced plans for more ship restarts for January and February, as it works towards the return of its full fleet sailing from U.S. homeports in the spring of 2022, according to a press release. With 17 ships scheduled to be operating by year-end, …

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Cancun ends tourist season exceeding pre-pandemic figures

As you know, I’ve travelled to Cancun several times during the last 15 months. In addition, a good friend of mine was married and brought over 50 family and friends to Grand Palladium Riviera Maya a few months ago! I also attended a work event at TRS Yucatán that included …

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Carnival cruise line developing in terminal COVID testing

To be able to comply with CDC regulations pertaining to COVID testing, Carnival is developing in-terminal COVID testing capability. This is a win-win for both Carnival and cruisers! The below information is taking directly from the Carnival website: Mobile Testing We realize some of our guests are having a challenge …

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Carnival cruises line announces additional ship restarts for November 2021 and beyond.

Unfortunately, I just received some bad news regarding the Jacksonville-based Carnival Ecstasy restarting sailing. With eight of its ships already in guest operations, and more restarting in September and October, Carnival Cruise Line today announced the next round of details about additional ship restarts for November 2021 and beyond. Carnival Valor will follow Carnival Glory in New Orleans with …

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Behind the Scenes at The Grand Palladium Resort on the Mayan Riviera

I’ve always known that lots goes on to make all-inclusive resorts function. Check out this post behind the scenes at the Grand Palladium Riviera Maya. TravelYucatan.com reports, “The Grand Palladium is a 5 star mega-resort. A virtual small city carved out of rich mangroves and jungle. Situated over 2,000,000 square …

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