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The Sea Cloud Spirit arrives in Yucatan

- February 17, 2023

The ship, coming from Cozumel, arrived at the Yucatecan port, and then continued its itinerary to Bimini, Bahamas and will conclude this 17-day trip in Miami, Florida.

Yucatán continues to position itself as one of the preferred destinations for cruise tourism by welcoming the Sea Cloud Spirit for the first time, one of the largest sailing cruises in the world. This is the result of the national and international promotion from the Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal to improve the economy of the families of Progreso that leaves an economic benefit for the state.

The ship of the company Sea Cloud Cruises of Hamburg, coming from Cozumel, arrived this Friday at around 7:00 a.m. at the International Cruise Terminal, in the Port of Altura; then It will continue its itinerary to Bimini, Bahamas, concluding a 17-day trip in Miami, Florida.

The cruise is barely 2 years old, it offers the most modern amenities, such as its own massage and relaxation complex, swimming pool, library, hospital, and several restaurants.

Progreso ranked third in the arrival of cruise ships in the Gulf-Caribbean region of Mexico during 2022, according to the Secretary of the Navy (SEMAR). To date, in Yucatán, this market has recovered 67.7% of arrivals and 54.4% of passengers, compared to the record numbers observed in 2019, before the pandemic.

Last year the World Voyager, from the Mystic shipping company, began to touch port in the state; American Queen’s Ocean Voyager; Prima, from Norwegian; Le Bellot, from Ponant; Radiance of the Seas, from Royal Caribbean, and Magic, from Disney Cruise Line.

Recently, this last firm announced that this 2023 it will gradually increase its operations in this coastal municipality, which will allow a greater economic spillover in the region and generate more jobs.

The administration of Vila Dosal has opted for the transformation of Progreso to offer new attractions and experiences to its visitors, such as the recently inaugurated Museum of the Meteorite “The origin of the new life”, a recreational space that reveals the biological history since the impact of the celestial body 66 million years ago, as well as the Jurassic Trail, which exposes dinosaurs of different species, most of them real-size and with robotic technology.

Likewise, in conjunction with the federal government, the parks of Chicxulub, Chuburná and Chelem were remodeled, together with the Malecón and the House of Culture of this demarcation, while the popular Callejón del Amor was created.

Source: Estamos Aqui

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