The most popular cruise ship destination in the Caribbean just got a huge new expansion. Carnival Cruises added a third cruise ship berth to the Cozumel pier at Puerto Maya.
In honor of the occasion, three of the company’s ships – Carnival Breeze, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Triumph – arrived today and became the first trio of ships to use the new three-berth pier.
“Cozumel is the Caribbean’s most visited cruise ship destination and consistently receives high ratings from our guests,” said Giora Israel, senior vice president of global port and destination development for Carnival Corporation. “So the destination is in demand by our guests, and we are excited about officially opening the third berth to our pier, since it gives our brands greater flexibility for visiting Cozumel and more of our guests the opportunity to enjoy the island.”
So what impact will this have? With 3.3 million cruise guests annually, Cozumel is already the busiest cruise destination in the Caribbean. The expanded pier will allow more ships and travelers to call on Cozumel, providing a sizable boost to the local economy.
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