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Progreso lists improvements for both tourists and foreign residents

A quiet block in Progreso is a proposed tourist zone. Photo: Google Progreso, Yucatan — Improvements to the...

Small luxury cruise ships cancel Yucatan itinerary

Just days ahead of its first trip, Victory Cruise Lines has canceled an itinerary of small luxury ships that would have traveled to Progreso and other ports of call in Yucatan.

More cruise ships to dock at Progreso in October

The number of cruise ship arrivals at the port of Progreso will increase in October, with 11 pleasure boats expected this month.

Rescue of overboard cruise ship worker is ‘miraculous’

A crew member from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico was rescued by another cruise ship nearly a day after he fell overboard.

Busy cruise-ship week include newcomer from German line

The port begins April with the the arrival of over 11,600 passengers and 3,288 crew, including a cruise ship that's new to Yucatán. 

Small, upscale cruises with overnight excursions planned in 2019

Small, upscale cruise ships will depart Miami starting in January 2019 under the Victory Cruise Lines banner, said Saúl Ancona Salazar, state secretary of tourism development.

5 years later, ‘cruise from hell’ ship still docks at Progreso

Five years after making international headlines for all the wrong reasons, the Carnival Triumph docks today at Progreso, definitely not celebrating its anniversary.

Cruise ship crew stays on duty, cleaning Progreso’s beach

While passengers toured the region, group of 10 environmentally minded crew members from the cruise ship Vision of the Seas undertook the task of cleaning part of Progreso's beach.

A crush of cruise ships in Progreso

A total of 19 cruise ships will arrive in Progreso in February. Six of them arrive in the space of a week.

Top priority in 2018: More cruise ships for Progreso

More cruise ship income is Yucatán's top tourism priority in 2018, a state official has declared. 

New cruise itinerary, larger ships, for Progreso in 2018

Carnival Cruise Line is sending more passengers from the U.S. to Progreso beginning next year. 

Investors in Chuburná plan luxury entertainment project

A group of Yucatecan entrepreneurs is looking to build a luxury destination here for cruise ship passengers looking for a new excursion.

Heat keeps cruise ship tourists close to beach

When the Carnival Triumph arrived last week, merchants at the beach had a banner day, thanks to the heat.

Seaweed doesn’t dampen huge cruise-ship day at port

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.

2 cruise ship arrivals canceled in Progreso

As the Carnival Liberty suffers from mechanical issues, Progreso loses business on Nov. 14 and 26.

Tourism helps families far from tourist zones

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."

Cruise ship, passengers, stalled in Progreso

Thousands of tourists have gotten a double dose of Progreso at the expense of an excursion in Cozumel.

Carnival unveils ‘cultural’ cruises to Cuba

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.

Cruise ship tourism up 4%

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.

Gay cruise to dock in Progreso

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.

A fond farewell to megaship Magic

The mega-cruise ship Carnival Magic arrived for the fifth and final time at the port of Progreso, leaving both tourists and merchants with fond memories.

Carnival sends its largest ship to Progreso

Two additional cruise ships arrive at Progreso's port this month: the Carnival Magic and the Carnival Freedom.

Good timing as 2 ships head to Progreso

Encouraging weather forecasts have merchants upbeat about the arrival of cruise ships on two consecutive days this week.

Deal brings 14,000 more tourists to Progreso

The Pullmantur cruise line announces 10 stops in Progreso next summer.