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First cruise out of Rocky Point sets sail in December

Puerto PeƱasco (3TV/CBS 5) — After years of planning, the first cruise ship to depart from Puerto PeƱasco, aka Rocky Point, is slated to set sail in December, even if the pier itself is not complete.

That’s the word from Hector Vazquez, Puerto PeƱasco’s Convention and Visitors Bureau President, as he joined the CBS5 This Morning & 3 TV’s Good Morning Arizona news teams Friday in a live interview.

Vazquez confirmed the cruise ship will take on passengers via ferry boats or will dock on the sparkling new pier, if completed in time, for the inaugural run in December. The Cruise & Maritime Voyages ship will tour of the Sea of Cortez, the only one to navigate solely in the Gulf of California.

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Tickets on sale for cruise through Sea of Cortez

The very first cruise boat, to launch from Puerto PeƱasco on December 7th, is the perfect opportunity to attract national and international tourists to Sonora, deemed Hector Platt MazĆ³n, sub-coordinator of operations for the State Tourism Promotion Commission (COFETUR).

Platt Mazon explained tickets for the 11-day cruises are now on sale, at a starting price of $1,300 USD per person, on the companyā€™s website www.cruiseandmaritime.com.

ā€œOur proximity and connectivity with Arizona, along with work on the Mega Region by Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich Arellano, and promotional efforts on a national level, opens an array of opportunities to attract more tourists to our state,ā€ he detailed, ā€œwhich is why we invite everyone to enjoy this marvelous experience.ā€

The COFETUR official furthered that given the importance of this type of ā€œjourneyā€ through the Sea of Cortez, his office is working to promote key destinations in Sonora, such as Puerto PeƱasco and Guaymas, in coordination with their respective Convention and Visitors Bureaus.

Details:

Cruise and Maritime Voyages

Tickets for sale: www.cruiseandmaritime.com

Cost: Approximately $1300 USD per person

Cruise launch date: December 7th, 2019

Duration: 11 days

Itinerary: Puerto PeƱasco, Topolobampo, MazatlƔn, Los Cabos, La Paz, Loreto, Santa Rosalia Guaymas, and returning to Puerto PeƱasco.

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