Isla Cozumel Played Host to Actor Dennis Haysbert

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The beautiful island of Cozumel was the setting for a fun-filled weekend for Haysbert and his guest Michelle Jonas.

Cozumel, known for its spectacular crystal clear waters, white sand beaches and endless sunshine, is a tropical island oasis and ultimate vacation destination to be explored, which is what actor Dennis Haysbert (“The Unit”) was doing as he visited the island this weekend after finishing production earlier in the week on the film “Learning Uncle Vincent” in Baltimore which co-stars Common, Danny Glover, Lonette McKee and Charles S. Dutton.

Cozumel (also known as Isla Cozumel) hosted Haysbert and his girlfriend, LA based fashion designer Michelle Jonas ( as they enjoyed the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea while relaxing at the elegant Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, located on a half mile of white sandy beach, steps away from the world’s second largest coral reef system.

The couple flew in to the island courtesy of Virgin America ( and on Saturday (May 14, 2011), Haysbert participated in the annual Cozumel International Golf Classic at the Cozumel Country Club. He also did some deep-sea fishing with the Mayor of San Miguel, Aurelio Joaquin Gonzalez, and Roberto Borge Angulo, Governor of Quintana Roo, during the 40th Anniversary of Cozumel’s big fishing event, ‘The Mexican Boat Rodeo.’

Haysbert and Jonas also snorkeled, toured the island, and dined at popular local restaurants Kinta and Rolandi’s. Haysbert voices a character in the upcoming “Kung Fu Panda 2,” and will be seen in “The Details” with Tobey McGuire, Laura Linney and Ray Liotta, which the Weinstein Company bought at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

About Cozumel:

A vibrant land steeped in rich Mayan history, Cozumel’s beauty stretches far beyond its spectacular shores. The world-famous dive site is a tranquil oasis, abundant with warm welcomes around every corner, is a destination like no other.

The biggest island in Mexico, located off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula with a population of a little over 95,000, Cozumel welcomes more than 4,000,000 visitors each year and is considered one of the most important destinations in Mexico.

Visitors will discover a culture rich in warm hospitality, luxury at its finest and exquisite adventures. No other island comes close to Isla Cozumel, known as Heaven on Earth.

For further information on the beautiful island, visit or

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The Zaring Group specializes in creating media exposure through the power of celebrity appearances and endorsements; its signature Resort Promotion program has demonstrated great success in putting heads on beds at some of the world’s finest resort destinations, including Isla Cozumel’s objective: visit Cozumel. The Zaring Group has produced some of the most exciting celebrity-driven charity events, including the Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic and the FOX Sports televised Puerto Los Cabos World Cup, both of which are held in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and the World Series of Golf, televised from Las Vegas on CBS Sports. For more information, visit


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