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Cancun Seeing Jump in U.S Visitors

 Cancun is seeing a jump in visitors from the United States, according to the latest data from the Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau. While the destination saw an increase of 2 percent overall in the first half of 2016, Cancun …

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Delta Launching New Daily Nonstop Flights to Cancun

 Delta Airlines is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a major increase in service to Cancun. The carrier will be launching new daily nonstop flights between New York-John F. Kennedy Airport and Cancun beginning Dec. 17. Delta also announced it would …

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VIDEO: On the Beach in Puerto Morelos, Mexico

 It’s one of the gems of the Caribbean coast of Mexico: the lovely fishing village called Puerto Morelos, halfway between Cancun and the Riviera Maya. It’s a stunning stretch of Caribbean beach, with no corner more beautiful than that at …

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 American Airlines has embarked on a significant expansion in service to the Mexican Caribbean destination of Cancun. The carrier launched new roundtrip service from four US cities to Cancun this weekend. The flights include service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Kansas …

 Cancun just set a record. The Mexican Caribbean destination reported more than 5 million visitors in 2015, breaking its previous record of 4.8 million, set in 2014. Cancun’s hotel occupancy rate also reached an all-time high of 82 percent, according …

 Hyatt has continued its all-inclusive expansion in the Caribbean with the grand opening of its newest property: Hyatt Ziva Cancun. The beachfront property on Punta Cancun has a mix of suites, including some swim-up options, along with amenities like its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has officially begun service from Houston to Cancun, Mexico. The service is operating twice daily between Houston’s William P Hobby Airport and Cancun. The flights are part of a wider expansion in service …

 The latest Underwater Caribbean snapshot comes from Caribbean Journal reader Amy Minash, who took this photo while swimming with whale sharks far north of the coast of the Yucatan in Mexico. Have you taken a great underwater photo of the …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican Airline Volaris is launching a new route between Cancun and San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced. The new service with the Mexican low-cost carrier will …

 Above: Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel company Sunwing continues to expand its routes in the Caribbean region. The firm announced this week that it would be adding direct flights from Windsor, Ontario to Cancun later this year. The …

 Above: Le Blanc Spa Resort in Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun’s Le Blanc Spa Resort has debuted its newest culinary offering: Blanc Asia. According to the property, the new restaurant features “an eclectic menu of Asian cuisine fused …

 Above: an SLS property in Miami By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another SLS hotel on the way in the Caribbean to join the ever-expanding group of Cancun hotels. Following in the footsteps of the soon to open SLS LUX …

 Above: the Four Points by Sheraton Cancun Centro By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood’s new Four Points by Sheraton Cancun Centro officially opened its doors late last month, the company said. The 112-room property (which includes four junior suites), has …

 Above: the JW Marriott in Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean region’s largest tourist destinations has a new time zone. Following two years of lobbying efforts, the Mexican state of Quintana Roo launched officially joined Eastern …

 Above: the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun, the number one tourism destination in Mexico, continues to be a force in the regional tourism industry, according to new numbers from the Cancun Convention & …

 Above: Hard Rock’s existing hotel in Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Hard Rock International is expanding its footprint on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company announced this week plans to open the new Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Cancun. …

 Above: the Paradisus Cancun resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradisus Cancun has named Santiago Rivera its new general manager, the all-inclusive resort announced. Rivera has been with parent company Melia since 1999, working at destination resorts in China, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Cancun has a not entirely undeserved reputation as a mecca for rowdy Spring Breakers and tacky tourist-trap bars. But what often gets forgotten in the criticism of this Yucatan, Mexico tourist town is the number one …