A huge new amusement park is set to open later this year in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  It’s called Katmandu Punta Cana, and it’s billed as the only theme park of its kind in the Caribbean.  An extension of a …

 Divi Resorts has named a new regional director of operations for the Caribbean, the company said this week.  The North Carolina-based company has tapped Mo Sallah to the role, in which he will oversee resort operations at Divi’s seven properties …

 Michelin-starred chefs. Oceanfront cocktail bars. World-class rums. The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is readying to host its most anticipated event in years: Bonaire Rum Week, the weeklong celebration of premium rum and culinary culture from June 14-17. Bonaire Rum …

 Hyatt is opening another new Andaz hotel in Mexico.  The company has announced plans to open the new Andaz Condesa Mexico City in the country’s capital at the end of this year.  The property will be part of the I421 …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao has produced some outstanding Major League Baseball players in the last few decades, from Andruw Jones to Didi Gregorius to Ozzie Albies.  And now the island is taking a major new step, with the …

 While Tulum may be known more for its eclectic small inns and boutique hotels, it’s quietly becoming an all-inclusive destination in its own right.  The latest brand to open in the Mexico hotspot? Hilton, which this week announced the opening …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is projecting a strong 2022, according to new data fro Tourism Corporation Bonaire.  The island’s top tourism organization is reporting a “strong increase” in bookings in the first six months of this year.  And …

 Apple Leisure Group’s Secrets brand is opening a new all-inclusive in Isla Mujeres, Mexico later this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company, which is part of Hyatt, will debut the Secrets Impression Isla Mujeres in December 2022, the company …

 Marriott’s major move into the all-inclusive space is continuing this summer with a new adults-only all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.  Marriott is joining forces with Playa Hotels and Resorts on the Sanctuary Cap Cana resort, which will be the …

 Tropic Ocean Airways is relaunching outbound flights from the Miami Seaplane Base, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers on the carrier be able to take off from the stunning location on Watson Island just off the coast of downtown …

 The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board has a new chairman, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The board has announced the appointment of Caesar Campbell to the role, it confirmed this week.  “Caesar Campbell is uniquely qualified to Chair our Tourist Board,” …

 Caribbean all-inclusive brand Elite Island Resorts has partnered with reggae legend Causion on a major new musical tribute to the island of Antigua.  The song, Antigua Me Come From, is a common phrase of identity and heritage for Antiguans; a …

 The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island resort has debuted a new bespoke concierge program for guests.  It’s called Sapphire Services, and it aims to provide guests with “as many opportunities and chances to pursue the wanderlust of all of The Bahamas.” …

 The Martinique Tourism Authority has appointed a new Deputy Director of the Americas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The MTA has tapped Karine Roy-Camille, a former president of the Martinique Tourism Authority, the the role, in which she will help “ensure …

 The Caribbean’s “sweetest” festival is coming back for 2022.  The popular Pineapple Festival in Eleuthera will run June 3-4 on the island of Eleuthera, the heart of the country’s pineapple industry.  After a pandemic hiatus, the event is back this …