All-Inclusive

Playa Resorts Names Director of Sales and Marketing for Mexico

 Above: Hyatt Zilara Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Resorts Management has announced the appointment of Pilar Arizmendi as director of sales and marketing for MExico. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of Playa Hotels and Resorts, …

Aruba’s Newest Resort Opens Doors

 Above: the new Riu Palace Antillas By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s newest resort opened its doors on Oct. 11. The new Riu Palace Antillas resort has debuted on Aruba’s Palm Beach. The adults-only, Aruba all-inclusive property has a total …

Punta Cana’s Paradisus Palma Real Planning $12 Million Renovation

 Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic will be undertaking a $12 million renovation. The project, which is slated for completion in …

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 Going all-inclusive shouldn’t leave you out of pocket. We’ve found a week’s-worth of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts where all-you-can-everything comes at a price tag almost anyone can afford. (Note: rates are per person, double occupancy, unless otherwise noted). Our team of on-the-ground …

 Above: the Riu Palace Antillas By the Caribbean Journal staff A new resort will soon open its doors in Aruba. RIU Hotels and Resorts will debut its second hotel on the island, the Riu Palace Antillas, in October. The property, …

 Above: the new Hyatt at Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Resorts Management has named the general manager for the two new Hyatt all-inclusives set to open in Jamaica later this year. Carl Hendriks will be the general …

 Above: Round Hill, Jamaica THERE ARE terrific all-inclusive resorts across the Caribbean. But there are also some wonderful EP properties that also offer all-inclusive options, meaning that you can have the best of both worlds. Here are 10 “secret” all-inclusives …

 Above: Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia Hotels International’s Paradisus Resorts brand has embarked on a wide-ranging new sustainability push, the company announced. The all-inclusive brand said it was looking to achieve four objectives: …

 Above: Petit St Vincent in the Grenadines (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon PETIT ST VINCENT — There are many things to love about Petit St Vincent, this all-inclusive private island resort in the southern sweep of the Grenadines: …

 Above: the Smuggler’s Cove Resort and Spa in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Blue Diamond Resorts has acquired the Smuggler’s Cove Resort & Spa in St Lucia, the Canada-based company announced this week. The all-inclusive beachfront resort is …

 Above: the Riu Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff The Riu Cancun has opened its doors with a new look. The Riu Cancun officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month following a $30 million renovation project. The …

 Above: the former Dreams Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt will be opening its new Ziva Cancun all inclusive in late 2015, the company announced Thursday. Hyatt began a multimillion-dollar renovation of the former Dreams Cancun property in June. …

 Some all-inclusive resorts are true destinations for food. And it’s now quite easy to find high-level gourmet food at an increasing number of Caribbean all-inclusives. But some are true standouts — with fine dining, famous chefs, a blend of cuisines …

 Above: the new Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has its newest Hard Rock hotel with the opening of the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Puerto Aventuras. The property held its grand opening …

  GRENADA — Caribbean Journal recently attended the grand opening of the new Sandals LaSource Grenada resort. Join Caribbean Journal on location as we bring you a first look of the property in 11 slides.  Above is the brand-new Italian …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 Golf in the Caribbean — sweeping vistas, soft ocean breezes and swaying palm trees. It’s such a beautiful place to play golf that when you slice into the water on the fourth hole, you won’t have a care in the …

 A quiet beach, two glasses of champagne, a setting Caribbean sun. Sound enticing? With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not plan a romantic Caribbean getaway where you don’t have to think about anything at all? We thought we’d …