Riviera Maya


An All-Inclusive Nickelodeon Resort Is Coming to the Riviera Maya


The newest all-inclusive Nickelodeon-branded resort is coming to the Riviera Maya in June, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-friendly all-inclusive is set to debut on the Caribbean coast of Mexico in June 2021, according to Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The […]


Expedia: Cancun, Riviera Maya Lead Spring Travel Demand

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American travelers are eyeing Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean for spring getaways, according to a new report from travel giant Expedia.  The Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun and Isla Mujeres were the most-searched-for destinations on the company’s platforms […]


A Major New All-Inclusive Is Coming to the Riviera Maya

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A massive new resort is slated to open in the Riviera Maya on the Caribbean coast of Mexico this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Hotel Xcaret Arte, and it’s an expansion for the eco-focused Hotel Xcaret brand.  The […]


Checking in to the All-Inclusive Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

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During Caribbean Journal’s (CJ) recent coverage of AMResorts’ inaugural “Amazing Agent Celebration,” which drew roughly 60 top selling AMResorts producers to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, we got a first-hand look at the popular Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya. The property reopened […]

12 Caribbean Resorts with Swim-Up Rooms

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Skiers know that the best places to stay are slopeside, where they have direct access to the trails. The tropical equivalent is the swim-up room, where you can step outside and right into the warm waters of a swimming pool. […]

Why AMResorts Is Bullish on Curacao and Cozumel

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During our recent visit to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Caribbean Journal (CJ) sat down with a couple of top AMResorts executives to see what flights were expected to help the all-inclusive company cut its losses during the pandemic. As part […]

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Margaritaville Continues Caribbean Expansion Push

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It’s going to be quite a year for Margaritaville in the Caribbean.  The fast-expanding Margaritaville brand is poised to add four new resorts to the Caribbean in 2021, beginning with the soft opening of the new Margaritaville Beach Resort at […]

AMResorts Expanding to Aruba, Tobago

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor During our recent visit to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) was able to find out the destinations where AMResorts’ ongoing and future projects can be found. As part of our coverage of […]

Bahia Principe Reopens Tulum Resort After $40M Renovation

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Bahia Principe has reopened its Grand Tulum resort following the completion of a $40 million renovation project.  The property, which began welcoming guests again on Nov. 15, underwent a “complete” remodel, according to the company.  “We are very excited to […]


Palladium’s TRS Cap Cana to Reopen Dec. 4

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Palladium Hotel Group’s TRS Cap Cana hotel is reopening its doors in December, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive TRS Cap Cana will resume operations in the Dominican Republic on Dec. 4, the property confirmed this week.  The adults-only hotel […]

Anguilla’s Belmond Cap Juluca Is Open Again

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Anguilla’s signature resort is open once again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Belmond Cap Juluca resort officially reopened its doors on Nov. 1 on the island’s picturesque Maundays Bay.  The luxury property is one of three Belmond-branded resorts in the […]

Karisma Has a New Travelers Club

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Karisma Hotels and Resorts has announced the launch of a new “travelers club” called ABEO.  The revamped club has five tiers of benefits, the company said.  ABEO is the combination of Karisma’s existing Exotic Travelers Club and Prestige Travelers Club […]


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