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An Inside Look at the Transformed Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana

 After a recent visit to the Dominican Republic by Caribbean Journal, it appears as though new COVID-19-related safety measures are making hotel guests feel comfortable booking at AMResorts’ two hottest properties in the country. CJ was on hand recently as …

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Secrets Royal Beach Resort Reopens in Punta Cana

 Caribbean Journal was on hand this week as AMResorts, an Apple Leisure Group company, officially reopened the all-inclusive Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana following a $36 million renovation. The reopening ceremony — which consisted of a traditional interpretation of the …

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How AMResorts Is Faring Amid the Pandemic

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) was on hand Thursday for the official reopening of Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, where we sat down with Luis Nunez, regional commercial director of the Dominican Republic for AMResorts, to …

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 One of Jamaica’s top wellness resorts has reopened its doors with the relaunch of the Zoëtry Montego Bay Jamaica resort.  The all-inclusive Rose Hall-area resort welcomed back its first guests this weekend.  The reopening of the 49-suite property means parent …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Colette Baruth, senior vice president of global commerce and distribution for AMResorts, is an avid cruise fan, but that didn’t keep her from humbly admitting the industry’s expected slow period could benefit the all-inclusive hotel …

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 Saint Lucia is projecting what Prime Minister Allen Chastanet calls a “significant increase” in the island’s room stock over the medium term.  The island’s growing hotel pipeline is headlined by the estimated $300 million Canelles Resort in Micoud, a project …

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 Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has officially reopened the transformed Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun all-inclusive in Mexico.  It’s the first AMResorts property to reopen since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the company said.  The property, set in the beach town of …

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 Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts has introduced a new 360-degree quality, safety and hygiene program CleanComplete Verification, the company said this week.  The CleanComplete Verification program expands the “standards of quality and cleanliness” at the company’s 58 beachfront branded properties across …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Lucien Echavarria, Northeast director of the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, is both optimistic and cautious when predicting just how and when her country’s hotels will reopen to the world following the coronavirus. Echavarria, who …

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 AMResorts’ Dreams brand, which launched a new resort in Curacao at the end of last year, is expanding on the Dutch Caribbean island.  The adults-only Floris Suite Hotel will close after Easter to undergo a significant renovation, after which the …

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 In what is the most significant hotel development on the French side of St Martin in years, AMResorts has officially debuted its new Secrets St Martin resort. The property, which is set on Anse Marcel, welcomed its first-ever guests this …

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 In a significant achievement for a destination hit hard by the storms of 2017, St Maarten was the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean last year.  The destination’s growth rate of 80 percent was the biggest improvement of any destination …

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 While Punta Cana has long been the Caribbean’s all-inclusive powerhouse, travel giant Apple Leisure Group is looking to cultivate a new destination in the Dominican Republic.  It’s called Miches, and the destination will kick off with two new all-inclusive hotels.  …

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 A high-profile all-inclusive project has officially broken ground on the island of Saint Lucia.  The Canelles Resort Project, the product of a partnership between Caribbean Galaxy and AMResorts, will include a pair of all-inclusive resort properties.  “This hotel will fit …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 AMResorts’ Dreams all-inclusive brand has made its debut in the Mexican destination of Acapulco.  The new Dreams Acapulco Resort and Spa is part of a busy winter season for the Dreams brand, which recently launched in Curacao and will soon …

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 The Dutch Caribbean’s first-ever Dreams resort has officially made its debut in Curacao.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts brand has opened the new Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino following a large-scale renovation of the former Hilton Curacao resort.  The 197-room …

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 A new all-inclusive brand is coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao later this month. Fast-expanding Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary is set to open its new Dreams Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino on Dec. 15, according to the …