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Club Med Reopens Dominican Republic All-Inclusive Resort

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One of the major all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, the all-inclusive company’s newest Caribbean resort, began welcoming back guests this week.  “Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda […]


Dreams Reopens Panama All-Inclusive Resort

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AMResorts’ Dreams brand has reopened its Panama resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dreams Playa Bonita Panama is once again open and accepting guests, following more than a year of closure amid the pandemic.  The resort is Apple Leisure Group’s […]

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A New $1 Billion Caribbean Destination

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The Dominican Republic currently has plans to make nature-friendly Miches the country’s next big destination — to the tune of $1 billion in new projects. Miches, which is situated roughly 50 miles west of […]

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Apple Leisure Group Is Expanding Again in Mexico

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Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary is expanding again in Mexico.  The company’s newest Dreams-branded resort has broken ground in Mazatlan, the first Dreams resort in an area called the “Pearl of the Pacific.” The $70 million Dreams Estrella del Mar […]

The Dreams Punta Cana Resort Is on the Market

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The Dreams Punta Cana resort in the Dominican Republic is on the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The all-inclusive resort is owned by Playa Hotels and Resorts, and is set in the Uvero Alto beach area of Punta Cana, […]

Saint Lucia to See “Significant Increase” in Hotel Room Stock

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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 […]


How AMResorts Is Making Its Hotels Cleaner

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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 […]

The Outlook for the Hotel Business in the Dominican Republic

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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 […]

Secrets Opens New All-Inclusive in St Martin

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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 […]


A New All-Inclusive Destination Is Coming to the Dominican Republic

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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.  […]

There’s a New All-Inclusive in Acapulco, Mexico

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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 […]

The 20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean to Visit in 2020

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All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true […]


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