Barcelo Unveils Its New Multi-Brand Strategy

Barceló Hotel Group has announced a new multi-brand strategy for its growing portfolio. The changes follow the company’s 2015 acquisition of the Occidental hotel portfolio. In addition to the group’s original brand, Bareceló Hotels and Resort, three new distinctive brands […]


The 6 Best Aruba All Inclusive Resorts

Aruba All Inclusive Resorts

Places like this are the perfect way to experience the Dutch Caribbean’s island of Aruba’s beach-filled environment in an easy, comfortable way. Aruba claims the most sunny days of any other Caribbean island and is fortuitously located beyond the hurricane belt, […]


Beach Journal: The Joy of the Sand on Playa Bavaro, Punta Cana

Above: the beach at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe hotel in Punta Cana BAVARO — Sometimes we forget. We forget how beautiful Caribbean beaches can be. How quiet. How relaxing. How perfect. There are so many wonderful things about the […]


Rum Journal: Finding a Great Lobby Bar in Santo Domingo

Above: the lobby bar at the Sheraton Santo Domingo The lobby bar. At most hotels, it sets the tone for everything — it’s the first part of the hotel you notice. It welcomes you. It is the central meeting point. […]


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