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Puerto Rico Launching New Hygiene Program for Tourism Businesses

 The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is launching a new health and hygiene program for tourism-related businesses.  Most notably, the program that will grant a “gold-star” validation seal to tourism businesses that implement the highest health and safety measures.  It’s a …

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A Caribbean Music Playlist That Will Take You to the Beach

 Next to smell, there’s nothing like music to spark memories. So while we can’t bring you the fragrance of Frangipani (or even suntan lotion), these 15 songs capture the memory of times spent relaxing on Caribbean beaches, drinking rum drinks …

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The 10 Best Negril All-Inclusive Resorts

 Negril, the bohemian hideout that has grown into one of Jamaica’s top tourist destinations, has a diversity of hotels and resorts unmatched anywhere else on the island. And that includes all-inclusive resorts, where you can pay one price for lodging, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new culinary experience to try in Cancun. Cancun’s Seadust Cancun Family Resort has launched a new “gastronomic tour” that is now running through December, the property told Caribbean Journal. The newest culinary tour …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are no …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s Atelier de Hoteles brand is set to debut a new luxury all-inclusive in the heart of the Riviera Maya. The new Atelier Playa Mujeres will open April 15 as the company’s first luxury resort. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has completed a large-scale transformation project at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The property, which was the first-ever Sandals when it debuted in 1981, has been in the midst of …

riu punta cana pool parties

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has taken its Pool Party concept to the heart of Punta Cana. The global all-inclusive giant has expanded its adults-only event concept to a spot opposite Punta Cana’s Riu Bambu hotel in the Dominican …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor There’s a reason Saint Lucia is one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean right now: a hard-to-match blend of romance, scenery, culinary sophistication and good, plain-old adventure. And the best way to experience the island …

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been the Mecca of yachting in the Caribbean, a bucket list destination that has sent a siren song to travelers and adventurers around the world. And here’s the good news: The British Virgin Islands is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International’s major new resort in Barbados has officially opened its doors. The new, all-suite Sandals Royal Barbados made its debut on the south coast of Barbados this week as the second Sandals-branded resort …

Quintessence Hotel

 Above: the new Quintessence (All photos by Joe Jenkin) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new addition to Anguilla’s hotel product is set to come on stream next month with a Jan. 1 opening date. The Quintessence Hotel, billed …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Palladium is bringing two new resorts to the Mexican Caribbean. Palladium Hotel Group will be opening a family-friendly property called Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and Spa and an adults-only hotel called …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s tourism industry has quickly bounced back from Hurricane Irma, with excursions, restaurants and hotels reopening for business. Popular restaurants like Beach Limers, Coconut Grove, Sheer Rocks, Turners and Le Bistro have already opened their …

 A new beachfront family resort has opened its doors in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone: the Seadust Cancun Family Resort. The 505-room all-inclusive was formerly the Great Parnassus Family Resort, the product of a multimillion-dollar renovation project that updated …

 Cancun’s skyline is changing with the major revamp of the Temptation Cancun “playground for grown ups,” undertaken with the help of world-famous designer Karim Rashind. The resort reopens Aug. 15 as Cancun’s sexiest adults-only property, with a striking, ultra-modern new …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s newest adults-only all-inclusive resort, Serenity at Coconut Bay, opened in June. The 36-suite enclave is a resort-within-a resort at Coconut Bay Resort & Spa, part of a sprawling 85-acre estate that hugs a …