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Cancun Airport Traffic Continues to Rebound

 After a sluggish 2019, traffic at Cancun International Airport is rebounding, according to the latest numbers from parent company ASUR.  Cancun Airport handled a total of 2.277 million passengers in January, representing a 4.1 percent increase compared to the same …

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5 Tiny Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit Right Now

 There’s a particular delight in finding the perfect beach town in the Caribbean, a place that manages to marry a pristine stretch of sand with a walkable, energetic, culture-filled mini-destination.  While great beach towns (and beach cities) abound in the …

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Spirit Is Launching New Flights to Cancun

 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is launching a new nonstop route to Cancun in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Spirit will launch its first-ever flights from Cleveland to Cancun, Mexico beginning Feb. 14.  “We are proud to celebrate five years in …

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 JetBlue Airways and Mexico-based InterJet Airlines have announced a new interline agreement.  The agreement means passengers can purchase one ticket for combined flights on both airlines, and check their bags through to their ultimate destination.  The move opens up many …

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 Cancun, one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets, is now home to another new property, this time the first-ever Canopy by Hilton in Mexico.  Hilton’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, opened the new Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla …

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 Spain’s Palladium Hotel Group, which has a large footprint in the Caribbean, has named a new president and a chief executive officer.  The company has tapped Abel Matutes Prats as its new president, and selected Jesus Sobrino as the new …

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 La Collection Resorts’ Live Aqua hotel brand is set to open a new hotel in the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The new Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana is slated to open in March, the company …

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 Another Dreams-branded resort is coming to the heart of Cancun, part of a big expansion for the all-inclusive brand.  The Dreams Vista Cancun Resort and Spa is set to open on Feb. 22, according to Apple Leisure Group.  The newest …

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 After a sluggish summer, Cancun’s air traffic managed to climb into positive territory with a late-2019 push.  Mexico’s most popular destination reported a total of 25.48 million passengers in 2019, a 1.1 percent increase over the calendar year 2018.  That …

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 Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun is set for the arrival of a new daily nonstop flight from Newark.  Frontier Airlines is planning to launch new daily nonstop flights from Newark to Cancun beginning March 10, the company said in a …

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 A highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton resort is coming to Mexico City this summer.  The new Ritz-Carlton, Mexico City will be set in a 58-story skyscraper with views of the capital city’s iconic Chapultapec Park.  The 153-room hotel, which will also include a …

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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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 Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels International is opening another new resort in Mexico, the company announced. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres will open its doors in the summer of 2020, according to Melia.  The all-inclusive property will include a total …

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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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 A new hotel is coming to the heart of Cancun’s famous hotel zone next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Royal Uno All-Inclusive Resort and Spa, is the latest property from top resort company Royal Resorts.  Royal Uno, which …

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 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …

cancun airport rebound

 Cancun International Airport had another solid month in November, the latest data from parent company ASUR show.  After what was a sluggish year for most of 2019, the airport has picked up steam in recent months.  Indeed, traffic in Cancun …

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 It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone and 45 minutes from …