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Spirit Adding New Flights to Guatemala

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its Caribbean Basin expansion with the planned launch of new service to Guatemala City. The lights from Houston to Guatemala will launch Sept. 7. They will operate thrice-weekly …

AccorHotels to Acquire 50 Percent Stake in Sbe

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant AccorHotels is acquiring a 50 percent stake in sbe, the company behind hotel brands like SLS. The two sides have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels …

Sunwing Adding More Punta Cana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again in the Caribbean, with increased service to the region out of Val-d’Or, Quebec. In addition to nonstop flights to both Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean and Santa Maria …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fastest-growing resort company in the Caribbean is expanding again, this time with a new brand. Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has signed an agreement with the Mexico-based Grupo Hotelero Sante Fe on a strategic …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Palace Resorts is partnering with three-Michelin-star chef Massimo Bottura to bring the Osteria Francescana Experience to the Mexican Caribbean. Bottura will bring his culinary talents to Moon Palace Cancun for two exclusive nights, on August 18 …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Lifestyle hospitality company sbe has announced the appointment of Alvaro Valeriani as its Global Senior Vice President of sales and marketing. Sbe’s portfolio includes the SLS brand, which recently debuted in Nassau. As SVP of Sales …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding more service to Mexico’s tourism hubs, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is set to launch new international service between Chicago Midway and Cabo San Lucas-Los Cabos in Mexico. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Sunwing is planning to relaunch a series of flights from Canada to the Caribbean this upcoming tourist season. The flights will operate weekly from Saskatoon and Regina in Saskatchewan from Nov. 5 through …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport has continued to post positive growth, according to the latest numbers from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, or ASUR, which manages the airport. Cancun’s airport reported 2.21 million passengers in April, a 3.8 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hospitality giant AMResorts is planning a major expansion in Mexico, including the Mexican Caribbean. The all-inclusive titan has announced the signing of four new resort management contracts, including Secrets Punta de Mita; Dreams Punta de …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff United is launching more nonstop flights to Cancun for the summer season. The carrier is launching new weekend nonstop flights from both New Orleans, Louisiana and San Antonio, Texas to Cancun beginning June 9. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is expanding its service to the Mexican Caribbean. Southwest is launching a pair of new seasonal routes this weekend, with new nonstop Saturday service from Columbus and New Orleans. Both Columbus-Cancun and New …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts has expanded its luxe Le Blanc brand in Mexico. The all-inclusive company has officially debuted the new Le Blanc Spa Resort in Los Cabos, a property with 374 ocean-facing rooms. The new resort …

Cancun U.S. Visitors

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Even in the face of heightened travel warnings, Cancun continues to see a surge in visitor activity. Cancun International Airport reported a total of 2.08 million passengers in March, a 14.5 percent increase in traffic …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines is expanding its flight service to the Mexican Caribbean destination of Cancun. The Minneapolis-based carrier has added a pair of new routes to Cancun for this summer. Beginning June 15, Sun Country …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is getting a huge lift from American Airlines. American Airlines is planning to add a second daily nonstop flight from Miami to Antigua beginning in December, a spokesperson for the airline …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Conrad brand is adding a new property in Mexico. The Conrad Playa Mita will be a transformation of the former La Tranquila Resort in Punta de Mita, slated to open in the winter of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest hotel transaction in the Caribbean so far in 2018, Playa Hotels and Resorts has acquired a substantial portfolio of resorts in Jamaica. The company has acquired the Hilton Rose Hall, the Jewel …