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Riu Dunamar Opens Doors in Mexican Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Riu Resorts has officially expanded in the Mexican Caribbean with the debut of the new Riu Dunamar. The new family-friendly all-inclusive is set in the relatively new Costa Mujeres development, about 30 km …

Hilton, Waldorf Astoria Projects Coming to Cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a pair of major new projects on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Hilton has announced plans to open both a luxury Waldorf-Astoria and an all-inclusive Hilton in Cancun. …

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The Top 5 Cancun Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport continues to see surging growth, according to the latest data from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, which manages the airport. Cancun reported 1.85 million passengers in November, an 8.5 percent increase over the …

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 Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to …

SLS Baha Mar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff SBE has debuted its first-ever hotel in the Caribbean with the official launch of the new SLS Baha Mar in Nassau. SLS is the second brand to debut at the Nassau megaresort, following the launch …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off new flight launches from Fort Lauderdale to both Punta Cana and Providenciales, fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has announced even more new routes and expanded services to the Caribbean. Southwest Airlines is adding a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport continues to see surging passenger growth, according to the latest numbers from Mexican parent company Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste. Cancun’s airport reported 627,542 passengers in October, up from 563,824 passengers in October …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is making a major push in the Caribbean, with more nonstop flights in its portfolio. Southwest has officially launched new daily flights to both the Turks and Caicos Islands and Punta Cana, Dominican …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new all-inclusive is opening in Cancun. Situated within the Costa Mujeres development project, the new Riu Dunamar is slated to open in December with more than 700 rooms. Costa Mujeres is set to the north …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Broadway’s most successful musicals has come to the Mexican Caribbean. Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has announced plans to debut Rock of Ages at the Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort. The …

 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 …

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 Airbnb is making major moves in the Mexican Caribbean. The home sharing giant recently announced the signing of a tax deal with the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, home to the country’s Caribbean destinations like Cancun and Tulum. As part …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Right now, with kids all over the country returning to school, many parents are realizing that summer’s come and gone and with all the focus on family fun they haven’t managed to squeeze in any …

 Cancun’s Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project, parent company La Coleccion announced this week. The remodel to the Cancun all inclusive property included upgrades to more than 500 rooms and suites, including redesigned bathrooms, hurricane-shock-proof …

 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet has announced a Caribbean network expansion for the upcoming 2017-2018 winter travel season. WestJet will be launching new nonstop weekly service from Calgary to Belize City, along with additional flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including …

wellness resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes, when everyday stresses threaten to dim our dazzle, what we really need is a restorative getaway, a few days devoted to our physical and emotional health in an idyllic location. If that sounds like …