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The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas Reopens, in Huge Boost for USVI

 In what is easily one of the most anticipated relaunches in the Caribbean in several years, the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has officially reopened its doors.  The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long the leading hotel in the United States Virgin Islands, began …

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Allianz: Punta Cana Tourism Is Rebounding

 The Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana is seeing a massive rebound in tourism demand, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance.  The travel insurance giant said analysis of nearly 2.4 million flight itineraries showed that the …

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Southwest Airlines Resuming More Caribbean Flights

 Southwest is returning several seasonal routes to the Caribbean, the carrier said this week.  Southwest has announced the return of several flights for the upcoming 2020 season, it said.  That includes nonstop flights from Atlanta to both Cancun on the …

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 Cancun saw a jump in air traffic in September, according to the latest data from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the destination’s airport.  Cancun International Airport saw a 1.2 percent increase in passenger traffic last month, with a total of 1.748 …

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 “Luxury all inclusive” is a term that invites immediate skepticism.  If you’ve ever stayed at a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton or an Aman resort, you know there’s more to a five-star resort experience than offering top-shelf liquor at a …

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 Puerto Rico says it’s in the midst of a tourism boom, and another carrier is set to launch new daily nonstop flights to the island.  Beginning Nov. 14, Frontier will be operating a new daily flight between Newark Liberty International …

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 A major new luxury all-inclusive resort has officially opened its doors on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  It’s called Atelier Estudio Playa Mujeres, the latest resort to debut in the up-and-coming destination of Playa Mujeres northeast of Cancun.  The complex …

 Cancun has long been the busiest airport in the wider Caribbean region, and it’s about to get even busier.  Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch a new thrice-weekly flight from Nashville, TN to Cancun.  The new service, which will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is set for another expansion of service to the Caribbean in 2020, according to the company. Southwest will be launching new nonstop routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Turks and Caicos next …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Waldorf-Astoria luxury brand has officially debuted in Mexico. The brand has taken over at the former Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos, with the rebranded property now called The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts is opening a pair of high-profile all-inclusive Hyatt-branded resorts in the Dominican Republic in November. Playa, which has a regional portfolio of 21 resorts, will be debuting two new …

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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 Dana NilandCJ Contributor Mexico-based Interjet Airlines is in the midst of a significant expansion push. The airline said it woulld be expanding overall service through its Mexico City hub by 40 percent and officially establish Cancun International Airport as …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching three new nonstop routes from Newark to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service will be headlined by a pair of new nonstop service from Newark Liberty …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing resort company is continuing to ramp up its development pipeline in the wider region. Apple Leisure Group has already signed six resort management deals in the Caribbean-Mexico region this year through its …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-debut Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun in Mexico is adding another major component to the project: an adults-only resort. Planet Hollywood Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a 380-suite “upscale oasis” for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts is planning a significant expansion in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive resort company is planning to add an additional 1,200 rooms at its planned Moon Palace Punta Cana in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s leading airline is launching a pair of new routes to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season. Air Canada has announced plans to launch new winter flights from Quebec City to the two most …