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There’s a New Photo-Op in Cancun

 Above: the new “Cancun” sign (Caribbean Journal Photo) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Aruba has the “I Love Aruba” sign, Curacao has its “Dushi” sculpture and St Lucia has the Pitons. Now Cancun, Mexico is adding its name to the list of …

Southwest Launches More Cancun Flights

 Above: the JW Marriott in Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has launched new service from Milwaukee to Cancun, the carrier announced. The new service officially began on Saturday with a flight from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport …

Southwest Airlines Launches First Nonstop Service to Cancun

 Above: Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is continuing its Caribbean rollout. The carrier officially launched its initial service to Mexico over the weekend with nonstop routes from both Atlanta and Baltimore to Cancun. The routes, which were …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ISLA MUJERES — I’m in love with guacamole. Not just any old guacamole (I’m not that type of girl). I’m talking about the fresh, creamy deliciousness that is the green apple guacamole at Mango Café. …

 Above: the Riu Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff The Riu Cancun has opened its doors with a new look. The Riu Cancun officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month following a $30 million renovation project. The …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A GOOD MEAL is its own reward, made all the sweeter when you have to venture off the beaten path to seek it out. Here, in 10 Caribbean destinations, we’re sharing our favorite “secret” restaurants, …

 Above: the former Dreams Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt will be opening its new Ziva Cancun all inclusive in late 2015, the company announced Thursday. Hyatt began a multimillion-dollar renovation of the former Dreams Cancun property in June. …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 Golf in the Caribbean — sweeping vistas, soft ocean breezes and swaying palm trees. It’s such a beautiful place to play golf that when you slice into the water on the fourth hole, you won’t have a care in the …

 Traveling can be stressful. And even when you’re returning from a likely very relaxing vacation to the Caribbean, you still want comfort, style and convenience — all the way to the gate at the airport. And you can find it …

 Above: the Hyatt Zilara Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff The first Hyatt-branded Cancun all inclusive has officially opened its doors. The Hyatt Zilara Cancun officially opened this week, the first of what will be a series of new Hyatt-branded …

 The sun has set, dinner’s over and the clock strikes 10 o’clock. In much of the Caribbean, that likely means it’s time for a quiet drink or simply time for bed. In some parts of the Caribbean, though, the night …

 There’s really nothing better than going to the best restaurant on an island, having an unforgettable meal and then just walking a few steps to your hotel room. Some Caribbean hotels have become food destinations in their own right, and …

 Above: a Baltus showroom in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury furniture design firm Baltus Collection is expanding its footprint in the Caribbean, with a new showroom in Panama and plans for another in the Dominican Republic. The 10,000-square-foot …

 Above: the Aloft Cancún By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood’s Aloft brand has officially opened in Cancún. The Aloft Cancun hotel, located in Cancún Hotel Zone, has 177 loft-style rooms with nine-foot ceilings and oversized windows. The hotel’s opening represents …

 IT’S REALLY the beaches that are the true stars of Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun, with its power-soft white sand and bright turquoise slice of the Caribbean Sea. And you can see all of it from the Caribbean Suite at …

 IT’S ONE OF THE Caribbean’s most popular pastimes – snorkeling. And, thankfully, there are more than enough terrific snorkeling destinations to go around. While these lists always lead to difficult choices, we present to you Caribbean Journal’s inaugural Snorkeling List …