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The Caribbean’s Newest Zoëtry

 Above: the Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun is opening its doors on Saturday, according to the company. The property is a rebranding of the former Villa …

The World’s Largest Underwater Sculpture Debuts in the Bahamas

 Above: Ocean Atlas (All photos by Jason deCaires Taylor) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the largest underwater sculpture in the world, and it’s now just below Nassau in the Bahamas. The 18-foot-tall, 60-ton female sculpture is located off Nassau’s …

Palace Resorts Names New VP

 Above: Sun Palace Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts has named Alan Doyle its new vice president of global sales, meetings and incentives, the company announced. Doyle had previously been serving as the company’s corporate director of sales …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Divers and snorkelers swarm artist Jason De Caires Taylor’s underwater sculpture gardens off the coasts of Grenada and Cancun, Mexico with good reason: His installations of life-size cement figures anchored to the sea floor are …

 Above: the Dreams Sands Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts has opened its newest Caribbean hotel: the Dreams Sands Cancun. The property, which is AMResorts’ 23rd resort in Mexico, opens after an extensive renovation and adaptation of the former …

 Above: Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Avianca is ramping up its service to Cancun, the Colombia-based carrier announced. The company began a new daily nonstop flight from Bogota to Cancun on Aug. 15, meaning it now operates two daily …

 By S Brian SamuelOp-Ed Contributor By now, most (but not all) Caribbean countries have submitted their first half 2014 tourism statistics to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). It makes for some interesting reading. Overall, the Caribbean recorded a weighted average …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …