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Year-End Push Leads Cancun Airport to Positive Growth

 After a sluggish summer, Cancun’s air traffic managed to climb into positive territory with a late-2019 push.  Mexico’s most popular destination reported a total of 25.48 million passengers in 2019, a 1.1 percent increase over the calendar year 2018.  That …

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Cancun Is Getting New Flights from Newark

 Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun is set for the arrival of a new daily nonstop flight from Newark.  Frontier Airlines is planning to launch new daily nonstop flights from Newark to Cancun beginning March 10, the company said in a …

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A New Ritz-Carlton Is Coming to Mexico City

 A highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton resort is coming to Mexico City this summer.  The new Ritz-Carlton, Mexico City will be set in a 58-story skyscraper with views of the capital city’s iconic Chapultapec Park.  The 153-room hotel, which will also include a …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels International is opening another new resort in Mexico, the company announced. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres will open its doors in the summer of 2020, according to Melia.  The all-inclusive property will include a total …

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 All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true …

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 A new hotel is coming to the heart of Cancun’s famous hotel zone next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Royal Uno All-Inclusive Resort and Spa, is the latest property from top resort company Royal Resorts.  Royal Uno, which …

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 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …

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 Cancun International Airport had another solid month in November, the latest data from parent company ASUR show.  After what was a sluggish year for most of 2019, the airport has picked up steam in recent months.  Indeed, traffic in Cancun …

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 It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone and 45 minutes from …

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 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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 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 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 …