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Swoop Is Adding New Nonstop Flights to Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop, is launching its first-ever nonstop flights to Mexico — including the Mexican Caribbean. Beginning in January, the carrier will launch twice-weekly flights from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta, and thrice-weekly flights from …

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Frontier Adding Las Vegas-Cancun Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is adding another new route to the Mexican Caribbean. Beginning in December, Frontier will launch new twice-weekly flights between Las Vegas and Cancun. The new route, which will begin operating Dec. …

Iberostar Is Opening a New Adults-Only Cancun Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Iberostar is adding a new all-inclusive to its broad regional portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. Iberostar will be debuting the new adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige, a new-build tower that will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A seeing some flattening in international traffic in recent months, the Mexican Caribbean’s major air hub is seeing a rebound. Cancun International Airport reported 2.198 million passengers in August, a 5.6 percent increase compared to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Planet Hollywood project is coming to the Caribbean. Canadian travel giant Sunwing Travel Group has announced plans for a new all-inclusive Planet Hollywood-branded resort in Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean. It is slated to …

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the top luxury stays in Mexico has announced the debut of a major new chef. Grand Residences Riviera Cancun has announced the appointment of Guido De La Mora as the resort’s new Executive Chef. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is at it again, adding more new routes to its ever-expanding Caribbean network. The latest expansion for the low-cost carrier is out of St. Louis, where Southwest is adding new nonstop flights to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hard Rock is making big changes to its all-inclusive hotels in Mexico and the Caribbean. The property is putting an end to the use of resort credit, turning its hotels in Punta Cana and Mexico …

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a lot to choose from on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. There are all-inclusives near Cancun; hip urban getaways in Playa del Carmen and rustic-chic retreats in Tulum. But our favorite place to stay …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet is adding a new route to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season. The airline will launch new twice-weekly nonstop service between Calgary and Montego Bay, Jamaica beginning Nov. 3, according to …

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 It’s Mexico, but it’s also the Caribbean. The Mexican Caribbean is a whole different universe on the western side of the Caribbean Sea, with a different energy, culture and hospitality philosophy. And just as the eastern Caribbean is filled with …

Punta Cana Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has added another new nonstop route to the Caribbean. The company has announced the planned launch of new nonstop flights between Thunder Bay, Ontario and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is continuing to ramp up its expansion to the Caribbean, with another new route to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The carrier will be launching a new weekly flight from Sept-Îles, Quebec, beginning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding all-inclusive brand Royalton Luxury Resorts is expanding again in the Caribbean. The Canadian firm has announced plans for two new-build all-inclusive hotels in both Cancun and Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Royalton Cancun …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s adults-only all-inclusives in Montego Bay and Cancun have unveiled new-look spas, following a transformation project by parent company Playa Hotels and Resorts. The new Zen Spas at the Hyatt Zilara in Cancun and the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med has expanded its Cancun all-inclusive, the company announced. The company has added 60 new oceanfront rooms to the Aguamarina family-friendly wing at its Club Med Cancun Yucatan resort. The expansion includes 30 club …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its Caribbean Basin expansion with the planned launch of new service to Guatemala City. The lights from Houston to Guatemala will launch Sept. 7. They will operate thrice-weekly …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant AccorHotels is acquiring a 50 percent stake in sbe, the company behind hotel brands like SLS. The two sides have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels …