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Auberge Resorts Set for Costa Rica Debut

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Auberge Resorts is set to expand to Costa Rica this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned. The luxury brand is now taking reservations for stays at its new Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection resort, which is set to open in November […]


Costa Rica Is Updating Its Travel Requirements

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Costa Rica is updating its travel requirements beginning Aug. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On that date, vaccinated travelers will be able to enter Costa Rica without purchasing travel insurance.  That will also apply to minors under the age of […]


Frontier’s New Costa Rica Flights

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No carrier has been adding more flights to the Caribbean Basin of late than Frontier Airlines — and now the low-cost airline has added another one.  Frontier has kicked off its newest service to the region with a nonstop flight […]


Frontier Launches New Flights to The Bahamas

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Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to the region, with flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas.  The inaugural flight from Miami to Nassau kicked off with much fanfare. It’s Frontier’s first-ever service to The Bahamas.  The new […]

Riu Completes Reopening of Caribbean Resorts

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Riu Hotels and Resorts has now completed the reopening of all of its properties in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. Luis Riu, CEO of Riu Hotels and Resorts, confirmed the move, with the relaunch of a total of four hotels in […]

Hilton Opens New Hotel in Costa Rica

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Hilton Hotels has opened its newest hotel in the tallest building in Costa Rica.  The new Hilton San Jose La Sabana is set in the capital’s Leumi Business Center, a 38-story tower in the up-and-coming Samana Norte neighborhood of San […]


Southwest Airlines Is Bringing Back More Caribbean Flights

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Southwest Airlines is set to continue its Caribbean relaunch this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The relaunch is headlined by a major increase in its Cancun service beginning June 12 that will include the return of Saturday-only service from Pittsburgh […]

Frontier Airlines Is Adding Flights to Costa Rica

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Fast-expanding Frontier Airlines is at again, with plans to launch more flights in the Caribbean Basin.  The low-cost airline will be adding new flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from both Miami and Orlando.  On July 1, Frontier will launch […]

Planet Hollywood Opens First All-Inclusive in Cancun

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Planet Hollywood has officially opened its first-ever all-inclusive resort in the wider Caribbean with the debut o the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun.  The property is set in increasingly popular Costa Mujeres, a destination often dubbed the “New Cancun,” […]


Marriott Opens New Vacation Club Resort in Costa Rica

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Marriott International has opened its first-ever Marriott Vacation Club resort in Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new resort is set at the  Los Sueños Resort and Marina, a 1,110-acre master-planned community.  It’s also the first Marriott Vacation Club […]

Marriott Vacation Club Is Expanding to Costa Rica

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Marriott Vacation Club is opening its first ever resort in Costa Rica. Beginning in January 2021, Marriott will debut the Marriott Vacation Club at Los Sueños, a 24-villa resort set within the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Complex, […]

Riu Reopens Panama Resort

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RIU Hotels and Resorts has reopened its Riu Playa Blanca in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the 573-room resort, which is set in Panama’s “Arco Seco” region, means the company has now reopened all of its hotel […]


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