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New Royal Caribbean Ship Coming to Caribbean in November

 Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship will make its debut in the Caribbean in November.  The new Odyssey of the Seas will launch in the Mediterranean this summer before heading to Fort Lauderdale for its first Caribbean sailings in November.  Odyssey …

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Cancun Is Getting Another Dreams Resort

 Another Dreams-branded resort is coming to the heart of Cancun, part of a big expansion for the all-inclusive brand.  The Dreams Vista Cancun Resort and Spa is set to open on Feb. 22, according to Apple Leisure Group.  The newest …

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New Dreams Punta Cana Resort Targeting February Debut

 Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts is targeting a February debut for its new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana resort in the Dominican Republic.  The all-inclusive property is slated to officially open on Feb. 21, 2020, according to the company’s Web site.  …

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 Aruba Airlines has launched a new nonstop service between Aruba and Barranquilla in Colombia.  The new service, which launched last week, will operate twice weekly, with flights on Mondays and Fridays, the company said. It’s part of quietly strong tourism …

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 AMResorts’ Dreams all-inclusive brand has made its debut in the Mexican destination of Acapulco.  The new Dreams Acapulco Resort and Spa is part of a busy winter season for the Dreams brand, which recently launched in Curacao and will soon …

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 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

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 The Dutch Caribbean’s first-ever Dreams resort has officially made its debut in Curacao.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts brand has opened the new Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino following a large-scale renovation of the former Hilton Curacao resort.  The 197-room …

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 After a September that produced the year’s first decline in average daily rate (ADR), Caribbean hoteliers pushed room-rate comparisons back into positive territory during October 2019.  In comparison with last October, ADR rose 0.4 percent even as occupancy fell 5.2 …

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 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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 There’s a new way to get from Miami to one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hottest destinations. Aruba Airlines has launched its first-ever flights from Miami and Curacao. The new nonstop flights, which kicked off Nov. 29, are operating four times …

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 A new all-inclusive brand is coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao later this month. Fast-expanding Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary is set to open its new Dreams Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino on Dec. 15, according to the …

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 The Curacao Marriott Beach Resort has officially relaunched following the completion of a $40 million renovation project.  The 336-room hotel has been renovated “to represent the latest innovative design thinking from the Marriott hotels brand,” according to a statement from …

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company is making its debut on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts company is bringing a Secrets-branded resort to Aruba’s Baby Beach.  The 600-key Secrets Baby Beach Aruba is slated for completion …

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 Marriott is ramping up its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion in a big way  The company, which several months ago announced plans to enter the increasingly competitive all-inclusive market, had already announced five new projects and plans to purchase Barbados’ popular Elegant …

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 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …