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Cancun Is Getting a New Adults-Only Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-debut Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun in Mexico is adding another major component to the project: an adults-only resort. Planet Hollywood Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a 380-suite “upscale oasis” for …

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Mexico Gets Its First Hyatt Centric Hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hyatt Centric brand has come to Mexico. Hyatt Hotels has announced the official debut of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, the first-ever Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in the country. It’s also the first Hyatt …

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12 Places to Eat Like a Local in St Maarten

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton A tent, a grill and a menu on a blackboard. Sometimes the most delicious places to eat in the Caribbean are smoke-filled shacks set on the side of the road. And when you’re in …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It has long been one of the Caribbean’s most celebrated culinary destinations, and now Anguilla is raising its game again. The island has launched a new culinary celebration called Extraordinary Eats, a two-week festival highlighting …

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 By Alexander Britell THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest hotel company in Cuba has added another major new all-inclusive to its portfolio: the Melia Internacional in Cuba’s tourism hub of Varadero. It’s a decidedly modern, innovative resort, immediately becoming perhaps the most …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has completed a large-scale transformation project at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The property, which was the first-ever Sandals when it debuted in 1981, has been in the midst of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad, has seen remarkable growth in recent years, from a revamped, walkable downtown to a wave of new eateries and art galleries. And now it’s getting a major new waterfront real estate project; …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hospitality firm Hospitality House has announced a new partnership with American chef David Burke that will take the David Burke Brand across North America and the Caribbean region. Hospitality House, led by CEO Steven Kamali, …

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 By Alexander Britell World-class restaurants. Historic forts. Creative cocktail bars. And even its own little cay. This is Christiansted, St Croix, and it’s time it got on your travel radar. Because the best-kept secret in the US Virgin Islands has …

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 It’s not really a hotel, is it? The Atlantis, Paradise Island resort has long been more than a resort – it’s a destination in its own right. And that’s what the hotel’s executives themselves will tell you — for a …