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rosewood puebla rebranded

Rosewood Puebla Rebranded as Azul Talavera

 One of the top hotels in Mexico has a new brand.  The former Rosewood Puebla is now an independent hotel, having been rebranded as the Azul Talavera Hotel.  The luxury hotel had first opened its doors in 2017; hotel officials …

bahamas caribbean historic hotels

From The Bahamas to Antigua, the Caribbean’s Best Historic Hotels

 The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  …

puerto rico tourism open

Op-Ed: Yes, Puerto Rico Is Open for Tourism

 Puerto Rico, like its people, is warm, hospitable and resilient. A melting pot of Spanish, Taino Indian and African cultures, cuisine and breathtaking nature leaves travelers breathless, and yet, whether it’s your first or tenth time visiting, the island always …

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st maarten hotel new

 St Maarten’s tourism rebirth has continued with the debut of the island’s newest hotel: the Adonis Cupecoy. The Adonis is the first new-build hotel to open its doors since Hurricane Irma, with a setting in Cupecoy, just south of the …

caribbean cool hotels

 The Caribbean’s roster of high-design, forward-thinking, fun-loving hotels continues to grow.  Everyone has a different definition of what’s cool — particularly when it comes to hotels.  But a cool hotel should have an x-factor, a special quality that turns it into …

belize caribbean hotspot

 Long a well-kept secret for travelers in the know, Belize has quietly become a full-fledged Caribbean hotspot in recent years, buoyed by one of the region’s fastest rates of tourism growth.  And now it’s borne out by the data — Belize …

punta cana casino resort

 A new casino resort destination is coming to Punta Cana, the most popular tourism destination in the Dominican Republic.  Serenade Caribbean Hotels has announced plans to open a 603-room all-inclusive casino resort (yes, there will be swim-out rooms as an …

margaritaville resort mexico

 A new Margaritaville resort will soon be opening its doors in the heart of the Caribbean coast of Mexico, thanks to a partnership between Jimmy Buffett’s iconic brand and Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma …

puerto rico fairmont resort

 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

caribbean islands best

 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

puerto morelos mexico hotel

 A hip new hotel is coming to the up-and-coming Caribbean beach town of Puerto Morelos in Mexico.  The Fives Hotels and Residences is expanding in the Mexican Caribbean with a new hotel called The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos.  “Our expansion …

caribbean hotels 2020

 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 …

punta cana all-inclusive hyatt

 Hyatt’s newest all-inclusive hotels have held their grand openings in the heart of Punta Cana in the  Dominican Republic. Playa Hotels and Resorts has debuted the new Hyatt-branded Ziva and Zilara resorts in Punta Cana’s tony enclave of Cap Cana. …

marriott all-inclusive

 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 …

bermuda hotel sold fairmont

 The biggest hotel in Bermuda has been sold.  The iconic Fairmont Southampton has been sold to a partnership led by Miami-based investment firm Gencom, the company announced.  The seller was Europe’s AccorInvest.  The hotel will be remaining under the brand …

abaco grand bahama flights

 In a crucial step for a pair of destinations in The Bahamas, Silver Airways is resuming flights to Abaco and Grand Bahama this week.  The Fort Lauderdale-based carrier will be relaunching service to both Freeport, Grand Bahama and Marsh Harbour, …

riu all-inclusive riviera maya aerial beach

 Spanish resort giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened its Riu Palace Riviera Maya resort following a large-scale renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company transformed the Mexican Caribbean resort with what it called a “sleek, new modern style” …

cancun all-inclusive royal resorts cover

 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 …