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The 21 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2021

 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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Isla Mujeres Luxury Beach Resort Hits the Market

 A boutique luxury hotel and villa compound has hit the market on the Mexican Caribbean island of Isla Mujeres, Caribbean Journal Invest has exclusively learned.  The 12-suite, upscale resort property, which includes two beachside saltwater infinity pool, is offered by …

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Mexico’s Isla Mujeres Is Open for Tourism

 It’s just 18 minutes from Cancun by boat, just 4.3 miles long and less than half a mile wide — and the tiny island of Isla Mujeres still remains something of a well-guarded secret.  It wasn’t until a few decades ago …

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 Prominent all-inclusive resort company Palace Resorts is reopening its hotels in Mexico.  The company will be reopening its resorts in the country on June 1, a Palace Resorts spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal.  That includes both the company’s Palace-branded and …

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 A potential tourism recovery in the Mexican Caribbean will hinge on ensuring the swift return of direct access to the region’s air hubs in Cancun, Cozmuel and Chetumal, according to the Quintana Roo Tourism Board.  The Board, which represents destinations …

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 It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone and 45 minutes from …

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 Places to Visit is back with its second summer edition for the Caribbean in 2019, bringing you a selection of wonderful Caribbean destinations to check out in the next 30 days — or to start thinking about for your upcoming …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Riu Hotels has launched construction on another major new all-inclusive resort project. Riu has officially begun work on the new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, which is located right next to the recently-debuted Hotel Riu …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Riu Resorts has officially expanded in the Mexican Caribbean with the debut of the new Riu Dunamar. The new family-friendly all-inclusive is set in the relatively new Costa Mujeres development, about 30 km …

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 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

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 Cancun is looking to make itself a greener destination. “We are highly committed to providing tourists with additional reasons to choose Cancun as their preferred vacation destination year after year,” said Lizzie Cole, CEO of the Cancun CVB. “The destination’s …

 Heading to Cancun this summer? There’s a host of options to check out for every kind of traveler, from more traditional activities to secret island getaways. Here are five experiences to try in Cancun right now. Isla Holbox Those seeking …

Western Caribbean

 The Western Caribbean is synonymous with the large, marquee destinations such as Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cuba and Belize. But there are petite gems in the region, too, that offer appeal for visitors curious enough to venture beyond the usual island …

 Whether you’re searching for a culinary retreat or a luxe getaway, now’s as good a time as any to come to the Caribbean — for whatever kind of trip you’re looking for. Because the Caribbean just keeps getting better, with …

Things to Do in Cancun

 As Spring Break approaches thousands of travelers will be heading to Cancun. But there’s much more to the sun-drenched, party-hearty Mexican-Caribbean mecca than beaches and bongs of beer. Thankfully, CJ Travel Editor has you covered with the top tips for …

Isla Mujeres Hotels

 Despite the sheer natural beauty (and wonderful beaches) of Isla Mujeres, the island off the Caribbean coast of Mexico remains something of a closely-guarded secret. But the attractions are numerous here, with lush jungle, abundant sea life and even an …

Sea Walls

 On a small island off the Caribbean coast of Mexico, a group of artists are working to promote marine conservation in a rather special way. It’s called Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans, and it consists of a series of ocean-themed …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Headed to Cancun? There’s an app for that. Launched earlier this year by the Cancun Convention & Visitors’ Bureau and tech company Smart Group, the mobile app (which has already been downloaded 40,000 times) includes …