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Marriott Punta Cana All-Inclusive Gets Green Globe Certification

 Marriott’s Royalton Bavaro, an Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort and Casino, has received Green Globe certification.  The certification involves an in-depth sustainability audit, reviewing 44 core criteria supported by 380 compliance indicators.  It’s the first year Royalton Bavaro has received the …

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10 New Hotels Coming to the Caribbean in 2022

 Tiny eco resorts. Grand luxury hotels. Rarefied retreats. The Caribbean’s newest hotels for 2022 are a melange of styles and sensibilities, from all-inclusive to boutique and everywhere in between.  Even amid the pandemic, the Caribbean hotel pipeline keeps growing, and …

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A New Italian Eatery on the West Coast of Barbados

 Leading Italian Chef Marcello Piacentini has opened a brand new eatery in Barbados.  It’s called Positano, and it serves up Italian costal cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere, set at the former Daphne’s restaurant.  The property, set on Barbados’ Platinum …

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 One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury resorts reopened its doors in the Cayman Islands last week following an extensive refurbishment. Marriott’s Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman officially reopened on December 15, the same date it celebrated its 16th anniversary. Renovated spaces feature …

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 Wyndham has opened a pair of new all-inclusive resorts in the Mexican Caribbean.  The new Wyndham Alltra Playa del Carmen and Wyndham Alltra Cancun have both officially welcomed their first guests.  They’re the first all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean for …

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 A brand-new casino has officially opened its doors at the Royalton Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Casino Royale, and it’s the sister gaming operation to the famous Casino Royale in St Maarten, a big new addition to Marriott’s …

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 Barbados has long been defined by its grand Sandy Lane resort; but for in-the-know travelers, the best way to experience the island is at its smaller hotels and resorts, places that ooze Barbados charm in a smaller, more intimate package.  …

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 The San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino has debuted a new-look ballroom and foyer area to the property.  The redesign is the product of a $2.9 million investment financed by development firm XLD Group.  “The new 7,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom …

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 The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, which will begin its sailings to the Caribbean next year, is joining Marriott Bonvoy.  That means Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and redeem points for voyages on the company’s boutique cruise ships.  “It is exciting to …

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 For much of the year, the biggest question facing the travel industry has been the future of meetings, particularly in the Caribbean. When will groups get together? When will corporate meetings come back? But even amid the pandemic, the answer …

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 There are so many reasons you should want to stay in an overwater bungalow in the Caribbean. The accommodations are unique, with standout features like glass floors to watch the fishies swim below. Stairs leading directly from your room into …

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 The all-inclusive landscape has been changing rapidly in the last few years, most recently with the acquisition of Apple Leisure Group by Hyatt. That move, which sent shockwaves throughout the industry, is part of a growing focus by major travel …

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 There’s another new Marriott on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The world’s largest hotel company has opened its newest property in Mexico, the Residence Inn by Marriott Playa del Carmen.  The property is set in a prime location on the …

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 It’s the hottest thing in the Caribbean travel industry: all-inclusive.  The concept has never been more popular, with more and more big brands entering the space, from Hyatt’s high-profile purchase of Apple Leisure Group to the broad new offering by …

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 Marriott’s fast-expanding AC Hotels brand has opened its first-ever hotel in the popular Dominican Republic tourism destination of Punta Cana.  The new AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana has a total of 129 rooms, set in the San Juan Shopping …

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 The leading golf resort in Panama has unveiled a new look.  The Buenaventura Golf and Beach Resort, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, has completed an upgrade to its 114 guest rooms and suites.  The new look has “maintained the hotel’s …