J Balvin Is Coming to Punta Cana

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Colombian music superstar J Balvin is coming to Punta Cana.  Balvin is set to bring his NEON weekend events to Punta Cana in December, following a sell out of three NEON music festival weekends in Las Vegas in September.  The […]


This Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resort Is Relaunching

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Melia is relaunching its premier resort in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On June 15, the company will launch the former Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real as the new Paradisus Grand Cana, according to a statement.  The […]


This Top Punta Cana All-Inclusive Is Open Again

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One of the premier all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana is open again.  The Paradisus Palma Real Golf and Spa Resort in the Dominican Republic officially reopened its doors this weekend, Caribbean Journal has learned.  “Paradisus is back,” the resort, which […]

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Major Caribbean Resort Closes for $100 Million Renovation

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The Melia Nassau Beach, part of the popular Baha Mar resort complex in the Bahamas, will be undergoing a complete overhaul beginning March 1, when a two-year, $100 million renovation will commence. The […]

Melia Launches Free Testing, Insurance in Punta Cana and Mexico

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Melia Hotels has launched a free testing program for travelers at its hotels in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.  The move helps travelers comply with the new CDC testing requirement for return travel to the United States.  Melia will be […]

Melia Is Opening a New Paradisus Resort in Playa Mujeres

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Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels International is opening another new resort in Mexico, the company announced. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres will open its doors in the summer of 2020, according to Melia.  The all-inclusive property will include a total […]


Mexico’s The Fives Hotels Names New VP of Operations


By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s The Fives Hotels and Resorts brand has named a new vice president of hotel operations, a spokesperson for the property told Caribbean Journal. The property has tapped Renaus Pfeifer to the role, in which […]

Ponce Could Be Puerto Rico’s Next Big Destination

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By Alexander Britell While San Juan has long been Puerto Rico’s undisputed tourism hub, the island’s efforts to ramp up tourism development have meant a look at new destinations for growth. That’s what has taken developers to Ponce, the second-most-populous […]

More New Canada-Cuba Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s rapid Caribbean flight expansion has continued with the planned launch of another new service from Canada to Cuba. Sunwing will be launching a new route between Ontario’s North Bay and Cuba’s Cayo Santa Maria […]


This Company Is Adding Two New Cuba Resorts

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A leading Asian resort company is in the midst of a major expansion in Cuba. Archipelago International, the largest independent hotel company in Southeast Asia, is adding two resorts in Cuba, the company said. Archipelago […]

Melia Opens Newest Caribbean Hotel in Cartagena

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By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment destinations has a brand-new property: Cartagena. The tourism destination on the Caribbean coast of Colombia is now home to a new adults-only, all-inclusive hotel by Spanish travel giant […]

Hyatt Regency to Open in Puerto Rico, Part of New $1.5 Billion Project

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By Alexander Britell Hyatt is set to debut a new Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in Puerto Rico. The newest Hyatt in the Caribbean will be at the former Melia Coco Beach in Rio Grande on Puerto Rico’s northeastern coast. The transformed […]


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