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This Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resort Is Relaunching

 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 …

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This Top Punta Cana All-Inclusive Is Open Again

 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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 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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic just took things to the next level. Spanish hotel giant Melia has officially opened its new Grand Reserve at the Paradise Palma Real, a 432-room …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia is returning to Costa Rica. The Spanish hotel giant has signed a deal to rebrand the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort as the new Sol Tamarindo. The rebranding will take effect Aug. 1, according …

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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 It’s been a busy few weeks for one of the biggest hotel companies in the Caribbean — and now Melia is at it again. Melia has unveiled the fruits of its $30 million project to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has a major new all-inclusive resort on the beach-filled island of Cayo Santa Maria. Melia Hotels International has opened its new Paradisus Los Cayos, the fourth Paradisus-branded hotel in the country. The new-build property …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It just might be the most luxurious all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic — and now it’s officially open. The new $110 million Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real has officially made its debut in …

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 Punta Cana: it’s the beating heart of the most popular destination in the Caribbean, home to thousands of rooms, spectacular beaches and an unmatched collection of all-inclusive resorts. But navigating the sea of all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana isn’t easy. …