Circle by Melia Coming to Dominican Republic

By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new […]


Paradisus Is Expanding in the Mexican Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff A new Paradisus-branded resort is coming to the Mexican Caribbean. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres is Melia Hotels International’s newest project in the region, with plans to open later this year in the Playa Mujeres […]


Melia Adds Five New Cuba Hotels, With More to Come

By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Melia has unveiled a major new expansion of its hotel offering in Cuba. The company has added 5 hotels with a total of 409 rooms to its portfolio in Cuba in the first […]


Melia Rebranding Puerto Rico Property

Melia Coco Beach

Melia Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will be rebranding its Puerto Rico property as the Melia Coco Beach. Previously part of the Gran Melia portfolio, the hotel will undergo renovations throughout 2017, the company said in a release. […]

Melia Nassau Beach Completes $19 Million Renovation

The Melia Nassau Beach resort in New Providence has completed a $19 million renovation project that first began back in 2014. The 694-room resort has been “completely transformed,” according to the property, with 102 rooms belonging to Melia’s The LEVEL […]

The 10 Best Bahamas All-Inclusive Resorts

bahamas all inclusive resorts

Finding the right Bahamas all-inclusive resort is about finding the place that suits your travel tastes and experiences. But when you find the right one, it’s a special kind of experience on a Caribbean island. Because the truth is, you can […]


Melia Opens First-Ever Hotel in Jamaica

A major new hotel has opened its doors in Jamaica. Spanish hotel giant Melia has debuted its first-ever property in Jamaica, the Melia Braco Village. The beachfront resort has two pools, a bar, five restaurants and a spa, among other […]

The Best Dominican Republic All-Inclusive Resorts

When it comes to all-inclusive resorts, we’ve always said that the Dominican Republic is the regional king — and that’s borne out in the numbers. And while many of the country’s top all-inclusives are focused in Punta Cana, there are so […]

Melia Braco Village Coming to Jamaica

The new Melia Braco Village is eyeing a January opening. The Spanish hotel company’s first hotel in Jamaica is now taking bookings for stays beginning Jan. 23, according to the company’s Web site. The all-inclusive resort will include five a […]


This Company Is Planning to Open Its 28th Hotel in Cuba

Above: the recent signing ceremony for the new property By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia is expanding in Cuba. The company announced this week that it would be developing a new resort in the Varadero area. The […]

Melia Reports Strong Caribbean Growth

Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana region By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia Hotels International reported strong growth in the Americas in the first quarter of 2015, according to a new statement from the company. […]

Melia Opening Resort in Jamaica

Above: a rendering of the refurbished resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia is coming to Jamaica. The company is slated to debut its new branded resort at the former Braco Village Resort in Trelawny at the […]


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