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Riu Is Upgrading Two More Caribbean Hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is planning more renovations in the Caribbean, the company said this week. That will include two properties: the Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Riu Ocho …

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Cancun’s Live Aqua Beach Resort Completes Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The 371-room Live Aqua Beach Resort in Cancun has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Mexican Caribbean property, which is part of the 13-hotel portfolio of La Collection Resorts by Fiesta …

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Virgin Voyages Adds Two New Caribbean Destinations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages’ highly-anticipated debut is getting closer, and now Sir Richard Branson’s revolutionary adults-only cruise brand is adding two more new destinations to its portfolio. Virgin Voyages, which announced Havana, Cuba as its first port …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts is expanding again with a new all-inclusive resort in the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The company has unveiled plans to open a new luxury all-inclusive …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu’s highly-anticipated Costa Mujeres hotel has officially opened its doors in the Mexican Caribbean. The new all-inclusive Riu Palace Costa Mujeres is set on Playa Mujeres just north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, with a total …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new all-inclusive option in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean’s hippest enclave: Playa del Carmen. The Reef 28 has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya, a adults-only option just a short stroll …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Riu Palace Punta Cana has officially reopened following a high-profile renovation project. The Dominican Republic all-inclusive has a host of new amenities, along with a new decor, in what the company is calling a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Broadway’s most successful musicals has come to the Mexican Caribbean. Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has announced plans to debut Rock of Ages at the Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort. The …

 On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost …

 Airbnb is making major moves in the Mexican Caribbean. The home sharing giant recently announced the signing of a tax deal with the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, home to the country’s Caribbean destinations like Cancun and Tulum. As part …