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Royal Caribbean Plans $165M Revamp for Oasis of the Seas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Royal Caribbean cruise ship is getting a makeover. This time it’s Oasis of the Seas, which is set to undergo a $165 million “amplification” project, the company said this week. The 63-day modernization project …

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Cancun Is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The region’s fastest growing airport is in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun International Airport added a whopping 30 new air routes in the 2018 calendar year, according to officials from the state of …

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In Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, a Free Wi-Fi Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and the government of the state of Quintana Roo continue to make progress increasing Internet access for travelers. In the last two years, officials have added 17 Wi-Fi and three access point modules in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two Mexican Caribbean airports are among the hottest in the region. According to new data from Mexican company ASUR, which manages eight airports in Mexico, both Cancun and Cozumel are seeing continued surging air traffic …

Tulum Airbnb

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mexican hotspot of Tulum is Airbnb’s top trending destination for New Year’s Eve this year in the Caribbean, according to new data from the home-sharing giant. Tulum has seen 78 percent growth in bookings …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican company Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico will be the new operator of the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or GAP, has been operating Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport since April …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Planet Hollywood project is coming to the Caribbean. Canadian travel giant Sunwing Travel Group has announced plans for a new all-inclusive Planet Hollywood-branded resort in Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean. It is slated to …

riu all-inclusive caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is adding yet another all-inclusive in the wider Caribbean region, this time in the Costa Mujeres area about 11 miles north of Cancun. The new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres is set …

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 It’s Mexico, but it’s also the Caribbean. The Mexican Caribbean is a whole different universe on the western side of the Caribbean Sea, with a different energy, culture and hospitality philosophy. And just as the eastern Caribbean is filled with …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Palace Resorts is partnering with three-Michelin-star chef Massimo Bottura to bring the Osteria Francescana Experience to the Mexican Caribbean. Bottura will bring his culinary talents to Moon Palace Cancun for two exclusive nights, on August 18 …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Lifestyle hospitality company sbe has announced the appointment of Alvaro Valeriani as its Global Senior Vice President of sales and marketing. Sbe’s portfolio includes the SLS brand, which recently debuted in Nassau. As SVP of Sales …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff United is launching more nonstop flights to Cancun for the summer season. The carrier is launching new weekend nonstop flights from both New Orleans, Louisiana and San Antonio, Texas to Cancun beginning June 9. The …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa del Carmen’s Mahekal Beach Resort has appointed a new director of sales and marketing, the property told Caribbean Journal.  The Mexican Caribbean resort has named Maria Elena Armenta to the role, in which she …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines is expanding its flight service to the Mexican Caribbean destination of Cancun. The Minneapolis-based carrier has added a pair of new routes to Cancun for this summer. Beginning June 15, Sun Country …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Conrad brand is adding a new property in Mexico. The Conrad Playa Mita will be a transformation of the former La Tranquila Resort in Punta de Mita, slated to open in the winter of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has signed a resort management deal for the new Sunscape Star Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new all-inclusive, family-friendly resort is slated to open …

Carly Rae Jepsen

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its Carnival LIVE concert series with a planned concert by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen. The music star will perform a free concert on the Carnival Splendor ship on Feb. …