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From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now

 If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One …

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Sunwing Suspending Outgoing Caribbean Flights Amid Coronavirus

 Sunwing is suspending all of its outgoing Caribbean flights for the next two weeks amid the coronavirus epidemic.  The Canadian travel giant said it would be suspending all flights to its “sun” destinations for the next two weeks in order …

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Sunwing Finalizes Summer Schedule Without 737 Max

 Canadian travel giant Sunwing says it has revised its summer flight schedule to operate without the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane.  The new schedule, which runs through the end of October, has been “reconfigured ahead of time to accommodate the …

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puerto vallarta all-inclusive guacamole

 One of the top all-inclusive hotels in Puerto Vallarta has launched a delicious new amenity: a guacamole bar.  The newest addition to the Casa Velas hotel in Mexico is set at the boutique property’s private beach club.  It lets guests …

riviera nayarit mexico destination

 It seems there was a bright spot in what was a sluggish year for Mexico tourism in 2019: the Riviera Nayarit.  The destination on Mexico’s Pacific coast saw more than 780,000 travelers last year, representing a very strong 4.7 percent …

cancun airport traffic

 After a slow year in 2019, Cancun has started off 2020 with a surge, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the destination’s airport.  Cancun International Airport reported 2.174 million passengers in February, representing a sizzling 7.4 …

puerto rico air

 Puerto Rico tourism continues to surge in 2020, showing renewed strength in spite of the earthquakes on the island in January.  Puerto Rico’s primary air hub, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, reported 792,317 passengers in February, which …

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 Spirit Airlines is turning 2020 into the Year of Cancun. The low-cost carrier announced plans to add yet another new route to the ultra-popular destination on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, this time with service from New Orleans. It’s part …

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 The highly-anticipated new all-inclusive Royalton Grenada has officially opened its doors on the island’s Magazine Beach.  The new Royalton, set at the former Grenadian by Rex Resorts property, is a major infusion of energy into Grenada’s tourism sector.  The 269-room, …

dominican republic resortpass

 ResortPass, the hotel platform that allows travelers buy day passes to participating resorts, has expanded to the Caribbean, including major markets like the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas.  The Los Angeles-based company has also expanded to St Kitts, St Maarten, …

puerto morelos mexico beach

 Puerto Morelos, the tiny beach town in Mexico that’s one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, is about to get a major new luxury hotel.  It’s called The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos, the third outpost by The Fives, a growing boutique …

spirit airlines cancun austin

 Spirit Airlines has begun its first-ever international service from Austin, with the official launch of flights from Austin to Cancun in Mexico.  The new service will be operating four times per week, with service on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  …

bahia principe tulum resort

 Grupo Piñero, which owns the  Bahia Principe all-inclusive chain, is planning a major renovation of its resort in Tulum, Mexico. The company says it has allotted $40 million to upgrade its Bahia Principe Grand Tulum resort. The remodel, part of a …

mexico westin hotel

 Marriott’s Westin brand just opened a new hotel in the heart of Monterrey, Mexico.  The new Westin Monterrey Valle is the brand’s first-ever property in the city, and its eighth in Mexico.  The property, which is owned by Fibra Inn …

swoop commercial

 Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop has tapped a new head of commercial, the company said.  Swoop has named Bert van der Stege to the role, in which he will oversee the carrier’s network and planning, pricing and revenue, distribution and sales …

marriott caribbean pipeline

 From all-inclusives in Barbados to design-focused hotels in Jamaica, Marriott International added more than 10,000 rooms to its pipeline in Latin America and the Caribbean last year.  And the company is showing no signs of slowing down.  2019 was the …

punta cana all-inclusive dreams

 The highly-anticipated new Dreams resort in Punta Cana is set to make its debut next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana is set on a crescent of beach northwest of Punta Cana, past Bavaro …

bahamas Moet Chandon

 Champagne brand Moët & Chandon has opened its first-ever Moët & Chandon Ice Bar on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Great Stirrup Cay in The Bahamas.  The new outpost is part of Great Stirrup Cay’s new “Silver Cove” destination, with outdoor seating, direct beach …