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Riu Adding New Pool Party Concept in Punta Cana

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Riu Hotels and Resorts is bringing its new “Riu Pool Parties” to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new space being built to house the parties will be opposite the Riu Bambu, and offers free …

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Auberge Opening Punta Mita Resort in 2020

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing luxury hotel brand Auberge Resorts is expanding again in the region, with plans to debut its Susurros del Corazon resort in Mexico’s tony Punta Mita area in 2020. according to the company. The Banderas …

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5 Mexico Hotels to Visit Right Now

 While the Caribbean coast of Mexico is filled with everything-included hotels, finding the more authentic, European-plan hotels is not always an easy proposition. But if you look closely, you can find them. Indeed, tucked away in the sea of megaresorts …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is adding a host of new calls to its Caribbean portfolio. Beginning in 2019 and 2020, Windstar will be adding new visits to ports in the Caribbean including in Mexico, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop, is launching its first-ever nonstop flights to Mexico — including the Mexican Caribbean. Beginning in January, the carrier will launch twice-weekly flights from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta, and thrice-weekly flights from …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The tony enclave of Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic is getting a new luxury adults-only resort. The new all-inclusive TRS Cap Cana is the brainchild of fast-expanding Palladium Hotel Group, which will debut the new …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sunwing Travel Group is adding six Caribbean all-inclusive hotels to its ever-expanding regional portfolio. The company has formed a strategic alliance with hotel group Rex Resorts, according to which Sunwing will operate six of the company’s …

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 The weather is starting to cool down, making one of our favorite times to visit the Caribbean even better. For much of the region, the fall is the nadir of the off season — but for die-hard Caribbean travelers, it means …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is adding another new route to the Mexican Caribbean. Beginning in December, Frontier will launch new twice-weekly flights between Las Vegas and Cancun. The new route, which will begin operating Dec. …

 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Fifth Avenue is alive at night, teeming with sound and color, filled with crowds and flavor. By day, there’s another melody, leisurely and light, a place to stroll and warm up before cooling off …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is extending its 2019 cruise season on the Mexican Riviera, the company said this week. Holland America’s Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Oosterdam ships will sail a range of seven and 11-day Mexico cruises from San …

Norwegian Pearl

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its newest itineraries for the Caribbean in the summer of 2020. The new slate is highlighted by the return of Norwegian Breakaway to Miami, with a range of five and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Iberostar is adding a new all-inclusive to its broad regional portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. Iberostar will be debuting the new adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige, a new-build tower that will …

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 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — In a move that will likely change the landscape of all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, two travel giants are partnering on a significant expansion push. Playa Hotels and Resorts and Hilton have announced a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has continued its rapid regional expansion with another branded property in Mexico. The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s more affordable chain, has debuted a 120-room property in Salamanca. It’s the ninth Hilton Garden Inn in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A huge new all-inclusive resort is coming to the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine will be the first adults-only resort under the Grand Bahia Principe brand, …

Cancun International Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A seeing some flattening in international traffic in recent months, the Mexican Caribbean’s major air hub is seeing a rebound. Cancun International Airport reported 2.198 million passengers in August, a 5.6 percent increase compared to …