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Dreams Continuing All-Inclusive Expansion in Punta Cana

 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 …

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Moët & Chandon Opens Bar With NCL in The Bahamas

 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 …

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SBE to Open Pair of Mondrian Hotels in Mexico

 Fast-expanding hospitality company sbe [sic] is launching a pair of new hotels in Mexico.  The company will open a pair of Mondrian-branded hotels in Mexico City, it confirmed.  That will include the Mondrian Polanco Hotel and Residences, which is set …

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 Sometimes it seems as if there’s a new hotel project launching in the Caribbean every week.  And that’s because the Caribbean continues to see rapid growth in hotel development, led by the region’s traditional trio of high-volume travel destinations.   …

cancun nonstop flights

 Spirit Airlines has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion with a major ramp-up of service to Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier has kicked off new nonstop flights to Cancun from five United States cities.  That includes new flights …

cozumel airport strong

 The island destination of Cozumel in Mexico is off to a strong start in 2020, according to new data from ASUR, which manages Cozumel’s airport.  Cozumel International Airport reported 58,437 passengers in January, representing a 5.9 percent increase compared to …

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 The PGA of America has launched a strategic alliance with resort company Bahia Principe on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new alliance will provide PGA branding opportunities to Bahia Principe properties on the Riviera Maya, including four resorts and …

cancun airport rebound

 After a sluggish 2019, traffic at Cancun International Airport is rebounding, according to the latest numbers from parent company ASUR.  Cancun Airport handled a total of 2.277 million passengers in January, representing a 4.1 percent increase compared to the same …

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 All-inclusive vacations present travelers with a wide variety of included amenities, including room, meals, activities, and dining all under one roof. But no vacation is one size fits all, and everyone who travels has their own unique interests. These Caribbean …

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 Turks and Caicos Is Getting Its First Dream Hotel New York-based Dream Hotel Group is planning a big expansion in the Caribbean, and that will now include a hotel in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.  The company will be opening The …

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 The luxe Park Hyatt brand is making a big expansion into Mexico next year.  Parent company Hyatt Hotels Corporation has confirmed a pair of new Park Hyatt hotels coming to Mexico in 2021.  They will include the 163-room Park Hyatt …

 The Caribbean coast of Mexico has its first-ever Marley Coffee.  The Jamaican coffee brand has opened a new coffee house at T”he Fives Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen.  It’s just the second coffee shop by the brand, which is …

cancun spirit flights

 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is launching a new nonstop route to Cancun in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Spirit will launch its first-ever flights from Cleveland to Cancun, Mexico beginning Feb. 14.  “We are proud to celebrate five years in …

jetblue mexico interjet

 JetBlue Airways and Mexico-based InterJet Airlines have announced a new interline agreement.  The agreement means passengers can purchase one ticket for combined flights on both airlines, and check their bags through to their ultimate destination.  The move opens up many …

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 Cancun, one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets, is now home to another new property, this time the first-ever Canopy by Hilton in Mexico.  Hilton’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, opened the new Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla …

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 New York’s Dream Hotel Group is planning a new hotel on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The company has announced plans to open “Emma & Elissa by Dream Hotel Group” in 2023 in the fast-expanding beach town of Playa del …

rosewood puebla rebranded

 One of the top hotels in Mexico has a new brand.  The former Rosewood Puebla is now an independent hotel, having been rebranded as the Azul Talavera Hotel.  The luxury hotel had first opened its doors in 2017; hotel officials …

palladium hotel group

 Spain’s Palladium Hotel Group, which has a large footprint in the Caribbean, has named a new president and a chief executive officer.  The company has tapped Abel Matutes Prats as its new president, and selected Jesus Sobrino as the new …