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Secrets Is Opening a New All-Inclusive in Playa del Carmen

 AMResorts’ Secrets brand is set to expand in the Mexican Caribbean this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be opening its new Secrets Playa del Carmen Resort and Spa in the “heart of the Riviera Maya,” this year, …

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The 25 Best All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit in 2021

 Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they …

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Playa Sells Mexican Caribbean Resort for $34.5 Million

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 Palladium’s TRS Yucatan resort has reopened its doors in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only property in greater Playa del Carmen is officially open and welcoming guests.  Parent company Palladium Hotel Group has reopened …

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 Hyatt Hotels is planning to open a new Thompson-branded hotel in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new 150-room Thompson Monterrey will be the brand’s first in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon.  The property, which will open in 2022, …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Sine the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic halted Caribbean travel in March, new hotel regulations have been put in place that fans of all-inclusive resorts might have to take some time adjust to. But aside from adapting …

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 The Hilton Barbados resort has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 355-room hotel, set just outside of Bridgetown, is now open and welcoming guests following Barbados’ tourism relaunch on July 12.  It’s the latest Hilton-branded resort to reopen in …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened 11 of its all-inclusive resorts in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopenings include the Riu Palace Paradise Island in The Bahamas; the Riu Palace Aruba; the Riu Ocho Rios in …

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 The Mexican Caribbean, including Cancun, Grand Costa Maya (Bacalar, Chetumal, Mahahual), Costa Mujeres, Maya Ka’an, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal, Tulum), and the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres have now reopened to visitors, with …

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 As it prepares for the return of travelers, the Mexican Caribbean has launched a new program to ensure high sanitary standards in the tourism industry.  Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez, the Governor of Quintana Roo, which is home to popular destinations like …

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 Prominent all-inclusive resort company Palace Resorts is reopening its hotels in Mexico.  The company will be reopening its resorts in the country on June 1, a Palace Resorts spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal.  That includes both the company’s Palace-branded and …

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 A potential tourism recovery in the Mexican Caribbean will hinge on ensuring the swift return of direct access to the region’s air hubs in Cancun, Cozmuel and Chetumal, according to the Quintana Roo Tourism Board.  The Board, which represents destinations …

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 Playa del Carmen has seen a development boom in recent years, buoyed by strong growth in condominium and hotel construction and a surging tourism scene.  The newest listings in this buzzing town on the Caribbean coast of Mexico  is rather …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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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 …