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Westin Just Opened a New Hotel in Mexico

 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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Cancun Gets New Nonstop Flights From Five U.S. Cities

 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

 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 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 …

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 There’s a particular delight in finding the perfect beach town in the Caribbean, a place that manages to marry a pristine stretch of sand with a walkable, energetic, culture-filled mini-destination.  While great beach towns (and beach cities) abound in the …

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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 …

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 La Collection Resorts’ Live Aqua hotel brand is set to open a new hotel in the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The new Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana is slated to open in March, the company …

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 Playa del Carmen has become one of the hippest beach destinations in the Caribbean in recent years, and a new Marriott hotel is about to up the cool factor in a big way. Marriott International is adding to its Caribbean …

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 A hip new hotel is coming to the up-and-coming Caribbean beach town of Puerto Morelos in Mexico.  The Fives Hotels and Residences is expanding in the Mexican Caribbean with a new hotel called The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos.  “Our expansion …

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 Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels International is opening another new resort in Mexico, the company announced. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres will open its doors in the summer of 2020, according to Melia.  The all-inclusive property will include a total …

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 Spanish resort giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened its Riu Palace Riviera Maya resort following a large-scale renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company transformed the Mexican Caribbean resort with what it called a “sleek, new modern style” …

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 It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone and 45 minutes from …

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 By Alexander Britell Hilton is adding a new Dominican Republic resort to its growing portfolio of all-inclusive properties in the wider Caribbean region. The dual-resort Hilton La Romana will be opening its new family-friendly section on Dec. 1, according to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s The Fives Hotels and Resorts brand has named a new vice president of hotel operations, a spokesperson for the property told Caribbean Journal. The property has tapped Renaus Pfeifer to the role, in which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open will be returning again in 2020, the world’s leading golf tour announced this week. Next year’s Puerto Rico Open will be held again at the Coco Beach Golf and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff IHG’s fast-growing Holiday Inn Express brand has opened another new outpost in Mexico, the company said this week. The latest Holiday Inn Express to make its debut in the country is the Holiday Inn Express …

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 By Alexander Britell “Would you like cucumber, lime or lemon in your water?” I don’t think I’d ever been asked this specific question before, even in Paris or Rome, in luxury hotels the world over. I was with my family …

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 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …