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Playa’s Fernando Mulet on the Future of All-Inclusive Hotels

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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 […]


The Hilton Barbados Is Open

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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 […]


Riu Reopens 11 Caribbean Resorts

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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 […]


Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean Are Now Open for Travel

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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 […]

Mexican Caribbean Launches New Health and Safety Program

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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 […]

Palace Resorts to Reopen All-Inclusive Mexico Hotels in June

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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 […]


Cancun Crucial to Mexican Caribbean Recovery Strategy

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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 […]

Playa del Carmen Beach House Lists for $10 Million

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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 […]

Puerto Morelos, Mexico Is Getting a New Beach Hotel

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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 […]


Westin Just Opened a New Hotel in Mexico

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Turks and Caicos Is Getting Its First Dream Hotel

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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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