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Hilton Opens All-Inclusive Hotels in Dominican Republic, Playa del Carmen

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened three new all-inclusive hotels in the wider Caribbean region. The newly-rebranded — hotels are the result of a strategic alliance between Hilton and all-inclusive leader Playa Hotels and Resorts, a relationship that …

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Hilton Expands Again in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened another new hotel in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Hilton Guadalajara Midtown is the second Hilton Hotels and Resorts property in Guadalajara. The addition comes as Hilton is also planning …

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Playa Names New Chief Development Officer

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Playa Hotels and Resorts has named a new chief development officer. The company has appointed Fernando Mulet as its new executive vice president and chief development officer, reporting to Playa’s Chairman and CEO Bruce …

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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 Fast-growing all-inclusive developer Playa Hotels and Resorts has announced a major new appointment. The company has tapped Rachel Rothman as its new senior vice president of investor relations and strategy. Playa is the owner, operator …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s adults-only all-inclusives in Montego Bay and Cancun have unveiled new-look spas, following a transformation project by parent company Playa Hotels and Resorts. The new Zen Spas at the Hyatt Zilara in Cancun and the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding all-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts has completed its acquisition of five all-inclusive properties in Jamaica. The deal with Sagicor Group Limited also includes two adjacent oceanfront land sites on the north coast of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s another one of the stunning, largely undiscovered beaches on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. This is Playa Santa Cruz, tucked away in a cove on the island’s northwestern shores, far off the tourist …

 Playa Hotels and Resorts has announced a new hire. The company has named Hugh Goodwin its new director of tour operator sales. Goodwin will be responsible for “establishing new relationships with tour operators and continuing to build upon Playa’s strong …

 AMResorts has kicked off 2016 with its latest hotel opening in the Caribbean Basin: the new Secrets Playa Bonita Panama Resort. The 310-room, adults-only property is the 42nd resort in the company’s collection and the 15th Secrets-branded hotel. It is …

 Above: the new Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new brand is now in the hyper-competitive Caribbean all-inclusive sector. The Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall has officially opened its doors in Jamaica at the …

 Above: Hyatt Zilara Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Resorts Management has announced the appointment of Pilar Arizmendi as director of sales and marketing for MExico. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of Playa Hotels and Resorts, …

 Above: the new Hyatt at Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Resorts Management has named the general manager for the two new Hyatt all-inclusives set to open in Jamaica later this year. Carl Hendriks will be the general …

 Above: the Hyatt Zilara Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Hotels and Resorts has appointed Kevin Froemming to the new position of Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Playa is managing Hyatt’s two new all-inclusive brands in the …

 Above; the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff The purchase of the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall in Jamaica’s Montego Bay is not yet complete, according to Playa Hotels & Resorts, which had been reported to have purchased the property. …