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Why Marriott Is Moving into All-Inclusive, and What’s Next

 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

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The 20 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean to Visit in 2020

 All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true …

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Playa Names GM for New Cap Cana Resorts

 Playa Hotels and Resorts has appointed a general manager for its soon-to-debut resorts in the Dominican Republic’s Cap Cana. The all-inclusive company has tapped Pedro Tomas to the role, in which he will oversee both the Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts is opening a pair of high-profile all-inclusive Hyatt-branded resorts in the Dominican Republic in November. Playa, which has a regional portfolio of 21 resorts, will be debuting two new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is continuing to ramp up its expansion plans in Mexico, with plans to open its 100th hotel in the country by 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned. Over the next three years, Hilton will add …

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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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Tapestry Collection brand is planning to ramp up its development around the world, the company said this week. That expansion already includes deals in unnamed Caribbean destinations, according to Hilton. Tapestry Collection by Hilton …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has big plans in the Mexican Caribbean, and now the travel giant is adding yet another hotel in the region. Hilton has announced plans to open the Caribbean’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel, with …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

punta cana all-inclusive resorts

 Punta Cana: it’s the beating heart of the most popular destination in the Caribbean, home to thousands of rooms, spectacular beaches and an unmatched collection of all-inclusive resorts. But navigating the sea of all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana isn’t easy. …

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 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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 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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 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 …

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 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 …

playa santa cruz

 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 …