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Why to Visit Cape Eleuthera in The Bahamas

 “I’ve been coming to this sandbar my whole life.” Chris Morris has been coming to this sandbar off the edge of Cape Eleuthera since he was four years old, since the days when Cape Eleuthera was the “finest resort in the Bahamas without a casino,” when …

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8 Must-Visit Caribbean Dive Resorts

 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …

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A Dazzling All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun

 “Luxury all inclusive” is a term that invites immediate skepticism.  If you’ve ever stayed at a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton or an Aman resort, you know there’s more to a five-star resort experience than offering top-shelf liquor at a …

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 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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 Sonesta has completed its high-profile relaunch of its two major St Maarten resorts, the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort.  In a statement this week, Sonesta Resorts St Maarten said the dual-property complex was now “fully …

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 The hottest all-inclusive opening in the Caribbean this year is set for Antigua in December.  Hammock Cove, the newest resort from leading Caribbean hospitality firm Elite Island Resorts, will officially open its doors on Dec. 1.  The adults-only resort will …

mexico all-inclusive resort destination

 A major new luxury all-inclusive resort has officially opened its doors on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  It’s called Atelier Estudio Playa Mujeres, the latest resort to debut in the up-and-coming destination of Playa Mujeres northeast of Cancun.  The complex …

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 In a major step for the recovery of Grand Bahama’s crucial tourism industry, the island’s Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort is reopening.  The all-inclusive resort will be reopening on Nov. 1, tourism officials confirmed to Caribbean Journal.  The property will …

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 You wake up every morning to a stunning, shiny turquoise out your window, joined by superyachts and sea turtles.  It’s a view that becomes impossible to resist, a marvelous marriage of serenity and energy.  There aren’t any other hotels quite …

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 Negril, the bohemian hideout that has grown into one of Jamaica’s top tourist destinations, has a diversity of hotels and resorts unmatched anywhere else on the island. And that includes all-inclusive resorts, where you can pay one price for lodging, …

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 One of the Caribbean’s leading eco resorts is making a return in 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The beloved Rosalie Bay Resort in Dominica is reopening in February 2020.  The property, which has already begun taking reservations for stays in …

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 Marriott International is buying a major hotel group in Barbados.  The world’s largest hotel company has reached an agreement to buy Barbados’ Elegant Hotels Group.  Elegant Hotels owns and operates a total of seven hotel properties in Barbados, with a …

bonaire harbour

 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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 The Bahamas’ SLS Baha Mar has named a new vice president and general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury resort on Cable Beach in Nassau has tapped Axel Gasser to the dual role, in which he will oversee and …

 Nearly 15 years after opening as Sandals Whitehouse, the Sandals South Coast resort is the only major hotel development on the south shore of Jamaica. And as long as that remains the case, this all-inclusive hotel will remain a special …

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 Plainly, Barbados is one of the most complete destinations in the Caribbean.  Whether you’re in the lap of luxury on the Platinum Coast, enjoying the energy in the St Lawrence Gap or exploring the delights of the island’s charming northwestern …

preferred mexico

 Preferred Hotels and Resorts has added three new properties to its portfolio in Mexico. Preferred, the largest independent hotel brand in the world, has added the Marival Distinct Luxury Residences in Nuevo Vallarta, the Marival Armony Luxury Resort in Punta …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s Marigot Bay Resort has named a new director of food and beverage and culinary operation at a property that has long been one of the Caribbean’s leading dining destinations. The luxury resort has …