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The Resorts at Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas, Explained

 It’s still common to think of the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas as a single entity, with its iconic twin towers connected by a soaring arch and surrounded by a sprawling, lost-world themed waterpark, Aquaventure, complete with waterslides …

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Checking in to the Newest Barceló All-Inclusive in Mexico

 It’s the newest all-inclusive in the Barceló resort portfolio, the sparkling new, adults-only Barceló Maya Riviera, part of now six-resort compound on the Caribbean coast of Mexico that includes the Barceló Maya Palace, Barceló Maya Colonial, Barceló Maya Tropical, Barceló …

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Cancun Is Getting Another Dreams Resort

 Another Dreams-branded resort is coming to the heart of Cancun, part of a big expansion for the all-inclusive brand.  The Dreams Vista Cancun Resort and Spa is set to open on Feb. 22, according to Apple Leisure Group.  The newest …

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margaritaville resort mexico

 A new Margaritaville resort will soon be opening its doors in the heart of the Caribbean coast of Mexico, thanks to a partnership between Jimmy Buffett’s iconic brand and Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma …

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 It’s not easy to become a classic.  It’s not just half a century of luxury, or years of visits by legendary names.  A classic resort is about a vision, a look, a philosophy — and relentless execution.  Being flanked by …

marriott playa del carmen

 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 …

nevis coronavirus

 The recently-transformed Four Seasons Nevis has named a new general manager: Yvette Thomas-Henry.  Thomas-Henry, who is Four Seasons’ regional vice president, was born in St Thomas and raised in St Croix, making her the first Caribbean native to hold the …

puerto rico fairmont resort

 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

caribbean islands best

 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

jamaica resorts best

 The best Jamaica resorts set the standard for the Caribbean travel experience; since the dawn of the jet-set age, Jamaica has been a haven for rarefied, elegant, character-filled hospitality, and that’s even more true today.  Few islands boast as diverse …

playa mujeres resort paradisus

 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 …

hyatt cleanliness

 Hyatt’s newest all-inclusive hotels have held their grand openings in the heart of Punta Cana in the  Dominican Republic. Playa Hotels and Resorts has debuted the new Hyatt-branded Ziva and Zilara resorts in Punta Cana’s tony enclave of Cap Cana. …

marriott all-inclusive

 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 …

barcelo riviera may all-inclusive

 Barcelo has officially launched its new Barcelo Maya Riviera resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The all-suite, adults-only resort is set in the heart of the Riviera Maya, joining five other Barcelo resorts in the Barcelo Maya Grand Resort …

bermuda tourism

 The biggest hotel in Bermuda has been sold.  The iconic Fairmont Southampton has been sold to a partnership led by Miami-based investment firm Gencom, the company announced.  The seller was Europe’s AccorInvest.  The hotel will be remaining under the brand …

luxury caribbean resorts

 Luxury Caribbean resorts just keep getting more and more impressive, and with every year the standard for Caribbean luxury gets higher.  We’ve long said that Caribbean luxury is a unique concept; but even within the sphere there are so many …

barbados tourism future

 Sure, a week at a beach resort in Barbados is one of the region’s ultimate getaways.  But what if you spent the week at two resorts?  That’s the beauty of UNNA Resort’s pair of properties in the northwestern edge of …

riu all-inclusive riviera maya aerial beach

 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” …