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Hilton Continues Caribbean Expansion With First Resort in Anguilla

 Hilton has officially opened its first-ever resort on the Caribbean island of Anguilla.  Hilton’s LXR Hotels and Resorts collection has launched at the Zemi Beach House in Anguilla.  It’s Hilton’s first Anguilla property and the first-ever LXR Hotels and Resorts-branded …

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New Boutique Hotel Breaks Ground in Turks and Caicos

 A new boutique hotel has broken ground on Long Bay in Turks and Caicos. It’s the latest project by Beach Enclave Turks and Caicos, which has an ever-expanding portfolio of luxury residential hotels in the destination.  The new hotel is …

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Hyatt Opens New Dominican Republic Resorts

 Hyatt has officially opened a pair of new all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, in partnership with Playa Hotels and Resorts. The new Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana have opened in the tony Cap Cana enclave …

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bahamas abaco hotel reopens

 Another Abaco resort has reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  The Abaco Inn, a 16-room villa resort set on Elbow Cay, officially relaunched last month.  It’s now one of three Abaco resorts that are now open and …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has completed another major renovation, this time at its Riu Vallarta resort in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  The Flamingos Beach property has undergone an extensive renovation, according to a statement from the company.  The property, which was …

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 It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone and 45 minutes from …

riu costa rica park

 Riu Hotels and Resorts has continued its region-wide water park push.  The company has opened a new “Splash Water World” park in Costa Rica.  The large-scale aquatic center will be accessible for guests at both the Riu Guanacaste or the …

abaco

 In a major step in Abaco’s tourism recovery, the first two resorts have reopened in Great Abaco in The Bahamas, the first to do so since Hurricane Dorian.  That includes the Abaco Club on Winding Bay, one of the leading …

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 The Live Aqua Urban Resort in Mexico’s popular city of San Miguel de Allende has joined Preferred Hotels.  The hotel has become part of Preferred Hotels and Resorts’ Legend Collection, what the company calls the “ultimate portfolio of exceptional properties …

vista cabo san lucas spa

 There’s a new spa resort in the heart of Cabo San Lucas’ tourist corridor.  The new Vista Encantada Spa Resort and Residences is the latest project by Mexico Grand Hotels.  The boutique all-inclusive resort has just 36 suites, all of …

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 A new Club Med all-inclusive resort has made its debut on the southern coast of the Dominican Republic.  It’s called Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, and its the first of the company’s luxe Exclusive Collection to open in the Americas.  …

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 Marriott is ramping up its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion in a big way  The company, which several months ago announced plans to enter the increasingly competitive all-inclusive market, had already announced five new projects and plans to purchase Barbados’ popular Elegant …

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 “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 …

belize dive resorts antigua caribbean

 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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 “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 …

playa hyatt

 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 …

st maarten sonesta

 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 …