Mexican Caribbean Launches New Health and Safety Program

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As it prepares for the return of travelers, the Mexican Caribbean has launched a new program to ensure high sanitary standards in the tourism industry.  Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez, the Governor of Quintana Roo, which is home to popular destinations like […]


Riu Is Reopening One of Its Hotels in Mexico

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Riu Hotels and Resorts is set to reopen its first hotel in Mexico since shuttering its properties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  On May 25, Riu will reopen the Riu Plaza Guadalajara in western Mexico, one of two Riu properties reopening […]


Melia Is Opening a New Paradisus Resort in Playa Mujeres

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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 […]


Riu Completes Big Renovation in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

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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 […]

A “New” Cancun Rises in the Mexican Caribbean

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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 Opens New Water Park in Costa Rica

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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 […]


St Martin Is Getting a Major New All-Inclusive Resort

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel brand is coming to the French side of St Martin. The highly-anticipated Secrets St Martin Resort and Spa will be making its debut on Feb. 1, 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. […]

Riu Officially Reopens Jamaica All-Inclusive

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels and Resorts has officially relaunched its Riu Ocho Rios all-inclusive resort, the company announced this week. The property, which first opened in 2005, has undergone a dramatic refurbishing project, one that included what […]

Riu Expands All-Inclusive Resort in Mazatlan

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels and Resorts has continued its expansion push with the addition of a major new room block at its all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan, Mexico. The company has added a new section with […]


Planet Hollywood Is Opening a New Caribbean All-Inclusive

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Planet Hollywood brand is set to open a new all-inclusive in the Caribbean, this time in Cancun. Sunwing Travel Group’s Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun is slated to make its debut in “late […]

The Bahamas Is Hot Right Now

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By Alexander Britell It’s no secret that tourism in The Bahamas is hot — but what’s different right now is the sheer diversity of the growth. The Bahamas posted a blistering 16.7 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals last year, easily […]

Palladium Debuts New All-Inclusive Complex in Costa Mujeres

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Palladium Hotel Group has officially debuted its newest all-inclusive hotels on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company held the grand opening for the new 1,139-room TRS Coral Hotel and Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and […]


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