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Riu Completes Big Renovation in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

 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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A “New” Cancun Rises in the Mexican Caribbean

 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 …

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Riu Opens New Water Park in Costa Rica

 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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Bahamas Hot

 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 …

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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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is planning more renovations in the Caribbean, the company said this week. That will include two properties: the Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Riu Ocho …

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has taken its Pool Party concept to the heart of Punta Cana. The global all-inclusive giant has expanded its adults-only event concept to a spot opposite Punta Cana’s Riu Bambu hotel in the Dominican …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what has been quite a busy month for Canada’s Sunwing, the company has launched a pair of new routes to hotspots in Mexico. The carrier has inaugurated a new flight from Montreal to Mazatlan, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched a new route to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay. The new route is operating out of Greater Sudbury Airport in Ontario, with weekly flights on Thursdays running through …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The bustling Mexican tourism hotspot of Los Cabos is getting a lift this season from Canadian carrier Sunwing, which recently launched two new routes to the destination. Sunwing has launched its first-ever flights to Los …

Punta Cana Canada Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular beach destination is getting more flights from Canada. Sunwing has begun operating its first-ever flight from Thunder Bay, Ontario to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. “We are very excited about …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a big year for Riu Hotels and Resorts, which opened yet another all-inclusive in Mexico this week. Just weeks after the debut of its new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres on the Caribbean coast …

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. …