riviera maya

Breathless Expanding to Mexican Caribbean

 Above: the existing Breathless property in Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts’ expansion push in the Caribbean is continuing. The company announced that it would be introducing its Breathless Resorts and Spas brand to the Riviera Maya on …

Riviera Maya’s Rosewood Mayakoba Names New Managing Director

 Above: Rosewood Mayakoba By the Caribbean Journal staff Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has named Daniel Scott the new managing director of Rosewood Mayakoba, the company announced. Scott assumed the position on Oct. 1; he now oversees operations for the 130-room …

Hotel Highlight: A Spirited Welcome at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’ve been lucky enough to stay at some nice hotels in my time, and more often than not there’s welcome token awaiting me in my room. Usually it’s a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: La Marea at the Viceroy Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff The Viceroy Riviera Maya has named Paloma Carvajal its new Chef de Cuisine, the property announced. Carvajal will oversee the property’s restaurants including La Marea and Coral …

 With healing waters, inspiring nature and dreamy vistas, you might say that the Caribbean itself is one big spa. But when you’re looking for a that extra level of relaxation and therapy, the region has you covered, with some of …

 Some countries are culinary destinations; some islands are culinary destinations; and some hotels are culinary destinations. The Caribbean is full of such hotel properties — the ones that view cuisine as integral to hospitality (and sometimes even more than that). These …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 Above: La Samanna in St Martin By the Caribbean Journal staff Orient-Express Hotels has annnounced that it will be marketing its hotel collection under a new brand called “Belmond.” The change, which will take effect beginning March 10, is being …

 Above: a rendering of the Generations Riviera Maya By the Caribbean Journal staff Karisma Hotels & Resorts is planning to open its new Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma resort in February 2014, the company announced. The property, which will include …

 Above: Punta Nizuc By the Caribbean Journal staff Las Brisas Hotel Collection has debuted its newest property, the NIZUC Resort & Spa in Punta Nizuc in the Riviera Maya. Cuisine will be a major focus for the resort, with six …

 Above: the Azul Villa Carola By the Caribbean Journal staff Azul Hotels by Karisma has unveiled the newly-enhanced Azul Villa Carola in the Riviera Maya, the company announced. Azul Hotels by Karisma is a collection of Gourmet Inclusive properties located …