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Marriott Opens New Hotel in Tulum, Mexico

 Marriott International has opened its first-ever hotel property in the hip beach town of Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new Aloft Tulum, which is managed by Highgate, opened its doors this week in the heart of Tulum’s …

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Expedia: Cancun, Riviera Maya Lead Spring Travel Demand

 American travelers are eyeing Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean for spring getaways, according to a new report from travel giant Expedia.  The Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun and Isla Mujeres were the most-searched-for destinations on the company’s platforms …

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The 21 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2021

 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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 Marriott International is opening its first-ever hotel in Tulum, Mexico, with the planned debut of the Aloft Tulum, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 140-room-and-suite property, which will be managed by Highgate Hotels, is slated to debut in February 2021.  “Tulum …

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 Kimpton Hotels and Resorts is opening its first-ever hotel in the Mexican Caribbean this month. The new Kimpton Aluna Hotel will open in the ultra-hip destination of Tulum on Dec. 18, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property itself first opened …

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 Bahia Principe has reopened its Grand Tulum resort following the completion of a $40 million renovation project.  The property, which began welcoming guests again on Nov. 15, underwent a “complete” remodel, according to the company.  “We are very excited to …

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 The Bahia Principe Grand Tulum resort will make its debut on November 15, following a year of renovations.  As Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts flagship property when the brand first arrived to Mexico over 20 years ago, the Bahia Principe …

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 The hip beach town of Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico is getting a new eco-luxe real estate development, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. It’s called Lúum Zama, and the gated community is the brainchild of the R4 Group, …

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 A potential tourism recovery in the Mexican Caribbean will hinge on ensuring the swift return of direct access to the region’s air hubs in Cancun, Cozmuel and Chetumal, according to the Quintana Roo Tourism Board.  The Board, which represents destinations …

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 ResortPass, the hotel platform that allows travelers buy day passes to participating resorts, has expanded to the Caribbean, including major markets like the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas.  The Los Angeles-based company has also expanded to St Kitts, St Maarten, …

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 Grupo Piñero, which owns the  Bahia Principe all-inclusive chain, is planning a major renovation of its resort in Tulum, Mexico. The company says it has allotted $40 million to upgrade its Bahia Principe Grand Tulum resort. The remodel, part of a …

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 There’s a particular delight in finding the perfect beach town in the Caribbean, a place that manages to marry a pristine stretch of sand with a walkable, energetic, culture-filled mini-destination.  While great beach towns (and beach cities) abound in the …

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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 …

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 Whether you’re traveling with your kids, your extended family or some other combination of relatives, going all-inclusive makes the family getaway significantly easier. And the best all-inclusive family resorts manage to combine the ease and comfort of the all-inclusive experience …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new beachfront hotspot in Cancun. It’s called SacBé Beach Shack, and it’s the newest addition to the 450-room Marriott Cancun Resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The beach shack blends Tulum style …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dream Hotel Group’s international expansion is continuing with plans to open The Chatwal hotel in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico. It will be the first location beyond New York for The Chatwal, which is Dream’s five-star luxury …

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 By Alexander Britell Apple Leisure Group’s surging AMResorts brand is planning another major all-inclusive expansion in the greater Caribbean. The company is set to open five new all-inclusive hotels in 2019 under the Dreams, Now and Sunscape brands. Two of …