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Cancun Crucial to Mexican Caribbean Recovery Strategy

 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 Adds Dominican Republic in Wider Caribbean Expansion

 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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Bahia Principe Plans $40 Million Remodel at Tulum Resort

 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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caribbean beach towns

 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 …

all-inclusive family resorts

 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 …

all-inclusive expansion amresorts

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group’s rapidly-expanding AMResorts brand is adding a pair of new all-inclusive hotels on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company has announced two new resort brand management deals as part of a partnership …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts’ Breathless brand is coming to the hippest destination in Mexico: Tulum. Continuing the company’s partnership with Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, AMResorts, the region’s fastest-growing hotel company, has announced a new resort management deal to …

Tulum Airbnb

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mexican hotspot of Tulum is Airbnb’s top trending destination for New Year’s Eve this year in the Caribbean, according to new data from the home-sharing giant. Tulum has seen 78 percent growth in bookings …

Princess Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises has officially launched new offers for its 2019 summer cruises including itineraries to the Caribbean region. The line’s Caribbean program will include its new “Rhythm of the Caribbean” experience, which aims …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dream Hotel Group is making its first foray into the Caribbean. Dream Hotel Group has announced the development of three hotels in the Caribbean: Unscripted Tulum, Unscripted Belize and Dream Belize. “We are thrilled …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

Caribbean Princess

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Princess Cruises will continue offering summer Caribbean cruising from Florida in 2019, with family-friendly summer vacations in both the Eastern and Western Caribbean. The line’s summer departures from Fort Lauderdale open for sale December 14. “With …

 Airbnb is making major moves in the Mexican Caribbean. The home sharing giant recently announced the signing of a tax deal with the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, home to the country’s Caribbean destinations like Cancun and Tulum. As part …