Holiday Inn Express Expands in Mexico

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By the Caribbean Journal staff IHG has opened another hotel in Mexico, this time on the Yucatan peninsula. The company’s fast-growing Holiday Inn Express brand has debuted a new hotel in the heart of Merida’s historic downtown. The 131-room new-build […]


Club Med Expands Cancun All-Inclusive

By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med has expanded its Cancun all-inclusive, the company announced. The company has added 60 new oceanfront rooms to the Aguamarina family-friendly wing at its Club Med Cancun Yucatan resort. The expansion includes 30 club […]


Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Construction Pipeline Surging

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel construction pipeline is booming. There were 107 hotel properties comprising 22,325 rooms in construction last month in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, a 41.5 percent jump compared to the same period last year. […]


Airbnb Is Booming in the Caribbean

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Airbnb hosts in the Caribbean and Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico have earned more than $266 million so far in 2017, according to the company’s latest data report. These destinations have attracted nearly 2 million guest arrivals this year, representing a […]

Underwater Caribbean: Swimming With Whale Sharks

The latest Underwater Caribbean snapshot comes from Caribbean Journal reader Amy Minash, who took this photo while swimming with whale sharks far north of the coast of the Yucatan in Mexico. Have you taken a great underwater photo of the […]

Where the Most New Caribbean Hotel Rooms are Being Built Right Now

Above: the Riviera Maya (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Where’s the epicentre of the Caribbean-Mexico hotel boom? Right now, it’s the Yucatan Peninsula, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm STR. The company’s Construction Pipeline Report for […]


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