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Margaritaville St Somewhere Resort Holbox Plans December Debut

 Margaritaville’s newest resort brand is making a December debut in the Caribbean.  The company will open its new St Somewhere Resort Holbox, set at the edge of the Yucatan peninsula where the Caribbean Sea meets the Gulf of Mexico.  The …

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A New Music Festival Is Coming to Playa del Carmen

 A major new music festival is coming to Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new festival, Departure, is the brainchild of The Brooklyn Mirage, The Cityfox Experience, and Pollen Presents.  It’s a five-day experience set from …

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American Airlines Adding New Caribbean Destination in Mexico

 American Airlines is adding a new destination on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This winter, the world’s largest airline will launch new nonstop flights to Chetumal, set on the eastern Yucatan peninsula on the bay of …

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 A new Jimmy Buffett-inspired resort brand is coming to the nexus of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.  It’s called St Somewhere, and it’s the latest product of the partnership between Margaritaville and Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The …

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 Hilton has expanded its all-inclusive portfolio in the Caribbean with a new resort in Playa del Carmen.  It’s called The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen, and it’s part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton.  The adults-only hotel is owned by …

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 Marriott is adding another Sunwing resort to its portfolio: the Mystique Holbox by Royalton in Mexico.  The resort is expected to align with Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio brand later this year, according to Sunwing.  That comes after Marriott recently entered into …

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 Palladium Hotel Group’s TRS Cap Cana hotel is reopening its doors in December, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive TRS Cap Cana will resume operations in the Dominican Republic on Dec. 4, the property confirmed this week.  The adults-only hotel …

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 Palladium’s TRS Yucatan resort has reopened its doors in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only property in greater Playa del Carmen is officially open and welcoming guests.  Parent company Palladium Hotel Group has reopened …

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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 …

 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 …

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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. …

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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 …

 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 …

 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 …