Baha Bay Water Park Opening July 2 at Baha Mar in The Bahamas

Baha Mar, the luxury resort destination in The Bahamas and home to the Grand Hyatt, SLS and Rosewood brands, today announced the debut of Baha Bay, opening July 2. Exclusively available to all Baha Mar guests, the new luxury beachfront water park will be the latest addition to Baha Mar’s guest amenities. Set on 15 oceanfront acres, Baha Bay will […]

Package Deals: Golf from Cape Cod to Mexico

As summer approaches, there is no shortage of golf resorts offering golf packages and amenities. Here are four of my favorite destinations, each offering outstanding golf packages. Conrad Punta de Mita, Mexico Located among the area’s serene natural landscapes and aquamarine waters, the new-build Conrad Punta de Mita (www.conradpuntademita.com) draws influence from Mexico’s rich history […]

Wyndham Opens Turtle Island Beach Resort in Belize

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts today opened Turtle Island Beach Resort, Trademark Collection by Wyndham in Belize. The hotel, operated by Wyndham Hotels & Resort’s management division, is set on a private island on the west side of Ambergris Caye, just five minutes by boat from San Pedro Town. Owned by Castle Capital Investment LTD, the resort marks the third Wyndham-branded hotel […]

Playa Hotels & Resorts Opening Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen in May

Playa Hotels & Resorts, which operates all-inclusive resorts across Mexico and throughout the Caribbean, has announced its newest all-inclusive resort with Hilton, adding The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen, Tapestry Collection by Hilton to its managed resort portfolio and entering the growing soft branded all-inclusive market. Playa entered a strategic alliance with Hilton in 2018 and currently operates […]

Marriott International expands all-inclusive portfolio with Sunwing Travel Group agreement

Marriott International, Inc., today announced what it termed “a significant planned expansion’’ of its all-inclusive portfolio through a long-term agreement with Sunwing Travel Group’s hotel division, Blue Diamond Resorts, which has an extensive portfolio of resort properties throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. The agreement is expected to propel Marriott into the list of […]

New-look Bahia Principe Grand El Portillo resort re-opens in Dominican Republic

Grupo Piñero, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts’ parent company, has re-opened Bahia Principe Grand El Portillo in, Dominican Republic that includes a $10 million transformation Committed to reactivating tourism and helping the local community in Samaná. “We’re pleased to bring this beloved property, Bahia Principe Grand El Portillo, back to life now with a fresh and serene new […]