Rendering of the open-air lobby at the JW Marriott Los Cabos.

Posted on July 14th, 2015

JW Marriott Los Cabos Opens This Fall

The JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa opens fall 2015.
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A unique take on the Do Not Disturb Sign—a magnetic sign for the front of guestroom doors.

Posted on June 25th, 2015

A Weekend at The Gates in Key West

We love to explore our own backyard, so Recommend's Associate Editor picked a weekend this month with some downtime, packed her bags, got into her car and headed south from Miami to Key West for a weekend visit to The Gates Hotel.
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Royal Palm South Beach Miami joins Starwood Hotels' new Tribute Portfolio brand.

Posted on June 25th, 2015

South Beach Hotel Joins Starwood’s Tribute Portfolio Brand

Earlier this month, Recommend attended the dedication event for the Royal Palm South Beach Miami, the first property to join Starwood Hotels & Resorts' newest brand—Tribute Portfolio.
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Explore the Canadian waters with One Ocean Expeditions. (Photo courtesy of One Ocean Expeditions.)

Posted on June 24th, 2015

Canadian Expeditions

Canadian expedition cruise operator, One Ocean Expeditions, offers sailings in the Canadian Arctic and Maritimes, Norwegian Arctic and Antarctica. T
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Tim Mullen, president, Apple Vacations.

Posted on June 23rd, 2015

Apple Will Offer Cuba with Packages Unlike Any Other

Recommend just got off a conference call with Apple Vacations' president Tim Mullen, and his claim that Apple is offering a rarity in the "Brave New World of Cuba" travel rings true.
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Kishti Villa opened June 1st.

Posted on June 11th, 2015

Caribbean Week 2015

On June 3, Recommend shared some of the buzz from Caribbean Week NYC 2015 in the feature, Antigua and Barbuda Doubling Hotel Rooms, and now, here's some more news from a region that enjoyed a 6 percent rise in arrivals for the first quarter of 2015.
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Posted on June 8th, 2015

Pleasant Holidays CEO Jack Richards on Baha Mar

Originally scheduled to open December 2014, this Bahamian mega resort has pushed its debut back several times, most recently to September 2015. This hasn't just lead to changes in some people's vacation plans; it also sparked talk that the resort was in big trouble. While visiting Sandals Royal Bahamian, Pleasant Holidays CEO Jack Richards decided to see Baha Mar for himself, and when he got back to the office, he talked with Recommend's Caribbean Editor Ed Wetschler.
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Travelers participate in social impact activities.

Posted on June 5th, 2015

Carnival Corporation Launches Fathom

Carnival Corporation launched a new brand, fathom, defining a new travel category it is calling "social impact travel," that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful impact travel experiences to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs.
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Posted on June 3rd, 2015

Camp Woodward Fun Comes to the Caribbean & Mexico

All Inclusive Collection and Camp Woodward have partnered to launch a completely new concept in experiential travel with Woodward Riviera Maya and Woodward Punta Cana.
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Prime Minister Gaston Browne and actor Robert De Niro at a Caribbean Week NY 2015 event. (Photo credit: Ed Wetschler)

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

Antigua and Barbuda Doubling Hotel Rooms

Actor Robert De Niro is building a luxury resort on Barbuda.
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