Hotel Update

The Secrets Marquis in Los Cabos, Mexico.


Help your clients plan their next getaway by staying in-the-know on the latest hotel openings in the Caribbean, Latin America and Mexico.

AMResorts, which manages the Dreams, Secrets and Zöetry Wellness & Spa Resorts brands, recently celebrated the grand opening of the adults-only Secrets Marquis Los Cabos in Mexico.

A member of Leading Hotels of the World, the 235-room property is located just 25 minutes from Los Cabos International Airport and features five distinct onsite restaurants, three bars and an array of activities including land and watersports, daily special events such as movies on the beach, dance classes and nightly shows. The resort’s 15,000-sq.-ft. spa offers a fully equipped fitness center, beauty salon, steam room and hot tubs overlooking the Sea of Cortez.

Nightly rates at Secrets Marquis Los Cabos start at $249 pp dbl per night through June 22, 2012. For more information, call (866) GO-SECRETS or visit

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is expanding its portfolio in Latin America with the Nov. 15 opening of its first full-service hotel in Bogota, Colombia.

Located less than 30 minutes from El Dorado International Airport, the 15-story Hilton Bogota features 245 guestrooms, including 13 spacious suites outfitted with contemporary artwork and furnishings, walk-in closets and separate work space with desk.

The hotel’s atrium lobby will showcase an array of dining offerings, including the property’s signature restaurant, a cafe and a 4-level bar and lounge that overlooks the outdoor pool and hanging garden wall, while the glass-enclosed poolside fitness center will feature a massage room.

Nightly rates at the Hilton Bogota start at $99 through Jan. 14, 2012. For more information, visit

Meanwhile, Caribbean-bound travelers can check out the new Mystic Ridge Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, which is slated to open on Dec. 15. Perched on a hillside above Ocho Rios, the boutique resort will feature 135 guestrooms complete with balconies and locally designed decor; tennis courts; a pool with swim-up bar and free wireless Internet access in all public areas.

The resort will be located down the road from Jamaica’s famous rainforest bobsled attraction at Mystic Mountain, as well as the area’s gift shop, observation tower and walking trails. Guests booking week-long stays at Mystic Ridge Resort will receive free shuttle service and daily entrance to Mystic Mountain’s amusement park.