Grand Hyatt Bogota is
set to open in 2016.
Located on the northern coast of Colombia,
Cartagena de Indias is one of the oldest
cities in the Americas. Its famed colonial Old
City and San Felipe fortress
are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The
coastal city is also a key financial center
in the Caribbean and touts new urban
Points of interest include the City Walls,
the San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Rosario
Islands, Gold Museum, and the Plaza de los
Coches. Easily accessible to these attractions
is the Occidental Grand Cartagena. The only
all-inclusive resort in the city, it is perfectly
situated along the shores of the Caribbean
Sea. And in 2016, Cartagena will welcome
the Hyatt Regency Cartagena.
Cancun, Mexico’s inspiring peaceful
beaches are an inspiration for groups, but
there’s more. Attendees can visit Mayan
ruins, dive among gorgeous coral reefs,
tour historic museums, or take in energizing nightlife. Prime hotels include the
all-inclusive Hotel Riu Cancun, a five-star
hotel that underwent a renovation in spring
2014. The property features the luxurious
Renova Spa. Fiesta Americana Grand Coral
Beach Cancun Resort & Spa, an Associated
Luxury Hotel, features 602 guest rooms and
85,000 square feet of meeting space.
Palace Resorts boasts seven oceanfront
Mexican properties in Cancun, Cozumel,
Isla Mujeres, and Riviera Maya. In Cancun,
Le Blanc Spa Resort offers 260 guest rooms,
19 spa treatment rooms, and 8,418 square
feet of meeting space. Le Blanc is also
headed for Los Cabos. Moon Palace Golf &
Spa Resort features 2,457 rooms and suites,
the impressive Moon Spa and Golf Club,
and a 140,000-square-foot convention
center, Moon Palace Arena.
And located on the white sand beaches
of Mexico’s Caribbean coast, Paradisus
Cancun offers elegant facilities, exclusive
services, and nine holes of scenic golf. A
signature of the Paradisus brand is YHI
Spa, named after the goddess of light and
creation. Paradisus also offers Paradisus
Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda and Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla. Both properties are Associated Luxury Hotels and boast
25,000-square-foot convention centers.
In sophisticated Los Cabos, perched
on the southern tip of the Baja peninsula,
15,000 hotel rooms, divine beaches, and
spectacular attractions await. San José
del Cabo, the National Marine Park of
Cabo Pulmo, and beaches such as Playa El
Médano are among the sights to explore.
The city’s tourism has rebounded well
from damage sustained in Hurricane Odile,
with most of its hotels reopened and Los
Cabos International Airport experiencing a
high-performing start to the year.
Los Cabos is primed to add 2,000 hotel
rooms to its hotel inventory through 2017.
The 140-room Thompson Cabo San Lucas
will open this summer, and a JW Marriott