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Press Releases


Thursday, July 28, 2022

Blue Diamond Resorts unveils its newest efforts in using the latest technology to keep on improving guests’ experience throughout the entire customer journey. The pre-arrival guest experience will now be enhanced with a series of detailed videos that showcase the resorts through top-notch first-person view camera technology allowing the traveler to explore and assist them in making booking decisions. 

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Blue Diamond Resorts will manage one of the must luxurious hotels in Cuba

Friday, July 15, 2022

As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen and expand its portfolio within the region, Blue Diamond Resorts Cuba is pleased to announce that it will take over the operation of the most luxurious hotel in Habana which will be rebranded as Royalton Habana, with operations expected to begin on August 1st, 2022.

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Global Wellness Day Celebrations at Blue Diamond Resorts’ Properties

Saturday, June 11, 2022

For the second consecutive year, Blue Diamond Resorts’ properties participated in Global Wellness Day, a one-day, not-for-profit social project for participants to question how we can live a healthier and better life while raising awareness towards living well.

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The newest Royalton Luxury Resort and Water Park to open its doors in Mexico

Monday, April 25, 2022

Award-winning hotel chain, Royalton Luxury Resorts, is proud to announce the addition of a brand-new, all-inclusive resort and water park in one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after vacation destinations. Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun is expected to open its doors December 20, 2022, ushering in a world of excitement for travelers of all ages.

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Blue Diamond Resorts announces the opening of Starfish Cayo Guillermo Resort on the northern coast of Cuba

Monday, January 24, 2022

Blue Diamond Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of Starfish Cayo Guillermo in the Jardines del Rey archipelago of Cuba. The 296-room all-inclusive resort joins the portfolio of 21 hotels that Blue Diamond Resorts operates on the island and will welcome guests for a safe and relaxing vacation in paradise with updated rooms and recently renovated amenities.

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Royalton Bavaro joins 3 Blue Diamond Resorts properties in Punta Cana with Green Globe Certification

Thursday, January 13, 2022

In the category of ‘Hotels and Resorts’, Royalton Bavaro, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort & Casino has received Green Globe Certification from the global leader of sustainable tourism.

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Blue Diamond Resorts offers exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings throughout the Caribbean

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Just in time for the holiday season, starting today guests can take advantage of web-exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings and escape to Royalton Luxury Resorts and Planet Hollywood Beach Resorts for a luxurious getaway.

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Blue Diamond Resorts announces reopening dates of several Cuba properties

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Blue Diamond Resorts announces the official reopening dates of several properties in Cuba after temporary closures. Starting November 25, 2021, nine properties will begin to reopen in Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa María, Habana, Trinidad, and the famed destination of Varadero.

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Mystique Casa Perla by Royalton to debut in Varadero, Cuba

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Blue Diamond Resorts is pleased to announce the official opening of Mystique Casa Perla by Royalton on November 15, 2021, the newest addition to the Mystique by Royalton brand. The beachfront Varadero property joins Blue Diamond Resorts’ impressive portfolio of 45 resorts in 10 countries across the Caribbean.

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Royalton Riviera Cancun named winner in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

Friday, October 08, 2021

Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers' Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and returns for its 34th year. As a result of Blue Diamond Resorts’ dedication to delivering the highest level of service, Royalton Riviera Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort and Casino has been named a winner in the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards as the 12th ranked resort in Eastern Mexico. This is the second consecutive year Royalton Riviera Cancun has received this award, ranked 19th in Eastern Mexico in 2020.

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Party Your Way at the reimagined Royalton CHIC Punta Cana, reopening November 1

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Customers traveling to the Dominican Republic can soon look forward to an unparalleled vacation experience as Blue Diamond Resorts announces the official reopening of Royalton CHIC Punta Cana on November 1, 2021. Located on the coveted shores of Uvero Alto Beach, the five-star resort offers guests a vibrant adults-only social vacation experience where singles, couples, friends, and groups can party their way.

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Sunwing Travel Group announces full integration of 20 Blue Diamond Resorts into Marriott International’s Autograph Collection and Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Sunwing Travel Group has announced that, effective today, 20 of its Blue Diamond Resorts properties have been fully integrated into Marriott International’s prestigious Autograph Collection. The integration follows the monumental news earlier this year that the company’s hotel division had signed a mutual partnership agreement with Marriott International.

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World-renowned celebrity chefs brought the heat at Blue Diamond Resorts’ gastronomic food festival

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Blue Diamond Resorts has successfully concluded its first annual Food + Drink Experience at the adults-only all-inclusive Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun. Seventeen celebrity chefs and eleven world-class mixologists and sommeliers provided endless entertainment during the seven-day event, giving guests the exclusive opportunity to experience world-renowned culinary excellence.

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Five Blue Diamond Resorts properties receive AAA Four Diamond designation

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

After what has been a complicated year in the history of our beloved travel industry, our properties in Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and Mexico continue to rise to the top. Royalton Negril, Royalton White Sands, Royalton Blue Waters, Royalton Bavaro, and Royalton Riviera Cancun have received the esteemed AAA Four Diamond designation from the American Automobile Association. This year marks the fifth consecutive year Royalton Riviera Cancun has received this recognition.

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The highly anticipated Royalton Grenada Resort reopens in Spice Isle, your next bucket list destination

Monday, August 30, 2021

Blue Diamond Resorts is thrilled to announce the reopening of Royalton Grenada Resort, Royalton Luxury Resorts’ newest all-inclusive property, on October 1, 2021. Overlooking Tamarind Bay with direct access to two of the island’s most inviting white-sand beaches, the newest All-in Luxury® resort brings an elevated level of hospitality to this stunning locale.

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Blue Diamond Resorts announces first annual Food + Drink Experience at Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Today, Blue Diamond Resorts announced its first annual Food + Drink Experience hosted at the all-inclusive Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort & Spa, September 19-26, 2021. Sixteen internationally renowned chefs will lead the week-long culinary festival showcasing mouth-watering cuisine and mixology demonstrations, savory beach barbecues, signature chef pairing dinners and lavish after-hours parties.

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Blue Diamond Resorts’ Saint Lucia properties reopened their doors early to first guests

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Two Blue Diamond Resorts all-inclusive properties in Saint Lucia reopened their doors early this weekend after a temporary closure. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, and guidelines put in place by the Saint Lucia Ministry of Health, Royalton Saint Lucia and Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia welcomed their first guests back to paradise.

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Sunwing Travel Group announces that Mystique Holbox by Royalton will join Marriott International’s Tribute Portfolio brand

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Sunwing Travel Group is pleased to announce that Mystique Holbox by Royalton will be joining Marriott International’s portfolio and is expected to align with the Tribute Portfolio brand later this year. The news follows last month’s monumental announcement that Sunwing Travel Group’s resort division, Blue Diamond Resorts, had entered into a long-term agreement with Marriott International.

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Sunwing Travel Group announces mutual agreement with Marriott International

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

In a monumental move for the hotel industry, Sunwing Travel Group has announced that its hotel division, Blue Diamond Resorts, has signed an agreement with Marriott International to combine their innovative brand concepts and offer customers unparalleled vacation experiences. As part of the agreement, 19 of Blue Diamond Resorts’ properties will become part of Marriott International’s prestigious Autograph Collection by mid-2021.

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