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JetBlue Airways Reaches Deal to Buy Spirit Airlines

JetBlue Airways has reached a deal to buy ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, bringing an end to a months-long bidding war with Frontier, and creating a “national low-fare challenger to the dominant big four airlines.” JetBlue announced the deal on Thursday morning, writing that it will acquire Spirit for $33.50 per share in cash, including a …

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Southwest Airlines’ Flight Credits Will No Longer Expire

Southwest Airlines on Thursday morning (7/28/2022) moved to give its customers more flexibility with their flight credits. Effective immediately, all Southwest flight credits, whether current or issued in the future, will no longer have an expiration date, giving flyers the option to hold them for as long as they want. Customers will soon see a …

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Secrets St. Lucia

Secrets St. Lucia Resort & Spa – Apple Leisure Group Grows Caribbean Presence with a New Deal

Apple Leisure Group® (“ALG”), a leading North American resort brand management, leisure travel and hospitality group, part of Hyatt, announced today that an ALG affiliate has entered into an agreement that will bring the Secrets brand to St. Lucia. Secrets St. Lucia Resort & Spa will be the second branded property of the AMR™ Collection portfolio on the island, …

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Secrets Moxche Open

Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen Celebrates Opening

AMR™ Collection is pleased to take this opportunity to announce that Secrets® Moxché Playa del Carmen celebrated its grand opening Monday, April 18, 2022! Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya and set on a stunning strip of white sandy beach with proximity to the wonders of the ancient Mayan World, the luxurious Secrets Moxche offers a …

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Low-Cost Carriers Spirit Airlines and Frontier to Combine

Two of the U.S.’s most prominent low-cost carriers are merging. Spirit Airlines and Frontier Group Holdings announced on Monday morning that they had agreed to a $2.9 billion cash-and-stock merger deal, which be valued at $6.6 billion with net debt and liabilities, coming together to create a major player in the ultra-low fare market. The …

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Nickelodeon Riviera Maya

Karisma’s New Nickelodeon Resort Riviera Maya is Now Open

Nickelodeon Riviera Maya, the newest family-centric all-inclusive, is now open in the Riviera Maya! Karisma, along with Mexico’s Grupo Lomas hospitality group, this week officially welcomed guests to its newest property, the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya location, the first Nickelodeon location in Mexico. The resort includes the brand’s first all oceanfront swim-up suite …

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Secrets & Dreams Bahia Mita Opening

Secrets Bahia Mita & Dreams Bahia Mita Celebrate Grand Opening

Our great friends and partners at AMResorts have announced the highly anticipated Secrets & Dreams Bahia Mita in Puerto Vallarta have officially opened! On Sunday, August 1, Secrets Bahia Mita (adults only) and Dreams Bahia Mita (all ages) opened their doors. As one cohesive property, these resorts expand the AMR™ Collection footprint to the exclusive area …

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Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen

AMResorts announces all-new Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen

NOW OPEN! Secrets Moxche Playa Del Carmen officially opened on April 18, 2022. Our great partners at AMResorts® have just announced the newest Secrets® branded properties, Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen and Secrets Impression Moxché Playa del Carmen. New Secrets Resort in Playa Del Carmen Opening Soon The spectacular adults-only Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen and Secrets Impression Moxché Playa …

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Viking River Cruise Restart

Viking River Cruises announces the return of river cruises!

On Wednesday May 19th, Viking River Cruises announced the return of river (and ocean) cruising starting this summer. The much-anticipated announcement follows the European Union’s decision to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated American travelers. “The response to our initial Welcome Back ocean voyages has been overwhelmingly positive. It is clear that many people are …

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