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Caribbean/Mexico The Sunscape Puerto Vallarta opened in December. All-Inclusives: Raising the Bar As you'll see from the four Mexico and Caribbean onsite reviews we've put together on the following pages, today's all-inclusives are far from the cookie-cutter properties of yesteryear. Each brand is raising the bar, creating unique settings where guests can relax, unwind and try something they wouldn't do back home. Twenty-first century all-inclusives come with overthe-top gourmet restaurants, uber-luxe decor, out-of-the-box activities-from cooking classes for the little ones to jamming on a Fender electric guitar-and spas that rival any in Europe. " Frank Corzo, Vice President, U.S. Field Sales, Palace Resorts 18 may 2016 the world's only "With all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels, out from the rest for a few reasons: top customer service, exceptional gastronomy offerings, a wide range of onsite activities, and spectacular hotel locations. IBEROSTAR also offers different categories of hotels to choose from, depending on what type of vacation you are looking for and your budget. the All Inclusive Collection has reshaped the hotelier's landscape and created the ultimate playground for guests of all ages in Mexico and the Caribbean. We continue to revolutionize the all-inclusive industry and offer the unexpected by providing our guests with authentic experiences that rock. Claudia Simon, Director of Marketing, IBEROSTAR Frank Maduro, Vice President of Marketing, All Inclusive Collection " Palace Jamaica Grande is redefining Jamaica's hospitality landscape in a manner similar to how sister-property Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort did in Cancun by offering truly singular experiences as part of the allinclusive offer. The most impressive of these experiences is without a doubt our entertainment offerings. of hotels follow the all-inclusive " Lots format, but IBEROSTAR stands " our superior service standards "Beyond and premier caliber offerings, Moon Accommodations are far from standard, running the gamut from interconnecting family-friendly rooms to intimate adults-only hideaways, as well as those made for spa aficionados, with some even offering exclusive butler service. And when it comes to the destinations, all-inclusives are located in some of the world's most spectacular settings. To think that clients only have to make one payment and they get the whole package, including dining, entertainment and activities. It's a win-win for you and your clients.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend May 2016

Editor’s Notes
Hotel Desk: On the Waterfront
Tour Talk: A Peek at Our Peaks
All-Inclusives: Raising the Bar
Onsite Review: Puerto Vallarta’s Hotel Scene
Onsite Review: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya
Onsite Review: Iberostar Playa Mita
Onsite Review: Moon Palace Jamaica Grande
Hotel and Experience Pairings
New Properties Beckon
Onsite Review: Cambodia
Southern Africa’s New Enticements
Onsite Review: Rail Europe
New Frontiers in Travel
Innovation on the High Seas
Mountain Resort Vacations
What’s New in Orlando
Onsite Review: Escape to Discovery Cove
Official Florida Travel Industry Education Program–Family Course

Recommend May 2016