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Iberostar, Spice Island Grenada, Holiday Inn Montego Bay announce temporary closures

Thursday, March 26, 2020

TORONTO — Three more hotel companies have announced temporary closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

HOLIDAY INN RESORT MONTEGO BAY

Due to the fact that primary source markets for the Caribbean have closed their borders, and that flights into Jamaica have come to a halt, The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay will close on a temporary bases effective March 27, until May 31, 2020.

According to Managing Director Kevin Hendrickson, the resort intends to resume operations on June 1, “however, as circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on global airlift remain beyond our control, we reserve the option to adjust our plans.”

In his official statement, Hendrickson also made sure to thank guests for their support over the past 49 years.

“As an IHG hotel, we pride ourselves on providing ‘True Hospitality for everyone’, a promise that guides us every day and is fundamental during times like these,” he said.

 


 

IBEROSTAR HOTELS & RESORTS

After updating its cancellation policies to offer more flexibility to its guests amid COVID-19, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has announced a wave of resort closures in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Brazil.

More news:  Walt Disney World and Disneyland now closed indefinitely

Mexico:

  • Iberostar Grand Paraíso: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Grand Paraíso: Closing March 31, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Selection Paraíso Lindo: Closing March 31, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Paraíso Beach: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Paraíso Del Mar: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Tucán: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Quetzal: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Selection Playa Mita: Closing March 29, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Cozumel: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Cozumel: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Cancún: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Selection Cancún: Closed on March 22, reopening May 1

 

Dominican Republic:

  • Iberostar Grand Bávaro: Closed on March 23, reopening May 1
  • Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Bávaro: Closed on March 23, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Selection Bávaro: Closing March 29, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Punta Cana: Closed on March 23, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Punta Cana: Closed on March 23, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Dominicana: Closed on March 23, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus: Closed on March 25, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Costa Dorada: Closing March 28, reopening May 1

 

Jamaica:

  • Iberostar Grand Rose Hall: Closed on March 24, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Selection Rose Hall Suites: Closed on March 25, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Rose Hall Beach: Closed on March 20, reopening May 1
More news:  Royal Caribbean Group extends cancellation policy through Sept. 1

 

Brazil:

  • Iberostar Bahia: Closed on March 15, reopening July 2
  • Iberostar Praia: Closed on March 24, reopening May 1
  • Iberostar Grand Amazon: Closed on March 20, reopening May 1

 

For updated cancellation polices for Cuba, America, Europe and other destinations, go to https://www.iberostar.com/en/covid-19/?covid19.

 


 

SPICE ISLAND BEACH RESORT, GRENADA

The popular resort, located on Grenada’s famed Grand Anse Beach, will close through April 30, 2020 due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

The resort’s reservations team will be available Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at (473) 444-4258 and via email at reservations@spicebeachresort.com.

According to Janelle Hopkin, president and managing director, the resort will use the time to “strategically prepare its physical product to be ready to resume operations and welcome back guests to our Spice Family.”

 

For more updates from major hotel suppliers, click here.

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