TORONTO — Though Sandals Resorts International didn’t invent the all-inclusive concept with its first resort in Jamaica back in 1981, it is largely credited with perfecting it. Since the debut of ...
TORONTO — Blue Diamond Resorts has announced new reopening dates for its properties in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Destinations include the D.R., Antigua, Jamaica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Mexico and Costa Rica.
“As we prepare to welcome back our valued guests for an exceptional vacation in paradise, we are committed to providing a safe experience with increased safety protocols and cleaning measures,” said Jordi Pelfort, President of Hotels and Resort at Sunwing Travel Group.
Pelfort adds: “With many travel plans on hold and months of staying at home, we want to ensure that every guest enjoys a well-deserved vacation in paradise and trusts that their well-being is safe in our hands.”
Some 17 resorts are reopening, in addition to the six properties that have already reopened. All have extensive health and safety measures in place following guidance from the CDC and WHO, as well as the local and national ministries of health.
Blue Diamond’s Safety-Assured Vacations program safeguards both guests and staff members with nine pillars of protection including new physical distancing guidelines, increased staff training, a 360˚ Clean Approach for all common areas and Diamond Clean Guest Rooms, where each touchpoint is thoroughly disinfected.
Here’s a list of destinations and dates …
Oct. 1 – Royalton Punta Cana
Oct. 1 – Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana
Oct. 1 – Royalton Splash Punta Cana
Nov. 1 – Royalton Bavaro
Dec. 1 – Royalton CHIC Punta Cana
Now open – Royalton Negril
Now open – Hideaway at Royalton Negril
Now open – Grand Lido Negril
Oct. 1 – Royalton Blue Waters
Oct. 1 – Royalton White Sands
Nov. 29 – Royalton Antigua
Nov. 29 – Royalton Grenada
Nov. 1 – Royalton Saint Lucia
Nov. 1 – Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia
Dec. 1 – Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton
Dec. 15 – Starfish Saint Lucia
Dec. 1 – Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica
Now open – Royalton Riviera Cancun
Now open – Hideaway at Royalton Riviera Cancun
Now open – Mystique Holbox by Royalton
Oct. 29 – Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun
Grand Opening Dec. 15 – Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun
Grand Opening Dec. 15 – Planet Hollywood Adult Scene Cancun
Guests who book directly via a Blue Diamond Resorts website will automatically qualify for All-In Medical Assistance, provided by MAS Servicios, offering extended health insurance coverage for accidents or illnesses incurred while on vacation, including COVID-19 related medical needs.