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Although already popular in the Caribbean for years, luxury hotels and airlines are catching on to the idea that catering to adults only can lead to increased bookings, higher food and beverage spending, and happier guests.

Hoping to target honeymooners and romance vacationers, the tourism industry in Asia is implementing more adults-only features.

The Akyra Chura Samui luxury hotel will ban children under the age of 12 from November 1 due to increasing demand by vacationers for more private, couples-oriented holidays. The hotel is the second resort in Thailand to accept bookings only for adults.

Adults-only resorts are increasingly popular in other parts of the world, in particular the Caribbean islands, with several hotel chains such as the Sandals group, Secret Resorts, and Ibero Hotels & Resorts targeting adult travelers who prefer to go on a romantic vacation without children.

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