The “wallet-less” vacation, as the all-inclusive experience is sometimes called, is a favorite among many travelers. And as its popularity grows, so does the number of all-inclusive resorts courting the meeting and convention business.

  • Beaches Boscobel Resort and Golf Club has opened 10 miles east of Ocho Rios. The former Boscobel Beach underwent an $18 million renovation and expansion. The 230-room all-inclusive has a 2,000-square-foot fitness center and day spa and more than 2,500 square feet of meeting space.

  • SuperClubs will begin construction on a new 225-suite, 30-acre luxury resort in St. Kitts in 2004, with opening planned for 2005. The all-inclusive resort will include an 18-hole PGA-quality course, a spa, and several fine dining restaurants.

  • On Mexico's Riviera Maya, a November opening is scheduled for Secrets Capri Resort and Spa. The 288-room, all-inclusive resort will feature five restaurants, a spa, and 8,400 square feet of meeting space.

  • Elite Island Resorts is now managing the 250-room Wyndham Morgan Bay Resort in St. Lucia, which has been renamed the St. James's Club, St. Lucia, Morgan Bay. Among the all-inclusive resort's amenities are five restaurants, meeting space, and a casino.