By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Riu Hotels is now the largest foreign operator of resorts in Jamaica, growing from a single 400+room resort in Negril in 2001 to an inventory of around 3,000 rooms in Negril, Ocho Rios and Montego …

 One of the Caribbean’s greatest luxury resorts (and one of the leading St Barts hotels) is getting bigger. The island’s Hotel Le Toiny will open eight new villas on Dec. 15, the property announced this week. The debut of the …

 Above: Gordon “Butch” Stewart accepts the award at the JW Marriott Marquis  MIAMI — Sandals Resorts International Chairman and Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart won one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious awards in a ceremony in Miami on Thursday. Stewart received …

 BATHSHEBA — The energy here is different. The sky is brighter, the waves stronger, the blue bluer. It’s the late afternoon and a group of young surfers are gathered on the golden shores of Bathsheba, looking to catch the right …

 The St. Kitts Marriott is in the midst of a major multimillion-dollar renovation project, slated for completion by the end of 2017. The project includes a total renovation of all of the property’s 389 guest rooms, which will be ready …

 By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Caribbean’s leading hotel investment summit, CHRIS, has kicked off in downtown Miami. This week’s Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit is being held at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Miami and runs through …

 There’s just something different about a small hotel. Maybe it’s the intimate service you get, or the way the design vision of the owner seems to manifest itself better in the decor. Maybe it’s the little quirks, or the warm, …

 The Scuba Lodge & Ocean Suites resort in Curaçao has completed a major renovation project. The upgrade included the addition of six new Superior Rooms, raising the hotel’s stock to a total of 28 rooms. The renovation comes after the …

 Hidden away on Shark Creek in the Berry Islands is one of the best beaches you will ever see. This is what it’s like to walk there. This is just one of the multitude of amazing beaches hidden away in …

 St. Regis Hotels and Resorts is expanding in Mexico. The Marriott International brand has announced the signing of a 120-room hotel in Los Cabos, which has been seeing a wave of new investment, most recently by Solmar Group. The St. …

 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 JetBlue Airways is adjusting its flight schedule to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Beginning June 19, travelers can fly from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to Curaçao’s Hato International Airport every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. That’s a change …

 Tradewind Aviation, which operates luxury flights around the Caribbean region, has expanded its fleet. The carrier has added three new Pilatus PC-12 aircraft to its fleet for a total of 21 aircraft in the Tradewind-operated fleet. With hubs in San …

 The Caribbean Tourism Organization is looking to deepen its relationship with the Middle East’s largest tour operator. The Barbados-based regional tourism development agency is meeting this week with Emirates Holidays at the Arabian Travel Market to build on the relationship …

 Atlantis Paradise Island is set to complete its major renovation project in July, the property announced this week. The projects include a complete renovation of the Coral Towers and a “fully transformed” Marina Village. “We’ve taken a step back to …