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A New Option to Stay in Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Puerto Rico has a diverse, rich tourism product, it’s long had a void in one area of the Caribbean tourism industry — all incs. Now, the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort is trying to …

Four Ways to Stay in Nassau and Paradise Island Right Now

 Four deals to the Bahamian capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The bad news: Summer’s over. The good news: The Caribbean’s shoulder season is here, bringing big savings between now and the start of high season in December. And to …

Puerto Plata’s Oasis of Chic

 Rediscovering cool at the Dominican Republic’s Casa Colonial By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor It’s the last place you’d expect to find a posh boutique hotel. Hidden in plain sight in the Playa Dorada compound, where big-box all-inclusive resorts view …

LATEST NEWS

 A new top chef at the private island resort By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Peter Island Resort and Spa in the British Virgin Islands has welcomed Executive Chef Todd Howard to its culinary team. Howard will be creating new menu …

 Thompson Hotels is coming to the Caribbean By Alexander Britell Thompson Hotels is expanding to the Caribbean. The company announced the planned opening of its new Thompson Playa del Carmen this fall on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, the brand’s first hotel …

 Beyond the overwater bungalow in Guadeloupe By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one step beyond the overwater bungalow. It may just be the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a floating hotel. It’s called Aqua Lodge, and it’s set …

 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, …

 A New luxury brand on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Costa Rican luxury hotel company Nayara has launched construction on its newest location in Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde mountain country. The Tourism Company of Puerto Rico (PRTC) is estimating that …

 The program relaunches By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has announced the re-launch of its annual Hurricane Guarantee. The program at the all-inclusive hotel provides consumer purchase protection in two forms during the Atlantic hurricane season. Pre-vacation …

 Increases bet on Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff John Paulson is continuing to bet on the fortunes of struggling Puerto Rico. The hedge fund billionaire, whose Paulson & Co is the majority owner of both the Condado Vanderbilt …

 In June, the US Census Bureau announced that for the first time, Millennials, or people born between 1982 and 2000, now outnumber baby boomers, numbering 83.1 million in the US. That means a huge and booming travel population that will …

 Haiti’s hotel product continues to grow By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel has opened its doors in Haiti. The Hotel L’Ermitage de Pandiassou, a boutique property near the area of Hinche, is now officially open. The property includes 28 …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Coral Hospitality has added Balcones del Atlantico of Las Terrenas, Samana to its luxury Xeliter brand portfolio. The property is located on the Samana peninsula in the Dominican Republic. CHC specializes in the management and marketing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Beach Hotel in Puerto Rico has closed its doors. The 96-room property is located in the Condado district of San Juan. The hotel is part of the portfolio of parent company San …

 Above: the new Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort by Curio By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has a new hotel brand: Curio — A Collection by Hilton. And on Monday, the all-inclusive Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort became the first Curio hotel …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Crystal clear waters, lush rainforests and thriving coral reefs are St Vincent and the Grenadines’ stock in trade, but after a day spent exploring “Vincy” and the idyllic archipelago of 31 other islands (which includes Bequia, …

 Above: a bonefish at Deep Water Cay By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Catch a fish and stay for free at Deep Water Cay private-island resort in the Bahamas, where in July or August guests will earn a free night …

 Above: Laluna in Grenada By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s one of the best small hotels in the Caribbean. But with a new package, it’s also one of the best small all-inclusives, too. Laluna Grenada is offering guests an all-inclusive package …