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First W Hotel Opens in Colombia

 Above: the Living Room at the W Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new W in Colombia. Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted its new W Bogota hotel in Colombia’s capital city on Monday. The hotel is the latest …

Rediscovering the Caribbean in Vieques

 Above: Vieques (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell VIEQUES — I’m in a taxi with a couple from Boston that just arrived here from the neighbouring island of Culebra. “I hear they’ve got great beaches there,” I say. Quickly, …

Starwood Eyeing Caribbean Expansion

 Above: the St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Last month, Starwood’s Richard Suarez said the company was pursuing an “aggressive expansion strategy” in Latin America. But that strategy appears to include the Caribbean …