By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

 By Carlos CastilloConsul General of the Dominican Republic in New York Tourism and hospitality have become synonymous in the Dominican Republic. They are the mainstay of the economy, and a tremendous source of pride within our culture. New York City …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s fast-growing Curio Collection brand has added a new hotel in Mexico, the company announced this week. The new Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton has officially opened its doors in Mexico City. The 59-room boutique …

 Over the last few years, Antigua and Barbuda has developed into one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotspots, thanks to an energetic mix of world-class hotels, exotic beauty and what just might be the best airport in the entire Caribbean. Antigua …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caios’ Beach Enclave has named a new director of sales and marketing. The luxury brand, which is behind several residential resort developments in Providenciales, has appointed Valerie Lund to the role, group director …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff UNNA Resorts has appointed a new general manager for its pair of hotels in Barbados, the Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort and Residences and the Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club. The company has named …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels has officially made its debut at the Coco Beach development in Puerto Rico. The company’s newest Caribbean resort is The Resort at Coco Beach, a Hyatt Affiliated Hotel, a rebranding of the former …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-be-upgraded Celebrity Constellation cruise ship is headling Celebrity Cruises’ return to Tampa Bay. The Celebrity Cruises ship, which had been stationed in Asia, will be homeporting at Port Tampa Bay for the winter 2020 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to experience St John in the USVI. The former Sirenusa property in St John has been renovated and upgraded and rebranded into The Hills, St John. The relaunched villa resort has …

 By Alexander Britell St Maarten tourism is booming. The Dutch Caribbean hotspot is seeing a massive rebound in tourism arrivals, according to newly-released data for the first half of 2019. St Maarten reported 171,543 stayover visitors in the first six …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is planning a major expansion of what the company calls the “best Wi-Fi at sea.” The cruise line will be expanding its MedallionNet service to six new ships in 2020, including Grand Princess, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff July was yet another strong month for JetBlue Airways, according to the latest data report from the New York City-based carrier. JetBlue reported a total of 5,006,350 revenue passenger miles, a 5.3 percent increase compared …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There must be some historic meaning. Or it might be a primeval word for tranquility, or the name of some divine spirit. It wasn’t until the third day that I realized. Nevaeh, this otherworldly, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is known for its beauty, for its romance, for its spectacular hotels. But it’s also one of the top diving destinations in the Caribbean. And the island is set to host the third …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A stunning penthouse in San Juan, Puerto Rico’s uber-hip Condado district has it the market. Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing on the property, which is being marketed for sale at $9.9 million …