Month: October 2018


Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Hotel Targeting December Relaunch

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s legendary El San Juan hotel is now targeting a December reopening. The landmark 388-room hotel in Isla Verde will hold its grand reopening on Dec. 14. The property, which has been shuttered since […]


BVI’s Cooper Island Beach Club Reopens for Season

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Cooper Island is open again. The beloved Cooper Island Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands, which had already rebuilt and reopened over the summer, has officially reopened for the season. The family-owned eco-hotel, long […]


The Dominican Republic Has Another New Resort Project

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment market has another high-level project. The luxe Hacienda Samana Bay project has officially broken ground on the lush, pristine Samana peninsula of the Dominican Republic, a corner of the country […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Port St Charles, Barbados

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Valerie Hoyte, who sent in this lovely shot of Port St Charles in the parish of St Peter in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo […]

Rum Journal: A Bourbon-Edged Expression from Papa’s Pilar

We’ve long been fans of the upstart Papa’s Pilar rum brand, thanks to what is one of the industry’s most drinkable rums and a terrific, authentic Hemingway-backed story. The brand has taken that drinkability both to hard-core rum aficionados and, […]

Palladium Set to Debut $250M All-Inclusive Expansion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive brand Palladium Hotel Group is debuting the fruits of a $250 million expansion project in the Mexican Caribbean this week. The result? Two new all-inclusive properties: the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and Spa, […]


National Hospitality Group Expands in Aruba

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Myrtle Beach-based National Hospitality Group is expanding in the Dutch Caribbean. NGH has revealed that it has added the Aruba Beach Club to its management portfolio. The Aruba Beach Club will be the company’s fourth […]

Seadream’s New Boutique Caribbean Cruises

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of […]

Sunwing Launching First-Ever Grenada Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its expansion to Tobago, Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced plans to launch its first-ever flights to the island of Grenada. The new nonstop flights from Toronto will operate on Sundays from Dec. […]


Puerto Vallarta: “No Major Damage” From Hurricane Willa

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Vallarta says it has seen “no major damage” in the wake of Hurricane Willa, the destination’s Tourism Board said Thursday. Puerto Vallarta’s tourism infrastructure, including the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, trans-national roads, […]

A New Jamaica All-Inclusive Opens Its Doors

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Excellence Oyster Bay has officially opened in Jamaica. The new adults-only addition to Jamaica’s buzzing north coast is the first Excellence-branded resort in the English-speaking Caribbean. The $110 million adults-only project, which held […]

VIDEO: The Beauty of Tahiti Beach, Abaco

By Guy Britton ELBOW CAY – Is there anything like this place? Here, on the southern corner of Elbow Cay is a marvel: a tiny tucked away paradise with perfect white sand and the kind of palm trees that would […]


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