Month: July 2020

barbados sea breeze beach house

Barbados’ Sea Breeze Beach House Is Reopening

 Ocean Hotels’ Sea Breeze Beach House in Barbados is reopening in September, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort on the south coast of the island will be reopening its doors on Sept 1.  The relaunch of the Sea Breeze …

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United Resuming Puerto Vallarta Flights

 United Airlines is resuming several routes to the Mexican tourism destination of Puerto Vallarta, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In September, United will be resuming service to Puerto Vallarta from cities including Chicago, Denver, Colo. and Los Angeles.  Puerto Vallarta officially …

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The Bahamas’ Fountain Bay Resort Is on the Market for $14 Million

 The Fountain Bay Resort on Cat Island in The Bahamas is for sale, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The resort, which is set on 21 acres in Cat Island’s New Bight, has been listed with CA Christie Real Estate for …

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turks and caicos airport private

 The private island of Ambergris Cay in Turks and Caicos is now home to the longest private runway in the Caribbean.  The newly-rebranded Ambergris Cay International Airport is now home to a 5,700-foot-long private runway that means travelers on private …

sandals resorts caribbean more

 Sandals Resorts International, which was among the first hotel companies to relaunch as the region’s tourism industry reopened, is planning to reopen more resorts in the region.  Sandals has already reopened five of its resorts in the Caribbean, including one …

st vincent rules

 The legendary Palm Island private-island resort in The Grenadines is reopening in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort will officially relaunch Oct. 14, according to parent company Elite Island Resorts.  “From our wide-open beaches to our incredible open-air …

royal caribbean rebrands

 Royal Caribbean Cruises has a new name.  The cruise giant has rebranded itself as the Royal Caribbean Group, the company said this week.  “The name is simpler, fresher and more modern. It’s also more descriptive—Royal Caribbean Group sounds like a parent company …

mandarin oriental caribbean resort

 Luxury brand Mandarin Oriental has reopened its only resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, set on the island of Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines, reopened its doors this month.  The ultra-luxe boutique …

riu jamaica resorts

 All-inclusive giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened a pair of resorts in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both the Riu Reggae resort in Montego Bay and the Riu Ocho Rios have reopened.  Both resorts have reopened after having received …

cuba hotels archipelago

 Indonesia-based Archipelago International is expanding in Cuba.  The company said this week it had been awarded management contracts for a pair of hotels in Cuba: the first is the 320-room Panorama Hotel in Havana, which will be rebranded as the …

all-inclusive playa hotels

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Sine the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic halted Caribbean travel in March, new hotel regulations have been put in place that fans of all-inclusive resorts might have to take some time adjust to. But aside from adapting …

caribbean construction recruiting

 The latest Caribbean Journal Invest webinar explores the real estate markets in the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The pandemic has shifted demand toward jurisdictions like these two island chains, as more buyers seek safety, security and …

jamaica round hill hotel

 Jamaica’s leading boutique luxury resort is reopening its doors in September, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxe Round Hill Hotel and Villas will be relaunching on Sept. 1.  Both the resort’s 36 Ralph Lauren-designed guest rooms and its signature 27 …

punta cana nickelodeon

 The Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Punta Cana is reopening in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Parent company Karisma Hotels and Resorts has pushed back the relaunch of the Dominican Republic resort to Nov. 1. The property had been originally scheduled …

barbados tourism minister new

 Barbados has a new Minister of Tourism, following a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Mia Mottley.  Senator Lisa Cummins is the country’s new Tourism Minister, succeeding former Tourism Minister Kerrie Symmonds, who is now the country’s Minister of Energy.  “This …

bahamas private island resort

 Montage Hotels and Resorts is coming to the Caribbean, with plans for a private-island resort and residential community called Montage Cay in The Bahamas. The 48-acre private-island, which is owned in partnership with developer Sterling Global Financial, will entail the …

turks and caicos testing

 American Airlines has kicked off its latest relaunch of service to the Caribbean, this time with a pair of nonstop routes to the Turks and Caicos Islands.  The Turks and Caicos Islands officially relaunched its tourism sector on July 22, …

anguilla tourist board

 The Anguilla Tourist Board has a new chairman.  Tourism entrepreneur Kenroy Herbert has been appointed to lead the seven-member board in overseeing its global operations.  Herbert, the president and founder of Leviticus Lifestyle & Travel, a lifestyle management company.  “I …