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At the Aire de O:live in Puerto Rico, Redefining the Beach Hotel

Chill. It’s what you feel you get when you stay here.    All hotels have rooms.  At an O:live Collection hotel, it’s about something more: feelings and experiences. Not just the room. It doesn’t hurt, though, when the rooms themselves are impossibly beautiful.  That brings us to […]

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In Grand Cayman, Redefining the Pinnacle of Caribbean Real Estate

By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton I’ve just ordered breakfast, requested a tee time at North Sound Golf Club for this afternoon and booked the spa treatment for tomorrow — all achieved with a few texts with Megan. Megan is the […]

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The Winners of the 2024 Caribbean Green Awards 

With almost 20,000 votes, the winners of the Caribbean Green Awards 2024 Presented by E-Finity have been crowned.  From state-of-the-art marine conservation projects to hotels that are redefining sustainability, the Green movement has never been stronger in the Caribbean.  “This […]

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Ambergris Caye, Belize Has a Sleek New Hotel With a Rooftop Pool 

Belize’s beloved Ambergris Caye has just welcomed a brand-new hotel to the island: the Watermark Belize, part of the growing Muy’Ono portfolio of hotels.  The new hotel is set in the heart of bustling San Pedro, the country’s most popular […]

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Marriott Is Opening a New Resort in Turks and Caicos 

South Caicos is a pristine, beach-filled, untouched eight-square-mile gem in the heart of Turks and Caicos’ “sister islands.” While the island is already home to the popular Sailrock Resort, little South Caicos is about to get a boost from the […]

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The Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2024, From Tiny Beach Towns to Hidden Gems

Maybe you’ve been to the Caribbean a dozen times. Maybe you’re planning your first Caribbean vacation. The Caribbean continues to reinvent itself, to rewrite its story. The Caribbean just keeps getting better. As the region comes off what was a […]

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Blue Diamond Adds All-Inclusive Transfers in the Caribbean

Blue Diamond Resorts, which has been rapidly expanding in the Caribbean, has added another amenity to its all-inclusive offering: transfers.  The company has announced that it will now be including complimentary roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers into its reservation process.  “We are […]

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In St Kitts’ Oldest Town, an Exciting New Caribbean Rum 

They made rum here for more than two centuries, when Old Road was new.   The town of Old Road on St Kitts’ western coast is where the island then called Liamuiga first became part of the New World — […]

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Four Seasons’ Costa Rica Resort Is Getting a New Look 

The Four Seasons Resort Peninsula Papagayo is getting a new look, headlined by a new beach club and a transformed Arnold Palmer golf course, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This fall, the resort will undergo a renovation project led by Peninsula […]

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The South Coast Is Barbados’ New Capital of Cool

The button on the wall at Blush, a new cafe in Barbados, surrounded by green plants and a butterfly, says “press for Prosecco.”  The moment you walk through the door, past the floral trellis and the seafoam chairs, when you […]

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The Best New Boutique Hotel in the Caribbean Is In St Kitts

They call it “luxury with no footprint.” You understand it the moment you walk into Sunset Reef in St Kitts, the island’s newest hotel and arguably the most exciting new hotel in the Caribbean.  There’s no front desk: check-in means […]

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7 Hotels in Punta Cana With a Boutique Feel

Punta Cana may be one of the most popular resort destinations in the Caribbean, but it’s not all about giant resorts lining the shore of the east coast of the Dominican Republic: those same peerless beaches also are inhabited by […]

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In Montego Bay, Jamaica, a New Kind of All-Inclusive Vacation 

Since its debut in 2019, the S Hotel has been quietly redefining the vacation experience in downtown Montego Bay, injecting new energy into the “Hip Strip,” a corner of Jamaica that had lost much of its tourism luster over the […]

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Marriott Just Reopened Its Los Cabos Luxury Resort 

Marriott has reopened Solaz, its Luxury Collection resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, set on the Sea of Cortez, has relaunched with more rooms and a new dining concept.  “We are excited to reopen and […]

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In Panama, a Secret Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort

Discovering a lost waterfall. Watching sunrise on a volcano. Ziplining through the rainforest. White water rafting. An exploration of artisanal coffee-making.  They’re not the sort of inclusions you typically find at a Caribbean all-inclusive resort.  But this isn’t your typical […]

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Hilton Launches New Caribbean All-Inclusive Concept in Tulum 

Hilton is launching a new hotel-within-a-hotel all-inclusive concept at its Tulum-area resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya, which opened its doors earlier this year, has launched a new room category called “Enclave.”  Enclave has its own […]

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Statia’s “Giant Step” on Environmental Preservation 

The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has taken what officials are calling a “giant step” towards its environmental preservation push.  The island’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has signed a letter of intent with the Public Entity St Eustatius […]

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New Acting Director of Turks and Caicos Tourism 

There’s a new acting director of the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board.  Tourist Board veteran Mary Lightbourne has been named to the role, succeeding Pamela Ewing, who announced her resignation this week.  Ewing had served for 17 years at […]

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Top Caribbean Resort Sold for $55 Million

Playa Hotels and Resorts has sold another hotel in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. Subscribe today […]

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A Secret All-Inclusive Resort in Antigua

You’re on your own private pool deck, just a step above the sand, a sanctuary hidden away among the palm trees.  it’s time for a three-course lunch with a glass of rosé followed by a nap in the shade, the […]

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Buyers Are Flocking to This Caribbean Beach Town

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. Subscribe today to unlock this article and receive our newsletter, or Log […]

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Barbados Is Reopening for Tourism on July 12

Barbados is the latest Caribbean destination planning to reopen its borders for tourism.  The Caribbean island will officially begin receiving visitors on July 12, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced.  The move comes after Barbados has reported 35 days […]

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How Hilton Is Changing Its Hotels

Fresh on the heels of Marriott’s announcement of dramatic changes to hotel hygiene, hotel giant Hilton has revealed a new cleaning plan of its own.  In a nod to the changing world of COVID-19, Hilton said it was launching a […]

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Turks and Caicos’ Wymara Has a New GM

Turks and Caicos’ Wymara Resort and Villas has named a new general manager.  The property has promoted its director of sales and marketing, Jorge Collazo, to the role of general manager.  Longtime Caribbean hospitality veteran Collazo will oversee “all aspects […]

Aloft Is Opening Its First Caribbean Hotel in Puerto Rico

A new Aloft-branded hotel is coming to the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The first-ever Aloft in the Caribbean will open its doors Feb. 1, according to the property’s Web site.  Marriott’s newest Puerto Rico property will be the […]

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Rum Journal: Martinique’s A1710 Diamond Rock

You’re forgiven if you don’t think much of white rum. For too long, molasses-based white rums have dominated the market, particularly in the United States, offering little other than industrial flavors and the occasional headache. But in the French Caribbean, […]

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VIDEO: The All-Inclusive Sonesta Ocean Point in St Maarten

By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton After a meal of fresh local snapper and white wine, you walk past the brilliant blue view and the striking cliffs beneath your feet and it’s very easy to forget you’re staying at an […]

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Silversea Is Adding Three New Cruise Ships

By the Caribbean Journal staff Silversea Cruises is planning a major fleet expansion, the boutique cruise company said Monday. Silversea has signed a memorandum of understanding with Meyer Werft to build two new ships as part of what the brand […]


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