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Designing Dominica’s Best Hotel

Since boyhood, Gregor Nassief, owner of Dominica’s Secret Bay hotel, had a lofty dream—to create a home away from home amongst the wild forested cliffs of Dominica. And to preserve the natural environment all the while. While celebrating the nuptials […]

JetBlue Is Redesigning Its Airbus A320 Cabins

JetBlue is planning a total restyling of its Airbus A320 cabins, the company said this week. The new cabins will include what the carrier is calling a “fully connected in-seat experience.” That will include free gate-to-gate Fly-Fi high-speed Internet, a […]

Forbes: Designing for Mobile Digital Content in the Caribbean

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Marriage of Social & Mobile My desktop is only for traditional work, no Facebooking, Tweeting or Instagraming. Note, though, that I do use these social networks for what I call virtual work. I know, […]

Mark Gilbert on Designing Jacmel and How Haiti Can Learn from New Orleans

Above: one of the firm’s designs for housing in Jacmel By Alexander Britell The team at Vienna-based architecture firm trans_city_architecture is doing its part in redesigning and reconstructing the city of Jacmel, Haiti. Together, Mark Gilbert, Christian Aulinger and Georg […]

Designing the Jacmel, Haiti of the Future

Jacmel, Haiti has seen some progress since the earthquake in 2010 that ravaged the city and much of the island, especially as a potential tourism center. Over the last 18 months, trans_city_architecture and urbanism’s Christian Aulinger, Mark Gilbert and Georg […]


Club Med Is Revamping Its All-Inclusive Resort in Martinique

The Club Med Buccaneer’s Creek all-inclusive resort in Martinique is getting a revamp.  The property is undertaking a complete refresh of 139 existing rooms with new modern furniture, lighting and fabrics, along with a complete refurbishment of bathrooms.  That’s along […]

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A New Luxury Residential Resort Is Coming to St Maarten 

By Dana Niland The Dutch side of St Maarten is getting what could be its first true luxury resort.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to […]

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This is the Caribbean’s Newest Luxury Real Estate Project 

Renowned Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni is designing his first-ever project in the Caribbean.  It’s called Arc, and it’s a new development in the South Bank project in Turks and Caicos.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, […]

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Related’s New Caribbean Condo Project 

Top U.S real estate developer Related Group has revealed its next condominium project in the Caribbean.  It’s called the SLS Bahia Beach Residences, a project being led by Sofia Aspe Studio and Mexican developers Immobilia and U-Calli.  This story is […]

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St Kitts-Nevis Restaurant Week Begins 

One of the Caribbean’s most popular culinary events is back: St Kitts-Nevis Restaurant Week, the annual celebration of the twin-island destination’s gastronomic excellence.  This year’s event, which runs through July 24, is putting the spotlight on local farmers in St […]

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Hyatt Is Opening a New-Build Resort in Cancun 

Hyatt is planning to open a new-build Grand Hyatt-branded beach resort in Cancun, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The new Grand Hyatt Cancun Beach Resort is slated to open its doors in 2024, with 500 rooms, 28 of which will […]

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The Bahamas’ Rosewood Baha Mar Has a New Sommelier

One of the top culinary destinations in The Bahamas has a new sommelier.  The Rosewood Baha Mar in The Bahamas, which is home to several top eateries including Daniel Boulud’s only Caribbean eatery, has named Joaquin Torres its new head […]

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From Turks and Caicos to Puerto Rico, More Buyers Are Building Their Own Homes

By Joe Pike Whether it’s to save money or to take the interior designing reigns of a new home, more potential home owners are looking at vacant lots in the Caribbean over existing real estate. This story is part of […]

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Building the Caribbean’s Greatest Pools

It’s one of the centerpieces of any resort in the Caribbean: the pool.  It’s often the town square, the meeting point, the place to be at every resort in region.  And that means that it’s an essential part of the […]

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How to Build a Hotel in the Caribbean

By Timothy Peck, Chairman of OBMI After decades of architecture in the sensitive Caribbean islands, OBMI has had the privilege of designing a noteworthy portfolio that includes a variety of projects from boutique resorts to destination hotels. This story is […]

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A Clean, Reliable Power Solution for Caribbean Hotels and Resorts

By Alexander Britell It’s one of the biggest issues for any large resort or project in the Caribbean: power generation. And it’s even harder to do so in a clean, green, cost-effective way. More and more projects in the region […]

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St Regis Is Opening a Residential Resort in Mexico

Fresh off the groundbreaking of its expansion to the Dominican Republic, Marriott’s St Regis brand has revealed plans to open a new St Regis residential resort in Los Cabos, Mexico.  The new resort will be set in the luxury community […]

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OBMI CEO Douglas Kulig on Design, Sustainability and Antigua’s Development Boom

By Alexander Britell From the British Virgin Islands to Turks and Caicos, OBMI has designed some of the Caribbean’s leading hotel and real estate developments over the last few decades.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority […]

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CJI Conversation: Greg Norman on His Next Caribbean Projects

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Former No.1 golfer in the world and renowned golf course architect, Greg Norman, recently chatted with Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) on his latest Caribbean projects, as well as what it takes to design the perfect […]

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CJI Conversation: Jason Erickson of TSG Water Resources

It’s the most essential part of any hotel or resort project in the Caribbean: the water plant.  Plainly, hotels and resorts can’t exist without the necessary water infrastructure — and developing it can be particularly challenging in island environments.  For years, […]

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The State of Dominican Republic Real Estate

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Anders Bogebjerg, owner and founding partner of real estate company Group Palmera in the Dominican Republic, began his company in 2013 with just one villa. Before his company started renting the Punta Cana villa on […]

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CJI Conversation: Tom Hicks on Caribbean Landscape Architecture

It’s at the core of any hotel design, and something that’s even more essential in a destination like the Caribbean: landscape architecture. And for years, Tom Hicks has been at the forefront of the industry, most recently with his work […]

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The Bahamas’ Pink Sands Resort Is Open Again

The Pink Sands Resort on Harbour Island in The Bahamas has officially reopened, following a $2 million renovation project.  The resort’s relaunch comes after The Bahamas reopened for tourism on July 1.  “We are thrilled to debut renovations at Pink Sands,” said […]

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How Marriott Is Changing the Way It Cleans Its Hotels

Is this the new normal for hotel hygiene?  In a nod to the new realities of the coronavirus pandemic, Marriott has announced a series of dramatic new changes to the way it cleans its hotels — in what could be […]

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5 Trending Food Destinations in the Caribbean

Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because […]

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The 6 Best Punta Cana Resorts for Luxe Vacations

Long gone are the days where the Dominican Republic was known only for inexpensive all-inclusive getaways: today the Dominican Republic can match any other destination in the Caribbean for the quality and variety of its luxe hotels, many of which […]

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Antigua Is the Next Caribbean Cruise Powerhouse

Antigua and Barbuda may be breaking tourism records for stopover arrivals — but it’s also quietly becoming a major new Caribbean cruise power.  The Eastern Caribbean destination, which now has a partnership with Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise […]

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Jack Nicklaus’ New Residence Club Is Coming to The Bahamas

Legendary golfer and course designer Jack Nicklaus has launched a new residence club, and its first phase will include several locations in The Bahamas.  Nicklaus, who designed Nassau’s Royal Blue golf club at the Baha Mar, will have two locations […]


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