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UK Team in Montserrat to Review Strategic Growth Programme

Above: Little Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A team from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development is in Montserrat to examine whether has Montserrat has met its six-month milestones in the Strategic Growth Programme. The move comes after […]

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Delta, LATAM Enter into Strategic Partnership

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Two aviation power players are about to start working together in a big way — and one that could have a significant impact on air travel in the Americas. Delta Air Lines and Chile-based LATAM Airlines […]

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Barbados Tourism Continues Rapid Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism continues to surge, as the destination posted another record-setting year in 2017, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Barbados reported 663,441 stayover visitor arrivals, a record five percent increase compared to 2016, […]

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AMResorts Names New Vice President of Strategic Sales Planning

AMResorts, the fastest-growing hotel company in the Caribbean, has announced the promotion of Jan LaPointe as its new vice president of strategic sales planning for North America. The company said the newly-created position would support the company’s growth efforts, which […]

Jamaica’s Trailblazing Tourism Growth in 2015

By Renese Johnson Op-Ed Contributor It’s been very exciting to see the record-breaking tourism growth that has taken place in Jamaica. According to the Minister of Tourism, Dr Wykeham McNeill, visitation for the first nine months in 2015 has exceeded that […]

Turks and Caicos Projecting Strong GDP Growth

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Turks and Caicos Islands is projected to have some of the region’s highest GDP growth in the coming years, according to data from its Strategic Policy and Planning Department. Future projections suggest that economic […]

How Colombia’s Agribusiness Sector Is Driving Economic Growth

A major force in the region By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia’s agribusiness sector is playing a key role in the growth of the country’s economy. With $192 million in exports to over 127 countries, the industry generates about 6.2 […]

Antigua and Barbuda Identifies “Five Pillars” of Tourism Growth Strategy

Above: The Inn in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has outlined “Five Pillars” of its overhauled tourism strategy, according to Tourism Minister John Maginley. The country’s 2013 tourism initiatives will focus on the areas of […]

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All-Inclusive Company Playa Names New VP of Sales 

All-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts has named a new Vice President of sales, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company, which owns, operates and develops all-inclusive hotels in Mexico and the Caribbean, has tapped Brad Cirino to the role.  Cirino […]

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Bahamas Names Acting Director General of Ministry of Tourism

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has named a new Acting Director General, under the leadership of Tourism Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper.  Bahamian business professional Latia Duncombe has been appointed to the position, succeeding former Director General Joy […]

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Playa Names New Chief Investment Officer

Playa Hotels and Resorts has announced “organizational changes” to advance strategic growth, the company said.  The centerpiece of the changes is the promotion of former executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Fernando Mulet to the newly-created position of Chief […]

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The Bahamas’ Baha Mar Just Opened a New $200 Million Waterpark

The Baha Mar mregaresort in The Bahamas has unveiled its brand-new beachfront waterpark.  It’s called Baha Bay, and it’s set on 15 oceanfront acres on Cable Beach in Nassau.  The $200 million park includes “innovative water attractions,” along with luxury […]

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Punta Cana Is Getting a New Radisson Blu Resort

The Radisson Blu resort brand is coming to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of what will be the new Radisson Blu Resort and Residences Punta Cana, slated to open its doors in […]

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There’s a Hot New Resort in St Kitts

St Kitts has quietly been developing into one of the Caribbean’s hottest luxury destinations — and now it has another resort in its portfolio.  The KOI Resort St Kitts, which is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, has officially opened its […]

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Royal Caribbean Buys Stake in Silversea Cruises for $1 Billion

By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced the acquisition of a significant stake in ultra-luxe small-ship cruise line Silversea Cruises. The agreement includes the acquisition of a two-thirds equity stake in Silversea based on an enterprise value […]

Sandals Names New CEO

By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has named a new CEO, the company announced in a statement on Thursday morning. Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart has appointed industry veteran Gebhard Rainer as the new CEO, succeeding former CEO […]

Choice Hotels Taps Dennis Wynn For Caribbean Portfolio

Above: the Comfort Suites in Paradise Island (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Choice Hotels has named Dennis Wynn to oversee the company’s franchise sales efforts in the Caribbean, the company announced. Wynn, who was appointed Director of Membership […]

Montserrat Reforms Import Tax Rates

By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat will introduce measures to simplify and rationalize the island’s import tax rates next month, according to Frank Ferguson, director general of the Montserrat Revenue Services. The revisions will cause changes to be made to […]

Montserrat Premier Signs Memorandum With UK on Government Reforms

Above: signing the MoU (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development outlining a series of governmental reforms the territory must undertake to […]

Montserrat Aid Package on Track: DFID

Above: Dr. Kato Kimbugwe (centre) and Governor Adrian Davis (left) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development are closer to finalising a new aid package for the upcoming 2012/2013 budget […]

UK Begins Montserrat Budget Review

By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development has begun reviewing Montserrat’s annual budget projections for 2012/2013. The DFID is looking at whether Montserrat has met its obligations in cutting spending and looking for ways to […]

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How Capital Signal Is Leading the Caribbean Marine Construction Industry

In a region of islands, marine construction isn’t just important — it’s essential. For more than three decades, one company has been at the forefront of marine construction: Trinidad and Tobago’s Capital Signal, which has worked on some of the […]

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This Top Anguilla Resort Has a New Leadership Team

Anguilla’s Malliouhana Resort has named industry veteran Logan Miller as its new managing director as part of a leadership change.  “We are very pleased to have Logan Miller join our team at Malliouhana as Managing Director,” says Laura Rose, Managing […]

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San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Cruise Port Is Getting a Makeover

It’s one of the busiest ports in the Caribbean: the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where cruise passengers flock for the city’s mix of historic charm, towering colonial forts and vibrant culture.  Following a major new investment, a new […]

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Hilton Is Opening a New Tapestry Collection Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico

Hilton is opening its first Tapestry Collection hotel in Los Cabos next year: the new Tropicana Los Cabos.  The 70-room resort, expected to open early in 2024, is a reimagination of the former Tropicana Inn. The property, set near the […]

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The Bahamas Is Breaking Tourism Records as Cruise, Air Arrivals Boom

From the shores of Nassau Paradise Island to the sandbars of the Exumas, The Bahamas is booming. And as cruise passengers and air arrivals continue to flock to the country, The Bahamas just set an all-time record for visitors in […]

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Travelers Are Flocking to The Bahamas Right Now

Tourism in The Bahamas is stronger than it has ever been, officials said this week.   In the first three quarters of 2023, The Bahamas welcomed more than 7.2 million visitors, equalling in nine months the total number of arrivals […]

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Sonesta’s New Destination Resort Project in the Dominican Republic

Sonesta is partnering with development firm CLERHP on a major new development in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment […]

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