15 Hot New Caribbean Hotels to Visit in 2023

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One thing that didn’t stop for very long during the pandemic was hotel construction, particularly in the Caribbean. The region’s hotel pipeline continues to grow, with both large resorts, all-inclusives and boutique hotels of every shape and size continuing to […]


Princess Relaunches Caribbean Cruises from Galveston

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Princess Cruises has returned to the Port of Galveston in Texas.  The cruise line, part of the Carnival portfolio, has resumed sailing Caribbean cruises from Texas for the first time since 2016.  The brand’s Ruby Princess ship is sailing a […]


Hyatt’s New Panama Hotel Completes Final Phase

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Hyatt’s new hotel in Panama has completed the final phase of what has been a seven-year project.  The new Hotel La Compañía, set in the charming Casco Viejo quarter of Panama City, has completed its “American Wing,” including four of […]


Sofitel Set to Open New Luxury Hotel in Panama City's Casco Viejo 

the new hotel will be in the historic quarter of Panama City.

The charming historic quarter of Casco Viejo in Panama City will soon be home to a major new luxury resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The highly-anticipated new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama is opening its doors in January, a spokesperson […]

From Puerto Rico to Panama, 5 New Caribbean Adults-Only Hotels

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Whether you are just traveling alone with your significant other or you’ve managed to get a break from the wonderful, grueling work that is parenting, you won’t have trouble finding great adults-only resorts in the Caribbean. They’re the places that […]

A New All-Inclusive Caribbean Overwater Bungalow Resort 

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Just a few years ago, overwater bungalow resorts in the Caribbean were a rarity.  Then Sandals entered the market with its overwater villas in Jamaica, ushering in a new “overwater age” in the Caribbean.  Sandals added more resorts with overwater […]


Windstar Expanding in the Caribbean, Adding Cruises From Miami 

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Small-ship cruise line Windstar is expanding in the Caribbean, including its first-ever homeport in Miami.  The company is adding a new itinerary in the winter of 2023: Beach Fun and Sun: a Caribbean Getaway, that will feature seven days in […]

Luxury Cruise Line Atlas Ocean Voyages Names New CEO

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Luxury cruise line Atlas Ocean Voyages has named a new president and chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has tapped James Rodriguez to the position, it announced this week.  Rodriguez comes to Atlas from Oceania Cruises, where […]

Sofitel Is Opening a New Hotel in Panama 

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Accor’s Sofitel Legend brand is opening a new hotel in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama will open its doors this fall in the heart of Panama’s charming historic quarter.  The new hotel, set […]


Atlas Ocean Voyages Adding New Homeport in Panama 


Boutique cruise company Atlas Ocean Voyages will be adding Panama as a new homeport.  The company plans to run at least four new homeport operations in Panama for the 2022-2023 cruise season.  Atlas will be operating small-ship luxury cruises with […]

Hyatt Opens New Hotel in Panama’s Old City 

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Hyatt’s Unbound Collection has debuted its first hotel in the Caribbean Basin: the new Hotel Hotel La Compañía, set in the heart of Panama City’s charming old city.  The new hotel in the Casco Viejo quarter is anchored by a […]

The Caribbean’s Newest Overwater Bungalow Resort Is in Panama

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It remains one of the great frontiers for Caribbean travel aficionados: Bocas del Toro, the spectacular archipelago in the Caribbean waters off the coast of Panama.  For years, it’s also been home to the vast majority of overwater bungalow resorts […]


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