Hotel News


Marriott to Open AC Hotel in Puerto Rico

AC Hotel San Juan

Marriott’s AC hotel brand is coming to the Caribbean with the new AC Hotel San Juan. The new property has broken ground at 1369 Ashford Avenue in San Juan’s active Condado neighborhood. The property will take over at the former […]


How to Stay at The Landings St. Lucia, For Less

The Landings St Lucia

The Landings St. Lucia resort has announced its ‘Christmas in July’ package, offering 40 percent off all room rates for stays between December 17 and 25, 2016. The the package also includes a free guide to Pigeon Island National Park, […]


Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Keeps Declining

Caribbean hotel occupancy fell in May for the fifth straight month, according to new data from STR, a data and analytics specialist. The region’s hotel occupancy fell by 3.1 percent in May compared to the same month in 2015. Average […]


Jamaica’s Round Hill Names Pair of New Hires

Round Hill Jamaica

One of Jamaica’s leading resorts has announced two new hires. The property just outside of Montego Bay has named Nikeshia Clarke its new sales and marketing manager and Keniesha Clarke its new Wedding and Event Planner. “We are proud to […]

Elite Island Resorts Buys Sandals’ Grand Pineapple Resort in Antigua

pineapple beach club antigua

Sandals has sold its Grand Pineapple Antigua all-inclusive resort to Elite Island Resorts. The sale, which will become effective May 30, 2016, will see the hotel renamed and rebranded as the Pineapple Beach Club under Elite Island Resorts’ ownership. The […]

The Cove Altantis Is Upgrading Its Suites

The Cove Atlantis is planning upgrades of its suites, the property announced this week. The property began refurbishing all of its suites beginning in December. The guest experience “will be enhanced further by new headboards, carpets and colorful wall art,” […]


These are the New Caribbean Hotels for 2016

The new and soon-to-open hotels worth checking out this year By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor We aren’t holding our breath for the opening of the Bahamas’ troubled Baha Mar project next year, but we are getting excited about the […]

Grand Cayman Marriott Sold

Another Marriott changes hands By Alexander Britell Another high-profile Caribbean Marriott hotel has been sold. The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort has been purchased by Genbar Cayman Company, Ltd, in a deal arranged by CBRE Hotels. CBRE Hotels’ Christian Charre, […]

AMResorts Signed 17 Resort Deals This Year

AMResorts is one of the Caribbean region’s fastest-growing hotel companies — and it got even bigger this year. The Apple Leisure Group subsidiary signed 17 new resort management deals since the beginning of January. With the addition of Sunscape Dominican […]


Negril’s Newest Hotel Is Now Open

A new hotel has opened its doors in Negril, Jamaica. The Cliff Hotel, overlooking the cliffs of Negril, officially opened on Tuesday. The new property is a “reinterpretation” of the former Moon Dance Resort. The hotel includes 33 suites and […]

Hyatt Opens Newest Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort

A new all-inclusive in Cancun By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Hyatt Ziva Cancun has officially opened on Punta Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, the 547-suite all-inclusive resort features nine restaurants; six […]

Marriott Is Adding a Second Hotel in Haiti

By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost to Haiti’s burgeoning tourism sector, Marriott International has announced that its Autograph Collection is expanding to Haiti. The Habitation Jouissant boutique hotel in Cap Haitien will join the Autograph Collection in […]


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