Hotel News


A Major New Resort Project in Barbados

By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to Barbados. The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to develop a new five-star project on the island. The 450-room resort will be called Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, a […]


St James Point Project Coming to Bodden Town Area

By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new condo-hotel project is coming to the Bodden Town area of Grand Cayman. The project comes as a result of an agreement between the government of the Cayman Islands and Beach Bay Land […]


This Top Puerto Rico Hotel Has a New General Manager

By the Caribbean Journal staff The W Retreat and Spa in Vieques has named Nathalie Urban its new general manager, Starwood announced. She joins the property after most recently working at the Presidente InterContinental Cancun resort. “Nathalie’s experience and proven […]


Marriott Plans Major Caribbean, Latin America Expansion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott International is embarking on a major expansion push in Latin America and the Caribbean, the company said this week. The company said it plans to open 60 new hotels in Latin America and the […]

Five Caribbean All-Inclusives You Should Visit Right Now

All-inclusives to try right now By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Summer’s over; the kids are back to school and there are still about 15 work weeks left before the holidays. But it’s not ALL bad news. The fall is […]

How to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos on the Riviera Maya

A special package for the holiday By Dana Niland CJ Contributor In celebration of the Día de los Muertos, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya will be offering a special package with an exclusive itinerary of tequila tasting, Mexican cooking classes, […]


Barbados’ Port Ferdinand Opens Spa, Restaurant

Major marina project continues growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ new Port Ferdinand Marina and Luxury Residences has announced the opening of a new spa and fine dining restaurant. The project, developed by luxury resort brand UNNA, is a […]

A Major New Hotel Is Coming to Kingston (And It's Green, Too)

A significant new property in the capital By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Kingston, Jamaica, will welcome a significant new hotel when the Courtyard by Marriott opens later this year. In fact, it’s the first new-construction hotel to come to Jamaica’s […]

A Baha Mar “Breakthrough”

“Much-anticipated breakthrough” By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar contractor China Construction America has returned to the major project’s construction site, the development’s joint liquidators confirmed this week. The company has “returned to the site for analysis and assessment of […]


CJ First Look: The New Moon Palace Jamaica Grande

A major new all-inclusive in Ocho Rios By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — One of the most anticipated renovations and rebuilds in the Caribbean was finally unveiled earlier this summer in Jamaica. Located in the heart of Ocho Rios, it’s […]

At the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, A Different Level of Caribbean Hotel

A remarkable Caribbean hotel By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — My fiancée told me to look at the ground. No, I hadn’t dropped anything. She was pointing to the carpet. Because the carpet – the carpets – at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman […]

St Lucia's BodyHoliday Names New General Manager

A new hotel executive in St Lucia By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The BodyHoliday has appointed Atanas Botev as its new General Manager. In his new capacity as GM he will be responsible for leading the management and development of […]


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