Hotel News


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 […]

New Luxury Hotel Brand Coming to Jamaica

A major new entry By the Caribbean Journal staff A top luxury brand is coming to Jamaica. Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts announced this week that it was planning to open a new Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resort to Montego Bay. […]

A Bucket-List Caribbean Hotel

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Why you need to visit Fowl Cay By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor As Caribbean resorts go, Fowl Cay is ne plus ultra. What better way to describe this 50-acre private-island resort where everything – and we mean everything – […]


Thompson Playa Del Carmen Names General Manager

New hire at soon-to-open Riviera Maya hotel By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Thompson Playa Del Carmen, which will open in Riviera Maya this fall, has named Julian Smaldoni as its General Manager. In his capacity as general manager, Smaldoni will […]

St Kitts’ Belle Mont Farm Making Changes for November Reopening

New options on the way By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Belle Mont Farm on Kittitian Hill has announced several new offerings for its planned reopening Nov. 1. The St Kitts resort development will reveal some new luxury accommodations and new […]

The Latest Baha Mar Update

What’s next for troubled megaresort  By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baha Mar saga has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a provisional liquidator by the Supreme Court of the Bahamas. The ruling by the court means […]


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