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IHG Adds Another Holiday Inn Express in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff IHG’s fast-growing Holiday Inn Express brand has opened another new outpost in Mexico, the company said this week. The latest Holiday Inn Express to make its debut in the country is the Holiday Inn Express …

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New Overwater Bungalows Make Their Debut in Antigua

 By Alexander Britell The first-ever overwater bungalows in Antigua and Barbuda have officially made their debut at the newly-opened Royalton Antigua. The striking new overwater bungalows are open and welcoming guests, a company spokesperson told Caribbean Journal. Every overwater bungalow …

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Mexico’s New Luxury Real Estate Destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new luxury real estate destination in Mexico. Mexico-based asset management firm Ascendancy has acquired the former Costa Baja residential resort in La Paz in Baja California Sur. The company has rebranded the resort …

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jamaica tryall club beach

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Jamaica’s venerable luxury hotels, the Tryall Club, is planning a major new beach club. The $9.2 million project will transform the resort’s beachfront area, with a new Beach Bar and Outdoor Grill, a …

all-inclusive family resorts

 Whether you’re traveling with your kids, your extended family or some other combination of relatives, going all-inclusive makes the family getaway significantly easier. And the best all-inclusive family resorts manage to combine the ease and comfort of the all-inclusive experience …

martinique house of rhums

 By the Caribbean Journal staff For rum aficionados, Martinique is the great Mecca, the place of pilgrimage, the place where one can visit the most marvelous collection of distilleries anywhere on earth. But when you come to Martinique, you also …

jamaica mini destinations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay. Ocho Rios. Negril. They’re some of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean — not just Jamaica. But Jamaica is now looking to expand beyond its traditional tourism hubs with the creation of what …

caribbean saint lucia destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new Caribbean destination resort project has broken ground on the northern tip of Saint Lucia. The highly-anticipated Cabot Saint Lucia could be a game-changing project for Caribbean hospitality and an even more significant …

martinique rhum awards

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a strong star for the first-ever edition of the Martinique Rhum Awards. The new rum festival, the brainchild of world-famous beach bar proprietor Guy Ferdinand and the Rum Embassy, featured a week of …

american airlines antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting easier to get from New York to one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations. American Airlines is extending its seasonal flight service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Antigua’s VC Bird …

turks and caicos villa sells

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy month for what has become one of the hottest luxury hotel markets in the Caribbean: Turks and Caicos. The recent sale of late music legend Prince’s former villa in Providenciales has …

saint lucia music festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

caribbean antigua carlisle

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kimberly Saren, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at the Carlisle Bay hotel in Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the …

jamaica resorts iconic cover

 By Alexander Britell Half Moon, one of the most iconic resorts in Jamaica, has appointed a leading American resort company to manage the property. Half Moon has appointed Salamander Hotels and Resorts, which manages some of the top resorts in …

american airlines puerto rico dallas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is significantly expanding its nonstop flights from Dallas Fort-Worth to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The carrier is adding a second daily nonstop flight from Dallas to San Juan, with the new flights set …

bahamas caribbean tourism growth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahamas Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is urging regional leaders to explore new ways to grow tourism in the Caribbean — with the use of data chief among them. Minnis, the Bahamas’ Prime Minister and representative …

st vincent and the grenadines visitor

 By Alexander Britell Luxe private resorts. Sparkling, untouched beaches. Volcanoes. Spectacular sailing. And you haven’t heard of it? For years, St Vincent and the Grenadines has been something of a secret corner of the Caribbean, a rarefied section of the …

st maarten family resort

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor After 18 months of renovations and rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Maarten’s Sonesta Maho Beach Resort is debuting upgraded facilities, amenities and new entertainment programs. In short, St Maarten’s top family resort …