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Saint Lucia’s Sanovnik Destang Named President of Caribbean Hotel Association

Sanovnik Destang, executive director of Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens Resorts, has been named president-elect of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  Destang, a former winner of Caribbean Hotelier of the Year in the Caribbean Travel Awards, will lead the 500-member […]

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The Caribbean Travel Awards 2024

It’s hard to believe it has been a decade since the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Travel Awards, the first true regional celebration of travel and tourism in the Caribbean. In 10 years, the Caribbean tourism industry has dramatically changed, […]

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From Jamaica to the Dominican Republic, the Best Golf and Spa Resorts

A majority of luxury resorts in the Caribbean offer spa services; far fewer have golf courses, and the list of resorts with both great golf and top-notch spas is shorter still. For many couples, though, these kinds of resorts can […]

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Caribbean Moment: On the Sand at Baby Beach, Aruba

It’s a tucked-away crescent bay at the very southern tip of Aruba: Baby Beach, a sparkling turquoise beach that’s become one of the island’s most sought-after stretches of sand.  Baby Beach, close to the island’s up-and-coming cultural hotspot of San […]

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Hilton Just Opened Its Newest All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun 

Hilton has officially opened its newest all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean: the Hilton Cancun Mar Caribe in Cancun.  The new Hilton is a rebranding of the former Royal Uno all-inclusive resort, formerly belonging to the Royal Resorts portfolio.  The 540-room […]

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How to Save at This Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica 

It’s the most renowned place to stay in Jamaica’s capital: the Jamaica Pegasus, which is celebrating its 50th year in Kingston.  And now it’s easier than ever to stay there, whether you’re a business traveler or looking for a culture-filled […]

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250-Acre Eleuthera Parcel Lists for $50 Million 

A 250-acre parcel of land on the island of Eleuthera has hit the market for $50 million.  To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. […]

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How the “Aruba Effect” Is Creating Sustained Tourism Growth 

“You leave Aruba as a different person. You’ll see. There’s a normal you, then an Aruba you.” That was the feeling from Luis Perez, a repeat visitor to Aruba, who took part in a recent study the Aruba Tourism Authority […]

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Hilton Is Adding a New All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun

Hilton is on a major all-inclusive expansion push in the Caribbean, centered on one particular destination: the Mexican Caribbean, with new properties from Playa del Carmen to Tulum.  Now, the company is adding another new all-inclusive, having signed a management […]

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This Montego Bay All-Inclusive Has a “Hurricane Guarantee” 

Hurricane season is upon us, and that means, well, a bit of extra monitoring when planning your summer Caribbean trip.  One Montego Bay resort is helping to take a bit of the worry out of the process, with the Caribbean’s […]

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Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit Kicks Off in Miami

The region’s premier hotel and resort conference has kicked off in Coral Gables, Fla. this week.  The 14th edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit is being held this week at the Loews Hotel in the Coral Gables […]

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In Kingston, Jamaica, a New “Urban Oasis”

For decades, the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel has been the most iconic place to stay in the country’s capital of Kingston. As the city grows as a tourism destination, the Pegasus is unveiling a brand-new look, repositioning itself as a new […]

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New Chairman for Antigua Barbuda Tourism Authority 

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has named a new chairman of its board of directors.  The organization has announced the appointment of Vernon Jeffers Sr to the role, succeeding Dr Lorraine Raeburn.  Raeburn had served in the role from […]

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The Caribbean Is Leading the Global Travel Rebound 

The Caribbean is leading the global rebound in travel, according to new data from analytics firm ForwardKeys.  International arrivals to the Caribbean for the first two months of 2023 are down by only one percent compared to the same period […]

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A New Vision for the Impact of Caribbean Tourism 

A leading Caribbean tourism official wants to see Caribbean nationals derive more benefits from the tourism industry, leading to greater “generational wealth” for residents of the region. Speaking at the first Global Tourism Resilience Conference, which was held in Kingston, Jamaica last […]

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The 50 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean – 2023

All-inclusive resorts have never been more popular. Major brands around the world have been scrambling to add all-inclusive resorts to their portfolios, a nod to sizzling demand for the all-inclusive concept from travelers. But all-inclusive resorts have also never been […]

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Jamaica Is Hosting a Landmark Global Tourism Resilience Conference 

Jamaica is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference in Kingston next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Conference is an initiative of the country’s Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center at the University of the West Indies […]

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Barbados to Host Caribbean Travel Marketplace in 2023 

The Caribbean’s biggest travel conference is coming to Barbados this spring, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will be held in Barbados May 9-11, 2023.  The annual event, which was held last […]


10 Caribbean Hotel and Residential Projects to Keep an Eye On

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. Subscribe today to unlock this article and receive our newsletter, […]

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How to Move to Aruba, Explained

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. Subscribe today to unlock this article and receive our newsletter, […]

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What’s Ahead for Caribbean Real Estate in 2023?

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Since the onset of the pandemic, the Caribbean has been one of the hottest real estate markets in the world. But does the future hold for the market after nearly three years of […]

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The 20 Best Hotels in Puerto Rico 

Puerto Rico has never been hotter, buoyed by a pandemic-era boom that filled its hotels to capacity and put a new travel spotlight on the destination. It seems like new flights routes launch just about every week to the island, […]

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Mexico’s RCD Hotels Is Expanding to Jamaica  

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11 Antigua Resorts That Are Perfect for a Romantic Vacation

“Love and Wanderlust” are perfectly paired for a romantic getaway, honeymoon, or destination wedding in Antigua and Barbuda. This twin-island nation abounds in activities where couples can bond, from sunset sails and yacht charters to hands-on Caribbean cooking classes at […]

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Could “Dynamic Taxation” Help Caribbean Air Travel? 

Could a new kind of “dynamic taxation system” fix the problem of high air ticket prices in the Caribbean?  That’s the idea by Nicola Madden-Greig, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  Madden-Greig says the “heavy burden” of […]

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In Aruba, a Celebration of Art and Cultural Rebirth 

Aruba’s city of San Nicolas has been undergoing a dramatic renaissance in recent years, turning a town that was once far off the tourist map into a new kind of cultural capital.  Much of that rebirth has been the result […]

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Alexander Hamilton Is Back in Nevis 

“Hamilton, you are back!”  Under a sunbeam on the water’s edge in Charlestown, Nevis, historian Harvey Hendrickson reads his ode to a still-shrouded sculpture on the lawn.  A few minutes later, the bronze is revealed, and Alexander Hamilton is finally […]

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CHTA: Small Businesses Essential To Caribbean Tourism Recovery 

Ensuring the resilience of small tourism businesses is essential to the Caribbean’s recovery, according to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  “The challenges to post-disaster business continuity of STEs in the Caribbean are many and varied,” said Nicola Madden-Greig, Jamaican […]


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