Hotels

New Luxury Hotel Coming to Puerto Rico

 A New luxury brand on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Costa Rican luxury hotel company Nayara has launched construction on its newest location in Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde mountain country. The Tourism Company of Puerto Rico (PRTC) is estimating that …

This Caribbean Hotel Has a Hurricane Protection Guarantee

 The program relaunches By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has announced the re-launch of its annual Hurricane Guarantee. The program at the all-inclusive hotel provides consumer purchase protection in two forms during the Atlantic hurricane season. Pre-vacation …

John Paulson Just Bought Another Hotel in Puerto Rico

 Increases bet on Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff John Paulson is continuing to bet on the fortunes of struggling Puerto Rico. The hedge fund billionaire, whose Paulson & Co is the majority owner of both the Condado Vanderbilt …

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 In June, the US Census Bureau announced that for the first time, Millennials, or people born between 1982 and 2000, now outnumber baby boomers, numbering 83.1 million in the US. That means a huge and booming travel population that will …

 Haiti’s hotel product continues to grow By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel has opened its doors in Haiti. The Hotel L’Ermitage de Pandiassou, a boutique property near the area of Hinche, is now officially open. The property includes 28 …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Coral Hospitality has added Balcones del Atlantico of Las Terrenas, Samana to its luxury Xeliter brand portfolio. The property is located on the Samana peninsula in the Dominican Republic. CHC specializes in the management and marketing …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Crystal clear waters, lush rainforests and thriving coral reefs are St Vincent and the Grenadines’ stock in trade, but after a day spent exploring “Vincy” and the idyllic archipelago of 31 other islands (which includes Bequia, …

 Above: Laluna in Grenada By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s one of the best small hotels in the Caribbean. But with a new package, it’s also one of the best small all-inclusives, too. Laluna Grenada is offering guests an all-inclusive package …

Hotels in St Lucia

 The best hotels on an island are all about a sense of place. They are places where you understand an island, inside and out. That’s easy to find in St Lucia, whose thriving rainforest, superb diving and, of course, those iconic …

Best Aruba Hotels

 This is what you always find yourself loving about the best Aruba hotels. We’ve alway said that Aruba has a lot of great hotels, and places to stay to fit every size and vacation. With easy air access, fabulous beaches, and a …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list of …

 THERE’S A certain kind of luxury found in remoteness — in the feeling that you are truly a world away. Part of that means finding a place that requires a bit more of a journey. The following Caribbean hotels offer …

 IT’S PERHAPS the ultimate Caribbean arrival: gliding onto the water on a seaplane, stepping on the dock and walking right to your hotel room — or doing the same in a helicopter. Well, you can make just such an entrance at …

Bungalow Hotels

 They’re not villas, they’re bungalows — small, typically one-story cottages that evoke the archetypal dream of Caribbean travel — just you and yours in a detached dwelling in plain view of the sea. And at these hotel properties in the Caribbean, …

 It’s the height of hospitality — where you feel like part of the family. This is true at most great hotels, but even more so at the best family-managed properties in the Caribbean. Indeed, the Caribbean stands out in the …

 IT’S THE Caribbean’s most abundant resource, and it’s powering a number of the region’s hotels: the sun. From hot water heaters to large-scale solar arrays, the Caribbean has an increasing number of solar-powered hotels. To continue our Earth Week coverage, …

 You’re planning a major conference. Or a business getaway. Or a small forum for company executives. Well, the Caribbean is the perfect place — with scores of hotels with top-level meeting space and all the perks you want during downtime — …

 They’re often rustic, with the luxury usually in the details. That’s because they focus on one thing: getting in touch with the natural environment in the Caribbean. They’re not hotels — they’re the Caribbean’s eco-lodges, the tiny properties surrounded by …