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Grand Lucayan Is Adding a New Property to the Bahamas

 Expansion for the Grand Lucayan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s Lighthouse Pointe Bahamas all inclusive resort is set to open in late 2015, marking the brand’s entry into the rapidly-growing all-inclusive market in the region. The resort will be …

The Best Hotel (And the Best Table) in Saba

 Exploring the Queen’s Gardens By Alexander Britell SABA — I don’t eat lobster very often. Sure, I like it. But when I go to a restaurant that seems good, I always feel that the way to see what the restaurant …

A Floating Caribbean Hotel

 Beyond the overwater bungalow in Guadeloupe By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one step beyond the overwater bungalow. It may just be the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a floating hotel. It’s called Aqua Lodge, and it’s set …

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 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, …

 Own a piece of the birthplace of Bond By the Caribbean Journal staff James Bond was born in the Caribbean, in the mind of creator Ian Fleming, who owned a villa called Goldeneye in Jamaica. Today, of course, the villa …

 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 …

 A new villa player aimed at the UK market By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new tour operator offering an assortment of private villas, villa resorts, and private islands has launched in the UK Market, featuring a range of accommodations in Barbados, …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Australian-American actor Errol Flynn described the 1,000 acre San San Estate as “more beautiful than any woman [he’d] ever seen.” This is the setting of Cocosan, the newest addition to The Geejam Collection’s private villa development …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is Puerto Rico the Caribbean’s next big luxury real estate market? A study by Christie’s International Real Estate has identified Puerto Rico as one of the world’s top emerging luxury real estate markets. The country’s first …

 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 the Caribbean Journal staff A new $40 million luxury residences project has broken ground in Nassau. The ONE Cable Beach project is the brainchild of developer ARISTO Development. The 69-unit project has a 20-24 month timeframe for completion once …

 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: a villa at Nevis’ Paradise Beach By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Caribbean trips for two are a wonderful thing but sometimes more’s merrier. When you want to bring the whole gang, consider Paradise Beach Nevis, a new enclave of …

 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 …