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A New-Look Lobby at the Marriott Cancun Resort

 As travel heats up again this summer, the Marriott Cancun Resort is welcoming guests with a brand-new lobby. Designed by international architecture and interior design firm Rottet Studio, the new space is the latest in a series of lobby renovations …

st barth joel robuchon

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Is Coming to St Barth

 One of the world’s most renowned French restaurants is finally making its way to the island of St Barth.  L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, the namesake eatery of the late chef who earned more Michelin stars than any other chef, will …

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Marriott Opens New Hotel in Tulum, Mexico

 Marriott International has opened its first-ever hotel property in the hip beach town of Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new Aloft Tulum, which is managed by Highgate, opened its doors this week in the heart of Tulum’s …

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st thomas beach bar

 It was more than a bar.  For decades, Iggies Beach Bar was the spot on St Thomas, the place where the locals went and the guests stayed, where everyone of every stripe and spirit made pilgrimage.  And then came “Irmaria,” …

caribbean rum st barth top

 A group of the most legendary rum makers in the Caribbean is heading to St Barth in November for the Caribbean’s ultimate rum experience.  This year’s Caribbean Rum Awards and St Barth Rum Festival will gather a who’s who of …

st croix caribbean tiki bar

 The Fog Cutter. The Hurricane. The Chief Lapu Lapu. The Mai Tai.  These are some of the drinks that have defined the world of “tiki,” the colorful, cheerful, retro culture that for almost 100 years has paid tribute to a …

bahamas cocktail bar

 There’s a new craft cocktail bar in the heart of The Bahamas’ most popular destination.  It’s called Bon Vivants Cafe and Bar, and the new bar is set in Nassau’s Sandyport neighborhood.  The bar, with a decor featuring oversized rattan …

 Nearly 15 years after opening as Sandals Whitehouse, the Sandals South Coast resort is the only major hotel development on the south shore of Jamaica. And as long as that remains the case, this all-inclusive hotel will remain a special …

little dix bay

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts is making its long-awaited comeback in the first quarter of 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. The historic Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands …

miss lilys

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the coolest bars in New York has officially opened its doors in Jamaica. Miss Lily’s, the Jamaican eatery from Manhattan, has opened a new outpost at the hip Skylark Negril Beach Resort. The …

all-inclusive adults-only antigua pool

 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated new Hammock Cove Resort and Spa is set to debut Dec. 1 on the island of Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned. Elite Island Resorts‘ newest luxury resort will have 42 standalone villas, all of which …

st john villa resort sirenusa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to experience St John in the USVI. The former Sirenusa property in St John has been renovated and upgraded and rebranded into The Hills, St John. The relaunched villa resort has …

bahamas james bond

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig had one thing in common when starring in the legendary James Bond movie series. They all preferred their martinis shaken, not stirred. The lobby bar at The …

mexico chatwal

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dream Hotel Group’s international expansion is continuing with plans to open The Chatwal hotel in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico. It will be the first location beyond New York for The Chatwal, which is Dream’s five-star luxury …

turks and caicos ocean club

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor A color like you’ve never seen before. That’s what thrills first time travelers and tugs at the hearts of returning guests at Ocean Club West in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Turquoise blue, green, and all …

caribbean paradise bonaire

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton LAC BAY – This is the birthplace. This is where it all began, where a stretch of white sand in the southeastern corner of Bonaire turned into the Caribbean capital of windsurfing. And when …

st john caribbean floating bar

 By Alexander Britell The Willy T. Young Island. Angel’s Rest. D Boat. They’ve long been in the pantheon of floating bars in the Caribbean: the standalone seagoing bars that take the beach bar to an entirely different level. And now …

carnival mardi gras ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed the first look at its highly-anticipated new Mardi Gras ship. The ship, named as a nod to the line’s first ship in 1972, has already launched construction. The 20-deck ship, …