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Hilton Is Launching a New Meetings-Focused Brand

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is launching a new hotel brand that will focus on meetings and events, the company said this week. Signia Hilton will be a portfolio of hotels aiming to “transform the industry for meeting professionals …

IHG to Debut Avid Brand in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is adding a new hotel brand in the region: Avid. The company, along with Mexico-based Operadora MBA, announced the signing of the first Avid property in Mexico, set in the city of …

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Marriott’s AC Brand Opens First Hotel in Mexico

 Mariott’s AC hotel brand has opened its first hotel in Mexico. The new AC Hotel Guadalajara opened its doors this week with 188 rooms. The property was developed and is owned by FibraHotel, and is operated by Marriott International. The …

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 Carnival’s new Fathom brand has unveiled some details of its onboard experience. The company will be sailing its “social impact” cruises on the 704-passenger MV Adonia to both the Dominican Republic and Cuba. The ship will include Ocean Grill, a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels Corporation has a new vice president of global brands. The company announced this week the appointment of Lara Migliassi, who will be responsible for brand development of Hyatt’s all-inclusive brands, along with Hyatt …

 A major new entry By the Caribbean Journal staff A top luxury brand is coming to Jamaica. Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts announced this week that it was planning to open a new Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resort to Montego Bay. …

 “Social-impact” brand adds another executive By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Fathom, Carnival Cruise Line’s new “social-impact” cruise brand, has appointed cruise industry veteran Michelle Sutter as a senior sales leader. Sutter will take on responsibilities of marketing and business development supporting …

 Above: the St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood has a new brand builder. Starwood Hotels and Resorts has appointed John Peyton to the position of senior vice president for brands and shared services, …

 Above: Santo Domingo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel brand is coming to the Caribbean. A new Homewood Suites by Hilton is coming to the Dominican Republic’s capital, the product of a joint venture between Proinversión …

 Above: the Hilton Rose Hall in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff The recently-sold Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa will be getting a new brand. The 489-room property, which was purchased by Sagicor in partnership with Aimbridge Hospitality, will …

 By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — What’s next for one of the Caribbean’s tourism titans? To find out, Caribbean Journal sat down down with Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts International. Stewart’s company has 24 Caribbean properties (Stewart is also …

 Above: Bob Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Seeking to capitalize on the growing legalization of marijuana and medicinal marijuana around the world, the Marley family has launched its own marijuana brand. It’s called Marley Natural, and will reportedly initially …

 Above: the new Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s Caribbean coast has a new resort. The Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort officially opened its doors in Playa Mujeres, Mexico, on Saturday. …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Global hotel firm Kempinski is planning its first Caribbean hotel. The company signed an agreement last week with Dubai-based Range to manage a soon-to-be-built hotel in the Cabrits area of Dominica. The two sides …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has unveiled the country’s new tourism brand, revealing the tagline: “Pure Grenada.” The brand was officially launched at a ceremony on Friday at the Ministry of Tourism’s offices. “We know you are …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is looking to increase the number of tourism arrivals it receives from Europe, according to Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. The Minister, who met this week with Belgium’s Ambassador to Barbados, …

 Above: the inauguration ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff While tropical climes are great for sitting on the beach and taking a swim, they’re traditionally not the friendliest environment to viticulture. But a new tourism development in the Dominican Republic’s …

 Above: Dwight Yorke By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Manchester United forward Dwight Yorke will continue representing Tobago as the island’s global brand ambassador. Yorke, who has served as Tobago’s brand ambassador for four years, signed the new contract last …