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InterContinental Reopens Puerto Rico Resort After Renovation

 InterContinental has reopened its Puerto Rico resort following a multimillion-dollar renovation project.  The InterContinental San Juan, set in the Puerto Rico capital’s beachfront neighborhood of Isla Verde, underwent renovations to all of its rooms, suites and club rooms.  The 398-room …

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Jamaica Looks to Kingston as New Caribbean Entertainment Center

 Jamaica is looking to Kingston as it seeks to capitalize on its vast cultural offering.  Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism is looking toward developing the island’s unique cultural events into full-fledged tourism products, and Kingston is the centerpiece of the plan.  …

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A New Ritz-Carlton Is Coming to Mexico City

 A highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton resort is coming to Mexico City this summer.  The new Ritz-Carlton, Mexico City will be set in a 58-story skyscraper with views of the capital city’s iconic Chapultapec Park.  The 153-room hotel, which will also include a …

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 Hilton has opened its first-ever Homewood Suites hotel in the Dominican Republic — and the brand’s first-ever hotel in the Caribbean, period.  The new Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo has debuted in the Dominican Republic’s increasingly popular capital city. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has no shortage of great culinary festivals, from St Barth to Barbados, all showcasing the marvelous diversity of Caribbean food. But one of the Caribbean’s most popular destination food festivals has a rather …

Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s capital of Santo Domingo has become one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations for new airlift, and now another carrier is expanding to the destination. Delta Air Lines has announced plans to add …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hotspots, United Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Curaçao. Curaçao will become United’s 21st destination in the Caribbean, …

jamaica ac hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever AC Hotel in Jamaica has officially opened its doors in the heart of Kingston. Marriott’s design-focused boutique hotel brand has launched its new outpost in Kingston, a 219-room hotel that becomes the second …

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 By Alexander Britell When it opened its doors in 1949, it was the first Hilton outside of the continental United States. And for decades, the Caribe Hilton was one of the Caribbean’s signature places to stay, how Conrad Hilton first …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Andrea Duchini, who sent in this lovely shot of the colorful city of St George’s, the capital of Grenada. Have you taken a great photo in …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston is heating up. Another major air carrier has launched new service to Jamaica’s capital, this time with Delta Air Lines launching daily flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta is operating …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has made no secret of it plans to push tourism to its capital — and now Kingston is getting another important boost. An organization called Kingston Creative is planning to establish a major new …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton WE’RE SOMEWHERE near Saint-Esprit, stopped on the side of the road at Willy Poul’, a poulet boucane-focused food truck. The chicken is superb, with a resplendent garlic curry sauce, and it makes me think …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Fretwell, who sent in this lovely shot of the colorful capital of Grenada, St George’s. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

all-inclusive caribbean

 By Alexander Britell The all-inclusive Caribbean resort has been the secret to the growth of some of the most popular destinations in the region, from Punta Cana to Montego Bay. But as the definition of all-inclusive has changed, travelers are …

Beach Concert Capital

 Resorts World Bimini, the 740-acre beachfront resort that recently saw the debut of a new Hilton hotel, has announced a star-studded lineup of exclusive summer events featuring Nate Ruess, Nick Cannon and Kesha. It’s part of a wider push that’s …

 Since its launch, JetBlue has always been among the more creative aviation companies — and now it’s upping the ante. JetBlue has announced the launch of Silicon Valley-based JetBlue Technology Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary that will invest in, incubate and …

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 Why this is the top island for beaches By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor There are Caribbean destinations that boast of having the most beaches; the best beaches; the longest beaches; beaches perfect for water sports, sunset strolls or even …