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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunrise in the Tobago Cays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Rob Lenker, who sent in this stunning shot of sunrise in the Tobago Cays archipelago of St Vincent and the Grenadines. Have you taken a great …

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Viceroy Los Cabos Is Making a Late Spring Debut

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury hotel brand Viceroy is making a major addition in Mexico. The company is planning to open its striking new Viceroy Los Cabos resort in the heart of San Jose del Cabo this spring, according …

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Luxury Collection Expands to Panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Luxury Collection has expanded in the Caribbean Basin with its first-ever hotel in Panama. The new Santa Maria, a Luxury Collection Hotel and Golf Resort is set minutes from the city center in Panama …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival Paradise is undergoing an extensive, multi-million-dollar refurbishment that will add a variety of spaces and innovations, the company announced this week. The changes include a water park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies to existing …

 You know the moment the car pulls across the wooden platform, past the torches, that you’ve reached a singular Caribbean hotel. It’s a feeling that pervades The House by Elegant Hotels, Barbados’ now-legendary adults-only oasis on the island’s tony Platinum …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Four Seasons Resort Nevis is offering guests new ways to enjoy home away from home. The resort has introduced three new packages to showcase the flexibility of its villas, offering opportunities for groups, romantics and day …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Planet Hollywood is coming to the Caribbean. Sunwing Travel Group has signed a deal with Planet Hollywood to bring Planet Hollywood-branded resorts to the wider Caribbean region. Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica will open …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing regional airline has expanded again. Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean [sic] Airways has announced new nonstop flights from Dominica to both Saint Lucia and Tortola. The new flights to and from Dominica will …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives for the next two years. Cox took office early last year following an unscheduled leadership change, and has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Getting to the island of St Croix just got even easier. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and the island of St Croix in the United …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The post-hurricane decline in Caribbean hotel occupancy slowed significantly last month, a sign that the region’s industry is stabilizing, according to the latest data from hotel analytics specialist STR. Regional hotel occupancy was down just …

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — A group of global and regional technology organizations are partnering to help Caribbean professionals get more out of the Internet economy. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) spearheaded the launch …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fascination ship has returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a year-round schedule of Caribbean cruises. The ship recently underwent an “extensive” multimillion-dollar dry dock that added a host of new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost air carrier Spirit Airlines is expanding its Caribbean network. The carrier has announced plans to expand to daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 is coming in June. The new Rosewood Baha Mar at the Baha Mar resort complex in Nassau is opening June 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

 By Alexander Britell Another day, another new hotel project. If it seems like the Dominican Republic is dominating the hotel investment sphere in the Caribbean, that’s because it is. While the country has long been the most popular Caribbean tourism …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new listing on the real estate market in the Turks and Caicos islands. It’s called Villa Cerulean, and it’s a four-bedroom, four-bathroom, two-half-bath modern villa on Providenciales’ North Shore. The property, which has …

 By Alexander Britell It was a record-breaking year for the Caribbean region last year, even in the face of a pair of historic hurricanes. The Caribbean welcomed more than 30 million travelers for the first time ever, according to the …