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The Renaissance Curacao Is Getting a New Look

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Curacao’s most popular hotels is getting a makeover. The Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino, set in the heart of Willemstad, is undergoing an “extensive refresh” project. The project, which began April 1, will …

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AMResorts Is Opening a New All-Inclusive in Curacao

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding resort company AMResorts is expanding in Curacao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Apple Leisure Group subsidiary has signed a resort management deal to transform the Hiltlon Curacao into the new Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa …

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St Croix Hotel Closes for Renovation Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel Caravelle, among the most popular places to stay on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, has closed to begin a renovation project. The renovation and remodeling will last through the …

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usvi st thomas st croix

 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor   St. Croix combines many of the the best attributes of the U.S. Virgin Islands: towns named after Danish kings (Christiansted and Frederiksted) have the shopping, dining, and nightlife options you’d find in St. Thomas, …

aruba hilton

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …

aruba hyatt hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s signature Aruba hotel is planning several new additions this year, following a $21 million renovation project that concluded last year. The second phase of the hotel’s transformation will see the renovation of the property’s …

puerto rico san juan marriott

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s San Juan Marriott Resort has a new look. The property, set in the Condado area of San Juan, has completed a $20 million renovation project spearheaded by XLD Group. The new look ranges …

st croix all-inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix’s only all-inclusive resort is planning a relaunch next summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. St Croix’s Divi Carina Bay All-Inclusive Beach Resort and Casino, which has been closed since last year’s storms, is planning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ibiza-based Sirenis Hotels and Resorts is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company will be rebranding its Sirenis Punta Cana Resort Casino and Aquagames in the Dominican Republic as the Grand Sirenis Punta …

the voice the bahamas

 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Global lifestyle hospitality company sbe [sic] is expanding its Disruptive Restaurant Group portfolio in the Bahamas with the opening of Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz. The Italian restaurant concept, featuring 202 seats of indoor and outdoor …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caravelle Hotel and Casino, the leading hotel in Christiansted, St Croix, has embarked on a major expansion. VIGL Operations, which owns the Caravelle, has announced that it has acquired two hotels in Christiansted: the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Richard Branson’s Necker Island and the British Virgin Islands work to recover from Hurricane Irma, the Necker Cup pro-am tennis tournament is being held this week at the Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Right now, it’s the beach capital of the Caribbean, and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is easier to reach than ever, thanks to a host of new deals at resort properties across the island. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s tourism sector continues to rebound with the another hotel property on the island. The Sheraton Puerto Rico has announced it will be taking new guest reservations starting Jan. 8, 2018. The Sheraton is …

marriott hotels

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Two major casino hotels in the Caribbean have been sold. US-based Wind Creek Hospitality, an authority of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, has acquired both the Aruba Renaissance Resort and Casino and the Curacao Renaissance …

yoo santo domingo

 By Alexander Britell The Dominican Republic’s capital city of Santo Domingo has become an increasingly hip travel destination — and it’s about to get an even bigger boost. The five-star yoo hotel brand is opening its first-ever Caribbean property with …