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Melia Opening Costa Rica Hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia is returning to Costa Rica. The Spanish hotel giant has signed a deal to rebrand the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort as the new Sol Tamarindo. The rebranding will take effect Aug. 1, according …

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Spirit Launches Two New Nonstop Routes to Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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This Costa Rica Villa Is Headed to Auction

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxe villa in Costa Rica’s Los Sueños Resort & Marina is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 5,878-square-foot Casa Infinity, which was previously listed for sale at $4.95 million, will sell without …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new W in the wider Caribbean region, thanks to the debut this week of the W Costa Rica Reserva Conchal. The first-ever W in Costa Rica is set in a 2,300-acre nature reserve …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The ever-expanding Margaritaville brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean Basin. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo celebrated its opening in Costa Rica with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. The debut comes after a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic and Panama are the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. real estate investors, according to a report released this week by real estate company WIRE Consulting. WIRE examined the region’s real estate destinations, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It just may be the hottest new real estate project in the Caribbean. The newest Four Seasons project in the Caribbean is already well underway, and the new Four Seasons Cay Chapel in Belize is already …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand has added another new resort in the region. The Margaritaville Beach Resort has made its official debut on Flamingo Beach in Costa Rica. Amenities include a signature OnZen Spa and four …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a big month for the hotel market in Costa Rica. First, there was the debut of the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort; in a few weeks, W opens its first hotel in the country, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever Planet Hollywood resort in the wider Caribbean region has officially opened its doors on the coast of Costa Rica. The all-inclusive Planet Hollywood Beach Resort is set on the popular Papagayo Peninsula in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff W Hotels is set to open its newest hotel in the Caribbean Basin next month: the new W Costa Rica, Reserva Conchal. The newest W in the region is slated to debut in November, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is plotting another entry into the Caribbean. Marriott International has just announced plans to bring its newest hotel brand, Moxy Hotels, into the Caribbean and Latin America. The company has …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt is planning a major new hotel in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The company has announced plans to debut the Andaz Turks and Caicos at Grace Bay in 2021. The project, which will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s top luxury destination is planning a huge transformation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. Luxury hospitality and development firm Gencom is leading a $100 million project, which will include a wave of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Planet Hollywood project is coming to the Caribbean. Canadian travel giant Sunwing Travel Group has announced plans for a new all-inclusive Planet Hollywood-branded resort in Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean. It is slated to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest all-inclusive brand is coming to the island of St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. Planet Hollywood, which is planning to open its first all-inclusive branded resort in the Caribbean Basin in Costa …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leading European villa management company Exceptional Villas is making a renewed push into the Caribbean, highlighted by an expansion to Aruba. The company, which is based in Dublin, said the move was part of a …

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 By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and …