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Andaz Turks and Caicos Project Gets New Funding

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Jamaica Hotel Development Projects “Still on Track”

 A projected increase in Jamaica’s hotel stock to more than 25,000 rooms by 2023 is “still on track,” according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  About 90 percent of planned investments for the tourism industry in Jamaica remain on stream, he …

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Why This Might Be the Best Hotel Opportunity in Bonaire

 It’s one of the Caribbean’s hottest small destinations.  It’s outside of the hurricane belt.  And its hotel stock is relatively small when compared to other Caribbean destinations.  And in the age of social distancing, the small-island, spread-out feel of Bonaire …

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 Playa del Carmen has seen a development boom in recent years, buoyed by strong growth in condominium and hotel construction and a surging tourism scene.  The newest listings in this buzzing town on the Caribbean coast of Mexico  is rather …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to keep the Caribbean hotel industry at a standstill, many hotel developers and investors are struggling to keep existing projects afloat, and are also uncertain about how long the recovery …

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 By Julie BielenbergCJ Contributor ST VINCENT – It was perhaps fitting that the Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism was delayed by a storm. What was then-Tropical Storm Dorian delayed the beginning of the recent Caribbean Tourism Organization’s 2019 sustainability conference …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new luxury residential resort project is coming to Grand Cayman. It’s called the Dolphin Point Club, and the new luxe development will set at the edge of Cayman’s world-famous Seven Mile Beach. Dolphin …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new adults-only resort project has officially broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina laid the first stone for construction of the new Hotel Pure Salt Orchidarium, which will be located …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading events on the Caribbean tourism agenda is coming back for another year, with the third annual Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Summit in Miami. The Aug. 1 Bisnow event, which is being …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is making hotel development a strategic priority, according to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. With few new hotels built in the territory in the last few decades, Bryan said he wants to …

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 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. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel development pipeline is surging right now, according to the latest report from analytics firm STR. There were 42,259 rooms in 241 hotel projects under contract in the Caribbean and Mexico last month, …

 Barbuda, long one of the Caribbean’s great undiscovered beach escapes, has a major new real estate development. It’s called Barbuda Bay, and it launched in May with plans for 22 private villas anchored by the Lighthouse Bay Resort, according to …

 The island of St. Lucia is quietly seeing a development boom. On the heels of the announcement of the Pearl of the Caribbean resort project, St. Lucia is reporting a wave of development that will add more than 1,000 new hotel …

Jamaica Development

 Time for a new approach for Jamaican Development By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor The current government has economic growth as its main thrust. The phrase coined by the Growth Council — “Five in four” — refers to the objective to have …

St Lucia Development

 St Lucia has its eye on a new development push, this time focused on the southern portion of the island. The announcement was made by St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy during her recent Throne Speech. “Government has already …

BVI Internet

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor British Virgin Islands is stepping up efforts to get the most from its internet infrastructure. On June 4, 2011, the British Virgin Islands became only the second country in English-speaking Caribbean to establish an internet exchange …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor Last year I had set a goal to ride 7,500 miles on the bicycle, which I achieved. Discussing it with another cyclist, I was asked if that was my ultimate objective and if I would be …