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The 10 Best Adults-Only Hotels in the Caribbean for 2020

 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

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Marriott Keeps Up Caribbean Expansion, With More in the Pipeline

 From all-inclusives in Barbados to design-focused hotels in Jamaica, Marriott International added more than 10,000 rooms to its pipeline in Latin America and the Caribbean last year.  And the company is showing no signs of slowing down.  2019 was the …

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Why Marriott Is Moving into All-Inclusive, and What’s Next

 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

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 Marriott is ramping up its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion in a big way  The company, which several months ago announced plans to enter the increasingly competitive all-inclusive market, had already announced five new projects and plans to purchase Barbados’ popular Elegant …

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 Marriott International is buying a major hotel group in Barbados.  The world’s largest hotel company has reached an agreement to buy Barbados’ Elegant Hotels Group.  Elegant Hotels owns and operates a total of seven hotel properties in Barbados, with a …

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 The Colony Club, an Elegant Hotels luxury resort on the west coast of Barbados, has unveiled its redesigned spa. Colony Club’s renovated spa will now include three treatment rooms – two single rooms and one couples’ room, along with an …

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 Plainly, Barbados is one of the most complete destinations in the Caribbean.  Whether you’re in the lap of luxury on the Platinum Coast, enjoying the energy in the St Lawrence Gap or exploring the delights of the island’s charming northwestern …

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 It began with an idea. An idea to celebrate the jewels of the Caribbean hotel industry, the smaller, more intimate spaces through which hoteliers express their dreams, their personalities and their visions for what hospitality can be. And now the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced plans to convert its popular Tamarind beach resort into a “premium all-inclusive resort.” The West …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Barbados’ most popular all-inclusive hotels has unveiled its newest addition: a brand-new beachfront eatery. It’s called Sand Trap, and the new spot just steps from the sand focuses on classic Bajan bites like …

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 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados broke a 30-year-old tourism record last year, and the trend continues upward. The island is on track for even more sustained growth in 2018, according to Petra Roach, the U.S. Director of Barbados Tourism …

 It almost sounds impossible — combining all-inclusive convenience with classic Bajan charm. But that’s precisely the case at Elegant Hotels’ Crystal Cove boutique all-inclusive resort in Barbados, a colorful, warm property set on one of the most beautiful stretches of Platinum …

 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 …

 Barbados-based Elegant Hotels has been turning heads in the Caribbean of late, adding to an already impressive collection of resorts with a slate of fresh, new properties. First it was the launch of the game-changing Waves Hotel all-inclusive which debuted …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s a new way to stay on Barbados’ platinum coast. And it’s rather special. Barbados’ Elegant Hotels has done it again with the debut of the totally transformed adults-only Treasure Beach, a modern but charming, luxurious retreat …

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 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to see surging tourism growth, according to the latest numbers from the country’s tourism board. Barbados is reporting 453,645 stayover visitor arrivals through September, a 7.4 percent increase compared to the first nine months of …

 One of the Caribbean’s top hotel companies has added another property to its portfolio. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced the acquisition of the Treasure Beach hotel, a deal finalized last week. The four-star, 35-room property is located on Paynes …