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Marriott Reopens Waves All-Inclusive Hotel in Barbados

 Marriott’s Waves Hotel and Spa in Barbados has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive boutique hotel on the Platinum Coast of Barbados has reopened under Marriott’s new “Commitment to Clean” health and safety protocols. The hotel is part …

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Marriott’s Elegant Hotels to Reopen Caribbean Properties in October

 Marriott’s Elegant Hotels collection will be reopening its Caribbean resorts in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The collection of boutique resorts in Barbados and Saint Lucia, which Marriott acquired last year, will relaunch Oct. 1.  That will include Barbados’ Colony …

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From The Bahamas to St Thomas, the Caribbean’s Most Famous Cocktails

 Some of the most famous cocktails in the world originated in the Caribbean, and while they come in a variety of tastes and traditions, they all share one common ingredient: rum. Here are some of our favorite Caribbean cocktails and …

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 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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 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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 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 …