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Margaritaville Grand Cayman to Relaunch in November

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman’s Margaritaville Beach Resort is planning a major relaunch Nov. 1. The 285-room property has completed a “massive overhaul,” including the addition of more than 8,500 square feet of meeting space, a new fitness …

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Windstar Is Adding New Caribbean Calls

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is adding a host of new calls to its Caribbean portfolio. Beginning in 2019 and 2020, Windstar will be adding new visits to ports in the Caribbean including in Mexico, …

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Jimmy Buffett Is Opening a New Margaritaville in Costa Rica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hotel brand is adding another new property in the Caribbean Basin. The new Margaritaville Beach Resort is set to debut in Costa Rica with a soft opening on Nov. 1, the company …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista ship has made its debut in Galveston. The ship immediately becomes the largest ever ship to homeport in the Texas port. Carnival Vista, part of the company’s newest and largest …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Want to live at one of the best hotels in the Caribbean? That’s precisely what you get at this penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, a four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom stunner that boasts 7,055 square feet of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet is adding more Caribbean options from Toronto this coming winter season, according to a new statement from the carrier. The company will be adding extra flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including Kingston, Jamaica, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A beach cabana at night? That’s the idea from the Westin Grand Cayman, which has launched a new program called the Stargazing Cabana. The new service for the hotel’s new oceanfront beach cabanas lets guests spend …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major real estate project is coming to Grand Cayman’s Camana Bay mixed-use development. Dart Real Estate and NCB Group have entered into a joint venture partnership to develop the first for-sale residential community in …

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the destination is showing no signs of slowing down. Stayover visitors to the Cayman Islands totaled 209,143 arrivals in the first five months …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Mandarin Oriental has been managing the Pink Sands Club since the end of 2017, it wasn’t until this week that the brand officially made its debut. The property is now the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Gerard Sturrock, who sent in this lovely shot of West Bay Beach in Grand Cayman. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 By Alexander Britell Mandarin Oriental just opened its first hotel in the Caribbean — and now it’s opening another one. The company has announced plans to open a luxury resort and residences on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to the Cayman Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company is launching new nonstop flights between Chicago-O’Hare and Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport on Dec. 22. The …

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 We never get tired of saying it — the Caribbean is a wonderful summer destination. While the region’s allure as an escape from wintry climes never ceases, the summer months are a quieter, even more relaxing time to visit the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In two months since launching sales, Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences has reached $45 million in sales, Caribbean Journal has learned. The collection of planned beachfront residences, which will accompany the Grand Hyatt hotel, is Grand …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …