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Hilton Expands Again in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened another new hotel in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Hilton Guadalajara Midtown is the second Hilton Hotels and Resorts property in Guadalajara. The addition comes as Hilton is also planning …

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Playa Names New Chief Development Officer

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Playa Hotels and Resorts has named a new chief development officer. The company has appointed Fernando Mulet as its new executive vice president and chief development officer, reporting to Playa’s Chairman and CEO Bruce …

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Belize Is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s 2018 tourism boom is showing no signs of slowing down. The destination is the fastest-growing in the Caribbean this year so far, with a total of 372,075 stayover tourist arrivals through the end of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has debuted another new brand, looking to ramp up its presence in urban areas. It’s called Motto by Hilton, and the new “affordable lifestyle” brand will feature “micro-hotel” design in “prime global locations,” according …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened its first-ever hotel in Guatemala. The brand’s first property in the country is set in the heart of Guatemala City, with 130 rooms in a neo-colonial style. Amenities include an outdoor pool, …

caribbean all-inclusive expansion

 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — In a move that will likely change the landscape of all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, two travel giants are partnering on a significant expansion push. Playa Hotels and Resorts and Hilton have announced a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has continued its rapid regional expansion with another branded property in Mexico. The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s more affordable chain, has debuted a 120-room property in Salamanca. It’s the ninth Hilton Garden Inn in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing all-inclusive developer Playa Hotels and Resorts has announced a major new appointment. The company has tapped Rachel Rothman as its new senior vice president of investor relations and strategy. Playa is the owner, operator …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is about to reopen its doors. The famous El San Juan hotel, now part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, will reopen Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s landmark hotels will be reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned. The iconic Caribe Hilton, one of the purported birthplaces of the piña colada cocktail and the first Hilton to open beyond the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is planning big growth for its flagship brand, Hilton Hotels, and the company has made a new hire to spearhead its expansion. The company has named Vera Manoukian as its new senior vice president …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Curio Collection brand has officially expanded to Costa Rica. The company opened the doors of the newly-transformed Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton in San Jose this week. The property, which first …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has appointed a new head of its Caribbean and Latin America operations, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has appointed Jorge Giannattasio to the role, in which he will oversee a region where Hilton …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding all-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts has completed its acquisition of five all-inclusive properties in Jamaica. The deal with Sagicor Group Limited also includes two adjacent oceanfront land sites on the north coast of …

belize ambergris caye

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fast-growing destination of Belize has a new boutique lodge in its portfolio. The Diamond Lodge has opened its doors just outside the heart of San Pedro Town on increasingly hip Ambergris Caye in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s timeshare wing, Hilton Grand Vacations, has announced a major investment in Los Cabos. The company has made a $41 million deposit to buy 87 of the 375 hotel rooms at the Hilton Los Cabos …

Bimini

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has launched its newest route to The Bahamas. The carrier has officially begun operating flights four times each week between Miami International Airport and the island of Bimini. Flights on the 50-seat …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has announced a new hire aimed at spearheading its luxury expansion. The company has tapped Martin Rinck as the new global head of the luxury and lifestyle group at Hilton, a portfolio that includes …