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The Hilton Trinidad Gets a Makeover

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Port of Spain’s Hilton Trinidad has completed a property-wide “refresh” project, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hotel’s redesign was inspired by the hotel’s 1962 architecture, featuring upgrades to public areas, rooms, dining concepts and a …

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Montserrat Taps New Director of Tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Montserrat is looking to change its tourism fortunes, and the island has tapped a veteran of Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism sector to lead the charge. Montserrat has appointed Warren Solomon to the post of Director of …

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Miami-Based HES Group Buys Embassy Suites in Santo Domingo

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami-based HES Group has purchased the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. HES Group, which is behind a number of hotel projects in Miami, has major plans for the property; the purchase …

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 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

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 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Belize is one of the hottest destinations in the region right now, according to the latest data from the country’s tourism board. The country on the Caribbean coast of Central America reported 14.6 percent …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened three new all-inclusive hotels in the wider Caribbean region. The newly-rebranded — hotels are the result of a strategic alliance between Hilton and all-inclusive leader Playa Hotels and Resorts, a relationship that …

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 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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 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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 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 …

 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 …