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Hilton Is Opening a New Caribbean Resort in St Kitts

 Hilton has been rapidly expanding its footprint in the Caribbean, and its latest resort in the region will debut on the island of St Kitts.  The highly-anticipated Koi Resort will open this month under Hilton’s Curio Collection brand, according to …

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Fairmont to Manage El San Juan Resort in Puerto Rico

 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

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15 Hot New Hotels for the Caribbean in 2020

 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 Hyatt’s newest all-inclusive hotels have held their grand openings in the heart of Punta Cana in the  Dominican Republic. Playa Hotels and Resorts has debuted the new Hyatt-branded Ziva and Zilara resorts in Punta Cana’s tony enclave of Cap Cana. …

marriott all-inclusive

 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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 All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true …

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 The Dutch Caribbean’s first-ever Dreams resort has officially made its debut in Curacao.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts brand has opened the new Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino following a large-scale renovation of the former Hilton Curacao resort.  The 197-room …

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 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …

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 Hilton has officially opened its first-ever resort on the Caribbean island of Anguilla.  Hilton’s LXR Hotels and Resorts collection has launched at the Zemi Beach House in Anguilla.  It’s Hilton’s first Anguilla property and the first-ever LXR Hotels and Resorts-branded …

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 Hyatt has officially opened a pair of new all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, in partnership with Playa Hotels and Resorts. The new Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana have opened in the tony Cap Cana enclave …

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 It’s not Isla Mujeres. Nor Playa del Carmen. The hottest destination on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast is Playa Mujeres — a.k.a. Costa Mujeres — a booming new resort area about a half-hour north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone and 45 minutes from …

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 It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the numbers continue to climb for what is one of the hottest destinations in the wider Caribbean.  The tri-island destination has seen 386,290 stayover visitors through …

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 One of Saint Lucia’s newest hotels has unveiled a new brand identity.  The Harbor Club, which is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, has announced a new “lifestyle” identity under a newly-appointed general manager, Lester Scott.  The rebranding will include new …

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 Playa Hotels and Resorts has appointed a general manager for its soon-to-debut resorts in the Dominican Republic’s Cap Cana. The all-inclusive company has tapped Pedro Tomas to the role, in which he will oversee both the Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt …

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 Hilton has opened its first-ever Homewood Suites hotel in the Dominican Republic — and the brand’s first-ever hotel in the Caribbean, period.  The new Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo has debuted in the Dominican Republic’s increasingly popular capital city. The …

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 By Alexander Britell Hilton is adding a new Dominican Republic resort to its growing portfolio of all-inclusive properties in the wider Caribbean region. The dual-resort Hilton La Romana will be opening its new family-friendly section on Dec. 1, according to …

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 By Alexander Britell Radisson Hotel Group is opening a new hotel on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Aruba is the product of a partnership between Radisson and Beachside …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts is opening a pair of high-profile all-inclusive Hyatt-branded resorts in the Dominican Republic in November. Playa, which has a regional portfolio of 21 resorts, will be debuting two new …