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A “New” Cancun Rises in the Mexican Caribbean

 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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Travelers Are Flocking to the Cayman Islands

 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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This Saint Lucia Hotel Just Rebranded

 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 …

mexico curio collection

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s fast-growing Curio Collection brand has added a new hotel in Mexico, the company announced this week. The new Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton has officially opened its doors in Mexico City. The 59-room boutique …

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 Aruba is an island that’s all about discovery. It’s a destination that begs travelers to get out into a car and explore, to discover its hidden corners, to go beach hopping, to walk around its neighborhoods and to really experience …

hilton aruba birthday

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of Aruba’s signature hotels is celebrating a very big anniversary this year. The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino is marking its 60th birthday this year, and the property has launched new dining initiatives, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda will soon be home to its first-ever Hilton hotel. Set to debut in 2020, the Bermudiana Beach Resort will be part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton portfolio. The 111-room hotel, owned by Bermudiana …

mexico waldorf astoria

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Waldorf Astoria hotel brand is making its debut in Mexico. The Hilton Hotels luxury brand is taking over the former Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos, with the first-ever Waldorf Astoria in Mexico set …

caribbean summit miami

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading events on the Caribbean tourism agenda is coming back for another year, with the third annual Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Summit in Miami. The Aug. 1 Bisnow event, which is being …

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 By Alexander Britell The world’s largest hotel company is set to debut its newest hotel in the Caribbean next week. It’s the highly-anticipated AC Hotel Kingston in Jamaica, which will begin welcoming guests June 17. The stylish new $50 million …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston’s quietly robust hotel pipeline has unveiled another new property: the R Hotel. Jamaica’s newest business hotel has debuted in the heart of New Kingston. “Kingston has a major appeal as an urban tourist destination,” …

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 By Alexander Britell Part of a growing trend of hotel investment in Jamaica’s capital, Hilton has announced the planned opening of a new Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel in Kingston. The new 168-room ROK Hotel, owned by PanJam Investment Limited, …

mexico hilton expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is continuing to ramp up its expansion plans in Mexico, with plans to open its 100th hotel in the country by 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned. Over the next three years, Hilton will add …