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Hilton Just Opened Its First-Ever Conrad Resort in Mexico

 Hilton has opened its first-ever Conrad-branded resort in Mexico: the new Conrad Punta de Mita.  The property, which began welcoming guests this week, is set on a two-mile-long beach on the Pacific coast of Mexico.  “The opening of Conrad Punta de Mita …

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St Kitts’ Koi Resort Planning Fourth Quarter Relaunch

 The Koi Resort in St Kitts is planning to relaunch in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the country’s government.  The reopening will follow a planned reopening of the destination’s borders in October, Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris said.  …

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CJI Conversation: Tom Hicks on Caribbean Landscape Architecture

 It’s at the core of any hotel design, and something that’s even more essential in a destination like the Caribbean: landscape architecture. And for years, Tom Hicks has been at the forefront of the industry, most recently with his work …

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 United Airlines is resuming several routes to the Mexican tourism destination of Puerto Vallarta, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In September, United will be resuming service to Puerto Vallarta from cities including Chicago, Denver, Colo. and Los Angeles.  Puerto Vallarta officially …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Sine the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic halted Caribbean travel in March, new hotel regulations have been put in place that fans of all-inclusive resorts might have to take some time adjust to. But aside from adapting …

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 The first-ever Conrad resort in Mexico is opening its doors on Sept. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Hilton’s new Conrad Punta de Mita will welcome its first guests on Sept. 1 in the heart of the Riviera Nayarit.  It will …

barbados hilton open

 The Hilton Barbados resort has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 355-room hotel, set just outside of Bridgetown, is now open and welcoming guests following Barbados’ tourism relaunch on July 12.  It’s the latest Hilton-branded resort to reopen in …

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 Aruba is now officially open for travelers from the United States.  The Dutch Caribbean Island officially reopened for U.S. travelers on July 10, following a July 1 reopening for Canadian and European travelers, following an initial relaunch for visitors from …

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 Hilton is opening its first-ever hotel on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. The property will be part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, with plans to open as early as the end of 2021 but more …

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 The Hilton La Romana all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic is reopening its doors in October.  The all-inclusive property will reopen Oct. 1, 2020, according to Playa Hotels and Resorts, which manages the property.  The reopening is part of a …

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 The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino is reopening its doors on July 9, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the classic Palm Beach-area resort will come one day before the return of American travelers to Aruba (the island …

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 Some of Jamaica’s most prominent resorts reopened today as the country reopened its borders for international travel, and more hotel reopenings are on the near horizon along with steady increases in flights from the U.S. to Jamaica. Crucially, Jamaica will …

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 In a move to “enhance” its liquidity, all-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts has closed on the sale of two of its resorts in Jamaica.  The company has sold the Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort and Spa in Ocho Rios …

belize hotel investment

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) recently spoke with some top Belize real estate experts to find out why the Central American destination could be prime territory for hotel investment once the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is over. …

hyatt cleanliness

 Another major global hotel brand has launched a new hygiene initiative — Hyatt. Accompanying similar announcements by Marriott and Hilton, Hyatt has revealed plans for a new “Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment” in light of the new realities of the hospitality …

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 Fresh on the heels of Marriott’s announcement of dramatic changes to hotel hygiene, hotel giant Hilton has revealed a new cleaning plan of its own.  In a nod to the changing world of COVID-19, Hilton said it was launching a …

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 In the first major casualty of the Caribbean hotel industry due to the novel coronavirus, St Kitts’ Ocean Terrace Inn has announced its permanent closure, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  In a letter by Ocean Terrace Inn Chairman Earle A. …

grand cayman hyatt sales

 Sales of the Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences project are surging, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new project on Seven Mile Beach has sold more than 49 condominiums, bringing the sales total to more than $100 million, according to real …