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Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Hotel Set to Reopen

 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 …

Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton to Reopen in December

 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 …

Hilton Hotels Names New Global Brand Head

 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 …

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 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 …

hilton caribbean

 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 …

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 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

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Marriott-branded hotel is coming to the surging Caribbean tourism destination of Belize. ECI Development has announced plans to bring Marriott Hotels’ signature brand to Belize with a 203-unit hotel on popular Ambergris Caye. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand this week to inaugurate Hilton’s newest Caribbean hotel: the new Hampton by Hilton Santo Domingo Airport. The newest hotel in the capital has a rooftop swimming pool, …

conrad mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Conrad brand is adding a new property in Mexico. The Conrad Playa Mita will be a transformation of the former La Tranquila Resort in Punta de Mita, slated to open in the winter of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is adding Belize to its Caribbean portfolio. Marriott’s Autograph Collection is partnering with developer Andrew Ashcroft on a new property in Belize: Alaia. The boutique hotel, which will be set in the southern part …

hilton saint lucia

 By Alexander Britell Hilton’s rapid Caribbean expansion now includes the island of Saint Lucia. Hilton has announced the signing of the new Harbor Club hotel in Saint Lucia to its Curio Collection brand. The Harbor Club, which made its debut …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest hotel transaction in the Caribbean so far in 2018, Playa Hotels and Resorts has acquired a substantial portfolio of resorts in Jamaica. The company has acquired the Hilton Rose Hall, the Jewel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Vacations has announced a major new distribution agreement with Hilton, the company announced this week. Delta Vacations, the official vacation provider for Delta Air Lines, is adding more than 400 new Hilton properties to …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Hotel will officially reopen its doors on October 1, 2018, following its closure due to the impact of Hurricane Maria. The 388-room property in Isla Verde, part of Curio Collection …