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Mahogany Bay Set to Launch in Belize in December

 The new Hilton Mahogany Bay Curio-branded property is coming to Belize in December. The first Hilton in the country, Mahogany Bay will have 205 cottages and villa-style units set on Ambergris Caye. The property has already tapped Niklaus Leuenberger as …

Hilton Expanding in Honduras

 Hilton has announced plans to build a new 173-room Hilton Garden Inn in the capital city of Tegucigalpa. Set to open in 2021, the hotel will be the first Hilton Garden Inn in Hnoduras, located on Boulevard Juan Pablo II …

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St. Lucia’s Hotel Development Boom

 The island of St. Lucia is in the midst of a full-fledged hotel development boom. The Eastern Caribbean island will add some 2,000 new rooms to its hotel stock over the next four years, according to tourism officials. Chief among …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We’ve heard of hotel pets (Ziggy, the dog at Montpelier Plantation & Beach on Nevis springs to mind) but we’ve never heard of hotels with an entire collection on hand for guests’ enjoyment. Until now. …

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 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon We love when hotels make an effort to incorporate a sense of destination into the vacation experience, whether that’s having in-suite Dark ‘n’ Stormy and Tequila set-ups (as at Rosewood Tucker’s Point and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re like us, all your recent beach reading has been done on mobile phones or e-readers. And while these devices are convenient ways to take our reading material on vacation without lugging a tote …

 Marriott has opened its first-ever AC Hotel in the Caribbean: the AC Hotel by Marriott San Juan Condado. Set in the increasingly chic residential district of Condado, the design-heavy hotel has 233 brand new guestrooms, including 46 suites. Onsite amenities …

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 Hilton is expanding in Cancun as part of a wider growth push across Mexico, the company announced this week. Hilton plans to debut the new Hampton Inn by Hilton Cancun in Mexico in the second quarter of this year, according …

 Hilton is planning a major new hotel in the Mexican Caribbean. The company has announced plans to open the new-build property The Fives Downtown Playa del Carmen, Curio Collection by Hilton. The property will be Hilton’s first ever hotel in …

 Hilton has expanded in Colombia, debuting its eighth hotel in the country with the new Hampton by Hilton Medellin. The 132-room property, which is owned and managed by Metro Operacion Inmobilaria SAS, opened this week. “We are thrilled to debut …

 Hilton is heading to the Costa Rican rainforest. The global hospitality giant has announced the signing of the Botanika Osa Peninsula hotel to its Curio – A Collection by Hilton brand. The hotel, which is being developed by Sinergo Development …

 The Hilton Aruba is readying for a major relaunch. The hotel on Aruba’s Palm Beach is set to unveil a $25 million redesign project in mid-December. The project includes the addition of specialty cabanas, a professional beach tennis court, redesigned …

 China’s HNA Group has announced the purchase of a 25 percent equity interest in Hilton Worldwide Holdings from affiliates of Blackstone. The value of the transaction is approximately $6.5 billion, or $26.25 per share in cash, and reduces Blackstone’s interest …

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 By Robert Di PanoCJ Contributor BIMINI — A major new hotel has opened its doors in the Bahamas. Hilton at Resorts World Bimini held its grand opening this weekend, a highly-anticipated debut that brings a cutting-edge hotel to the 700-island …

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 The Hilton Aruba has named a new top chef. The 355-room beachfront property has appointed Gerard Coste as its new executive chef. Coste, who arrived in Aruba two decades ago from the South of France, has worked for a number …

 Hilton Worldwide has added another new property in the Caribbean. The company has announced the signing of the Indura Beach & Golf Resort in Honduras to its Curio — A Collection By Hilton portfolio. The 60-suite beach and golf resort …

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 It’s the newest hotel in the Bahamas: Hilton at Resorts World Bimini. And while it’s not entirely complete yet (construction is slated to finish later this year) Caribbean Journal recently got an inside look at the property, which boasts some …

 Aruba’s newest resort is making some new additions. The Hilton Aruba, which debuted at the former Radisson Aruba over the summer, has announced the opening of a new spa and the addition of a new executive chef. The new spa …