honduras

Marriott Expanding Courtyard Brand to Honduras

 The fast-growing Courtyard by Marriott brand is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin, with a new Courtyard slated to debut in San Pedro Sula, Honduras next year. The news follows similar Courtyard debuts in Caribbean cities including Kralendijk, Bonaire, Nassau …

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Sotheby’s International Realty Expands to Roatan

 Sothebys International Realty has expanded into Roatan, the island destination on the Caribbean coast of Honduras. Roatán Sotheby’s International Realty will serve the luxury real estate market across Roatan and the surrounding Bay Islands of Utila and Guanaja, led by …

How to Do a Digital Detox in Honduras

 Honduras is one of the Caribbean’s up-and-coming destinations, and that’s in large part to the increasingly popular Indura Beach & Golf Resort in the seaside town of Tela. And now Indura is looking to carve out another niche for the …

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 Honduras continues to see growth in tourist arrivals, according to the latest data from the Honduran Institute of Tourism. The country reported 2.177 million stayover visitors last year, up 4 percent from 2.092 million in 2015. International tourism spending reached …

Vista Repositioning

 Carnival Cruise Line is changing its Caribbean fleet. The company is repositioning three of its newest ships to new homeports in 2018, the company said this week. In September 2018, Carnival Vista will move to Galveston, Tex.; Carnival Breeze will …

 The Barefoot Cay Resort in the Bay Islands of Honduras has changed ownership. Barefoot Luxury, Inc. has acquired the property, which includes 15 acres on the Caribbean sea and a private three-acre island called Barefoot Cay. Also included in the …

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

 Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; …

Enterprise

 Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental company, is expanding in the Caribbean. The company’s Enterprise-Rent-A-Car brand officially began operating in Curacao this week, with operations now underway at the Hato Airport outside Willemstad. “There’s tremendous growth potential for both …

Roatan Honduras

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Leon Feldbrill, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset in Roatan on the Caribbean coast of Honduras. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 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 …

 A new Hyatt Place By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of a new hotel in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. The 126-room property is the first Hyatt Place hotel in the country. It’s part of …

 Signature Vacations launches new program By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a new way to see some of the Caribbean’s less-heralded destinations. Signature Vacations has announced the launched of its new “Off the Beaten Path” program, which will offer travelers a …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has added a new flight between Grand Cayman and La Ceiba in Honduras. The addition comes in response to an increased demand for summer travel between the destinations, according to a …

 Above: the new Tela airport in the Caribbean region of Honduras By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new airport in the Caribbean region, and a portal to one of the region’s under-the-radar destinations. The new Tela Airport on the …

 Above: LQ Tegucigalpa By the Caribbean Journal staff US-based hotel giant La Quinta is expanding in the Caribbean Basin. The company announced the opening of its first LQ Hotel in Honduras’ capital of Tegucigalpa. The property is the company’s first …

 Above: IDB headquarters in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff The Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras assembled in Washington last week to outline a plan to promote “economic, social and institutional development in their countries.” Presidents Salvador Sanchez …

 Above: Tegucigalpa By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is continuing its regional expansion with a new Holiday Inn Express hotel in Tegucialpa, Honduras. The new hotel, which has officially opened its doors, has 108 rooms in the heart …

 Above: a new ATR By the Caribbean Journal staff Avianca has taken delivery of a new ATR 72-600 plane for service in Central America. The turboprop plane is the first to enter the Central American region, and will begin operations …