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AlSol Tiara Opens in Cap Cana

Above: the new AlSol Tiara Cap Cana hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The AlSol Tiara Collection Cap Cana has officially opened its doors. The hotel includes includes a moat of swim-out pools and 360-degree ocean and marina views. The property […]


Another New Condo-Hotel Project Breaks Ground in St Kitts

Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new condominium-hotel project has broken ground in fast-growing St Kitts. The T-Loft hotel and condo project at Pirate’s Nest in Frigate Bay has officially launched. The $40 million […]


New Managing Director for Paradisus Resorts in Punta Cana

Above: the Paradisus Palma Real (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia Hotels International has named Conrad Bergwerf the new managing director of Paradisus Resorts Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the company announced. The role covers both the […]


Starwood Opens New Four Points Hotel in Barranquilla, Colombia

Above: the new Four Points in Barranquilla, Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts has opened its newest resort in the Caribbean Basin: the Four Points by Sheraton Barranquilla. The hotel is operated by GHL Hotels under […]


Hyatt Ziva Opens Another Property

Above: Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has opened its third all inclusive Mexico resort, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and Playa Hotels and Resorts announced. The new property is located at the former Dreams Puerto Vallarta, […]

IHG Pays $430 Million to Acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Above: Kimpton’s EPIC hotel property Miami By the Caribbean Journal staff The biggest hotel company in Latin America and the Caribbean just got bigger. InterContinental Hotels Group has paid $430 million in cash to acquire boutique hotel operator Kimpton, the […]

A New Hotel in Curacao

Above: the ACOYA Hotel suites and Villas in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Curacao has a new hotel, the ACOYA Hotel Suites and Villas. The property, which became fully operational in November, is part of the […]


IHG Adds Another Colombia Hotel

Above: a rendering of the property By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group’s Colombia push shows no signs of slowing down. The regional hospitality giant has announced the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express property in Yopal, Colombia, […]

InterContinental Hotels Group Expanding Presence in Colombia

Above: Medellin By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its presence in Colombia. IHG announced the signing of a new-build Crowne Plaza project in the Colombian city of Medellin. The 199-room project will be located in the […]

New Boutique Resort to Open in Nevis

Above: Paradise Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique villa resort is coming to the island of Nevis. It’s called Paradise Beach Nevis, and it represents a transformation of the former Villa Paradiso property. The property, which includes […]


Playa del Carmen Resort Planning $40 Million Expansion Project

Above: the Azul Fives Hotel by Karisma in Playa del Carmen By the Caribbean Journal staff Azul Hotels by Karisma is planning a $40 million expansion of its property in Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. The expansion of […]

Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Rises For Fifth Straight Month

Above: the British Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish start to the year, the Caribbean hotel sector has rebounded of late, with hotel occupancy rising for the fifth consecutive month in October. The region’s […]

Hyatt Place Coming to San Juan

Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla at the construction site By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is in the midst of a Hyatt boom. Just weeks after the opening of the new Hyatt House in San Juan, the […]


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