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Modest July For Caribbean Hotel Sector

By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy rose by 0.6 percent in July, according to a new report from STR. Occupancy stood at 70.7 percent at the end of the month, a modest increase compared to the same month […]


Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France to Become Cheval Blanc Maison

Above: the Hotel St Barth Isle de France By Alexander Britell The Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France will become a Cheval Blanc property when it reopens on Oct. 15, LVMH announced Tuesday. The move comes after global luxury firm LVMH […]


Jamaican Tourism Looks to Get Greener

Above: the Grand Palladium in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is targeting the installation of green energy solution in Jamaica hotels, according to Energy Minister Philip Paulwell. The Minister said the push came against what he called the […]


Haiti's New Royal Oasis Hotel Officially Opens in Petion-Ville

Above: a room at the Royal Oasis (Photos: Occidental) By Alexander Britell The Royal Oasis Hotel in Haiti has officially opened its doors in Port-au-Prince’s Petion-Ville neighbourhood. The five-star property, which is a project of Spain-based Occidential Hotels & Resorts, […]

Caribbean Hotel Industry Has Best Year Since 2008: Report

Above: the Viceroy Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel industry reported improvements in three key metrics in 2011, according to data from STR. Hotel occupancy in the region rose by 2.6 percent to 61.8 percent, the average […]


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