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Why You Need to Visit St Barth’s Hotel Le Village Right Now

 By Alexander Britell The recent storms have put the spotlight on some different faces in St Barth, and that’s nowhere more true than at one of the island’s venerable hotels. It’s long been one of the best kept secrets in …

How to Stay on the Beach in St Barth

 By Alexander Britell Yes, much of St Barth’s luxury hotel inventory has been temporarily compromised by Hurricane Irma, with most hotels slated to reopen next year. But you can still stay at a beautiful beachfront resort in the heart of …

Puerto Rico Says It’s Open For Tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico continues to work to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the destination’s tourism officials say it is officially “open for business.” More than 4,000 restaurants are already open, and major tourism attractions …

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riu dunamar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Riu Resorts has officially expanded in the Mexican Caribbean with the debut of the new Riu Dunamar. The new family-friendly all-inclusive is set in the relatively new Costa Mujeres development, about 30 km …

W Panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s W Hotels brand is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean Basin. The company is set to debut the new W Panama on Jan. 23, 2018, according to a Marriott statement. The newest W in …

cancun hotels

 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to stay on Belize’s Ambergris Caye. The Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton is now welcoming travelers, the property announced Thursday. Belize’s newest hotel features 205 cottage …

caribbean travel

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

 Above: the Baoase Luxury Resort in Curaçao. By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier JetBlue is increasing its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be adding a fourth weekly flight between New …

riu resorts

 Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean hoteliers should plan now for an increase in insurance premiums anticipated to range from 10 to 40 percent following the two Category 5 hurricanes that struck destinations in September. This recommendation came from Scott Stollmeyer, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caravelle Hotel and Casino, the leading hotel in Christiansted, St Croix, has embarked on a major expansion. VIGL Operations, which owns the Caravelle, has announced that it has acquired two hotels in Christiansted: the …

marriott hotels

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry showed performance growth just one month after a pair of massive hurricanes swept through the region. Caribbean occupancy for the month was up 3.7% in year-over-year comparisons, and with a 6.9% increase …

 By Alexander Britell GUSTAVIA — It’s Monday night and Eddy’s is hopping. Down the corner, the Caribbean’s most creative bar, 25 Quarter, is serving up rare rums from Martinique, and the patio at Le Select is already full. I’m eating …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hilton Trinidad hotel is nearing completion of a renovation project on its pool and pool deck. The project is a major upgrade to the 15,250-square-foot signature pool deck space at the property. It will …

AMResorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has partnered with Cornell University on a new certificate program for AMResorts general managers, the company announced. The AMResorts Top Executive Certificate Program is a personalized business and hospitality development …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s something too many travelers take for granted. But for many disabled travelers in the Caribbean, getting to the beach is seldom easy. But now one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches is now accessible, thanks …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort is reopening next month in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The resort will welcome back guests with existing reservations beginning Dec. 21, and will start taking new reservations beginning in January. …