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curacao renaissance

The Renaissance Curacao Is Getting a New Look

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Curacao’s most popular hotels is getting a makeover. The Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino, set in the heart of Willemstad, is undergoing an “extensive refresh” project. The project, which began April 1, will …

caribbean sluggish month

A Sluggish Month for Caribbean Hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel sector slowed down dramatically last month after a solid first quarter, according to new data from analytics firm STR. The region’s hotel occupancy was 69.8 percent in April, a 4.1 percent decline …

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Another New Hotel Opens in the French Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell Fresh off the debut of the transformed Hotel Diamant Les Bains in Martinique’s buzzy beach town of Diamant, the French Caribbean island has gotten another new hotel. This time it’s the new Hotel Pelican, a beachfront boutique …

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st barth hotel christopher

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most prestigious luxury boutique hotels is getting bigger. The Hotel Christopher, set on Pointe Milou on the northeastern coast of the island, is adding three new villas, according to a spokesperson …

caribbean sluggish month

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel construction is booming in the Caribbean and Mexico right now, according to new data from analytics firm STR. The number of hotels in construction in the wider region is up 30.7 percent year over …

caribbean puerto rico

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Stunning. That’s the thought that stays in your head as you walk around this place. At every corner, there’s some spectacular detail, an opulent touch, a design note you’ve never seen before. There’s the …

costa rica adults-only hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Villa Buena Onda boutique adults-only hotel in Costa Rica is in the midst of an expansion. The hotel, which is comprised of a 10,000-square-foot property in the heart of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province, has …

usvi st thomas st croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is looking to boost its airlift network in a big way. USVI Governor Albert Bryan, Jr says a strong “aerial highway” was critically important to the territory’s future. Bryan met this …

caribbean caribe hilton

 By Alexander Britell When it opened its doors in 1949, it was the first Hilton outside of the continental United States. And for decades, the Caribe Hilton was one of the Caribbean’s signature places to stay, how Conrad Hilton first …

ritz carlton grand cayman

 By Guy Britton There’s a nexus between impeccable service, thoughtful design and pure hospitality where you find the best kind of luxury. It’s the sort of luxury that manifests itself often in the tiniest of details, in the turndown service, …

mexico holiday inn

 By the Caribbean Journal staff IHG has opened another hotel in Mexico, this time on the Yucatan peninsula. The company’s fast-growing Holiday Inn Express brand has debuted a new hotel in the heart of Merida’s historic downtown. The 131-room new-build …

belize caribbean wyndham

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Wyndham’s growing Caribbean portfolio is expanding again, this time in Belize. The global hotel company has brought its Trademark Collection by Wyndham soft band to Belize with the addition of the Costa Blu Beach Resort. …

dominican republic american airlines flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its flight service to the Caribbean’s most popular destination. The carrier will soon be launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the Dominican Republic, with service from both Charlotte …

mexico park hyatt

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The luxe Park Hyatt brand is coming to Mexico. Park Hyatt will open its first-ever Mexico hotel with the debut of the new Park Hyatt Los Cabos Resort, slated for completion in 2021. The 162-room …

cayman islands record tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

st croix hotel renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel Caravelle, among the most popular places to stay on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, has closed to begin a renovation project. The renovation and remodeling will last through the …

grenada hotelier

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s legends of hospitality will soon be celebrated with a lifetime achievement award. Grenada’s Sir Royston Hopkin, the chairman and Managing Director of the island’s Spice Island Beach Resort, will receive the Lifetime …

bvi now

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor How do you want to take the British Virgin Islands — one ravishing island at a time, or all at once in a grand tour by sea? Here are seven ways to experience the wonders of …