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Baha Mar Transaction Wins Deal of the Year

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …

Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Construction Pipeline Surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel construction pipeline is booming. There were 107 hotel properties comprising 22,325 rooms in construction last month in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, a 41.5 percent jump compared to the same period last year. …

Riu’s Big Renovation in Punta Cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu is set to unveil its major transformation project in Punta Cana. The Spanish hotel giant has announced plans to reopen its Riu Palace Punta Cana in July following a complete renovation. The changes include …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mandarin Oriental is officially coming to the Caribbean this summer. The global luxury hotel brand will officially rebrand the Pink Sands Club on Canouan Island in the Grenadines this summer, the company confirmed. Mandarin Oriental …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton MIAMI – One of the region’s leading travel conferences began Wednesday in the heart of downtown Miami. Northstar Travel Group’s Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit is the Caribbean’s leading hospitality investment conference, bringing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest step yet for St Maarten’s recovery, the island’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has reopened its doors. Divi’s beachfront property, which is the best-known hotel to reopen on the island in the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bermuda tourism industry is off to a strong start for the year, with leisure air arrivals and leisure air visitor spending both up in the first quarter over last year’s, which proved part of a …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton How do you not instantly fall in love with an island called Green Turtle Cay? It’s always those minuscule, tucked-away islands that have a way of enchanting the traveler, wth their empty beaches and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s largest hotel companies has announced a new booking partnership with Expedia. Spanish hotel giant Melia has announced a “strategic technology relationship” with Expedia that will enable the global chain to offer …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most important events on the Caribbean travel industry calendar is coming soon, with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s CHIEF forum set for June 22-24 in Miami. CHIEF, which stands for the …

 By Alexander Britell It’s the late evening and Saint Lucia is awake. This is the sound of the island at night, the shake of trees and the call of birds and the calming hum of the natural world. It’s not …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s Hyatt Centric Brand is expanding again in the region with its second property in Central America. The brand is slated to open a 138-room Hyatt Centric in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, …

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 By Fatima Thompson Caribbean hotel performance comparisons showed some positives for the first time in 2018, according to March data from STR. The region is on the road to recovery, and several destinations that were not affected by last year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another jewel of St Barth tourism is planning a relaunch. LVMH’s only Caribbean hotel, the Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France is planning to reopen at the end of 2018, according to a statement …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that’s what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated new residential resort project Rock House is slated to break ground in Turks and Caicos later this year, a spokesperson for the project confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The project is the latest residential …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Bahia Principe is set to relaunch one of its most popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive resorts as a family-friendly getaway. The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, formerly an adults-only property, will relaunch in May …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s long been one of our favorite places to stay in the Caribbean — not just in St Barth. And now the charming Hotel Le Village St Barth has announced a major new offering that …