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All-Inclusive Riu Palace Tropical Bay Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has reopened another all-inclusive hotel in the Caribbean. The latest Riu property to undergo a major renovation is the all-inclusive Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril, part of a widespread upgrade push across the …

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The Grand Case Beach Club Is Open Again in St Martin

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been one of the most beloved hotels anywhere in the Caribbean. And now, after an inspiring comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Martin’s Grand Case Beach Club has finally reopened its doors. The …

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At This Caribbean Hotel, You Stay Inside a Bubble

 By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE — There’s nothing else like this. Sure, I’ve seen some far-out hotels in my Caribbean travels, from solar-powered dune-side tents to three-walled sanctuaries, but this is another level. There are just three rooms here, set in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is expanding its service to the island of St Croix for the upcoming holiday season. US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty confirmed that Delta would be operating daily flights from …

turks and caicos beach hotel

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton When you’re set on perhaps the most beautiful beach in the entire Caribbean, it’s rather telling that there’s anyone at the pool. But here at The Palms Turks and Caicos, the pool is such …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The newest residential hotel in Turks and Caicos has just released another sneak peek. Rock House, the first cliffside property in development on Providenciales’ north shore, just released renderings of a new collection of homes with …

Turks and Caicos Caribbean Industry

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported double-digit performance growth as demand rose well above the levels seen during a hurricane-ravaged September in 2017, according to new data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy was up 6.9%, and average daily …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The best place to stay in Barbuda is back. The island’s boutique Barbuda Belle has reopened for the winter season.  This marks the first time that the luxury boutique hotel has opened since it was damaged …

dominica caribbean bucket list

 By Alexander Britell It began in 2011, a personal real estate project that turned into a dream hotel that turned into one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list travel experiences. A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria came, and Dominica’s halo …

puerto rico all-inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Puerto Rico has as diverse a hotel product as any island in the Caribbean, from small boutiques to ultra-luxe oases, it’s long lacked one major category: all-inclusives. That’s now changing, thanks to upcoming debut …

turks and caicos hotel villa

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bianca Sands hotel on Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos has unveiled a prominent new “villa” unit for its upcoming season. The private, four-bedroom, five-bath beachfront penthouse suite offers panoramic views overlooking the beach. “The Villa …

belize caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s 2018 tourism boom is showing no signs of slowing down. The destination is the fastest-growing in the Caribbean this year so far, with a total of 372,075 stayover tourist arrivals through the end of …

caribbean opportunity

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is missing a huge opportunity to reap the economic benefits of tourism, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President Frank Comito said this week. Empty hotel rooms are costing the region billions of dollars …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s the place to eat, the place to be, the place to be seen in Dominica, and it just got even better. The Palisades restaurant at Dominica’s Fort Young hotel has officially relaunched, with a newly …

martinique flights

 By Alexander Britell Norwegian has officially relaunched its array of nonstop flights to one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations: the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The European low-cost carrier is operating flights for the winter season from a number …

le barthelemy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Le Barthelemy, one of St Barth’s newer boutique hotels (it first debuted in 2016), has officially returned. The Grand Cul de Sac-area property is the latest St Barth accommodation to open its doors, part of …

casa de campo renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading hotels in the Dominican Republic is set to complete a major $12 million renovation project. The Casa de Campo Resort and Villas in La Romana is putting the finishing touches on …

guadeloupe la toubana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe’s leading boutique hotel has relaunched following the completion of a multi-year renovation project. The Sainte-Anne-area hotel reopened earlier this month after a two-month closure to complete the two-year, $13.9 million transformation project. The relaunched …