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overwater bungalows antigua

Antigua Is Getting Its First Overwater Bungalows

 By Alexander Britell It’s already Antigua’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 — but now the soon-to-debut Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa has announced another major component. The 294-room all-inclusive hotel will include Antigua’s first-ever overwater bungalows set on Antigua’s Deep …

st kitts tourism sizzling

St Kitts Tourism Is Sizzling in 2019

 By Alexander Britell Buoyed by increased airlift and sizzling hotel development, St Kitts and its sister island of Nevis are seeing a surge in tourism so far in 2019. The destination has seen a 15.3 percent increase in air arrivals …

cayman islands boutique hotel

The Cayman Islands Has a New, High-Tech Boutique Hotel

 By Alexander Britell What has quickly become one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets has added another new property to its portfolio. The Cayman Islands has welcomed the debut of a new boutique hotel called Locale, Grand Cayman, a 42-room …

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puerto rico caribe hilton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is set to complete a significant transformation project. San Juan’s legendary Caribe Hilton will debut a more than $100 million dollar makeover on May 15. The hotel is …

costa rica melia hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia is returning to Costa Rica. The Spanish hotel giant has signed a deal to rebrand the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort as the new Sol Tamarindo. The rebranding will take effect Aug. 1, according …

caribbean beach vacations

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

punta cana hilton hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another day, another new Hilton-branded hotel project in the Caribbean. Or at least it seems that way. Hilton has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion in 2019 with the groundbreaking of a new $15 million Hampton by …

auberge resorts coo

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Auberge Resorts, which has been rapidly broadening its portfolio in the wider region, has named a new chief operating officer. In his new role, Gabaldon will lead the corporate operational and human resources strategies for …

aruba hilton

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …

mexico all-inclusive hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group’s rapidly-expanding AMResorts brand is adding a pair of new all-inclusive hotels on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company has announced two new resort brand management deals as part of a partnership …

playa del carmen holiday inn

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for an affordable getaway to Playa del Carmen, Mexico? The bustling beach town on the Caribbean coast of Mexico is now home to its first Holiday Inn Express, following its debut this week. The …

royalton all-inclusive cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s Royalton all-inclusive brand has debuted a new hotel in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone. The new Royalton Suites Cancun Resort and Spa has 180 suites, seven eateries, a spa and the brand’s first …

bahamas adventure hotel

 By Guy Britton The Andros Barrier Reef is one of the longest barrier reefs on earth. Another mile offshore the reef meets a wall that drops to a depth of 6,000 feet. Here on Andros, you quickly realize that there …

all-inclusive st maarten sonesta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is easily the most important reopening of the year for St Maarten’s post-Hurricane Irma recovery, the Sonesta Maho all-inclusive has begun welcoming guests again. The family-friendly hotel, long St Maarten’s flagship hotel, reopened …

belize stay new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Far from the beaches of Placencia or the energy of Ambergris Caye, there’s another side of Belize: the jungle. The destination’s rugged interior is filled with adventure — and now there’s a new way to experience …

riviera maya hotel auberge

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Luxury brand Auberge Resorts has quietly embarked on a broad expansion push in the region since it first entered the Caribbean with the Malliouhana in 2014. Now, Auberge is adding yet another new property, this time …

jamaica spirit routes

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

aruba hyatt hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s signature Aruba hotel is planning several new additions this year, following a $21 million renovation project that concluded last year. The second phase of the hotel’s transformation will see the renovation of the property’s …