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Puerto Rico’s Tres Sirenas Reopens in Rincon

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the more popular place to stay on the west coast of Puerto Rico has reopened its doors. The Tres Sirenas boutique hotel in the surf town of Rincon has officially relaunched, a year …

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The 5 Best Barbados Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

Atlantis Paradise Island

Atlantis Paradise Island Taps Fergie for New Year’s Eve

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Atlantis Paradise Island resort has named another major headliner for its signature New Year’s Eve bash: eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fergie. Fergie, who rose to fame with her work with the Black Eyed Peas …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has continued its rapid regional expansion with another branded property in Mexico. The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s more affordable chain, has debuted a 120-room property in Salamanca. It’s the ninth Hilton Garden Inn in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Puerto Rico’s hotels have a new top executive. The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association has elected Pablo Torres, general manager of San Juan’s Caribe Hilton Hotel, as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has opened its first-ever hotel in Colombia’s capital: the Grand Hyatt Bogota. The new 372-room property is set in the heart of Bogota’s Ciudad Empresarial Sarmiento Angulo commercial district. “We are thrilled to announce …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is about to reopen its doors. The famous El San Juan hotel, now part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, will reopen Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening …

dominica kempinski

 By Alexander Britell It was perhaps the most spectacular hotel opening in the Caribbean that no one knew about. Last year, Swiss luxury hotel brand Kempinski opened the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski in Havana, a five-star stunner that was one …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the region’s most popular food festivals is fast approaching. And while this year’s Barbados Food and Rum Festival will have all of the culinary and rum-filled features travelers have come to expect, it’s making …

aruba hyatt regency

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Aruba’s leading places to stay has gotten a major new look. The Hyatt Regency Aruba is set to unveil a $12 million top-to-bottom renovation project that will cover all of its 357 rooms …

caribbean snorkeling

 It’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean — snorkeling. There’s just something about grabbing a mask and fins and exploring reefs, coves and beaches that calls on the adventurer in all of us. But while you …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most charming little islands is about to get a major new boutique hotel. The Liming, Bequia, a boutique by global hotel firm ICMI, is planning to make its debut Nov. 1, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dream Hotel Group, which is planning a big expansion into the Caribbean region, has tapped a new vice president to lead its development strategy. The company has named Jeff Donnelly as its new vice president …

caribbean hotel performance

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sluggish month for Caribbean hotels in July, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm STR. The region’s hotel occupancy declined by 3.8 percent year over year to 69 percent, the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is expanding its flight service to the island of St Kitts. The carrier will be adding a second weekly nonstop flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and St Kitts for the peak season. …

Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s hotel construction pipeline continues to grow, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm STR. There are now 4,447 hotel rooms in construction in the Dominican Republic, representing about 6.3 percent …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global luxury hotel brand Kempinski has named a general manager for its highly-anticipated hotel in Dominica. The company has appointed Michael J. Schoonewagen to the role, in which he will open the hotel and help …