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A New Eatery Opens in St Croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary scenes just got even hotter with the addition of another exciting eatery. It’s called Club Comanche R.A.W., and it’s situated on the ground floor beneath the historic Club Comanche …

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A Major New Hotel Project Is Coming to St Thomas

 By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The government of the United States Virgin Islands is working on a deal that would provide up to $10 million for …

Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House Debuts New-Look Bar

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House hotel has relaunched its main bar, now called the Bohio Lounge. Previously known as The Bar & Lounge, the rename pays homage to the original indigenous people of Anguilla, the Taino Indians. …

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turks and caicos ocean club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The dual-hotel Ocean Club Resorts on Providenciales in Turks and Caicos has begun a new series of upgrade projects. Both all-suite hotels have begun suite updates adding a “refreshed beachside design,” according to the project. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new hotel project is coming to the island of Bermuda. The Bermudiana Beach Resort, which will be Bermuda’s first “mid-market boutique resort,” is slated for completion in 2020, according to a statement from the …

turks and caicos antigua toes

 Sure, lots of Caribbean hotels are on the beach. But how many of them are right on the beach? How many have rooms where you can literally step out onto the sand? That’s the difference between a beach hotel and …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Haiti’s Le Plaza hotel is doing its part to add even more art to the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince with major new mural project. The mural, commissioned last summer by the hotel’s management team and created …

riu playa del carmen

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has reopened one of its most popular all-inclusive hotels in the Mexican Caribbean, the company announced this week. The Riu Tequila has relaunched in Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, following …

Loren At Pink Beach

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s hip new Loren at Pink Beach boutique has added a new range of accommodations, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The property has opened seven standalone villa residences, ideal for larger groups of family …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Mandarin Oriental has been managing the Pink Sands Club since the end of 2017, it wasn’t until this week that the brand officially made its debut. The property is now the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant AccorHotels is acquiring a 50 percent stake in sbe, the company behind hotel brands like SLS. The two sides have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels …

 By Alexander Britell On an island where luxury is standard, it isn’t always easy to stand out. But that’s what makes the newest hotel in St Barth just so exciting. This is the Manapany Hotel, a 43-room-and-suite luxury resort that …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott brand is coming to Panama. The Bahia Grand Panama, which first opened in 2011 as a Trump hotel, will be rebranded as a JW Marriott. It had been operating as an independent …

 By Alexander Britell Mandarin Oriental just opened its first hotel in the Caribbean — and now it’s opening another one. The company has announced plans to open a luxury resort and residences on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, with …

Belize Alaia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest addition to Belize’s fast-growing hotel pipeline is on track for 2020, and now we’ve gotten the exclusive first look at the new Alaia Belize. The property, which will be part of Marriott’s Autograph …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important step for the recovery of St Martin’s beloved town of Grand Case, one of its top boutique hotels has reopened its doors. Le Petit Hotel, set on the beach in Grand Case, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy continued its decline in May, according to the latest report from analytics firm STR. The region’s occupancy was 64.4 percent in May, a 0.9 percent drop compared to the same period in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken the reins as the new president of the CHTA. Affonso-Dass succeeds outgoing President Karolin Troubetzkoy, who was hailed …