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A New Hire at the Westin Grand Cayman

 By the Caribbean Journal staff When you’re set on a prime perch of Seven Mile Beach, managing your outdoor space is no easy task. Accordingly, the Westin Grand Cayman has announced the appointment of a new general manager of outdoor …

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The Caribbean’s Iconic Bitter End Yacht Club Is Coming Back

 By Alexander Britell There are certain hotels in the Caribbean that manage to transcend the world of hospitality and enter a realm reserved for legends. They’re hotels that become destinations, that become bucket-list stops, that become part of the tapestry …

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IHG’s Newest Hotel Brand Is Coming to Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Avid, the newest hotel brand by hospitality giant InterContinental Hotels Group, is coming to Mexico. The first-ever avid [sic] in Mexico has broken ground in Fresnillo, with plans for a 95-room hotel set to debut …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is getting a new boutique hotel, with some inspiration from HGTV. It’s called the Caerula Mar Club, and the soon-to-debut Andros hotel is the brainchild of designers Bryan and Sarah Baeumler, famous for …

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 August in the Caribbean means hot afternoons, evenings cooled by trade winds and, in many destinations, the feeling of having a bit more of the region to yourself. But there’s just something about the feeling of wading into bathtub-warm water …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Boldfaced names from across the Caribbean descended upon Miami on Thursday for Bisnow’s third-annual Caribbean Hospitality & Investment Summit. The high-level conference, which took place at the Intercontinental hotel in downtown Miami, brought together …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Divi Resorts has named a new general manager for its Divi Village and Divi Dutch Village hotels in Aruba, the company announced this week. The hotel company has tapped Ferry Zievinger for the role, which will …

mexico hotel industry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sluggish second quarter for Mexico’s hotel industry, according to a new report from analytics firm STR. The country’s hotel occupancy was down 3.1 percent year over year to 61.8 percent last month, …

jamaica visitor safety

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is launching new flights from New York City to Bogota, the carrier said Monday. The new daily service will launch Dec. 21 out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. “We …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading sustainable hotels has officially relaunched in Dominica. The Jungle Bay Eco Villas has been reborn in Soufriere in southern Dominica, an important step for Dominica’s resurgent tourism industry. The popular …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hyatt Centric brand has come to Mexico. Hyatt Hotels has announced the official debut of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, the first-ever Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in the country. It’s also the first Hyatt …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to one of the most charming little destinations in the Caribbean. The Bequia Beach Hotel in the Grenadines has launched a new private flight service called Bequia Air, which …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Our visit to St Croix’s two cities was the best of times and the better of times, and we had a Dickens of a time deciding whether we loved Christiansted or Frederiksted more. Then again, why …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy declined sharply in June, according to the latest numbers from hotel analytics firm STR. The region’s hotels reported occupancy of 61.1 percent last month, a 6.7 percent decline that was the largest …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda will soon be home to a new boutique residential hotel, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. It’s called the Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences, a boutique hotel with a real estate component set on …

st barth food festival

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The sixth annual St Barth Gourmet Festival has announced the eight featured guest chefs for this year’s event. The guest chefs attending the festival include Chef Arnaud Faye, Relais & Châteaux La Chèvre d’Or; Chef Eric Bouchenoire, Joel …

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 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …