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ResortPass Adds Dominican Republic in Wider Caribbean Expansion

 ResortPass, the hotel platform that allows travelers buy day passes to participating resorts, has expanded to the Caribbean, including major markets like the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas.  The Los Angeles-based company has also expanded to St Kitts, St Maarten, …

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico Is Getting a New Beach Hotel

 Puerto Morelos, the tiny beach town in Mexico that’s one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, is about to get a major new luxury hotel.  It’s called The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos, the third outpost by The Fives, a growing boutique …

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Westin Just Opened a New Hotel in Mexico

 Marriott’s Westin brand just opened a new hotel in the heart of Monterrey, Mexico.  The new Westin Monterrey Valle is the brand’s first-ever property in the city, and its eighth in Mexico.  The property, which is owned by Fibra Inn …

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 It was a sluggish start for the Caribbean’s hotel industry in January, according to new data from hotel benchmarking firm STR.  The region’s hotel occupancy was 66.5 percent in January, which represented a 3.7 percent decline compared to the same …

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 Long gone are the days where the Dominican Republic was known only for inexpensive all-inclusive getaways: today the Dominican Republic can match any other destination in the Caribbean for the quality and variety of its luxe hotels, many of which …

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 The venerable Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has tapped a new executive chef.  The West Coast property has named Timothy Palmer to the role, in which he will oversee culinary operations at the property’s three on-site eateries.  A veteran of …

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 Sometimes it seems as if there’s a new hotel project launching in the Caribbean every week.  And that’s because the Caribbean continues to see rapid growth in hotel development, led by the region’s traditional trio of high-volume travel destinations.   …

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 Jamaica is looking to reposition its historic town of Falmouth, a town that is coming to its own as a full-fledged travel destination. Jamaican tourism officials say they’ll be marketing the capital of the Trelawny parish “in its own unique …

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 Saint Lucia’s signature Bay Gardens Hotel has a new look.  The property, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is set to complete a series of renovation projects.  Executive Director of Bay Gardens Resorts Sanovnik Destang says the the …

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 Marriott is opening a second hotel in Guyana, the result of the country’s booming oil industry.  Following the existing Marriott in Georgetown, a new AC Marriott has broken ground close to Guyana’s Eugene Correia International Airport.  The 150-room hotel, which …

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 Marriott has opened the Caribbean’s first-ever Aloft hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The hip new hotel is set  n the heart of the “El Distrito” project adjacent to the Puerto Rico Convention Center.  The 177-room, boutique-style hotel is the …

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 The Hyatt Place brand is coming to the Dominican Republic’s capital of Santo Domingo, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The first-ever Hyatt Place in the country will open in the third quarter of 2024, according to a statement from Hyatt Hotels …

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 Baha Mar, the luxury resort on Nassau’s fabled Cable Beach, was billions of dollars and almost a decade in the making — but well worth the wait. Interconnected hotels share amenities like the largest casino in the Caribbean, a huge …

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 Turks and Caicos Is Getting Its First Dream Hotel New York-based Dream Hotel Group is planning a big expansion in the Caribbean, and that will now include a hotel in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.  The company will be opening The …

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 The Caribbean hotel industry reached its highest levels ever in average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR), according to 2019 data from STR.   For the year, the region posted a year-over-year ADR increase of 5.6 percent …

bequia resort expansion

 Bequia’s newest resort is about to get a whole lot bigger, with a planned expansion by The Liming.  The Liming, which first opened at the end of 2018, has unveiled plans for an expansion project that will add another 24 …

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 Cancun, one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets, is now home to another new property, this time the first-ever Canopy by Hilton in Mexico.  Hilton’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, opened the new Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla …

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 New York’s Dream Hotel Group is planning a new hotel on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The company has announced plans to open “Emma & Elissa by Dream Hotel Group” in 2023 in the fast-expanding beach town of Playa del …