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Caribbean Hotel Occupancy, Revenue Jumped in May: Report

 Above: the One & Only Ocean Club in Paradise Island By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish April, Caribbean hotel occupancy rose 6.6 percent in May, the highest year-over-year jump of any month so far in 2013, according to …

Almost 22,000 Rooms in Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline: Report

 Above: construction at the Baha Mar earlier this year (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipline includes 21,858 rooms and 128 hotels, according to a new report from STR. The total active pipeline includes projects …

Another Wyndham to Open in Panama

 Above: the Tryp by Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall By the Caribbean Journal staff The TRYP by Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall hotel will open its doors in August, according to Bristol Hospitality Group, which will manage the property. The four-star hotel’s …

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 Let’s be honest — if you want to go diving, it’s the Caribbean or bust. Whether it’s the unmatched sea life, easy access to dive sites or the sheer brilliance of the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the region is …

 Above: a rendering of the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff Baha Mar has tapped Global Gaming Asset Management to manage the Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, the company announced Wednesday. GGAM is comprised of a group of former …

 Above: the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Delegates from around the Caribbean region assembled in Miami Monday for the beginning of the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit. The conference’s first day saw contributions from …

 Above: a rendering of the Sheraton Santo Domingo By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Sheraton brand will be returning to Santo Domingo in December with the opening of the Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel, Starwood Hotels announced. The 245-room hotel, …

 Above: the recently-opened Best Western Premier Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti led the Caribbean in expected hotel room supply growth through March, according to a new report from STR. Haiti’s expected hotel room supply growth was 58.2 percent, …

 Above: a rough rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Interministerial Commission on Investment has approved a $9 million hotel project in Tabarre. The 84-unit Monte Cristo Hotel & Suites, which is the brainchild of developer-investor Donald …

 Above: the view from Little Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation led by Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade headed to the United Arab Emirates this weekend, seeking hotel investment in the island. The team included Meade, Director of Infrastructure …

 Above: construction at the Baha Mar earlier this year (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline is currently comprised of 124 hotels and 20,444 rooms, according to February data from hotel analytics firm STR. The …

 Above: a rendering of the Ritz-Carlton Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba is planning to open in November, the company announced this week. The property will include 320 oceanfront rooms and suites and a 15,000-square-foot spa, a …

 Above: the Now Onyx Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts will be opening a new property in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana this year. The 750-room Now Onyx Punta Cana is slated to open in November, according to …

 Above: Jade Mountain in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy rose 4.7 percent to 78.7 percent in February compared to the same period in 2012, according to data from STR released this week. The region’s hotels …

 Above: the former Sonesta in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The site of the former Sonesta Hotel in Bermuda has been sold, according to global brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, which handled the transaction with Bermuda’s Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. …

 Above: the Waldorf Astoria Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has expanded to Panama, with the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Panama in Panama City. It is the first-ever Waldorf Astoria hotel in the Latin …

 Above: a rendering of the Best Western Premier Haiti By Alexander Britell The Best Western Premier in Haiti, which had planned to debut March 15, has pushed back its opening to the first week of April, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

 Above: the Sonesta Hotel & Casino Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta has opened its first hotel in Panama. The 304-room Royal Sonesta Hotel & Casino Panama is located in Panama City’s business district, a few miles from Tocumen …