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The Palms Just Rebranded

 Return to The Palms By the Caribbean Journal staff The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos has a new name. The hotel has officially rebranded as The Palms Turks and Caicos, the property announced this week. The property will remain under the …

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s New Model

 A new approach to the region By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Industry is eyeing a new approach in its interaction with the region: the “hub and spoke” model,” according to Emil Lee, the CHTA’s president. Lee …

Caribbean Hotel Occupancy, Revenues Continue to Climb

 Numbers keep rising By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean hotel sector is continuing a very solid 2015, according to the latest report from STR Inc. The region’s hotel occupancy was 75.7 percent in July, a 3.6 percent year-over-year increase …

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 Karisma to debut new property in Mexican beach enclave By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new beach resort is coming to Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Karisma Hotels & Resorts has introduced the new El Dorado Seaside Suites located near …

 A new focus on food By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Oasis Hotels & Resorts has debuted six new restaurants at its Grand Oasis complex in Cancun this year, following a $30 million renovation project that placed significant focus on elevating its …

 Thompson Hotels is coming to the Caribbean By Alexander Britell Thompson Hotels is expanding to the Caribbean. The company announced the planned opening of its new Thompson Playa del Carmen this fall on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, the brand’s first hotel …

 A new way to check in By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Hilton Worldwide has introduced its new Digital Key, a new feature of the Hilton HHonors app which provides frequent guests the option to bypass the hotel’s check-in desk and access …

 It’s not like any all-inclusive bar in all of the Caribbean. It’s not really like any other bar, either. And that’s a very good thing. This is the Vintage Club Bar at the all-inclusive Gran Ventana Beach Resort in Puerto …

 Slight increase in rooms under contract By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Construction Pipeline is up to 167 hotels and 29,113 rooms, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline report. That represented a 3.5 percent increase in rooms …

 Exploring the Queen’s Gardens By Alexander Britell SABA — I don’t eat lobster very often. Sure, I like it. But when I go to a restaurant that seems good, I always feel that the way to see what the restaurant …

 Beyond the overwater bungalow in Guadeloupe By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one step beyond the overwater bungalow. It may just be the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a floating hotel. It’s called Aqua Lodge, and it’s set …

 A new top chef at Calabash Cove By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Calabash Cove Resort and Spa in St Lucia has announced the appointment of Thierry Lazarus as Executive Chef. In this capacity Lazarus will lead the culinary team at …

 Exploring the best Caribbean all inclusive resorts for solo and single travelers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor More Caribbean travelers than ever are choosing to fly solo, but single status is no barrier to the value and convenience that staying …

 Big changes at Curaçao resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao’s Kontiki Beach Resort has embarked on a major upgrade project, according to the country’s tourist board. The 80-room property has announced a full room product upgrade. The project includes …

 Major room growth in Latin America, Caribbean By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Wyndham Hotel Group has reported record room growth in its Latin America and Caribbean portfolio for the second quarter of 2015, with 11 new properties and 1,281 new rooms …

 Another new property as expansion continues By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts’ regional expansion continues. The company announced plans to open a Sunscape Resort and Spa in Puerto Vallarta in December. That would be the company’s fourth property in the …

 A New luxury brand on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Costa Rican luxury hotel company Nayara has launched construction on its newest location in Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde mountain country. The Tourism Company of Puerto Rico (PRTC) is estimating that …

 The program relaunches By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has announced the re-launch of its annual Hurricane Guarantee. The program at the all-inclusive hotel provides consumer purchase protection in two forms during the Atlantic hurricane season. Pre-vacation …

 

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