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Jamaica’s Hilton Rose Hall Sold; Aimbridge Hospitality to Manage Property

 Above: the Hilton Rose Hall Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Aimbridge Hospitality has been tapped to manage the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Jamaica following the acquisition of the property by Sagicor. The property was put on …

The New List: New Caribbean Hotels to Visit in 2015

 Above: the Marriott Port-au-Prince in Haiti Last year was full of great new hotel openings in the Caribbean, and 2015 should be more of the same. There are new hotels slated to open across the region, some large, some small, …

Barbados’ Tamarind Hotel Names New General Manager

 Above: Tamarind By the Caribbean Journal staff Elegant Hotels Group has named Adrian Grant the new general manager of its Tamarind hotel on the west coast of Barbados. Grant comes to the property after serving as the general manager of …

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 Above: Le Guanahani By the Caribbean Journal staff A landmark St Barth hotel has a new identity: Le Guanahani. The boutique hotel formerly known as Hotel Guanahani & Spa has debuted after completing a $40 million renovation project. The four-year …

 Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new condominium-hotel project has broken ground in fast-growing St Kitts. The T-Loft hotel and condo project at Pirate’s Nest in Frigate Bay has officially launched. The $40 million …

 Above: the Miramar hotel in Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff There is a new brand at the largest hotel in Havana. Memories has taken over management at the former Occidental Miramar Havana, the largest hotel in Cuba’s capital. The …

 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has officially implemented a new Value Added Tax regime, one which will effectively mean a slight reduction in taxes for visitors. Value Added Tax is a consumption tax on …

 Above: the new Four Points in Barranquilla, Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts has opened its newest resort in the Caribbean Basin: the Four Points by Sheraton Barranquilla. The hotel is operated by GHL Hotels under …

 Above: a St Regis hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Bermuda soon be home to a St Regis hotel? According to Bermuda Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell, a five-star St Regis property could be coming to the island’s St George’s …

 DON’T JUST visit the Caribbean this year. Experience it. Go outside of your comfort zone and find something new. That’s the advice of our Where to Travel list for 2015, featuring some of our favourite places in the Caribbean: some …

 Above: the Condado Vanderbilt By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s historic hotel properties has been reborn. The Condado Vanderbilt, a classic hotel property on Ashford Avenue in the Condado neighbourhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico, officially opened …

 Above: the Melia Cohiba hotel in Havana By Alexander Britell MIAMI —What will an open Cuba mean for the rest of the Caribbean tourism industry? For now, the Caribbean travel industry seems to be taking a wait-and-see approach. “Over the …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The under-construction Courtyard By Marriott in Jamaica will be the country’s first-ever LEED-certified hotel. The Kingston hotel will also be the first-ever LEED certified building in Jamaica. LEED, which stands for …

 Above: the new Jack Sprat Shack By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Jakes Hotel has expanded. The boutique property on Treasure Beach is opened its doors to Jack Sprat Shack, a green hostel-style property aimed at eco-conscious travelers. The property …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a new resort on Punta Cana’s sands. The adults-only all-inclusive resort Chic Punta Cana By Royalton opened recently with 323 suites and a raft of features designed to separate it from the other roughly …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Ever wanted to go behind the scenes in a hotel kitchen? You can at Sandos Playacar in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, where the all-inclusive resort has recently launched a complimentary kitchen tour. Participants find out …

 Above: the Living Room at the W Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new W in Colombia. Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted its new W Bogota hotel in Colombia’s capital city on Monday. The hotel is the latest …

 Above: the project in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff It was once set to become an expansive hotel and golf club. Now, it’s a long-stalled project on 500 acres in St Lucia. But they may change, as the …

 

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