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Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Drops

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel occupancy in the Caribbean fell by 0.9 percent in September, according to data from STR. The drop was the third time Caribbean hotel occupancy fell in the last four months, after a 2.2 percent …

Dominican Republic Leads Caribbean Hotel Development Pipeline

 Above: the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline has risen to 22,532 rooms, according to data from STR, with the Dominican Republic leading Caribbean countries. The Dominican Republic has 11 hotels and 2,455 rooms …

Anguilla’s The Reef By CuisinArt Hotel Projecting 2015 Opening Date

 Above: the CuisinArt Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Reef By CuisinArt hotel is projecting an opening date of 2015, Anguilla’s Tourism Board announced Wednesday. The property is a new hotel addition to the existing CuisinArt Golf Resort and …

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 Above: construction work in Ile a Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Haiti and Venezuela are planning to partner on a hotel and villa project on the island of Ile a Vache. The news was revealed by …

 There’s really nothing better than going to the best restaurant on an island, having an unforgettable meal and then just walking a few steps to your hotel room. Some Caribbean hotels have become food destinations in their own right, and …

 St Lucia is blessed with a sizable collection of beautiful boutique properties, most of which focus on views of St Lucia’s natural wonders. They also have some delightful bars — the perfect places to recap days spent looking at the …

 Above: the Renaissance Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is set to complete a “major” renovation at its Marina Hotel component in November, the property announced. The hotel is comprised of two properties: the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy rebounded in August, following two straight months of decline, according to a new report from STR. The region’s hotels saw a 2.3 percent increase in occupancy compared to August 2012, with total …

 SOME ARE spectacles, others sanctuaries. Ultimately, the quality of a great pool depends on the occasion. Looking to relax? Looking to take in the views? The Caribbean has more great pools than we can count, but these are our 10 …

 Above: the Fairmont Hamilton Princess By the Caribbean Journal staff A major renovation project is slated to begin in a few weeks at the Hamilton Princess Hotel in Bermuda, according to the government. The project, which will reportedly cost around …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Does St Kitts and Nevis need more hotel rooms? It does if it plans to go ahead with plans to increase the number of stayover arrivals to the twin-island federation, …

 Above: the view from a villa at Kittitian Hill (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Kittitian Hill project is on track for a late December “soft opening,” according to Tourism Minister Ricky Skerritt. The project announced earlier …

 Above: the Oasis at Sunset (Photos courtesy of Sunset Resorts) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel will open its doors in Jamaica’s Montego Bay this fall. The Oasis at Sunset is a 124-room boutique hotel adjoining existing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy fell by 0.2 percent in July, the region’s second straight month of annual decline, according to a report from STR. The drop followed a 0.9 percent decrease in June, the first time …

 Above: the new NH El Rancho Hotel (photos: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new NH El Rancho Hotel in Haiti has completed construction, the Ministry of Tourism announced. The property, located in the Petion-Ville suburb of Port-au-Prince, …

 Above: the Discovery Hotel A group of New York-based investors has purchased the Discovery at Marigot Bay Hotel in St Lucia. according to 7th Heaven Properties, which brokered the deal. The group has tapped Capella Hotels and Resorts to manage …

 Above: the TRYP by Wyndham Hotel in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff The new TRYP by Wyndham Albrook Mall has opened in Panama, the largest TRYP by Wyndham in Central America. The hotel is also the second TRYP property …

 Above: the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic leads the Caribbean hotel construction pipeline, according to the most recent report from STR. There are 2,475 rooms under construction in the Dominican Republic, the most in the …