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A New Small Hotel Opens in Simpson Bay

 Above: the Baker’s Suites boutique hotel in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff A new all-suite boutique hotel has opened its doors in St Maarten. Baker’s Suites, located on Billy Folly Road in Simpson Bay, has a total of …

Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Rises, Revenues Surge: Report

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean hotel industry rebounded strongly in November, according to the latest data from STR. Hotel occupancy in the region rose by 3.6 percent year-over-year in November, the industry’s strongest month since May. Caribbean hotel …

Dominica, Chinese Firm Planning New Hotel Project

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica and Chinese firm Anhui Shui An Construction Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a “modern type” hotel in the country. The project …

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 Above: Guadeloupe By the Caribbean Journal staff The Guadeloupe Islands are seeing a surge in hotel room night bookings, according to a report by Kuoni Global Travel Service. Room night bookings are up 26 percent for the year, compared to …

 Above: construction at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline continues to grow, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. At the end of October, the total development pipeline in …

 Above: the former Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort By Alexander Britell Melia Hotels International will be opening its first all-inclusive resort in the English-speaking Caribbean at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas. Melia Hotels and the Chairmen of Baha Mar, Ltd …

 Above: the NH El Rancho in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is hoping to see the construction of 3,000 new hotel rooms by the year 2017, the country’s Tourism Ministry said this week. The announcement came after Haiti …

 Above: a preliminary rendering of the Prime Hotel & Condominiums By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ development spree is continuing, with a new $70 million project planned for the foothills above Basseterre, the government announced Tuesday. The Prime Hotel …

 Above: the Villa Celeste Estate By the Caribbean Journal staff The Villa Celeste Estate eco-boutique hotel has officially opened in Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic. The property, which includes eight guestrooms, opened its doors on Friday. “Our goal is to …

 Above: the Kura Hulanda By Alexander Britell The Kura Hulanda Hotel in Curacao has closed its doors and been declared bankrupt, Netherlands-based Sandton Hotels announced. The Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club remains open, however. In a release, Sandton Founder …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 

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