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Caribbean Moment: The Iconic English Harbour in Antigua

 Is there a more iconic harbor anywhere in the Caribbean? It’s a place of many names: English Harbour; the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean; the old stomping grounds of Horatio Nelson; a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  No matter what you …

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From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now

 If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One …

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Kimpton Opens First of Five New Key West Resorts

 The Conch Republic is officially the new home of the first in what will be a portfolio of five new Kimpton-branded Key West resorts.  InterContinental Hotel Group’s fast-expanding Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants brand has launched the new Winslow’s Bungallows hotel.  …

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grand cayman eco friendly

 A new eco-friendly real estate development has launched on the East End of Grand Cayman. It’s called Sunrise Terraces, and it’s the brainchild of Steel Dreams Development. The project consists of a collection of duplex homes, all of which are …

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 The spectacular beaches of the Caribbean remain the region’s ultimate siren song for travelers. They’re the reason we sit at our desks, dreaming of the islands, placing ourselves there, even just for a moment.  They’re the essence of what makes …

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 The most highly-anticipated hotel opening of 2020 is here: the new Eclipse at Half Moon, Jamaica’s new standard-bearer luxury hotel, which has officially launched in the heart of Montego Bay. The 57-room beachfront hotel is a major new addition to …

adults-only hotels caribbean

 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

jamaica tourism full strength

 A massive new destination hotel complex by Karisma Hotels and Resorts has officially broken ground in Jamaica.  The estimated $1 billion USD multi-hotel Sugarcane Bay Jamaica project is set on 226 acres in Llandovery in Jamaica’s “garden parish” of St …

caribbean hotels decline

 Caribbean hotels opened 2020 with the region’s lowest January occupancy level since 2011, according to data from STR.   For the month, occupancy was down 3.7% year over year to 66.5%. Average daily rate (ADR) also fell 1.5% to US$253.09, …

marriott caribbean pipeline

 From all-inclusives in Barbados to design-focused hotels in Jamaica, Marriott International added more than 10,000 rooms to its pipeline in Latin America and the Caribbean last year.  And the company is showing no signs of slowing down.  2019 was the …

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 Long gone are the days where the Dominican Republic was known only for inexpensive all-inclusive getaways: today the Dominican Republic can match any other destination in the Caribbean for the quality and variety of its luxe hotels, many of which …

mondrian mexico hotels

 Fast-expanding hospitality company sbe [sic] is launching a pair of new hotels in Mexico.  The company will open a pair of Mondrian-branded hotels in Mexico City, it confirmed.  That will include the Mondrian Polanco Hotel and Residences, which is set …

dominican republic cuba caribbean

 Sometimes it seems as if there’s a new hotel project launching in the Caribbean every week.  And that’s because the Caribbean continues to see rapid growth in hotel development, led by the region’s traditional trio of high-volume travel destinations.   …

 One of Grenada’s top boutique hotels has debuted a hot new dining concept: Kréyòl.  The new eatery at the Grand Anse Beach property is led by executive chef Cristian Bassi, who calls the menu a “fusion of Creole cuisine with …

american airlines grand bahama

 In a tremendously important step for Grand Bahama’s post-Dorian recovery, American Airlines has officially resumed its flights to the island.  American has relaunched daily nonstop flights between Miami and Freeport, Grand Bahama.  “American has proudly served the Bahamas for more …

turks and caicos dream hotel

 Turks and Caicos Is Getting Its First Dream Hotel New York-based Dream Hotel Group is planning a big expansion in the Caribbean, and that will now include a hotel in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.  The company will be opening The …

mexico park hyatt expansion

 The luxe Park Hyatt brand is making a big expansion into Mexico next year.  Parent company Hyatt Hotels Corporation has confirmed a pair of new Park Hyatt hotels coming to Mexico in 2021.  They will include the 163-room Park Hyatt …

grand cayman grand hyatt

 The new Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman resort is targeting a debut in 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new project on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach will also include a significant residential component, which has already launched sales.  The project …