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The Grand Case Beach Club Is Open Again in St Martin

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been one of the most beloved hotels anywhere in the Caribbean. And now, after an inspiring comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Martin’s Grand Case Beach Club has finally reopened its doors. The …

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A New Thanksgiving Option in St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its reopening late last month, St Barth’s legendary Nikki Beach is planning another big party: Thanksgiving. The St Jean beach club will host its first-ever Thanksgiving feast this year, with everything from traditional …

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A New Way to Fly to Cat Island in The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the best-kept secrets in The Bahamas, the beach-filled, adventure-packed Cat Island. And now it’s easier than ever before to get there. Fast-expanding Silver Airways is set to launch a new direct flight …

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Tulum Airbnb

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mexican hotspot of Tulum is Airbnb’s top trending destination for New Year’s Eve this year in the Caribbean, according to new data from the home-sharing giant. Tulum has seen 78 percent growth in bookings …

caribbean home condado

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In recent years, the Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has become a new Caribbean capital of chic. From luxury boutiques like Ferragamo and Cartier to hip hotels like the O:live and the Serafina, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor U.S. demand for travel to Cuba is making a steady comeback.  Since May, tour operators like insightCuba, are seeing increases in leads and bookings, while new hotels on the island are about to launch and U.S. …

best hotels punta cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain Best Hotels is building a new hotel in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the project, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has debuted another new brand, looking to ramp up its presence in urban areas. It’s called Motto by Hilton, and the new “affordable lifestyle” brand will feature “micro-hotel” design in “prime global locations,” according …

riu punta cana pool parties

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Riu Hotels and Resorts is bringing its new “Riu Pool Parties” to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new space being built to house the parties will be opposite the Riu Bambu, and offers free …

caribbean opportunity

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel industry saw a strong rebound in September, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotel occupancy was 48.8 percent in September, a 6.9 percent increase over the same …

melia punta cana all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company is planning to transform its Melia Caribe Tropical resort into two standalone all-inclusive hotels: the Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening …

mexico hotels

 While the Caribbean coast of Mexico is filled with everything-included hotels, finding the more authentic, European-plan hotels is not always an easy proposition. But if you look closely, you can find them. Indeed, tucked away in the sea of megaresorts …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened its first-ever hotel in Guatemala. The brand’s first property in the country is set in the heart of Guatemala City, with 130 rooms in a neo-colonial style. Amenities include an outdoor pool, …

st barth le toiny

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury boutique hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Hotel Le Toiny, one of the top hotel properties in St Barth, officially reopened its doors on Monday. The property has relaunched …

costa rica hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff W Hotels is set to open its newest hotel in the Caribbean Basin next month: the new W Costa Rica, Reserva Conchal. The newest W in the region is slated to debut in November, with …

Dominican Republic Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has made no secret of its plans to push its capital, Santo Domingo, as an emerging tourism destination. And the capital just got a big boost from Spirit Airlines, which has officially …

caribbean wellness hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s top wellness hotel is back open again, Caribbean Journal has learned. Saint Lucia’s landmark BodyHoliday resort has reopened its doors after an extensive, multimillion-dollar renovation project timed for its 30th anniversary. “We are …