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How Nevis’ Oualie Beach Is Getting Greener

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Nevis’ top beach resorts is making a major move to get greener. The island’s Oualie Beach Resort has made the switch to 100 percent biodegradable products. The Nevis resort’s initiative extends to everything from …

A New Look at Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens Beach Resort

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Saint Lucia’s most popular places to stay has unveiled a major new look. The locally-owned and operated Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa on Reduit Beach has debuted big changes to its 77-room marquee …

Copa Is Officially Coming to Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has confirmed its plans to launch new flights from Panama to Barbados. The new flights, which will launch July 17, will operate twice weekly between the two destinations. “Copa Airlines is proud to …

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 Looking for the next great luxury hotspot in the Caribbean? The good news is that the Caribbean’s luxury hotels just keep getting better, from hillside boutiques to eco-chic getaways to beachfront standards. And the region’s luxury footprint keeps expanding, meaning …

riu all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Riu Hotels has launched construction on another major new all-inclusive resort project. Riu has officially begun work on the new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, which is located right next to the recently-debuted Hotel Riu …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels has launched its a new entertainment option at one of its top hotels in Mexico: the Riu Pool Party. The new entertainment wing at the Riu Santa Fe has lights, colors and top …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bermuda tourism industry is off to a strong start for the year, with leisure air arrivals and leisure air visitor spending both up in the first quarter over last year’s, which proved part of a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport has continued to post positive growth, according to the latest numbers from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, or ASUR, which manages the airport. Cancun’s airport reported 2.21 million passengers in April, a 3.8 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels and Resorts has added a new member property in the Caribbean. The eco-focused Hotel Xcaret outside Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico is the latest property to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has announced a new hire aimed at spearheading its luxury expansion. The company has tapped Martin Rinck as the new global head of the luxury and lifestyle group at Hilton, a portfolio that includes …

curacao cayman

 By Fatima Thompson Caribbean hotel performance comparisons showed some positives for the first time in 2018, according to March data from STR. The region is on the road to recovery, and several destinations that were not affected by last year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another jewel of St Barth tourism is planning a relaunch. LVMH’s only Caribbean hotel, the Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France is planning to reopen at the end of 2018, according to a statement …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top boutique hotels in The Bahamas is on the market. The Carriearl Hotel, a boutique hotel on the island of Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of The Bahamas, has been …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new Paradisus-branded resort is coming to the Mexican Caribbean. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres is Melia Hotels International’s newest project in the region, with plans to open later this year in the Playa Mujeres …

punta cana hotels

 Sure, Punta Cana is known for its admittedly impressive collection of all-inclusive resort properties. But beyond them are some very special Punta Cana hotels, unique properties tucked away on its white-sand beaches, places to stay that offer a different kind …

Bucuti & Tara

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association has announced the appointment of its new CEO and president. AHATA has named tourism leader Tisa LaSorte to the role. LaSorte has been serving as the director of sales, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest hotels is planning its return following Hurricane Irma. The Oetker Collection’s legendary Eden Rock St Barths is planning to reopen in December of 2018, according to a statement from St …