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How to Save on Your Next Trip to Vieques

 Vieques: it’s the beachy island outpost off the coast of Puerto Rico, one that’s still largely off the radar of most Caribbean travelers. It’s beyond laid back, a place where semi-wild horses roam the streets and a Jeep Wrangler is …

5 Tiny Islands for Your Next Caribbean Trip

 They’re far from the crowds, far from the cruise ships, home to empty beaches and full glasses. These islands in the Caribbean are the way it all used to be, places where there is still the charm of discovery and …

Oetker Collection to Manage Antigua’s Jumby Bay

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts has new management. Antigua’s Jumby Bay private island resort will now be operated by Oetker Collection, a manager of a 10-hotel luxury hotel portfolio that includes the Eden Rock — St …

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 Montego Bay is known for its all inclusives, but Jamaica’s tourism minister has another plan for the heart of the coastal city. Minister Ed Bartlett is calling for more local investments in EP, or European plan hotels on the “Hip …

 It begins, as it should, with a perfect stretch of sugar-white sand, with navy umbrellas and turquoise waves. This is the other side of Nassau, a kinder, gentler edge of the island of New Providence called Sandyport. It’s a true …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from …

 St. Barth will hold its fourth annual St. Barth Gourmet Festival November 2-5. Hosting six of the world’s leading chefs in French gastronomy, the event will showcase their signature styles and celebrate the long-standing tradition of culinary excellence on the …

 Barceló Hotel Group has opened Barceló Mexico Reforma, a new 500-room, five-star flagship hotel in the heart of Mexico City. Barceló Mexico Reforma marks the group’s first urban hotel in Mexico, and will serve as a fitting addition to Paseo …

 The year’s most anticipated luxury hotel opening in the Caribbean has a new opening date. The long-awaited Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the brand’s first foray into the Caribbean, has announced plans to open on Nov. 1. That comes after the …

 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association looking to deepen its partnership and outreach to hoteliers and tourism partners in the Dominican Republic. As part of a new agreement, the National Association of Hotels and Restaurants in the Dominican Republic, ASONAHORES, …

Melia Coco Beach

 Melia Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will be rebranding its Puerto Rico property as the Melia Coco Beach. Previously part of the Gran Melia portfolio, the hotel will undergo renovations throughout 2017, the company said in a release. …

 Dunmore Town is the first thing you see on the water taxi to Harbour Island, the colorful roofs and the old cottages, the greenery and the golf carts. It just might be the prettiest little town in the whole Caribbean, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Pinkies up, Caribbean lovers! Because despite the balmy weather, the ritual of afternoon tea is alive and well in the Caribbean – and not just in formerly British destinations, either. From Mexico and St. Lucia …

Cheval Blanc

 There’s a new way to eat at the Cheval Blanc. The Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France  has unveiled a new dinner menu and cocktail menu, with Chef Yann Vinsot combining French cuisine with local island-inspired flavors. The new culinary …

karisma expansion

 Karisma is looking to make a major expansion in South America. The company has appointed Juan Pablo Franky as its new chief executive officer for the region, a role in which he will spearhead the expansion of Karisma’s brands. “We …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Zemi Beach House and Hotel Christopher St. Barth have partnered to provide travelers heading to the Caribbean a unique opportunity. Instead of just visiting one island destination, guests can enjoy a multi-island experience– relaxing on …

 By Alexander Britell The Bahamas’ Atlantis resort has delayed the planned debut for its relaunched Coral Towers resort. The Coral, which had been slated to debut July 16, will now be opening its doors later this summer, a spokesperson confirmed …

 The fast-growing Courtyard by Marriott brand is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin, with a new Courtyard slated to debut in San Pedro Sula, Honduras next year. The news follows similar Courtyard debuts in Caribbean cities including Kralendijk, Bonaire, Nassau …