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Caribbean Hotel Sector Builds Momentum

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotels managed to build some strong momentum to close out 2018, according to the latest data from analytics firm STR. The region’s hotel occupancy stood at 63.7 percent last month, a 1.7 percent increase …

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Travelers Are Flocking to Belize Right Now

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Belize is one of the hottest destinations in the region right now, according to the latest data from the country’s tourism board. The country on the Caribbean coast of Central America reported 14.6 percent …

caribbean hotels cool

The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2019

 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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dominican republic all-inclusive h10

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Punta Cana is home to another new hotel, following this week’s debut of the Ocean El Faro in Uvero Alto. The 618-room Dominican Republic all-inclusive is the latest by H10 Hotels; it will be followed …

cancun growing airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The region’s fastest growing airport is in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun International Airport added a whopping 30 new air routes in the 2018 calendar year, according to officials from the state of …

caribbean resorts little

 We love small hotels here at Caribbean Journal — and we know you do, too. The Caribbean’s littlest hotels may be short on size but they’re big on charm – and even tiny places to stay often come with all of …

st thomas point pleasant

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most popular resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands has completed its comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 59-room Point Pleasant Resort has officially returned in St Thomas, marking another important step in …

punta cana beach hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy few weeks for one of the biggest hotel companies in the Caribbean — and now Melia is at it again. Melia has unveiled the fruits of its $30 million project to …

caribbean hotels new

 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

all-inclusive cuba melia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has a major new all-inclusive resort on the beach-filled island of Cayo Santa Maria. Melia Hotels International has opened its new Paradisus Los Cayos, the fourth Paradisus-branded hotel in the country. The new-build property …

caribbean hotels flat

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a month of flat growth for the Caribbean’s hotel sector, according to the latest data from analytic firm STR provided to Caribbean Journal. The region’s hotel occupancy was up 0.1 percent in November …

punta cana five star hotel

 By Alexander Britell The most popular destination in the Caribbean’s most-visited country is getting yet another new hotel. The Dominican Republic’s impressive hotel development pipeline added another property this week with the groundbreaking for the Infiniti Punta Cana hotel. The …

caribbean travel awards

 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

puerto rico new hotel

 By Alexander Britell The Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s capitals of cool in recent years, with a diverse but uniformly sophisticated hotel offering and a modern, urban energy that’s largely unique …

grand memories punta cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two new Memories-branded hotels have officially debuted in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced the opening of the new Grand Memories Splash and the Grand Memories Punta Cana. The two new …

turks and caicos golf

 By Alexander Britell You spot David Feherty’s mug the moment you reach the baggage claim in Providenciales, urging you to try the Provo Golf Club. Feherty, the affable former pro golfer and current Golf Channel personality and commentator, who was named a few years …

riu all-inclusive los cabos

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a big year for Riu Hotels and Resorts, which opened yet another all-inclusive in Mexico this week. Just weeks after the debut of its new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres on the Caribbean coast …

bahamas caribbean leading

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Bahamas’ hotel market is surging — and vastly outperforming the rest of the region right now, according to data from analytics firm STR. In a sluggish month for hotels Caribbean-wide, The Bahamas was the only …