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New Dominican Republic Adults-Only Resort Breaks Ground

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new adults-only resort project has officially broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina laid the first stone for construction of the new Hotel Pure Salt Orchidarium, which will be located …

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Jamaica’s Tryall Club Is Transforming Its Beach

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Jamaica’s venerable luxury hotels, the Tryall Club, is planning a major new beach club. The $9.2 million project will transform the resort’s beachfront area, with a new Beach Bar and Outdoor Grill, a …

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Half Moon, One of Jamaica’s Iconic Resorts, Taps New Management

 By Alexander Britell Half Moon, one of the most iconic resorts in Jamaica, has appointed a leading American resort company to manage the property. Half Moon has appointed Salamander Hotels and Resorts, which manages some of the top resorts in …

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saint lucia vegan

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Saint Lucia’s top hotels has launched a new program specifically for vegan travelers. Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet hotel has transformed the menu at its popular Emeralds restaurant from what was vegetarian to what …

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 The Pitons, the beaches, the organic farms, the chocolate. Saint Lucia teems with rich cultural experiences, gorgeous scenery and scintillating adventure. It’s also home to what is one of the best concentrations of all-inclusive resorts in the region, properties that …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s no secret that the USVI has struggled to spur hotel development for decades. But the territory’s is looking to change that, highlighted by a new online database aimed at spurring new development. It adds to …

jetblue caribbean guadeloupe

 By Alexander Britell The French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe is about to get a series lift from JetBlue. The New York City-based carrier has announced plans to launch its first-ever nonstop flights to Guadeloupe, with a tentative start date of …

panama caribbean jewel

 By Alexander Britell There’s a reason they put a canal here. Panama is the thinnest sliver of the Americas, the most logical place to put the world’s most important shipping route, the isthmic keyhole from the Caribbean Sea to the …

marriott caribbean ac hotel

 By Alexander Britell The world’s largest hotel company is set to debut its newest hotel in the Caribbean next week. It’s the highly-anticipated AC Hotel Kingston in Jamaica, which will begin welcoming guests June 17. The stylish new $50 million …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston’s quietly robust hotel pipeline has unveiled another new property: the R Hotel. Jamaica’s newest business hotel has debuted in the heart of New Kingston. “Kingston has a major appeal as an urban tourist destination,” …

bahamas resorts

 With 700 islands and cays and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet, it’s not surprising that the Bahamas is filled with terrific resorts. But while the destination is perhaps best known for larger hotspots on the …

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 By Alexander Britell Hyatt is set to debut a new Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in Puerto Rico. The newest Hyatt in the Caribbean will be at the former Melia Coco Beach in Rio Grande on Puerto Rico’s northeastern coast. The transformed …

four seasons caribbean cartagena

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is adding a new hotel in the Caribbean. The luxury hotel brand is partnering with San Francisco Investments, a subsidiary of Valorem, to open a new luxury hotel and private …

mexico chatwal

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dream Hotel Group’s international expansion is continuing with plans to open The Chatwal hotel in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico. It will be the first location beyond New York for The Chatwal, which is Dream’s five-star luxury …

st kitts ocean terrace inn

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the leading hotels in St Kitts has named a new general manager. The island’s Ocean Terrace Inn has appointed Steve Tyson as its new GM, the property announced this week. Tyson will lead the …

dominican republic la quinta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Wyndham’s La Quinta hotel brand is planning a major expansion to the Dominican Republic. Wyndham has signed an agreement with Caribbean developer Profusion Group.  “With a top-performing Caribbean economy and millions of annual visitors, the Dominican Republic attracts …

caribbean eco resort

 By Alexander Britell For years, it was one of Dominica’s signature places to stay: a high-level eco resort on an island renowned for its unsurpassed natural beauty. And now, less than two years after the storms of 2017, the legendary …

caribbean tourism robust

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism is “robust and resilient,” according to Frank Comito, the chief executive officer of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Comito, who was speaking at this week’s CHRIS investment conference in Miami, said the region’s …