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6 Beach Vacations to Try Right Now in the Caribbean

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

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Anguilla Tourism Is Starting to Rebound

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is starting to see a major tourism rebound, according to new data from the Anguilla Tourist Board. Stopover arrivals to the island rose by 22 percent in January compared to the same month the …

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Hilton Is Expanding in Aruba

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …

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turks and caicos private island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new private-island destination in the heart of the Turks and Caicos Islands. A new boutique all-inclusive hotel has quietly opened its doors on the three-mile-long island of Ambergris Cay (not to be confused …

mexico all-inclusive hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group’s rapidly-expanding AMResorts brand is adding a pair of new all-inclusive hotels on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company has announced two new resort brand management deals as part of a partnership …

all-inclusive saint lucia hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two new high-profile all-inclusive hotels are coming to the island of Saint Lucia. The properties, part of a larger hotel project called Canelles Resort, will include two Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts’ brands: Dreams and …

dominican republic american airlines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to what has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean: Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic’s capital has been seeing a huge wave of new flights, …

all-inclusive palladium costa mujeres

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palladium Hotel Group has officially debuted its newest all-inclusive hotels on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company held the grand opening for the new 1,139-room TRS Coral Hotel and Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and …

hilton caribbean cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has big plans in the Mexican Caribbean, and now the travel giant is adding yet another hotel in the region. Hilton has announced plans to open the Caribbean’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel, with …

Cancun Renaissance Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has kicked off 2019 with a new addition in the Caribbean. The travel giant’s Renaissance Hotels brand has officially debuted its new Renaissance Cancun Resort and Marina, anchoring the new marina in Puerto Cancun. …

ihg six senses

 By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group has added a boutique luxury brand to its burgeoning global portfolio. IHG has paid $300 million for all of Six Senses’ brands and operating companies, a portfolio that includes 16 hotels and …

riu caribbean hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is planning more renovations in the Caribbean, the company said this week. That will include two properties: the Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Riu Ocho …

caribbean beach hotels

 You didn’t want to spend 20 minutes walking from your room to get to the beach. That’s not why you’re here. You made the long journey so you could spend your vacation lazing on the sand, rum punch (or just …

st maarten jetblue fort lauderdale

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is about to launch another significant new daily route to the Caribbean. Beginning Feb. 14, the fast-growing carrier will launch its first-ever daily nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. It’s a huge boost …

dominican republic all-inclusive excellence

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts is expanding again with a new all-inclusive resort in the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The company has unveiled plans to open a new luxury all-inclusive …

caribbean beach vacations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Bahamas’ great undiscovered destinations, the island of Cat Island is putting itself on the travel map in a big way of late — and now it’s about to get a whole …

jamaica new resort

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new hotel in Montego Bay — and it’s rather unlike any of its neighbors. In the heart of the tourism capital’s “Hip Strip” the new S Hotel Jamaica has opened its doors, a trendy, design-forward retreat …

Antigua Barbuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda continues to see booming tourism growth. The beach-filled twin-island destination reported 268,949 stayover arrivals in 2018, an 8.75 percent increase over 2017 that was one of the highest growth rates in the …