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Bahia Principe Hotels “Reorganizes” Portfolio

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

How to Stay on the Beach in St Barth

 By Alexander Britell Yes, much of St Barth’s luxury hotel inventory has been temporarily compromised by Hurricane Irma, with most hotels slated to reopen next year. But you can still stay at a beautiful beachfront resort in the heart of …

W Panama

W Hotel Coming to Panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s W Hotels brand is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean Basin. The company is set to debut the new W Panama on Jan. 23, 2018, according to a Marriott statement. The newest W in …

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cancun hotels

 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading business hotels has completed an “extensive,” four-phase renovation project. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port of Spain has officially debuted its new look, following upgrades to the property’s guest rooms, …

mexico all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

riu resorts

 Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary hotels has officially become a Four Seasons resort. The Ocean Club resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas is now The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas. “The Ocean Club …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New York City-based JetBlue has announced plans to launch a new daily nonstop route between Newark Liberty International Airport and Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport in the Dominican Republic. The route will provide new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global resort giant RIU Hotels and Resorts has opened its new expanded offering in Punta Cana. The Riu Republica adults-only resort on Punta Cana’s Arenda Gorda beach has debuted a major new expansion including an …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Caribbean destinations in the Caribbean are seeing particularly strong increases in interest for the holiday season, according to new data from the Expedia group. Punta Cana, San Juan, Montego Bay and Aruba have the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After unsurprisingly seeing major declines in hotel occupancy in October following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Caribbean hotel industry rebounded in a big way in October, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm …

Le Village St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in St Barth is reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-star Le Village St Barth in St Jean is now accepting reservations for trips beginning Dec. 1. “The …

marriott hotels

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

caribbean resorts

 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Rosewood Hotel Group has named a new vice president for brand marketing and communications. The company has appointed Robert Cheng to the role, in which he will spearhead the group’s overall strategic branding and communications. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Silversands Grenada resort, which is slated to open in March 2018, has joined The Leading Hotels of the World. LHW is a curated collection of independent luxury hotels; Silversands is the first Grenadian resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s greatest hotel brands is expanding to the Americas. Mexico-based Grupo GDI has signed an agreement with India’s Oberoi Group to develop Oberoi hotels and resorts in the US, Canada, Mexico, Latin …