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curacao renaissance

The Renaissance Curacao Is Getting a New Look

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Curacao’s most popular hotels is getting a makeover. The Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino, set in the heart of Willemstad, is undergoing an “extensive refresh” project. The project, which began April 1, will …

caribbean sluggish month

A Sluggish Month for Caribbean Hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel sector slowed down dramatically last month after a solid first quarter, according to new data from analytics firm STR. The region’s hotel occupancy was 69.8 percent in April, a 4.1 percent decline …

mexico hilton expansion

Hilton Is Ramping Up Its Mexico Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is continuing to ramp up its expansion plans in Mexico, with plans to open its 100th hotel in the country by 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned. Over the next three years, Hilton will add …

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amresorts choice hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding luxury all-inclusive brand AMResorts has entered into a strategic partnership with Choice Hotels, the two sides announced. The arrangement aims to enhance Choice’s loyalty program, Choice Privileges, by allowing members to earn and redeem …

caribbean caribe hilton

 By Alexander Britell When it opened its doors in 1949, it was the first Hilton outside of the continental United States. And for decades, the Caribe Hilton was one of the Caribbean’s signature places to stay, how Conrad Hilton first …

ritz carlton grand cayman

 By Guy Britton There’s a nexus between impeccable service, thoughtful design and pure hospitality where you find the best kind of luxury. It’s the sort of luxury that manifests itself often in the tiniest of details, in the turndown service, …

belize caribbean wyndham

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Wyndham’s growing Caribbean portfolio is expanding again, this time in Belize. The global hotel company has brought its Trademark Collection by Wyndham soft band to Belize with the addition of the Costa Blu Beach Resort. …

dominican republic spa new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest luxury hotels has debuted a major new spa: the first-ever Natura Bisse-branded spa in the world. The Dominican Republic’s Eden Roc Cap Cana has unveiled the new $2 million, 30,000-square-foot …

cayman islands record tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

costa rica hotel spa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Costa Rica’s leading hotels has announced the upcoming launch of a major new spa. The Retreat Costa Rica, set on Crystal Mountain in Atenas, is set to debut a new 7,000-square-foot Vida Mia …

aruba vacation

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor We all talk about disconnecting on our vacations, about taking a break from work, from social media, from the hustle and bustle. And while more hotels are starting to offer “digital detox” programs, one Aruba resort …

los cabos spa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Los Cabos’ Solmar hotel collection has debuted a spectacular new beachfront spa to its Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort in Mexico. The new Spa by the Ocean is set 100 meters from the …

caribbean expansion posadas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

anguilla hotel solar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s most popular boutique hotels has announced the completion of a significant new green energy initiative. The Frangipani Beach Resort has completed a new solar panel project that will power 70 percent of …

hilton colombia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton continued its wider regional expansion this week with the debut of a new Hilton-branded hotel in Bogota, Colombia. The Hilton Bogota Corferias is HIlton’s 20th hotel in Colombia, with 410 rooms and 13,000 square …

grenada radisson blue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Grenada’s most popular hotels is getting a new brand. The Radisson Grenada Beach Resort will soon be rebranded as the Radisson Blu Grenada Beach Resort, which will be the only Radisson Blu resort …

caribbean travelers choice

 There’s no bigger community of Caribbean-loving travelers than you – our audience. That’s because Caribbean Journal is the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and tourism, with an unparalleled audience of millions of readers who travel the region all year round, …

saint lucia beach park

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia has a new destination beach. Hummingbird Beach in Soufriere has undergone a major transformation project resulting in the new “Soufriere Beach Park at Hummingbird Beach.” The newly-opened beach park has a restaurant, a …