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Kimpton Is Opening a New Caribbean Hotel in Roatan

 By Alexander Britell Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is expanding again in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular upscale hotel brand is planning to open a new boutique resort on Roatan off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. The new …

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Aimbridge Hospitality Adds Six New Caribbean Resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest independent hotel management company in the United States is set for a major Caribbean expansion — at some of the hottest properties in the region. Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has announced the addition of …

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Five Ways to Experience Grenada

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Grenada is one of the most deliciously diverse destinations in the Caribbean, with the aroma of its native spices wafting through the air and redolent in the fresh local cuisine served everywhere from local roadside stands …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Riviera Nayarit in Mexico is continuing to surge as a travel destination, according to new data. The destination on Mexico’s Pacific Coast saw a 5 percent increase in North American visitors during the first half …

 Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just want a tranquil getaway for you and yours, the Caribbean is filled with terrific adults-only resorts, many of them of the all-inclusive variety. That combination has proven to be particularly popular with travelers, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff UNNA Resorts has appointed a new general manager for its pair of hotels in Barbados, the Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort and Residences and the Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club. The company has named …

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 By Alexander Britell St Maarten tourism is booming. The Dutch Caribbean hotspot is seeing a massive rebound in tourism arrivals, according to newly-released data for the first half of 2019. St Maarten reported 171,543 stayover visitors in the first six …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is known for its beauty, for its romance, for its spectacular hotels. But it’s also one of the top diving destinations in the Caribbean. And the island is set to host the third …

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 Aruba is an island that’s all about discovery. It’s a destination that begs travelers to get out into a car and explore, to discover its hidden corners, to go beach hopping, to walk around its neighborhoods and to really experience …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Avid, the newest hotel brand by hospitality giant InterContinental Hotels Group, is coming to Mexico. The first-ever avid [sic] in Mexico has broken ground in Fresnillo, with plans for a 95-room hotel set to debut …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-debut Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun in Mexico is adding another major component to the project: an adults-only resort. Planet Hollywood Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a 380-suite “upscale oasis” for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean destination of Bonaire has announced the appointment of a new marketing manager. Tourism Corporation Bonaire has named Derchlien Vrolijk-Dijkhoff has its new marketing manager, in which role she will help lead Bonaire’s …

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 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sluggish second quarter for Mexico’s hotel industry, according to a new report from analytics firm STR. The country’s hotel occupancy was down 3.1 percent year over year to 61.8 percent last month, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading sustainable hotels has officially relaunched in Dominica. The Jungle Bay Eco Villas has been reborn in Soufriere in southern Dominica, an important step for Dominica’s resurgent tourism industry. The popular …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s centers for luxury real estate development — and now there’s yet another project on the way. This time it’s The Launch, the newest addition to Providenciales’ …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hyatt Centric brand has come to Mexico. Hyatt Hotels has announced the official debut of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, the first-ever Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in the country. It’s also the first Hyatt …