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10 Small Bahamas Resorts to Visit Right Now

 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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Hyatt Regency to Open in Puerto Rico, Part of New $1.5 Billion Project

 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 …

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Four Seasons Is Opening a New Caribbean Hotel in 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 …

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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 …

barbados new eatery

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Barbados’ most popular all-inclusive hotels has unveiled its newest addition: a brand-new beachfront eatery. It’s called Sand Trap, and the new spot just steps from the sand focuses on classic Bajan bites like …

caribbean st barth classic

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of St Barth’s venerable hotels is making its long-awaited return for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf, the reimagining of St Barth’s historic Carl Gustaf hotel, is …

curacao renaissance

 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 …

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 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

 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 …

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 …

puerto rico tourism stronger

 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 …