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Sonesta Is Expanding to Puerto Rico

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sandy Ruyack of Brewster, NY, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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Marriott to Continue Puerto Rico Expansion

 Marriott is continuing its expansion in Puerto Rico with plans for the island’s first-ever Residence Inn by Marriott hotel.  The 231-room hotel will be set in the beach neighborhood of Isla Verde in San Juan — it will also be …

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 InterContinental has reopened its Puerto Rico resort following a multimillion-dollar renovation project.  The InterContinental San Juan, set in the Puerto Rico capital’s beachfront neighborhood of Isla Verde, underwent renovations to all of its rooms, suites and club rooms.  The 398-room …

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 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is seeing a surge in travel demand, according to numbers provided to Caribbean Journal by Expedia Group. Demand from both within the United States and abroad is up considerably, the travel giant said. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s legendary El San Juan hotel is now targeting a December reopening. The landmark 388-room hotel in Isla Verde will hold its grand reopening on Dec. 14. The property, which has been shuttered since …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in Isla Verde is getting a new look. The Verdanza Hotel in San Juan’s beachy neighborhood of Isla Verde is undergoing a $3 million renovation that will cover all 222 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is about to reopen its doors. The famous El San Juan hotel, now part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, will reopen Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor After months of renovations due to the damages caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, San Juan’s VIVO Beach Club has officially reopened with an array of new attractions, new entertainment line-up and business strategy. VIVO Beach Club …

 A new condo-hotel project has opened in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The ESJ Azul has debuted after a $12 million transformation project of the former ESJ Tower in Isla Verde. The project now has 450 rooms, aimed at both vacation …

 A Major Caribbean hotel trade By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel, has been sold. An affiliate of Blackstone has sold the property to a partnership including Leon, Mayer & Co, Fundamental …

 Above: the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Carolina has a new beachfront bar, following the opening of the Sirena Restaurant & Bar at the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort near San Juan. The …