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Marriott Expands With New Hotel in Panama

 Marriott International has announced the launch of its newest property in Panama.  The new Residence Inn Panama City is set in the capital’s Punta Paitilla neighborhood.  The 144-room property is the first Residence Inn in Panama, joining a local portfolio …

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A Big Dominican Republic Expansion for Frontier Airlines

 The Dominican Republic is set for a major boost in air service thanks to a significant expansion from Frontier Airlines.  Frontier, which has been steadily growing its Caribbean footprint in the last year, is planning to launch three new daily …

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JW Marriott Cancun Completes Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott Cancun has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project. The renovation included what the property called an “extensive transformation” of all 447 guestrooms and suites. “We are excited to introduce JW Marriott Cancun Resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Mexico City’s leading hotels has been sold. The JW Marriott Mexico City was purchased from Host Hotels and Resorts by an affiliate of Walton Street Capital, according to JLL Hotels and Hospitality, which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new luxury hotel brand in the heart of Panama. Marriott International has officially opened its new JW Marriott Panama, a new chapter for what was once the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott brand is coming to Panama. The Bahia Grand Panama, which first opened in 2011 as a Trump hotel, will be rebranded as a JW Marriott. It had been operating as an independent …

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 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 Dana NilandCJ Contributor JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to open the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa in Fall 2015. The 299-room luxury beachfront resort was designed by architect Jim Olson and Mexico City-based …

 Above: the JW Marriott Santo Domingo (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SANTO DOMINGO — I am floating above Santo Domingo. I am walking on air, held up only by a thin sliver of glass extended from the lobby …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Cancun has a not entirely undeserved reputation as a mecca for rowdy Spring Breakers and tacky tourist-trap bars. But what often gets forgotten in the criticism of this Yucatan, Mexico tourist town is the number one …

 Above: the new JW Marriott in Santo Domingo (Photo: Marriott) By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever JW Marriott in the Dominican Republic has opened its doors in Santo Domingo. The 150-room property, which is located in the capital’s Piantini …

 Above: a rendering of the planned JW Marriott in Grace Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Peter Beckingham held talks this week with officials from Venezuela’s Desarrollos, which is developing two or three hotel projects in …

 IT’S REALLY the beaches that are the true stars of Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun, with its power-soft white sand and bright turquoise slice of the Caribbean Sea. And you can see all of it from the Caribbean Suite at …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Marriott is planning to open a JW Marriott Hotel and Casino in Turks and Caicos, the company announced Monday at the Caribbean Hotel and Resort and Investment Summit in …

 Above: Panama’s first JW Marriott hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The first JW Marriott hotel has opened in Panama, Marriott announced. The 118-room JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort is located in the Buenaventura beachfront community in the …

 Above: a rendering of the planned JW Marriott in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts will open a new JW Marriott hotel in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic in 2014, the company …