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St Barth’s Hotel Christopher Completes Its Comeback

 By Alexander Britell It’s been quite a week for the French Caribbean island of St Barth. First was the long-awaited relaunch of the boutique Hotel Le Toiny on the island’s raw southeastern shore. Now, another leading resort has completed its …

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Le Sereno St Barth Is Reopening Dec. 1

 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening …

curacao tourism development

Curaçao Tourism Development Foundation Names New CEO

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief …

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four seasons nevis renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is set to debut the first phase of its multimillion-dollar renovation project in December, the property told Caribbean Journal. The first phase of the project at the 189-room resort will …

bahamas five star

 By Alexander Britell A significant new luxury destination is coming to the Out Islands of The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned. In a major development for Long Island, one of the most pristine and undeveloped islands in The Bahamas, Star …

st barth le toiny

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury boutique hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Hotel Le Toiny, one of the top hotel properties in St Barth, officially reopened its doors on Monday. The property has relaunched …

all-inclusive hotels

 They aren’t all-inclusives. They’re low-density luxury resorts, or boutique hotels with personality, or rarefied private-island destinations. But they have a secret. You see, some of the best places to stay in the Caribbean may not be traditional all-inclusive hotels, but …

turks and caicos luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another top hotel project is coming to Turks and Caicos. It’s called Turks Cay, and the new beachfront luxury hotel will be set on the site of the former Third Turtle Inn in Providenciales, a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Oil Nut Bay development in Virgin Gorda is planning a major addition in December. The luxury residential community is set to open its new Marina Village, a multifaceted destination that will …

turks and caicos st barth villas

 By Alexander Britell You’re in your villa, peering out past your infinity pool at the spectacular blue and green vistas of St Barth. You don’t want to leave. Not even for dinner. No problem — your chef is already here. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s top luxury destination is planning a huge transformation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. Luxury hospitality and development firm Gencom is leading a $100 million project, which will include a wave of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most exclusive private-island destinations in the Caribbean — and the world — is about to make a triumphant return. Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands is set for an …

turks and caicos curacao

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

 By Alexander Britell They’re two of the most luxurious islands in the Caribbean. But getting to them hasn’t always a luxurious experience. That’s no longer the case, though, thanks to the return of luxury airline Tradewind Aviation. The private airline, …

barbados all-inclusive suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The hottest all-inclusive in Barbados has added a brand new wing. The transformed Sea Breeze Beach House on the South Coast of Barbados has completed its new Luxury Collection, a collection of suites with upgraded …

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the top luxury stays in Mexico has announced the debut of a major new chef. Grand Residences Riviera Cancun has announced the appointment of Guido De La Mora as the resort’s new Executive Chef. …

azamara cruise ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s luxury small-ship cruise line, Azamara Club Cruises, has debuted the newest addition to its fleet. The company held a naming ceremony onboard the ship in Southampton last week, featuring the ship’s two “Godmothers”: …

punta cana anguilla luxury

 We’ve long said the Caribbean is home to its unique brand of luxury. But within that concept is a remarkably broad spectrum of hotels, where Caribbean luxury manifests itself in different ways, from Great House-style plantation hotels to cliffside stays …