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A Major New Luxury Hotel Is Coming to Puerto Rico

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s hippest hotel is expanding. Puerto Rico’s celebrated O:live Boutique Hotel, set in the heart of San Juan’s chic Condado district, is opening a brand new property next door. It’s called O:LV Fifty Five, and O:live’s …

Grand Hyatt Coming to the Cayman Islands

 By Alexander Britell A grand hotel is coming to Grand Cayman. Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced a major new hotel project in the Cayman Islands. A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Pageant Beach Ltd …

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VIDEO: Why You Need to Visit Grenada Right Now

 By Alexander Britell There’s a particular delight in the feeling of having found a destination before everyone else. In the Caribbean, it’s something that’s not that easy to do anymore. Or is it? Enter Grenada, the lush, gorgeous Eastern Caribbean …

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 By Alexander Britell The Christopher St Barth is coming back. The luxury hotel in the Lorient section of St Barth has announced a reopening date of Feb. 20. The Christopher will be the first of St Barth’s five-star properties to …

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 By Alexander Britell   “We need to come back. Soon.” Grace Bay Beach has that kind of effect on people- the blindingly white sand, the calm lap of the surf. And the good thing is, it’s time to come back. …

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 The Caribbean is back and better than ever. That means it’s time to rediscover the region, returning to your favorite spots and exploring uncharted destinations. We’ve hand crafted an enticing mix of famous and off-the-radar destinations, giving you our favorite …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grupo Piñero, the parent company of Bahia Principe, had a very strong 2017, according to the company’s latest data report. The group reported an eight percent sales increase compared to 2016, marking the sixth year of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to The Bahamas. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is opening its first property in Nassau, with plans for a $250 million, six-acre development centered at The Pointe, a mixed-use development …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Caribbean expansion has continued with the launch of the brand-new Conrad Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Conrad Cartagena is the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and third in Latin America. The property …

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 Maybe you know the world of Caribbean hotels. Maybe you’ve visited the legendary places in the Caribbean: the Eden Rocks, the Round Hills, the Ocean Clubs of the world. Well, you may not know about this one. Tucked away on …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection celebrated the laying of its inaugural yacht at the Hijos De J. Barreras Shipyard in Vigo, Spain this week. Representing a first for a luxury hotel operator, the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brings the …

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 Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region’s hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Quintessence Hotel has made its debut on the island of Anguilla. The boutique luxury property officially opened its doors on Monday, an impressive feat in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The “Q” has …

beach resorts

 Beach resorts are the biggest draw to the Caribbean, offering the promise of indulgent comfort, natural beauty and authentic luxury. Because while the Caribbean’s resort product continues to amaze, with a remarkably diverse offering from hillside retreats to private islands …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Anguilla is still making its recovery from Hurricane Irma, the luxury Caribbean outpost does offer a range of places to stay this winter. Indeed, almost 600 rooms are currently available on the island this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s looking to be a very Merry Christmas for the Caribbean. With a quick rebound from this fall’s hurricanes, the Caribbean’s hotel industry is reporting a surge in holiday bookings, according to the Caribbean Hotel …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s a new way to stay on Barbados’ platinum coast. And it’s rather special. Barbados’ Elegant Hotels has done it again with the debut of the totally transformed adults-only Treasure Beach, a modern but charming, luxurious retreat …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …