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The Caribbean’s Best Luxury Neighborhoods

 If you’re thinking of moving to the Caribbean, there are many factors to consider: what kind of real estate are you looking for? What kind of area are you looking for? Are you looking for a remote enclave or a …

The Best Luxury Shopping Destinations in the Caribbean

 Stumped for a souvenir? When price is no object, head to these Caribbean destinations for luxury mementos that are guaranteed to please those with a taste for the finer things in life. These are the Best Luxury Shopping Destinations in …

The Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Hotel Company

 By Guy Britton No Caribbean hotel company is growing faster right now than this one: AMResorts. The Apple Leisure Group subsidiary signed 17 new resort management contracts in 2015, easily the most of any company in the region. And now …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the Caribbean’s most popular destination by volume — but the Dominican Republic has a wonderful collection of properties that emphasize quality over quantity. From classic beachfront resorts to hip boutiques, you can find precisely the luxury …

 A major new luxury project has launched in St Maarten’s Maho neighborhood. The Maho Group has announced the launch of Porto Maho, a mixed-use project that will include two components: The Vistas and Estates at Porto Maho. “This venture is …

 By Alexander BritellEditor in Chiefabritell@caribjournal.com There’s a rule I have. You know you’re in a truly great hotel from the moment you step inside the lobby (or sometimes even on the driveway approach). You know because you feel an immediate …

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 American Airlines has launched a new service to the Caribbean. The carrier has begun a new weekly service between Charlotte, North Carolina and Curaçao in the Dutch Caribbean. The flights will be operated on an Airbus A319 aircraft with 128 seats, …

 The ultimate Virgin Islands experience By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor OK, so you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot. But it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll do if your numbers come up the next time. Here’s an idea: …

 For years, there was only one way to stay at the Valley Trunk estate on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands: to buy out the whole property. But now Valley Trunk is launching a new program: one that offers …

 Is this Caribbean country home to the region’s best-value real estate? The emerging luxury market in Belize offers just that, according to a new report by SANCAS Realty, the exclusive affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate in Belize. “The mid-term …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new kind of resort is coming to Costa Rica. Nayara Hotels is planning to open its third hotel in the country, but this time with a twist: it will consist of 24, 945-square-foot tents. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World has named a new CEO. The brand has named Filip Boyen as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Boyen had been appointed as managing director of SLH’s management …

 A landmark hotel  By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon It’s called Ultramarine Blue. And it’s been the color of Jamaica Inn since the Ocho Rios resort opened back in 1950. It’s a color so synonymous with the hotel that once you’ve been a …

 A new project at the luxury all-inclusive By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s BodyHoliday resort recently began a $20 million renovation. The project will include a series of upgrades and additions “designed to maintain the property’s level of luxury …

 A major new entry By the Caribbean Journal staff A top luxury brand is coming to Jamaica. Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts announced this week that it was planning to open a new Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resort to Montego Bay. …

 What does luxury mean in the Caribbean? Is it tranquility? Is it sheer beauty? Is it service? What does luxury mean in the new travel era? Is there such  thing as “Caribbean” luxury? To find out, we talked to some of …

  Sometimes an all-inclusive resort is best for a luxury experience. There is that extra degree of luxury, the one of never having to reach for your wallet, of leaving nothing to chance, so you can completely relax and soak it all in …

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address …