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Margaritaville Is Launching a Boutique Hotel Brand: Compass

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is launching a new hotel brand. The company, which has been rapidly expanding in the Caribbean, has announced plans to debut the new COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels and Resorts, an “upscale boutique” …

$120 Million Hotel Project Breaks Ground in Nassau

 By Alexander Britell Another significant hotel project has broken ground in one of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing centers of hotel investment: Nassau. The $120 million “GoldWynn” project, set on the eastern end of Goodman’s Bay Beach, will be a five-story, boutique …

Aimbridge Hospitality to Manage Nassau’s Margaritaville Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aimbridge Hospitality has been tapped to manage the new Margaritaville Resort in Nassau, Bahamas. The $250 million Jimmy Buffett-inspired resort, which is currently under construction, is slated to open by the end of 2019. The …

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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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Margaritaville Holdings has named a new vice president of hotel development. The company has appointed hospitality veteran Rick Cunningham to the role, in which he will be responsible for “cultivating relationships with hospitality ownership …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t often that Jimmy Buffett plays a concert in the Caribbean — much less a free one. But that’s exactly what happened this week, when Buffett, a longtime friend of St Barth, came to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is coming to the Dominican Republic. Karisma Hotels is planning a major new expansion in the Dominican Republic, highlighted by a new Margaritaville all-inclusive project in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic President …

 Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Norwegian Bliss ship will have a Margaritaville at Sea. The company announced the offering as part of a host of new amenities on the ship, which will include everything from a two-level race track to a …

 A major new resort project is coming to Grand Cayman from one of the Caribbean’s most innovative developers. Fast-expanding developer Howard Hospitality Group has announced the development of a new $285 million project on the former Pageant Beach site in …

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 Karisma is looking to make a major expansion in South America. The company has appointed Juan Pablo Franky as its new chief executive officer for the region, a role in which he will spearhead the expansion of Karisma’s brands. “We …

 Margaritaville is expanding in the Caribbean Basin. The company has announced the rebranding of the Flamingo Beach Resort and Spa in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, in partnership with Driftwood Acquisitions & Development. “We are thrilled to combine the fun and escapism …

 Locale, a new “limited service” hotel brand, is coming to the Cayman Islands. Howard Hospitality Group has announced the launch of Locale, a new kind of hotel concept that will consist of “live and work” guestrooms and lofts catering to …

 The Caribbean’s newest Margaritaville has opened its doors. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman has welcomed its first guests with a soft opening on Seven Mile Beach. “Select” guest rooms are now open at the property, according to a release, …

 Margaritaville is expanding in the Caribbean, thanks to a new partnership with Karisma Hotels and Resorts, the company announced. The agreement introduces “Margaritaville, An All-Inclusive Experience,” which will include new resorts in beachfront destinations around the Caribbean. “Our partnership with …

 The newest Jimmy Buffett hotel By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’m not a Parrothead. I’ve never stepped on a pop top or blown out my flip-flop. And I’m definitely not searching for my lost shaker of salt. Yet I was …

Norwegian Cruise Line

 Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its partnership with Margaritaville, the company announced this week. The plan is to add two new Margaritaville at Sea restaurants onboard its Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway cruise ships. “Norwegian Cruise Line has been bringing …

Margaritaville

 Margaritaville Holdings LLC has named Andrew Steel as the company’s new director of development. In the new role, Steel will focus on cultivating new partnerships that support the Margaritaville brand’s ongoing international expansion. “We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to …

 A significant new project in the Cayman Islands By Alexander Britell In a potentially significant deal, Howard Hospitality Group has announced the acquisition of Grand Cayman’s Treasure Island resort. HHG said it had already begun planning a major redesign and …