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New $1 Billion Karisma Hotel Project Breaks Ground in Jamaica

 A massive new destination hotel complex by Karisma Hotels and Resorts has officially broken ground in Jamaica.  The estimated $1 billion USD multi-hotel Sugarcane Bay Jamaica project is set on 226 acres in Llandovery in Jamaica’s “garden parish” of St …

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Belize Has Quietly Become a Caribbean Hotspot

 Long a well-kept secret for travelers in the know, Belize has quietly become a full-fledged Caribbean hotspot in recent years, buoyed by one of the region’s fastest rates of tourism growth.  And now it’s borne out by the data — Belize …

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A New Margaritaville Resort Is Coming to Mexico

 A new Margaritaville resort will soon be opening its doors in the heart of the Caribbean coast of Mexico, thanks to a partnership between Jimmy Buffett’s iconic brand and Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma …

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 There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.  The Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman has launched a new all-inclusive option, meaning travelers can stay on the …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 A new $150 million Margaritaville resort project is coming to the Dominican Republic.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Cap Cana has broken ground in the tony Cap Cana section of Punta Cana.  The all-inclusive property is the first-ever …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global Ports Holding has formalized its partnership to create what may become the leading cruise port in the entire Caribbean in the heart of Nassau, The Bahamas. GPH has signed a $250 million heads of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest independent hotel management company in the United States is set for a major Caribbean expansion — at some of the hottest properties in the region. Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has announced the addition of …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s may not be a surprise when you get to the check-in desk and find an ice-cold margarita waiting for you. What may be a surprise is just how good a margarita it really …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas. Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s first-ever residential resort in The Bahamas is making progress toward a highly-anticipated debut. One Particular Harbour at The Pointe is set at the $250 million Margaritaville at The Pointe development in the heart …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The ever-expanding Margaritaville brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean Basin. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo celebrated its opening in Costa Rica with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. The debut comes after a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman’s Margaritaville Beach Resort is planning a major relaunch Nov. 1. The 285-room property has completed a “massive overhaul,” including the addition of more than 8,500 square feet of meeting space, a new fitness …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hotel brand is adding another new property in the Caribbean Basin. The new Margaritaville Beach Resort is set to debut in Costa Rica with a soft opening on Nov. 1, the company …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Margaritaville is back. The Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham resort on the island of St Thomas has officially reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The resort opened to Margaritaville Vacation Club owners …

 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” …

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 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 …

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 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 …