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Marriott Names New Global Development Officer

 Marriott International has named a new global development officer, the company announced this week.  The company has tapped Carlton Ervin to the role, in which he will oversee development around the world, including in the Caribbean and Latin America, focusing …

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Marriott Opens Residence Inn in Panama

 Marriott has debuted its first-ever Residence Inn hotel in Panama City, Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The hotel has 144 suites set across 12 floors in the Punta Pacitica area of the capital.  The property has a lobby bar, daily …

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Marriott Names New CEO

 Marriott International has named its new chief executive officer following the passing of former CEO Arne Sorenson.  The company has tapped Anthony “Tony” Capuano to the role effective immediately.  Capuano, who has joined the company’s board of directors, had previously …

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 Marriott has announced the passing of longtime President and CEO Arne Sorenson.  Sorenson had been diagnosed last year with pancreatic cancer.  Sorenson was just the third CEO in the history of the company, a role in which he had served …

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 Marriott is opening its newest hotel in Puerto Rico in March, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The highly anticipated Aloft Ponce, set in Puerto Rico’s “second city,” Ponce, will open its doors on March 18, according to Marriott’s web site.  It …

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 Marriott has opened its first new Caribbean resort of 2021, with the debut of the new Residence Inn by Marriott Cancun Hotel Zone.  The new, all-suite property has a total of 158 suites, with separate work, living and sleeping spaces, …

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 Marriott’s Westin Puntacana Resort and Club has launched a new on-site testing program to help travelers comply with the new CDC testing requirements.  The property has integrated both PCR and antigen tests for all guests who need a negative test …

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 Marriott International has opened its first-ever Marriott Vacation Club resort in Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new resort is set at the  Los Sueños Resort and Marina, a 1,110-acre master-planned community.  It’s also the first Marriott Vacation Club …

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 Accor has launched a new “Apartments & Villas” site, one dedicated to villa rentals, apartment rental sand extended-stay hotel properties. The new site has more than 50,000 accommodations available, putting the hotel giant into an increasingly competitive market for home …

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 No destination in the wider Caribbean is seeing more interest from airlines right now than Cancun.  Since the Mexican Caribbean’s tourism reopening in the early summer, Cancun International Airport continues to draw new routes from a host of carriers — …

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 Marriott International is opening its first-ever hotel in Tulum, Mexico, with the planned debut of the Aloft Tulum, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 140-room-and-suite property, which will be managed by Highgate Hotels, is slated to debut in February 2021.  “Tulum …

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 Marriott Vacation Club is opening its first ever resort in Costa Rica. Beginning in January 2021, Marriott will debut the Marriott Vacation Club at Los Sueños, a 24-villa resort set within the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Complex, …

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 Marriott Internationals’ Elegant Hotels has reopened another three resorts in Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Elegant Hotels’ Colony Club, Treasure Beach and Crystal Cove have all recently reopened their doors on the island.  Colony Club, the company’s original property in …

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 St Vincent and the Grenadines has a new tourism minister, following the country’s recent general elections.  The country’s new tourism chief is Carlos James, whose portfolio also includes Civil Aviation, Sustainable Development and Culture.  “I am looking forward to a …