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Westin Just Opened a New Hotel in Mexico

 Marriott’s Westin brand just opened a new hotel in the heart of Monterrey, Mexico.  The new Westin Monterrey Valle is the brand’s first-ever property in the city, and its eighth in Mexico.  The property, which is owned by Fibra Inn …

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Marriott Keeps Up Caribbean Expansion, With More in the Pipeline

 From all-inclusives in Barbados to design-focused hotels in Jamaica, Marriott International added more than 10,000 rooms to its pipeline in Latin America and the Caribbean last year.  And the company is showing no signs of slowing down.  2019 was the …

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Marriott Is Opening Another Hotel in Guyana

 Marriott is opening a second hotel in Guyana, the result of the country’s booming oil industry.  Following the existing Marriott in Georgetown, a new AC Marriott has broken ground close to Guyana’s Eugene Correia International Airport.  The 150-room hotel, which …

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 Marriott has opened the Caribbean’s first-ever Aloft hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The hip new hotel is set  n the heart of the “El Distrito” project adjacent to the Puerto Rico Convention Center.  The 177-room, boutique-style hotel is the …

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 St Croix, the US Virgin Islands’ largest island, is getting a new tourism identity.  USVI tourism officials have launched a full-fledged rebranding of St Croix, with a new push aimed at educating travelers on the unique features of the island.  …

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 It’s no secret that Puerto Rico is in the midst of a full-fledged airlift boom, and now the island will soon be getting more new daily nonstop flights, Caribbean Journal has learned. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, which kicked off a …

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 New York’s Dream Hotel Group is planning a new hotel on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The company has announced plans to open “Emma & Elissa by Dream Hotel Group” in 2023 in the fast-expanding beach town of Playa del …

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 Marriott International has announced the launch of its newest property in Panama.  The new Residence Inn Panama City is set in the capital’s Punta Paitilla neighborhood.  The 144-room property is the first Residence Inn in Panama, joining a local portfolio …

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 NASSAU — The US Virgin Islands is seeing renewed demand from hotel developers looking to build in the territory, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte.  Boschulte, who was speaking during the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace Conference …

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 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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 Playa del Carmen has become one of the hippest beach destinations in the Caribbean in recent years, and a new Marriott hotel is about to up the cool factor in a big way. Marriott International is adding to its Caribbean …

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 Marriott International has tapped Miami-based Alma as its new social media agency.  Alma, which is based in Miami’s Coconut Grove, will be leading the company’s multilingual and multicultural social media strategy in the wider region.  The award-winning agency is part …

 A new Aloft-branded hotel is coming to the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The first-ever Aloft in the Caribbean will open its doors Feb. 1, according to the property’s Web site.  Marriott’s newest Puerto Rico property will be the …

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 The Dominican Republic is set for a major boost in air service thanks to a significant expansion from Frontier Airlines.  Frontier, which has been steadily growing its Caribbean footprint in the last year, is planning to launch three new daily …

caribbean hotels 2020

 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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 Marriott International is bringing its newest hotel brand to Mexico.  The world’s biggest hotel company has signed a contract to open a new Moxy hotel in Mexico City, with work set to begin late next year.  The 120-room hotel will …

marriott all-inclusive

 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

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 All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true …