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Marriott Set to Open New AC Hotel in the Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell The world’s largest hotel company is set to debut its newest hotel in the Caribbean next week. It’s the highly-anticipated AC Hotel Kingston in Jamaica, which will begin welcoming guests June 17. The stylish new $50 million …

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A New Hotel Opens in Kingston

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston’s quietly robust hotel pipeline has unveiled another new property: the R Hotel. Jamaica’s newest business hotel has debuted in the heart of New Kingston. “Kingston has a major appeal as an urban tourist destination,” …

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Jamaica Is Getting A New Hilton Hotel in Kingston

 By Alexander Britell Part of a growing trend of hotel investment in Jamaica’s capital, Hilton has announced the planned opening of a new Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel in Kingston. The new 168-room ROK Hotel, owned by PanJam Investment Limited, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Belize’s most highly anticipated developments is adding another new luxury real estate project — and it’s directly on the beach. Alaia Belize, which will be the first Marriott International property in the country, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is getting into the home sharing business. In a move that enters Marriott in a market dominated by home sharing giant Airbnb, the company has launched a new “Homes & …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor We all talk about disconnecting on our vacations, about taking a break from work, from social media, from the hustle and bustle. And while more hotels are starting to offer “digital detox” programs, one Aruba resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Marriott’s hottest hotel brands is coming to the Caribbean. The luxury boutique brand that was the brainchild of legendary hotelier Ian Schrager will be coming to the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Marriott has …

belize growth tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s surging growth in 2018 has continued into the new year. After one of the fastest growth rates in tourist arrivals of any Caribbean destination last year, Belize has seen a 6.3 percent increase in …

Marriott Caribbean Rooms

 By Alexander Britell As major brands like Hilton continue to expand their presence in the Caribbean, the world’s largest hotel company is ramping up its own plans in the region. Marriott plans to add more than 6,000 new hotel rooms …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Auberge Resorts, which has been rapidly broadening its portfolio in the wider region, has named a new chief operating officer. In his new role, Gabaldon will lead the corporate operational and human resources strategies for …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two new high-profile all-inclusive hotels are coming to the island of Saint Lucia. The properties, part of a larger hotel project called Canelles Resort, will include two Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts’ brands: Dreams and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s San Juan Marriott Resort has a new look. The property, set in the Condado area of San Juan, has completed a $20 million renovation project spearheaded by XLD Group. The new look ranges …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new real estate project has launched construction in Guyana. The $100.9 million USD Pegasus Suites is the largest single investment in the country, the brainchild of Robert Badal, owner of Guyana’s Pegasus Hotel. …

Marriott Caribbean Rooms

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has kicked off 2019 with a new addition in the Caribbean. The travel giant’s Renaissance Hotels brand has officially debuted its new Renaissance Cancun Resort and Marina, anchoring the new marina in Puerto Cancun. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a massive boost for the tourism fortunes of the island of St John, the Westin St John Resort Villas has officially reopened its doors. The reopening comes 16 months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s fast-growing Margaritaville Holdings is planning another Caribbean hotel, this time on Belize’s popular Ambergris Caye. The new Margaritaville Resort Belize will be a condominium resort, with 71 waterfront residences in its first phase …