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Curacao Marriott Names New General Manager

 The Curacao Marriott has a new general manager, following the appointment of veteran hospitality executive Mark Nooren.  The 336-room beach resort had completed a $40 million renovation project at the end of last year. The resort is managed by Aimbridge …

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How AMResorts Is Making Its Hotels Cleaner

 Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts has introduced a new 360-degree quality, safety and hygiene program CleanComplete Verification, the company said this week.  The CleanComplete Verification program expands the “standards of quality and cleanliness” at the company’s 58 beachfront branded properties across …

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Marriott Names New Leadership for Caribbean, Latin America

 The retirement of Marriott’s Group President for the Americas has led to a new leadership structure for the company’s international lodging business.  After 36 years with Marriott, Dave Grissen is stepping down as group president for the Americas, the company …

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 Another major global hotel brand has launched a new hygiene initiative — Hyatt. Accompanying similar announcements by Marriott and Hilton, Hyatt has revealed plans for a new “Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment” in light of the new realities of the hospitality …

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 Fresh on the heels of Marriott’s announcement of dramatic changes to hotel hygiene, hotel giant Hilton has revealed a new cleaning plan of its own.  In a nod to the changing world of COVID-19, Hilton said it was launching a …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sue Nelson, who sent in this lovely shot from a balcony at the Marriott Frenchman’s Cove in St Thomas.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 Is this the new normal for hotel hygiene?  In a nod to the new realities of the coronavirus pandemic, Marriott has announced a series of dramatic new changes to the way it cleans its hotels — in what could be …

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 One of the top hotels on the “One Happy Island” of Aruba has launched a new Spotify playlist to, well, help make people’s days happier in this very uneasy time.  It’s called “Aruba Marriott Island Tunes,” and the property says …

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 As the world fights the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the world’s largest hotel company, Marriott International, is shifting to help healthcare workers and caregivers, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson said.  Marriott has launched a new initiative called “Rooms for Responders,” which gives …

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 Marriott, the world’s largest hotel company, has issued a statement addressing the Coronavirus pandemic.  Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorenson told travelers that “we know travel may not be your first thought, but I want you to know the safety …

adults-only hotels caribbean

 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

marriott puerto rico expansion

 Marriott is continuing its expansion in Puerto Rico with plans for the island’s first-ever Residence Inn by Marriott hotel.  The 231-room hotel will be set in the beach neighborhood of Isla Verde in San Juan — it will also be …

guyana hilton hotel

 Fresh off the announcement of a planned second Marriott hotel in Guyana, another new projet has broken ground, this time under the Hilton umbrella.  Guyana’s first Hilton hotel will be located southeast of the country’s Ogle International Airport.  The project’s …

mexico westin hotel

 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 …

marriott caribbean 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 …

marriott guyana hotel

 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 …

marriott puerto rico aloft

 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 …