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Caribbean Hotel Sector Gaining Steam

 By the Caribbean Journal staff October was the strongest month for the Caribbean hotel sector in all of 2014, according to a new report from hotel analytics firm STR. The region’s hotel occupancy grew by 4.1 percent, the single-biggest improvement …

Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Rises For Fifth Straight Month

 Above: the British Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish start to the year, the Caribbean hotel sector has rebounded of late, with hotel occupancy rising for the fifth consecutive month in October. The region’s …

Modest July For Caribbean Hotel Sector

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy rose by 0.6 percent in July, according to a new report from STR. Occupancy stood at 70.7 percent at the end of the month, a modest increase compared to the same month …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy is up just 0.2 percent for the first half of 2014, compared to the first six months of 2013, according to newly released data from STR. Hotel occupancy in the region stood …

 Above: Grenada (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After three consecutive months of year-over-year decline, the Caribbean hotel industry rebounded with a strong month of May, according to a new report from STR. Hotel occupancy in the Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy dropped by 0.1 percent in February, according to the latest Caribbean Trend report from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotel occupancy finished February at 77.3, a 0.1 percent drop from the same …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean hotel industry rebounded strongly in November, according to the latest data from STR. Hotel occupancy in the region rose by 3.6 percent year-over-year in November, the industry’s strongest month since May. Caribbean hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel occupancy in the Caribbean fell by 0.9 percent in September, according to data from STR. The drop was the third time Caribbean hotel occupancy fell in the last four months, after a 2.2 percent …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy rebounded in August, following two straight months of decline, according to a new report from STR. The region’s hotels saw a 2.3 percent increase in occupancy compared to August 2012, with total …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy fell by 0.2 percent in July, the region’s second straight month of annual decline, according to a report from STR. The drop followed a 0.9 percent decrease in June, the first time …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy fell 1.2 percent in June, the first month regional occupancy fell year-over-year since November of 2010, according to a new report from STR. Hotel occupancy in the Caribbean fell to 65.6 percent, …

 Above: the One & Only Ocean Club in Paradise Island By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish April, Caribbean hotel occupancy rose 6.6 percent in May, the highest year-over-year jump of any month so far in 2013, according to …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis’ tourism sector is off to a strong start for 2013, according to data released by the government. Tourism revenues for Nevis grew by 13 percent in the first two months …

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND – The Dominican Republic added 224 new rooms in 2012, the largest total of any country in the Caribbean last year, according to data from STR. Puerto Rico was …

 Above: the Boucan by Hotel Chocolat in St Lucia By Alexander Britell The Caribbean hotel sector is continuing to improve, according to a new report from hotel data firm STR. Caribbean hotel occupancy rose 7 percent in November, compared to the …