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Caribbean Overwater Bungalow

The 5 Best New Overwater Bungalow Resorts in the Caribbean  

 For decades, overwater bungalows were the exclusive specialty of the South Pacific.  Not anymore.  More and more overwater resorts are starting to pop around the Caribbean, from the islands of Panama to the heart of the Dutch Caribbean.  And while …

All-Inclusive Caribbean Panama Resort

In Panama, a Secret Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort

 Discovering a lost waterfall. Watching sunrise on a volcano. Ziplining through the rainforest. White water rafting. An exploration of artisanal coffee-making.  They’re not the sort of inclusions you typically find at a Caribbean all-inclusive resort.  But this isn’t your typical …

Panama Cayman Islands

New Cayman Islands-Panama Flights 

 Cayman Airways is restarting its nonstop service between the Cayman Islands and Panama this summer.  The company will be relaunching the route between Grand Cayman and Panama City on June 26, according to the carrier.  The nonstop service will be …

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Panama Caribbean Treehouse Hotel

 Panama’s top overwater resort has added another unique room style: treehouses.  The Nayara Bocas del Toro, set on a private island off the Caribbean coast of Panama, has debuted its newest rooms: a pair of towering 50-foot-tall treehouse units designed …

marriott hotel panama

 The Marriott Hotels brand is back in Panama.  Marriott has opened the new Marriott Panama Hotel, a 331-room hotel connected to the Albrook Mall, the largest shopping mall in Central America.  The Marriott brand has taken over the former Wyndham …

panama hotel luxury sofitel

 Accor’s Sofitel brand has opened its newest luxury hotel in the Caribbean Basin: the sparkling new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo in Panama.  The luxury hotel is set in the “old city” of Panama, one of the most charming historic neighborhoods …

caribbean hotels in 2023

 One thing that didn’t stop for very long during the pandemic was hotel construction, particularly in the Caribbean. The region’s hotel pipeline continues to grow, with both large resorts, all-inclusives and boutique hotels of every shape and size continuing to …

princess cruises caribbean galveston ship on sea

 Princess Cruises has returned to the Port of Galveston in Texas.  The cruise line, part of the Carnival portfolio, has resumed sailing Caribbean cruises from Texas for the first time since 2016.  The brand’s Ruby Princess ship is sailing a …

hyatt panama

 Hyatt’s new hotel in Panama has completed the final phase of what has been a seven-year project.  The new Hotel La Compañía, set in the charming Casco Viejo quarter of Panama City, has completed its “American Wing,” including four of …

the new hotel will be in the historic quarter of Panama City.

 The charming historic quarter of Casco Viejo in Panama City will soon be home to a major new luxury resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The highly-anticipated new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama is opening its doors in January, a spokesperson …

puerto rico panama caribbean hotels

 Whether you are just traveling alone with your significant other or you’ve managed to get a break from the wonderful, grueling work that is parenting, you won’t have trouble finding great adults-only resorts in the Caribbean. They’re the places that …

all-inclusive caribbean overwater bungalow

 Just a few years ago, overwater bungalow resorts in the Caribbean were a rarity.  Then Sandals entered the market with its overwater villas in Jamaica, ushering in a new “overwater age” in the Caribbean.  Sandals added more resorts with overwater …

caribbean cruises windstar

 Small-ship cruise line Windstar is expanding in the Caribbean, including its first-ever homeport in Miami.  The company is adding a new itinerary in the winter of 2023: Beach Fun and Sun: a Caribbean Getaway, that will feature seven days in …

atlas ocean voyages luxury cruise

 Luxury cruise line Atlas Ocean Voyages has named a new president and chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has tapped James Rodriguez to the position, it announced this week.  Rodriguez comes to Atlas from Oceania Cruises, where …

panama sofitel

 Accor’s Sofitel Legend brand is opening a new hotel in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama will open its doors this fall in the heart of Panama’s charming historic quarter.  The new hotel, set …

atlas

 Boutique cruise company Atlas Ocean Voyages will be adding Panama as a new homeport.  The company plans to run at least four new homeport operations in Panama for the 2022-2023 cruise season.  Atlas will be operating small-ship luxury cruises with …

panama hyatt

 Hyatt’s Unbound Collection has debuted its first hotel in the Caribbean Basin: the new Hotel Hotel La Compañía, set in the heart of Panama City’s charming old city.  The new hotel in the Casco Viejo quarter is anchored by a …

caribbean overwater bungalow panama

 It remains one of the great frontiers for Caribbean travel aficionados: Bocas del Toro, the spectacular archipelago in the Caribbean waters off the coast of Panama.  For years, it’s also been home to the vast majority of overwater bungalow resorts …

 

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