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Kimpton Opens First of Five New Key West Resorts

 The Conch Republic is officially the new home of the first in what will be a portfolio of five new Kimpton-branded Key West resorts.  InterContinental Hotel Group’s fast-expanding Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants brand has launched the new Winslow’s Bungallows hotel.  …

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Hyatt Adds a New Adults-Only Pool in Aruba

 The Hyatt Regency Aruba has debuted a new adults-only pool.  The new pool called “Trankilo” is set on a 43,000-square-foot beachfront space.  The three-tiered pool, which was designed by Fort Lauderdale-based architecture firm EDSA, has limestone walls, “living bougainvillea structures” …

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Punta Cana Airport, the Caribbean’s Busiest Air Hub, Is Making Changes

 The Caribbean’s busiest airport is planning major improvements to its customer experience this year, headlined by the implementation of U.S. Customs and Immigration PreClearance.  Punta Cana, which is the most popular destination in the Dominican Republic and the wider Caribbean …

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bahamas beach hotel

 There’s a new way to stay on the beach in one of the great undiscovered destinations in The Bahamas.  It’s called Caerula Mar Club, and the new boutique beach hotel is set in Andros, the largest island in The Bahamas.  …

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 For years it was Aruba’s most beloved “small hotel,” a tiny oasis of 14 rooms just across from Palm Beach.  Now, after a major transformation project, Aruba’s family-owned Boardwalk has officially relaunched as a full-fledged boutique hotel, the Boardwalk Boutique …

four seasons nevis

 The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is nearing the final phases of a multi-year enhancement project. Nevis’ flagship resort has already begun unveiling several reimagined spaces, including the “completely reconstructed” pool, now dubbed the “Limin Pool,” and a new beachside eatery …

turks and caicos villa new

 A luxury villa in Turks and Caicos has just hit the real estate market for $6.25 million, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Cerulean, a four-bedroom, 10,538-square-foot stunner is set on the coast of Providenciales’ Princess Alexandra National Park. The property emphasizes …

barbados all-inclusive adults-only

 There’s a new adults-only, all-inclusive resort in Barbados. Barbados’ popular Accra Beach Hotel and Spa in Barbados has added a new luxury property to its portfolio called “The Abidah by Accra.” 
The resort, which first opened its doors this summer, …

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 By Alexander Britell What is almost certainly the most anticipated reopening of 2019 will be happening earlier than expected. The long-awaited return of The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas is set for Nov. 22, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reinvigorated resort’s debut …

windstar fleet upgrade

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Windstar Cruises has announced the cutting of the first steel on the transformation project of its MS Star Legend cruise ship. The company is redesigning and upgrading the ship as part of a $250 million …

kimpton caribbean roatan hotel cover

 By Alexander Britell Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is expanding again in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular upscale hotel brand is planning to open a new boutique resort on Roatan off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. The new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels has officially made its debut at the Coco Beach development in Puerto Rico. The company’s newest Caribbean resort is The Resort at Coco Beach, a Hyatt Affiliated Hotel, a rebranding of the former …

st john villa resort sirenusa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to experience St John in the USVI. The former Sirenusa property in St John has been renovated and upgraded and rebranded into The Hills, St John. The relaunched villa resort has …

caribbean anguilla villa cover

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There must be some historic meaning. Or it might be a primeval word for tranquility, or the name of some divine spirit. It wasn’t until the third day that I realized. Nevaeh, this otherworldly, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading sustainable hotels has officially relaunched in Dominica. The Jungle Bay Eco Villas has been reborn in Soufriere in southern Dominica, an important step for Dominica’s resurgent tourism industry. The popular …

caribbean kempinski resort pool

 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …

los cabos place to stay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to stay in Los Cabos, and it’s instantly one of the most spectacular accommodations in Mexico. Palace Resorts has unveiled the opening of the new Royal Residence at its Le Blanc …

turks and caicos rock house ground

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The first-ever cliffside hotel in Turks and Caicos has officially broken ground. Grace Bay Resorts has announced the groundbreaking of phase one of Rock House, the first residential resort tucked into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ …