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St Thomas Is Airbnb’s Top Caribbean Destination Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb has been making major inroads in the Caribbean — and one destination is seeing bigger growth than the others, according to newly released data from the sharing economy giant. The leader? The island of …

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How to Go Glamping in Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff First Anegada, then Antigua, and now Puerto Rico. The Caribbean’s glamping, or luxury camping, sector is heating up. The newest addition is the Pitahaya Glamping Eco-Retreat in Puerto Rico, the first-ever glamping spot in Puerto …

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San Juan’s Verdanza Hotel Is Getting a New Look

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in Isla Verde is getting a new look. The Verdanza Hotel in San Juan’s beachy neighborhood of Isla Verde is undergoing a $3 million renovation that will cover all 222 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit Airlines has officially begun operating its newest route to Puerto Rico. The carrier this week launched its new daily flights from Orlando to the Puerto Rican city of Aguadilla. The daily service is a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff After more than a year of significant year-over-year monthly declines, San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport saw a surge in traffic last month, according to a new report from ASUR, which operates the airport. …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported positive overall performance in August driven by strong pricing power, according to data from STR. On the islands where STR maintains a sufficient reporting sample, the Bahamas experienced the highest rise in occupancy …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s most luxurious resort has completed its post-Hurricane Irma recovery. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve reopens its doors Monday, a significant step for the burgeoning luxury travel market in Puerto Rico — and for the …

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 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

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 The weather is starting to cool down, making one of our favorite times to visit the Caribbean even better. For much of the region, the fall is the nadir of the off season — but for die-hard Caribbean travelers, it means …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is coming to Louisiana. For the first time, one of the cruise brand’s ships will homeport at the Port of New Orleans. In 2020, the 2,400-passenger Disney Wonder cruise ship will launch …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This is another side of Puerto Rico, far from urbanity, deep in the heart of the island’s lush natural world. The newest listing to hit the Puerto Rico real estate market is this, a mountainside rainforest …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the more popular place to stay on the west coast of Puerto Rico has reopened its doors. The Tres Sirenas boutique hotel in the surf town of Rincon has officially relaunched, a year …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Puerto Rico’s hotels have a new top executive. The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association has elected Pablo Torres, general manager of San Juan’s Caribe Hilton Hotel, as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leading Caribbean regional carrier Seaborne Airlines has officially moved into a new terminal location at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Seaborne’s new main check-in counter and passenger boarding gates have both moved, with …

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 By Alexander Britell The grande dame of Puerto Rico’s resorts is set for a highly-anticipated reopening. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, long the island’s halo hotel, is officially reopening its doors at the beginning of next month. The ultra-luxe retreat, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is about to reopen its doors. The famous El San Juan hotel, now part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, will reopen Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s landmark hotels will be reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned. The iconic Caribe Hilton, one of the purported birthplaces of the piña colada cocktail and the first Hilton to open beyond the …