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Puerto Rico’s Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton to Reopen in October

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ritz-Carlton’s Dorado Beach resort is set to reopen Oct. 1, according to parent company Marriott. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve had been closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Its reopening was revealed on the …

New Ultra-Luxe Real Estate Coming to Puerto Rico’s St. Regis Bahia Beach

 By Alexander Britell The island of Puerto Rico was quietly becoming one of the leading luxury destinations in the Caribbean before last year’s hurricanes. But as the island continues its remarkable recovery, Puerto Rico’s luxury boom continues, from the launch …

Jose Andres Expands Culinary Empire to The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff World-renowned Chef Jose Andres has expanded his Caribbean footprint. The Spanish chef has debuted his new Fish by Jose Andres at The Cove resort at Atlantis Paradise Island. The new dinner-only eatery serves a menu …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a major new expansion of its flight service to Puerto Rico. In a huge boost for the still-recovering destination, Frontier has launched new daily nonstop flights from both Long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s top luxury resorts is planning to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort will be making its return on Oct. 29, following what will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this beautiful shot of sunrise at the Condado Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is boosting its service to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The carrier is adding a fourth daily flight between Atlanta and San Juan, effective June 8, the company announced. Delta operates the flights …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative has launched a major initiative aimed at spearheading recovery efforts in islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria last fall. The new Clinton Global Initiative …

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 By Rico Louw Similar to the opening month of 2018, February hotel performance was sluggish when compared with historical trends in the Caribbean, according to the latest data from STR. As noted in our article last month, Q1 months are …

 By Alexander Britell One of the hippest corners of the Caribbean has a serious new addition: the Serafina Beach Hotel, a 96-room stunner in the heart of the Condado neighborhood in San Juan. Puerto Rico’s first new hotel opening of …

Puerto Rico Wyndham Grand

 By Alexander Britell In another strong sign for Puerto Rico’s quickly-rebounding tourism sector, one of the island’s most popular resorts has reopened its doors. The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf and Beach Resort officially relaunched earlier this month, …

 By Alexander Britell In a huge boost for the island of Puerto Rico as it makes its post-storm recovery, Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda will be reprising his role as Alexander Hamilton in a production on the island. Miranda had ended …

 By Alexander Britell FORT LAUDERDALE — The world’s largest cruise industry conference had a strong Caribbean flavor this week as ports from across the region gathered for the annual Seatrade summit in Fort Lauderdale. The mood was a positive one, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Serafina Heach Hotel is slated to make its debut next month in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The hotel, the first hotel by the popular Serafina Restaurant Group in New York City, is planning …

 By Fatima Thompson The first month of the year is usually the start of the high performance season in the Caribbean, but hotel figures came in at their lowest January level in years, according to the latest data from STR. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives for the next two years. Cox took office early last year following an unscheduled leadership change, and has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fascination ship has returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a year-round schedule of Caribbean cruises. The ship recently underwent an “extensive” multimillion-dollar dry dock that added a host of new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton paid a visit to the Caribbean this week, traveling to both the United States Virgin Islands and Dominica. Clinton was in the Caribbean to see first hand the islands’ …