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Puerto Rico’s St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort Is Back

 By Alexander Britell While Puerto Rico has quietly become a haven for high-end hotels in recent years, one property has remained perhaps its signature luxury resort: the St. Regis Bahia Beach. And while many resorts have already reopened their doors …

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Candelero All-Inclusive Makes Debut in Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first new all-inclusive to open in Puerto Rico in years has made its debut in the town of Humacao. The transformed Candelero Beach Resort is set in the heart of the Palmas del Mar …

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Cancun Airport Traffic Strengthening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a slow period over the summer, Cancun International Airport is beginning to surge once again. The carrier reported 1.991 million passengers in November, a 7.6 percent increase over the same month in 2017. That …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The ever-expanding Margaritaville brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean Basin. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo celebrated its opening in Costa Rica with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. The debut comes after a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff While much of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry is, unsurprisingly, concentrated in San Juan, the island is starting to see smaller, harder-to-reach destinations growing, too. That includes the southwestern beach town of Cabo Rojo, which is …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over a year after Hurricane Maria, the island of Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone . The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit’s Caribbean expansion continues to speed up, with two new routes coming to the island of Puerto Rico. Beginning Feb. 14, the carrier will launch new daily nonstop routes from both Tampa International Airport and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb is bringing its experiential travel offering to the island of Bermuda The company’s Airbnb Experiences is set to launch in Bermuda next spring, the Bermuda Tourism Authority confirmed this week. Bermuda will be the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It just may be the hottest new real estate project in the Caribbean. The newest Four Seasons project in the Caribbean is already well underway, and the new Four Seasons Cay Chapel in Belize is already …

Turks and Caicos Caribbean Industry

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported double-digit performance growth as demand rose well above the levels seen during a hurricane-ravaged September in 2017, according to new data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy was up 6.9%, and average daily …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Puerto Rico has as diverse a hotel product as any island in the Caribbean, from small boutiques to ultra-luxe oases, it’s long lacked one major category: all-inclusives. That’s now changing, thanks to upcoming debut …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In recent years, the Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has become a new Caribbean capital of chic. From luxury boutiques like Ferragamo and Cartier to hip hotels like the O:live and the Serafina, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand has added another new resort in the region. The Margaritaville Beach Resort has made its official debut on Flamingo Beach in Costa Rica. Amenities include a signature OnZen Spa and four …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s legendary El San Juan hotel is now targeting a December reopening. The landmark 388-room hotel in Isla Verde will hold its grand reopening on Dec. 14. The property, which has been shuttered since …

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 Simply put, the Puerto Rico travel industry has made a remarkable recovery from Hurricane Maria. Airlines are back, cruise passengers have returned, the hotels are open again and new ones are also making their way in the pipeline. Travelers are …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s St Regis Bahia Beach Resort has appointed a new general manager. The luxury resort has named Jose Torres to the role, it announced this week. Torres comes to the property after having served …

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 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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 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 …