Radisson Names New COO for Americas


Radisson Hotel Group has named a new chief operating officer for the Americas region, including the Caribbean.  The Minneapolis-based company has tapped Aly El-Bassuni for the newly-created position, in which he will be responsible for “driving operational strategies across the […]


Aruba Is Getting a Radisson Blu Resort

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By Alexander Britell Radisson Hotel Group is opening a new hotel on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Aruba is the product of a partnership between Radisson and Beachside […]


The Radisson Blu Brand Is Coming to Grenada

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By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Grenada’s most popular hotels is getting a new brand. The Radisson Grenada Beach Resort will soon be rebranded as the Radisson Blu Grenada Beach Resort, which will be the only Radisson Blu resort […]


Radisson Taps New VP of Marketing for the Americas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Radisson Hotel Group has announced a new appointment to lead its Americas regional marketing strategy. Radisson has tapped Catherine Higgins Whiteside as its new vice president of marketing in the Americas. In the role, Higgins […]

Carlson Rezidor Rebrands as Radisson Hotel Group

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has rebranded to Radisson Hotel Group, effective immediately, the company announced this week. The new identity aims to leverage the international brand equity of the Radisson name to drive awareness in […]

Radisson Blu Coming to Costa Rica

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is adding a major new property in the Caribbean Basin. The company has announced the signing of a new Radisson Blue in Costa Rica. The new-build hotel will feature 100 rooms, […]


CTO State of the Industry Conference Begins in Grenada

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By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S — The Caribbean’s leading regional tourism conference began in earnest on Tuesday night in Grenada. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry conference, held each autumn, is holding court at the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort […]

CTO Grenada Conference to Focus on Caribbean Recovery

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading tourism conference is coming to Grenada next week, with a major focus on recovery and rebuilding in the region in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State […]

Carlson Rezidor Names Chief Development Officer for Americas

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has named a new development officer for the Americas region, the company announced Tuesday. Carlson Rezidor has appointed Terry Sanders as its chief development officer for the Americas, based in Minneapolis and reporting to Ken Greene, […]


Radisson Continues Regional Expansion in Mexico

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Radisson is continuing its regional expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company has opened the new Radisson Hotel Del Rey Toluca, a 250-room property in the business district of Tollocan, about an hour outside of Mexico City. The […]

Carlson Rezidor Continuing Regional Expansion

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carlson Rezidor is continuing its expansion of the Radisson Blu brand with a new location at Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico. The hotel group announced the signing of an agreement with real estate and investment firm […]

First Look: The New Hilton Aruba

ARUBA — A classic hotel design never gets old. Morris Lapidus, famous for hotels like the Fontainebleau in Miami, made this Aruba’s first “it” hotel when it debuted in 1955 as simply the “Aruba Hotel.” But now the venerable design […]


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