Barbados’ Saint Peter’s Bay Gets a New GM

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The luxe Saint Peter’s Bay resort in Barbados has named a new general manager. Joseph Violi has been tapped by UNNA Resorts for the role, in which he will serve as group general manager of […]


Marriott Opens Renaissance Cancun Resort

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has kicked off 2019 with a new addition in the Caribbean. The travel giant’s Renaissance Hotels brand has officially debuted its new Renaissance Cancun Resort and Marina, anchoring the new marina in Puerto Cancun. […]


What’s Next for Marriott Hotels in the Caribbean?

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By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. […]


Renaissance in Aruba, Curacao Sold

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Two major casino hotels in the Caribbean have been sold. US-based Wind Creek Hospitality, an authority of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, has acquired both the Aruba Renaissance Resort and Casino and the Curacao […]

A New Kind of Steakhouse in Aruba

Renaissance Aruba is relaunching its L.G. Smith’s Steak & Chop House, offering what the property is calling an “elevated dining experience” including a new menu, a new brunch concept and craft cocktails. The restaurant’s décor and overall look have also […]

How You Can Go on a Rum Cruise Around the Caribbean

The Rum Renaissance Caribbean Rum Cruise set for November 15 sailing By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the dream for any rum lover: cruising around the Caribbean, visiting rum distilleries and sipping aged spirits. But it’s not a dream, thanks […]


Starbucks Heads to Curacao

By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Curacao has its first Starbucks at the Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino. Starbucks currently has locations in several Caribbean countries, including the Bahamas (at the Atlantis resort), Puerto Rico, and Aruba. It […]


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