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Rebranded Grand Sirenis Punta Cana Makes Debut

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The rebranded Grand Sirenis Punta Cana is making its debut this weekend in the Dominican Republic. The former Sirenis Punta Cana Aquagames and Casino has completed a $30 million renovation, transformed into the new Grand …

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All-Inclusive Riu Palace Tropical Bay Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has reopened another all-inclusive hotel in the Caribbean. The latest Riu property to undergo a major renovation is the all-inclusive Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril, part of a widespread upgrade push across the …

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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 One of Aruba’s leading places to stay has gotten a major new look. The Hyatt Regency Aruba is set to unveil a $12 million top-to-bottom renovation project that will cover all of its 357 rooms …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s shortest commercial runway is getting a facelift. The Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is closing from Sept. 10 to Oct. 9 for a renovation to the world-famous …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises has completed an “extensive” 10-day dry dock of its Crown Princess cruise ship, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 3,080-passenger ship completed a series of enhancements during a drydock in Grand Bahama last month, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu is set to unveil its major transformation project in Punta Cana. The Spanish hotel giant has announced plans to reopen its Riu Palace Punta Cana in July following a complete renovation. The changes include …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top all-inclusive resorts in Saint Lucia is planning a major renovation project. The BodyHoliday, the wellness-focused resort on Cariblue Beach, will launch a $20 million renovation this summer. The property will close …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ biggest resort has unveiled a major new look. The St Kitts Marriott Resort has officially relaunched following a series of multimillion-dollar renovations. The property transformed all 389 of its rooms and its main …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Seadust Cancun family Resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico has completed a major renovation project, the property announced this week. The renovation entailed a complete makeover of its 505 rooms and suites. The …

 The adults-only Floris Suite Hotel in Curaçao has completed a renovation of its guest rooms. The Piscadera Bay hotel recently upgraded its suites with a new paint scheme and sleeker to design in what the property called an effort to …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It took two years and approximately seven million dollars, but now Jamaica’s classic clothing-optional all-inclusive resort, Hedonism II, has a new look as one of the premier destinations for nude beaches. Updates to the 35-year-old …

 Carnival Cruise Line is planning a significant renovation to its Carnival Magic cruise ship. The ship will be undergoing a multimillion-dollar dry dock renovation that will include the addition of several bars and restaurants. The two-week dry dock, which began …

 A big new look By Dana NilandCJ Contributor W Hotels Worldwide has announced that W Mexico City has completed a multi-phase transformative renovation, including the debut of new restaurant J BY JOSÉ ANDRÉS. The renovation was led by New York-based …

 Antigua’s Blue Waters Resort has completed a $1 million renovation project, the property announced. The changes include refurbished hillside and beachfront rooms and an upgraded fitness center. The hotel, located on 17 acres of tropical gardens on Antigua’s north west, …

 Upgrades in Aruba By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba’s Riu Palace hotel has reopened following a refurbishment project, the property announced this week. The upgrades took place over the spring and summer of 2015; they included renovations to the property’s buffet …

 Above: the Hamanasi Resort in Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort has completed its recent renovation project. The property’s updated Great House is slated for a grand opening on April 25. The boutique hotel …

 Above: the Ocean Terrace Inn in St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ocean Terrace Inn in St Kitts has officially reopened its doors following a major renovation project. The 50-room property, which is the oldest boutique property in …