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American Airlines Is Making a Big Return to St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is seeing more and more new flights and resumed service as the island works to recover from last year’s storms, led by a major resumption in service by American Airlines. That includes the …

Iberostar Is Opening a New Adults-Only Cancun Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Iberostar is adding a new all-inclusive to its broad regional portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. Iberostar will be debuting the new adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige, a new-build tower that will …

Anguilla’s Malliouhana Is Reopening in December

 By Alexander Britell It should be a very busy festive season in Anguilla this year. Another of Anguilla’s top resorts has announced its reopening plans, with the Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection announcing a planned relaunch on Dec. 15. The iconic …

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st maarten sunwing project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More details have emerged on Sunwing’s new Planet Hollywood resort project in St Maarten. Officials said construction on the beachfront property will soon launch, with an 18-month completion timeline, according to a statement from the …

turks and caicos intercaribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to explore some of the untouched gems of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Turks and Caicos-based regional Caribbean airline InterCaribbean Airways has officially commenced its new service from Grand Turk to …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is set to host one of the Caribbean’s leading tourism conferences. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is set for the Atlantis Paradise Island resort Oct. 3-5. Business meetings will …

The view of Long Bay.

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belmond La Samanna, long the leading luxury resort in St Martin, is planning a relaunch. The luxe property is planning to reopen on Dec. 10, executives said this week. The property had been shuttered since …

beach resorts

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels just took things to another level. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba has become the first in the Caribbean to achieve total carbon neutrality. To be certified as …

coconut bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular all-inclusive resort, the Coconut Bay Beach Resort, is set for an upgrade. The Vieux Fort-area property is closing this month to undergo $5 million in refurbishments, with a reopening planned for Oct. …

turks and caicos curacao

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A huge new all-inclusive resort is coming to the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine will be the first adults-only resort under the Grand Bahia Principe brand, …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Scrub Island, the private-Island resort in the British Virgin Islands, is getting ready for its big reopening. The resort and marina is planing for a full reopening on Oct. 1, and Caribbean Journal got …

los cabos resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially debuted its newest resort on the Sea of Cortez. The new Solaz Resort, part of Marriott’s Luxury Collection, has 128 rooms in a beachfront location midway between Cabo San Lucas and San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Planet Hollywood project is coming to the Caribbean. Canadian travel giant Sunwing Travel Group has announced plans for a new all-inclusive Planet Hollywood-branded resort in Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean. It is slated to …

puerto rico resort

 By Alexander Britell The grande dame of Puerto Rico’s resorts is set for a highly-anticipated reopening. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, long the island’s halo hotel, is officially reopening its doors at the beginning of next month. The ultra-luxe retreat, …

turks and caicos curacao

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets continues to surge, according to new data from analytics firm STR. Curaçao’s hotel occupancy reached 80.3 percent in July, up 12.5 percent from the same period in 2017, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest all-inclusive brand is coming to the island of St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. Planet Hollywood, which is planning to open its first all-inclusive branded resort in the Caribbean Basin in Costa …

united mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is launching more new flights to Mexico, the company announced this week. United will be launching a new flight between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Mazatlan beginning Jan. 9, 2019. The flights, …