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There’s a New Cliffside Resort in Turks and Caicos 

 The long-awaited debut of the Rock House resort in Turks and Caicos is finally here.  The cliffside residential resort very quietly opened its doors last month, Caribbean Journal confirmed.  The property, set on a 14-acre site with 600 feet of …

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In Bimini, The Bahamas, The Art of the Swim-Up Room 

 It’s morning in Bimini and I’m in the pool overlooking the lagoon and Rockwell Island.  There’s no one else here, just the bobbing yachts and the sound of the water and the glimmer of the sun under the clouds.  This …

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10 Must-Visit Private Island Resorts in Belize

 Belize is a fascinating country full of ancient Mayan ruins and jungles prowled by jaguars, but perhaps its greatest natural treasure is the 190-mile-long Belize Barrier Reef. Just off this Central American nation’s Caribbean coast, the reef is home to …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts is opening another new all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Spanish company is set to debut the new Riu Latino in Costa Mujeres near Cancun in October.  The adults-only resort, which officially …

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 Marriott’s growing Caribbean all-inclusive portfolio will add another new resort later this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has announced the signing of the Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun to its all-inclusive portfolio, with plans to open at the end …

st maarten all-inclusive new

 Divi Resorts has named a new regional director of operations for the Caribbean, the company said this week.  The North Carolina-based company has tapped Mo Sallah to the role, in which he will oversee resort operations at Divi’s seven properties …

caribbean antigua reggae

 Caribbean all-inclusive brand Elite Island Resorts has partnered with reggae legend Causion on a major new musical tribute to the island of Antigua.  The song, Antigua Me Come From, is a common phrase of identity and heritage for Antiguans; a …

all-inclusive hyatt

 Hyatt Hotels is expanding its focus on all-inclusive, particularly in the Caribbean, with a new portfolio called the “Inclusive Collection.” The new portfolio includes nine different “luxury” all-inclusive brands, the vast majority of which come from the company’s purchase of …

s hotel montego bay

 One of the coolest new resorts in Jamaica has made a big change: it’s now offering all-inclusive vacations.  The S Hotel Montego Bay, the hotel that has injected new energy into Montego Bay’s famous “Hip Strip,” has rebranded as an …

turks and caicos gm

 Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Club has named a new general manger, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Grace Bay Resorts property has tapped Kulbhushan Tyagi to the role.  Tyagi, a 23-year-veteran of the hospitality industry, will oversee day-to-tday operations of …

all-inclusive wyndham

 Demand for all-inclusive hotels and resorts has never been higher, according to the results of a new survey by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.  The hotel giant, which recently entered the all-inclusive space, says its survey, conducted by OnePoll, showed that …

 Travelers who want to enjoy the legendary north shore beaches of Jamaica but avoid the big tourist districts of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril have long known to detour east to the small resorts in Port Antonio, a coastal …

bonaire divi

 The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino in Bonaire has a new top chef.  Parent company Divi Resorts has announced the appointment of Aruba native Raymond Jansen as the property’s new executive chef.  A 12-year veteran of the industry, Jansen …

aurora anguilla

 Salamander Hotels and Resorts has been tapped to manage the new Aurora Anguilla Resort and Golf Club.  Salamander, best known in the Caribbean for managing the iconic Half Moon resort in Jamaica, will assume management on April 26.  Salamander was …

caribbean overwater bungalow panama

 It remains one of the great frontiers for Caribbean travel aficionados: Bocas del Toro, the spectacular archipelago in the Caribbean waters off the coast of Panama.  For years, it’s also been home to the vast majority of overwater bungalow resorts …

bahamas william kate

 The Islands of The Bahamas experienced a very royal welcome. In line with The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited The Bahamas from 24–26 March as part of their Royal Tour of the Caribbean. The …

all-inclusive jamaica

 Looking for a romantic getaway in Jamaica where the only “kids” you’ll encounter are the goats grazing on the roadside on the way to your hotel? You’re in luck, because Jamaica has a wide selection of adults-only properties, including those …

british virgin islands adults-only

 Virgin Gorda has its share of traditional hotels, luxury resorts, beachside villas, and sailor’s havens, but an adults-only French country inn is definitely a first for the island — and the British Virgin Islands as a whole. The British and …