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Riu Expands All-Inclusive Resort in Mazatlan

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels and Resorts has continued its expansion push with the addition of a major new room block at its all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan, Mexico. The company has added a new section with …

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Jamaica’s New 3,000-Room Hotel Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s hotel development boom is set to continue with plans for 3,000 new rooms in the parish of St Ann. The government of Jamaica said it had finalized the sale of land in the area …

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The Caribbean Boutique Hotel Awards – 2019

 It began with an idea. An idea to celebrate the jewels of the Caribbean hotel industry, the smaller, more intimate spaces through which hoteliers express their dreams, their personalities and their visions for what hospitality can be. And now the …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most sought-after corners of the Caribbean — that famous triangle of Caribbean hotspots: St Maarten, St Barth and Anguilla. And just two years after Hurricane Irma, the trio of destinations is in the midst …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ Wymara Resort has named a new director of sales and marketing, the property announced this week. The Providenciales resort has tapped industry veteran Jorge Collazo for the role, who previously worked at …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu Hotels and Resorts is reopening one of its all-inclusive hotel properties in Jamaica. Riu will be reopening its Riu Ocho Rios resort this month following a “complete refurbishment of the property.” …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines isn’t your typical Caribbean vacation destination. The lush, volcanic island of St Vincent is by far the largest land mass in this archipelago nation, yet may be the least visited despite …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff As relief and recovery efforts continue in Grand Bahama and Abaco, Bahamas officials stressed that nearly the entirety of the country’s 700-island tourism economy was open for business. Indeed, every airport in The Bahamas with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe resort brand One&Only is expanding with a highly-anticipated new resort in Mexico. The new One&Only Mandarina is slated to open its doors on April 2. 2020, according to the company. The resort is set …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced plans to convert its popular Tamarind beach resort into a “premium all-inclusive resort.” The West …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med has named a new president and chief executive officer for its North America and Caribbean division. The all-inclusive company has tapped Carolyne Doyon for the role, in which she will succeed Xavier Mufraggi. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global travel and hospitality company Apple Leisure Group has named Alejandro Reynal as its new chief executive officer, the firm announced this week. In what the company called a “planned transition,” Reynal will succeed Alex …

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 By Alexander Britell Six Senses’ first-ever Caribbean resort has officially broken ground in Grenada, adding to Grenada’s growing position as a luxury hotspot. The new Six Senses La Sagesse will be built on La Sagesse beach in Grenada’s St David’s …

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 By Alexander Britell La Collecion Resorts, best known for its large portfolio of properties in Mexico, is expanding in Punta Cana. The brand’s parent company, Posadas, has announced plans to open its first Live Aqua-branded beach resort in Punta Cana. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality, the largest independent hotel management firm in the United States, is merging with multinational hotel firm Interstate Hotels and Resorts. It’s a major move for Aimbridge, which just announced a significant expansion …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is set for the 2020 debut of a major new all-inclusive resort from the Royalton Luxury Resorts brand. The new property, which.represents a transformation of the former Grenadian by Rex resort, is slated to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest independent hotel management company in the United States is set for a major Caribbean expansion — at some of the hottest properties in the region. Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has announced the addition of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A highly-anticipated new Club Med resort is set to open in the Dominican Republic in November. The new Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, the first of Club Med’s “Exclusive Collection” in the Americas, will officially …