resorts

Sandals Opens New Conference Center in Montego Bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to meet in Montego Bay. Sandals Resorts International has announced the launch of its new luxury conference center at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The 3,000-square-foot facility has its …

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Riu to Open New All-Inclusive in Costa Mujeres, Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Riu Hotels has launched construction on another major new all-inclusive resort project. Riu has officially begun work on the new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, which is located right next to the recently-debuted Hotel Riu …

A Must-Visit Beach Festival in Bimini

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Resorts World Bimini is hosting its second annual Driftwood Beach Festival. The June 1-3 event will feature live performances by Pato Banton and Clement Aubrey & The Reggae Allstars, beach volleyball with National Volleyball League pros and more. …

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 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 Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of the newest resorts in Belize has launched a new beach club. Belize’s Mahogany Bay has unveiled its newly opened Beach Club on the white sandy beach of Ambergris Caye. Just a 10-minute boat …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest step yet for St Maarten’s recovery, the island’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has reopened its doors. Divi’s beachfront property, which is the best-known hotel to reopen on the island in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels has launched its a new entertainment option at one of its top hotels in Mexico: the Riu Pool Party. The new entertainment wing at the Riu Santa Fe has lights, colors and top …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel development is coming to the Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment destination. The new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales all-inclusive resort has already broken ground in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels and Resorts has added a new member property in the Caribbean. The eco-focused Hotel Xcaret outside Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico is the latest property to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hospitality giant AMResorts is planning a major expansion in Mexico, including the Mexican Caribbean. The all-inclusive titan has announced the signing of four new resort management contracts, including Secrets Punta de Mita; Dreams Punta de …

antigua resorts

 Spectacular beaches. Breathtaking scenery. Some of the most beautiful water you’ll ever see. And, oh yes, 365 beaches. There’s a reason the island of Antigua has catapulted to the forefront of the Caribbean travel industry, and the buzz just keeps …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Marriott-branded hotel is coming to the surging Caribbean tourism destination of Belize. ECI Development has announced plans to bring Marriott Hotels’ signature brand to Belize with a 203-unit hotel on popular Ambergris Caye. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Divi Dutch Village Beach Resort in Aruba has relaunched following a big transformation project. The property has unveiled three redesigned pools, upgraded and modernized suites and a new check-in building, among other changes. “We’re …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resorts in Turks and Caicos has been sold. Grace Bay Resorts has acquired the boutique Point Grace resort on Grace Bay Beach, the company announced in a release. Grace Bay Resorts …

luxury resorts

 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s top luxury resorts is planning to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort will be making its return on Oct. 29, following what will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts has expanded its luxe Le Blanc brand in Mexico. The all-inclusive company has officially debuted the new Le Blanc Spa Resort in Los Cabos, a property with 374 ocean-facing rooms. The new resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Melia has unveiled a major new expansion of its hotel offering in Cuba. The company has added 5 hotels with a total of 409 rooms to its portfolio in Cuba in the first …