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Aimbridge Hospitality Tapped to Manage St Thomas’ Sugar Bay Resort

 Above: the Sugar Bay resort in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff Aimbridge Hospitality has been tapped as the new manager of the Sugar Bay Resort in St Thomas, the company announced Tuesday. The 294-room all-inclusive property will also …

The Caribbean’s Best Dive Resorts Right Now

 Let’s be honest — if you want to go diving, it’s the Caribbean or bust. Whether it’s the unmatched sea life, easy access to dive sites or the sheer brilliance of the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the region is …

The Golf List — The Caribbean’s 10 Best Golf Resorts For 2013

 They may be the only places in the West Indies where you intentionally avoid the sand. Indeed, the Caribbean has some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses, and golf tourism continues to grow in the region. Of course, when …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts has named Gabriel Felip its new Chief Operating Officer, the company announced this week. Felip, a longtime travel industry veteran, will be responsible for “streamlining operations” in …

 Above: the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa in Samana By Alexander Britell MLT Vacations’ United and Delta Vacations are adding three new resorts in the Dominican Republic’s Samana. The company announced the move during the DATE tourism conference in Punta Cana …

 Above: a rendering of the main pool at the Royalton By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino and Memories Splash resorts are set to open on Nov. 9, according to Todd Kirlik, director of …

 Above: the new Memories Resort in Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Sunwing has acquired the Breezes Negril Grand Resort & Spa in Jamaica, the company announced this week. Sunwing’s Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts management arm will manage …

 Above: the Now Onyx Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts will be opening a new property in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana this year. The 750-room Now Onyx Punta Cana is slated to open in November, according to …

 Above: the Malliouhana Hotel in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Auberge Resorts has been tapped to manage and rebrand the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa in Anguilla. The 55-room property, which shuttered in May 2011, was acquired by Chicago-based Adventurous …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon I’VE BEEN VISITING ST LUCIA for more than a decade now, and on each trip I find more reasons to return. Everyone I’ve met there has been warm and sincere; the landscape, particularly in the south, is …

 Above: The Cove By the Caribbean Journal staff Kerzner International Bahamas has appointed Cristian Sariego as senior vice president and general manager of The Cove Atlantis and The Reef Atlantis resorts in the Bahamas. Sariego was formerly the general manager …

 Above: Almond Casuarina Beach Resort in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Couples Resorts has concluded negotiations for the lease of the 280-room Almond Casuarina Beach Resort in Barbados, CEO Glenn Lawrence announced Monday. The lease will become effective Feb. …

 Above: the Almond Casuarina Beach Resort in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica-based Couples Resorts is in “firm negotiations” concerning the purchase of the 280-room Almond Casuarina Beach Resort in Barbados, Couples CEO Glenn Lawrence and Casuarina Chairman Anthony …

 Above: Turtle Beach in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Elegant Hotels Group in Barbados has named Australian national Mark Campbell its new Chief Executive Officer, the company announced. Campbell has more than 20 years in the hospitality and travel …

 Above: the reopening bash at the Kura Hulanda Resort’s Jaipur restaurant in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The Kura Hulanda Resorts in Curacao have reopened the restaurants in their Otrabanda village square, highlighted by the return of its Jaipur …

 Above: the St James’s Club, Morgan Bay, St Lucia By Alexander Britell Elite Island Resorts has completed its renovation and rebranding of the new St James’s Club, Morgan Bay in St Lucia. The property, which was formerly known as the …

 There’s nothing pleasant about “sand in your shorts” unless Marina Perez is mixing up a cocktail of the same name at Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts. Originally created upon the request of an exceptionally sandy guest, fresh off of …