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There’s a New All-Inclusive in St Maarten

 Divi Resorts has officially opened its newest all-inclusive resort in St Maarten.  It’s called Oceans at Divi Little Bay, and it’s a resort-within-a-resort at the company’s signature St Maarten property, Divi Little Bay.  The new Oceans is an elevated experience, …

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Top St Thomas Resorts to Open This Fall

 A pair of prominent hotels in St Thomas will begin welcoming guests this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  One is a reconstruction of the 384-room Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort; the other, the new Noni Beach, a St Thomas Resort; the …

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CJI Conversation: Best Western CEO Larry Cuculic on the Caribbean Market

 By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the Caribbean …

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 Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is debuting its newest resort brand at the edge of the Caribbean next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Margaritaville, in collaboration with Karisma Hotels and Resorts, is opening the new Margaritaville St Somewhere by Karisma Punta Coco …

antigua tamarind

 One of Antigua’s top luxury resorts has expanded.  Tamarind Hills, the residential resort on the west coast of the island, has added 43 new ocean view suites.  Set on a bluff between Darkwood and Ffryes beaches, the hotel is a …

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 Divi Resorts is set to open its second resort-within-a-resort in the Caribbean, this time in St Maarten.  Following the launch of its Oceans brand at St Croix’s Divi Carina Bay resort, Divi will next week debut another Oceans resort at …

riu cancun resorts new

 Riu is set to open a pair of new resorts on the Caribbean coast of Mexico this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include the new Riu Latino in Costa Mujeres and the Riu Palace Kukulcan in Cancun.  Both …

bahamas all-inclusive sandals

 Sandals Resorts International has officially relaunched its Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort on Nassau’s Cable Beach.  The 404-room property, set on a 15-acre site, has reopened following a dramatic $55 million renovation.  “The new Sandals Royal Bahamian encompasses a new era …

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 A few decades ago, the term “luxury all-inclusive” might have seemed like an oxymoron. But that’s how much the all-inclusive space has changed, particularly in the Caribbean — where all-inclusive has become far more of a technical term than a …

cuba resorts blue diamond

 Sunwing Travel Group’s Blue Diamond brand is reopening four more resorts in Cuba this month, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes the Starfish Cayo Guillermo on Cayo Coco; the Starfish Cayo Santa Maria on Cayo Santa Maria; the Memories Paraiso, …

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 Luxury. It’s one of the most overused words in the travel industry; but that’s also because it’s just so hard to define. What makes luxury? Is it design? Is it food and beverage? Is it the natural environment? Is it …

adults-only hotels caribbean

 It seems like a new all-inclusive resort pops up every week in the Caribbean, and it’s true that the vast majority of adults-only resorts in the islands follow a pay-one-price model for rooms, activities, and dining. But it’s not a …

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 The perception of private island resorts in the Caribbean is one of seclusion, of exclusivity; of, more often than nought, some degree of pretense.  But that’s not always the case.  And at a handful of private-island resorts in the Caribbean, …

fernando mulet

 Playa Hotels and Resorts has announced “organizational changes” to advance strategic growth, the company said.  The centerpiece of the changes is the promotion of former executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Fernando Mulet to the newly-created position of Chief …

dominican republic luxury resorts

 The Dominican Republic often is viewed as a budget destination, which is fair since it’s a place where you can get a hotel/airfare package that includes a stay at a beachfront all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana more affordably than practically …

bahamas cove eleuthera

 One of the top luxury resorts in The Bahamas is making a comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Cove, Eleuthera, the most celebrated resort on the island of Eleuthera, is reopening its doors on Dec. 20, according to the Bahamas …

all-inclusive wyndham resorts

 Wyndham has opened a pair of new all-inclusive resorts in the Mexican Caribbean.  The new Wyndham Alltra Playa del Carmen and Wyndham Alltra Cancun have both officially welcomed their first guests.  They’re the first all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean for …